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Being Struck By Lightning Helped This Man Reassess His Priorities

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes we need to be reminded to live in the moment and be grateful for the people in our life. One man's reminder came in the form of a lighting b...

Deadly Lightning Storm That Struck 14 People 'Impossible' to Predict, Experts Say

AP | JOHN ROGERS and MATT HAMILTON | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predic...

Lightning Strikes 14 People In California

AP | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina...

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 ...

2 Fatal Lightning Strikes In 2 Days At Park

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2014 | Green

July 12 (Reuters) - A lightning strike on Saturday killed a man in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, a day after another strike killed a wom...

Incredible Images Of Lightning Strikes In New York City

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.03.2014 | Green

Wednesday evening's storms did more than just light up the skies of New York. They also lit up Twitter and Instagram with incredible photos and videos...

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...

Thunderous Photo Shows The Deadly Power Of Nature

Amanda Golden | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

(AP Photo/dpa, Julian Stratenschulte) Forceful storms consisting of heavy rains, winds and hail made their way across western Germany late on Mon...

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...

The Magical Thing I Saw One Night (When I Should Have Been Studying)

Casey Miller | Posted 08.03.2014 | Teen
Casey Miller

It's 12:30 a.m. on a Thursday night. Why am I up so late? It's not homework. I'm watching the lightning outside my window.

WATCH: Lightning Strikes New World Trade Center

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 05.23.2014 | New York

Mother Nature put on a spectacular light show in the Big Apple Friday night as massive thunderstorms descended upon the city. Social media was abuz...

Does THIS Trigger Lightning On Earth?

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.16.2014 | Science

Scientists may be close to unravelling one of the big mysteries behind lightning. In a new study published in the journal Environmental Research L...

"They've Got My Number"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.15.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Not many people know this, because I just made it up, but when Alexander Graham Bell made the first telephone call, to his assistant, Thomas Watson, and said, "Watson, come here, I want you," he heard a voice on the other end say, "This isn't Watson. You have the wrong number."

'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...

NHL Star Stretchered Off Ice After Brutal Collision

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning star center Steven Stamkos was taken off the ice on a stretcher with a broken right leg after crashing into the po...

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...

Separate Lightning Strikes Kill 2, Baby Injured

AP | Posted 09.20.2013 | Crime

GARY, Ind. -- Severe thunderstorms raked much of the northern half of Indiana on Thursday, packing lightning blamed for two deaths in Gary and fires a...

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...

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...

Wildfire Stories 2012: Fire Weather

W. Scott Olsen | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
W. Scott Olsen

There has to be a moment. Imagine the fire nearly out. Your smokejumper or hotshot or engine crew is nearby, each of you working the still burning stumps, the residue on the ground that might still catch a bit of wind and grow again toward fire.

One Dead, 2 Injured After Lightning Strikes Tractor Trailer

AP | Posted 09.02.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- A lightning strike has killed one man and injured two others in a semi-rural area southwest of Miami. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials say t...

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....

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...

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 ...