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Lightning Strikes

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: Powerful Hawaii Storm Causes Insane Number Of Lightning Strikes

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Mother Nature wanted to bid adieu to 2013 with her own fireworks. On Hawaii's Big Island on Sunday, the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope's Cloud Came...

'Highly Unusual': Four Planes Struck By Lightning In Just Six Hours

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 12.03.2013 | Travel

HONOLULU -- For hundreds of Hawaii residents and visitors, the Thanksgiving holiday ended with a bang — from a lightning strike. A little after n...

LOOK: Incredible Strikes Of Lightning Captured On Camera

Posted 09.09.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

WATCH: The Moment Lightning Struck A Tokyo Train

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green

One lucky Japanese resident was in the right place at the right time when he or she managed to capture lightning striking a commuter train during a vi...

WATCH: Man Buried As 'Cure' For Attracting Lightning Strikes

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 03.27.2013 | Latino Voices

The saying lightning never strikes the same place twice apparently does not apply in Alexander Mandón's case. The 20-year-old Colombian has been ...

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...

WATCH: Video Apparently Shows Lightning Striking An SUV

Posted 09.28.2012 | Green

By Eli MacKinnon, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer: A video posted to YouTube on Sept. 17 shows a few cars cruising slowly down a rainy highway...

WATCH: Pastor Survives Being Struck By Lightning

Posted 05.08.2012 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago pastor is recovering after she was struck by lightning over the weekend. Kathy Nolte, of Oak Park's Good Shepherd Lutheran Churc...

10 Bizarre Stories Of Lightning Strikes

www.oddee.com | David Moye | Posted 11.12.2011 | Weird News

Lightning is supposed to never strike twice, but Roy Sullivan defied all odds after being hit by lightning on seven different occasions, surviving all...

PHOTOS: Stunning Lightning Strikes

Verona-Cedar Grove, NJ Patch | August 19, 2011 | Posted 10.20.2011 | New York

Keli Dougherty of Ridgewood, N.J. had her camera ready at just the right time on Thursday night....

Lightning Kills More Men Than Women

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2011 | Green

These statistics on deaths caused by lightning just might shock you -- particularly if you're a male. Men are more likely to be struck by lightning...

Lightning Claims 5 Lives In A Week

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Five young lives have been ended by lightning in less than a week, a deadly reminder of one of summer's leading hazards. "Typicall...

800 California Wildfires Caused By Lightning Strikes

AP | MARCUS WOHLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — Firefighters from neighboring states arrived to help Monday after an "unprecedented" lightning storm sparked more than 800 wildf...