I spent roughly the entire night awake last night thanks to about a 4 hour thunderstorm. I saw the lightning happening around 12PM in the distance, so I shut off the computer....I was OK sleeping up untill the Thunder started. Normal, decently sized thunderclaps don't bother me, I can sleep through those, but with THIS storm in the Seaside Heights area last night, EVERY time I started going to sleep, or did doze off, I was awakened with a flash/boom combination that was less than a mile away, one I saw even as I was laying down, out the window. So, I stayed up for about 30 minutes, the storm started to subside, went to sleep. Woke up 20 minutes later with ANOTHER bunch of loud/close claps. This went on from about 1 AM to 5:30 Am with either a slow moving cell, or one cell after another. So, I got to thinking. I can't keep my computer on during the storm for some music that can drown out the claps. It's not really comfy to sleep with headphones on, and the MP3 player might get damaged if you sleep walk (wich I do). So, have they expanded the Boom Box radio to compete with these portables, by having a rechargeable battery and a 100GB or so HD? Something where you can plug the boombox into the computer, download your songs and be done with it. This would come in SUPER handy during the NJ Summer Thunderstorm season, and my sleepless nights will thank you .