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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...

Is Your Landscape Lighting Polluting the Environment?

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Brandon Smith) Avoid nuisance lighting and glare that bothers neighbors and interferes with the night sky view. Many homeowners turn to pr...

High-Speed Camera Captures Amazing Downward And Upward Lightning

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Science

Lightning. Most of us have seen or felt the often dramatic and sometimes terrifying gigantic bolts of electricity streaking through the sky during a t...

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 Strikes This Place More Than Anywhere Else On Earth

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.03.2016 | Science

Love a good thunderstorm? Then head over to Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, which has been crowned the lightning capital of the world. The skies above So...

Victim's Mom Questions Delay on Lubbock CSST Gas Line Reform

Sara Warner | Posted 02.10.2016 | Politics
Sara Warner

The mother of a Texas man killed in a 2012 house fire flew into Lubbock last week, headed to a city council meeting she once hoped would usher in long-recommended fire-safety reforms inspired by her son's death.

Mesmerizing Time-Lapse Video Shows How Lightning Looks From Space

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.09.2016 | Science

Lightning strikes seen from space are as breathtaking as you'd imagine. British astronaut Tim Peake on Tuesday tweeted mesmerizing time-lapse footage ...

Lightning Zaps Airplane Wing Tip In Terrifying Video

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.05.2016 | Weird News

Nervous fliers, look away. A terrifying video posted online shows lightning striking the tip of a passenger airplane's wing. The electrostatic dischar...

WATCH: Lightning Bolt Strikes Water Just Yards Away From Men

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.01.2016 | Weird News

Two men in Australia had a terrifyingly close call when a lightning bolt struck the water just yards from where they were standing. Video posted onlin...

Mystery and the Psyche

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.18.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Simon, M.D.

"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerman...

Lightning Strikes Over Volcano For 'Once-In-A-Lifetime' Photo

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.13.2015 | Science

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is known for its awe-inspiring vistas, but for photographer Jon Mikan, one particular day in the park trumps all the ot...

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.

Is This The Scariest Landing Ever?

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.20.2015 | Travel

Afraid of flying? Then you might not want to watch this clip of a Qantas passenger jet landing in Sydney during a thunderstorm as lightning strikes ar...

Chile's 'Dirty Thunderstorm' Is The Mesmerizing Result Of Volcanic Chaos

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 09.30.2015 | Science

When Mother Nature wants to flex her muscles, she sure does put on a good show. The video below, filmed by Chilean cinematographer Christian Muñoz-Do...

When the Bough Breaks

Jerry Zezima | Posted 09.16.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I bought my house, which the bank owns but kindly allows me to pay for, I was thrilled to have a big yard with lots of beautiful trees. Apparently, the trees don't feel the same, which is why, after a recent storm, the oak was on me.

Amazing Video Captures Moment Delta Plane Is Struck By Lightning

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.21.2015 | Travel

Sometimes lightning strikes, and sometimes you're lucky enough to catch it on film. That's what happened to Jack Perkins, the man behind the now-viral...

How Introverts Thrive While Flowing Quietly Within Intense Moments

Greg Frucci | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Greg Frucci

When we introverts do travel out beyond our quiet worlds... sometimes magic happens. In our quiet, we absolutely love life. At least I do, I don't talk much with other people, so I do not know for sure.

Rainbow And Lightning Photo Captures Awesome Beauty In One Shot

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts

Rainbows are rare and lightning is fast, so to capture the two in one magnificent shot takes skill -- and some luck. Tucson, Arizona, real estate age...

Teens Unharmed By Lightning Strike Because They Were Holding Hands. Now That's Electric Love.

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 08.07.2015 | Good News

Love hurts, they say, but not for this teenage couple. Dylan and Lexie were walking in Claremont, California, on Thursday when a doctor says the two w...

Severe Weather

Tom Gill | Posted 06.11.2016 | Green
Tom Gill

While I'm by no means a storm chaser, I'll certainly take any opportunity that comes my way to photograph a storm. I've seen quite a few interesting c...

Heartbroken? This Is for You

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Mary-Lou Stephens

By accepting the lightning as part of our lives perhaps we can, with time and experience, marvel in its beauty and its power and be transformed by the energy it brings into our lives. To love is to be open to loss. That is the bargain we make. It is worth it.

Streaking (at Home) for the Stanley Cup

Kevin Kniffin | Posted 05.31.2016 | Science
Kevin Kniffin

Who's going to be hotter -- the Tampa Bay Lightning or the Chicago Blackhawks? Streakiness is one of the concepts -- like clutchness, choking, and luck -- that we often use to make sense of a multi-game series like the Stanley Cup Finals.

When Lightning Strikes Airplanes

Map Happy | Posted 05.12.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

Before anyone starts to freak out about lightning striking them clear out of the air with the force of God, having lightning hit a plane is really no biggie.

What Happens If You're Struck By Lightning

Posted 05.05.2015 | Dr. Phil

In the video above from The Doctors, Stephanie reveals that she believes she was struck by lightning while she and her daughter were outside taking a ...

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Lightning Strikes 2 Jets

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.03.2015 | Green

Passengers aboard two jets arriving at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Wednesday evening received an unusual and somewhat frightening welcome ...