The property of being similar to iron.
1. The commercials for Viamedia (a company the promises to provide better media coverage for advertising) frequently have only intermittent sound making their message incomprehensible (at least on Boston area RCN cable).
2. As the United States continues to fight an arguably loosing battle in the "Middle East" (the historic source of much of it's oil); as global warming continues to loom just over the ever darkening horizon; as scientists grow more and more convinced that, given present trends, we will have completely exhausted our planets supply of fossil fuels within a fairly tight and closing timeline; as gas prices continue to rise...the average size of cars in the United States rapidly climbs to mega proportions and the number of Hummers and other large Combat Utility Vehicles on the American roadways reaches unprecendented new heights.