Just like some people can fix computers just by being near them, there are also people – SLIders – who can destroy them just by being near them. SLI stands for Street Light Interference, as they tend to turn off street lights as they pass by.
I first found out in the followin article, an anecdote that caught my imagination:
Meet Mavis, the super-charged grandmother whose touch BLOWS UP kettles | the Daily Mail
Allthough people are sceptical, there is enough anecdotal evidence around. NB All the pages warn people that it’s perfectly possible they’re imagining it!
some guy with his story Loads of these pages around.
Unfortunately there’s little in the way of scientific experiments confirming it, as wiki notes
About.com does have some links to ongoing research in this area, with some interesting results coming from Princeton.