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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Empire State Building Hit By Lightning

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.25.2016 | Weird News

Monday’s wild weather had people throughout the Northeast running for cover, but it also led to some great photos and videos. Henrik Moltke of The I...

Lubbock, Texas Poised To Lead In National 'CSST' Fuel-Gas Lightening Issue

Sara Warner | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Sara Warner

Lubbock, Texas - perhaps best known for native son Buddy Holly and as the home of Texas Tech - is one vote away from becoming the first American city to require an upgraded natural gas tubing, as fire marshals and other officials evaluate requiring higher performance levels for the corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) that brings fuel gas into millions of homes.

Lightning Strike Leaves Bison With Badass Scar

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.09.2016 | Weird News

This bison survived a terrifying lightning strike and has a serious battle scar to prove it. The bull, who was named Sparky after the close call, was ...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Silence Speaks? A Silent Film "Strike" as The Word Recapture Their "Soul"

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It's like Debbie Gibson used to say "Silence Speaks (A Thousand Words)." It's so true, and that segues quite nicely into today's A-Sides sessions - we...

The Truth Behind Harnessing the Power of Lightning

Natalie Kalin | Posted 11.03.2015 | Science
Natalie Kalin

In the woes of our perpetual energy crisis, have you ever been in the middle of a thunderstorm and thought why not just capture lightning? That's a lot of power right there.

Buddy Holly's Hometown Unlikely Pioneer With Lightning and 'CSST' Fuel Gas Solution

Sara Warner | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics
Sara Warner

A 2012 lightning incident, the resulting house fire and tragic death of a 31-year-old Texan, combined with the resulting civil litigation, seem poised...

His NSFW Reaction To This Is Perfect

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

Well, what would you say if lightning struck a mere stone's throw from you? Probably not anything this charmingly naughty. Via Daily Picks & Flicks...

Lightning Strikes Empire State Building During Intense Thunderstorm

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green

Thunder shook New York City on Tuesday evening, and one talented photographer managed to catch the spectacular moment when a bolt of lightning struck ...

Lightning Strike Knocks Man Out Of His Boots

Posted 06.25.2014 | Weird News

Sean O'Connor is one lucky man. The Atlanta-area resident was wearing steel-toed shoes and working in his yard Saturday when he was struck by a bo...

WATCH: Lightning Strikes Truck Driving Down Highway

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.09.2014 | Green

A car can be a safe place to ride out a lightning storm -- as long as you aren't driving when the bolt strikes. That's what happened to Al and Bett...

When People Drink More Whole Milk, More People In Texas Get Divorced

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.13.2014 | Divorce

Did you know that the more pounds of margarine people eat in the U.S., the more couples in Maine get divorced? Or that when fewer people are killed by...

17 Mundane Things That Will Blow Your Mind When You See Them This Way

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Some of the most seemingly humdrum things around us are actually filled with nuance, beauty and wonder.

This Is Why You Don't Go Fishing During A Thunderstorm

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

Lightning can strike faster than a heartbeat. In this incredible six-second video, a fisherman narrowly avoids a bolt of lightning while boating on...

Best Way To Survive A Lightning Strike Is Not What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.12.2013 | Science

Though there are about 25 million lightning strikes a year, being struck is rare. In fact, you have about a 1-in-1,000,000 chance of getting hit. That...

Lightning Strikes Creation Museum

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.22.2013 | Weird News

Was it an act of God or just plain bad luck? Lightning struck Kentucky's Creation Museum Wednesday and left one staffer injured. Around 1:20 p.m. ...

WATCH: Mind-Blowing Lightning

William Goodman | Posted 08.27.2013 | Weird News

A fantastic video surfaced Tuesday of lightning striking a train in Tokyo. That got us thinking of other amazing lightning strikes captured on camera....

How To Survive A Lightning Strike

Posted 07.21.2013 | Green

By Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience Assistant Editor: There's a club open to people from all around the world, but you wouldn't want to join: The club ...

WATCH: Incredible Lightning Strike Hits Power Lines

Posted 07.13.2013 | Green

One stay-at-home storm chaser got quite the shock while filming a thunderstorm from inside their home. In this breathtaking video was uploaded to ...

LOOK: Lightning Strikes St. Peter's Basilica After Pope Resigns

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.12.2013 | Religion

Was it just Mother Nature or a sign from God? Lightning appeared to strike St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City on Monday just hours after Pope Be...

LOOK: Dramatic Lightning Strike

Posted 11.17.2012 | Travel

An amateur photo of an apparent lightning strike at Brisbane International Airport in Australia circulated on the Internet Nov. 17. In the photo, a...

Florida School Looks To Improve Lightning Detection Equipment After Local Boy Is Struck

Posted 10.09.2012 | Education

Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers is looking to spend more than $11,000 on improving its lightning detection equipment after a student at nea...

When Global Warming Ate My Life

Shoshana Zuboff | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green
Shoshana Zuboff

A bolt of lightening crashed through the kitchen window, mowed me down like a freight train hurtling through my chest. Then came smoke. Fifteen minutes later we were out in the storm, watching in disbelief as our beloved home vanished in a towering wall of flame.

LOOK: This Lightning Picture Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 04.04.2012 | Green

Roch Hart, a retired police officer and the owner of a Jeep tour company in New Mexico, says on his company's website that "photography has become a s...

Lightning Strike Sends 77 Cadets To Hospital

Posted 08.08.2011 | Green

JACKSON, Miss., June 8 (Reuters) - A lightning strike at a southern Mississippi military base sent 77 cadets to a hospital on Wednesday. The cadets...

WATCH: Lightning Strike Sparks Colorful Explosions

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green

Brian Luenser witnessed something Tuesday night he had never seen before: blue, purple, orange and red fireballs lighting up the Fort Worth, Texas sky...