Mobile Phone Popcorn

Following the recent YouTube films showing popcorn being popped by mobile phones a discussion arose as to whether this was possible. Some argued that they had been able to replicate the films while others cried hoax! Thankfully the Guardian Online conducted the following experiment:

In search of the truth we gathered all the phones in the G2 office, placed some freshly purchased uncooked popcorn in the centre of them and simultaneously dialled them all. The result?

Absolutely nothing.

Which is probably not surprising as the popcorn kernels has to be heated to over 230 centigrade before it pops…

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