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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...

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...

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 ...

Lightning Strike Injures Grand Canyon Visitors

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. -- Authorities say four visitors at the Grand Canyon suffered minor injuries from a nearby lightning strike at the c...

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...

Lightning Strikes Army Base, Injuring 10 Soldiers

AP | Posted 10.15.2012 | Green

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) — Military officials say a lightning strike has injured 10 soldiers from a New Jersey Army National Guard unit who were trainin...

Lightning Strike Kills 13 Devotees Outside Mosque

AP | Posted 10.11.2012 | Green

SYLHET, Bangladesh (AP) — At least 13 devotees have been killed by lightning outside a mosque in northeastern Bangladesh. Local polic...

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 At SeaWorld Water Park Injures 8 People

AP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Green

ORLANDO, Florida (Associated Press)-- Officials say eight people have been injured by a lightning strike at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove water park in Or...

Grand Canyon Tourist Dies After Lightning Strike

AP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Green

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.(Associated Press) -- A German tourist has died after collapsing following a lightning strike at Grand Canyon Nationa...

Plane Struck By Lightning, Diverted In Northern Illinois

AP | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

ROCKFORD, Illinois — A Chicago-bound United Airlines flight carrying 50 passengers from Madison, Wisconsin, has been struck by lightning and div...

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 cadet...

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...

Lightning's About To Strike Plane

AOL.Com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home

Stunning video shows multiple bolts of lightning striking a plane as it descends into London. Luckily, no one was hurt -- and plane didn't even have a...

WATCH: Man Struck By Lightning

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green

This one's pretty much unbelievable. The video below will probably blow your mind, as a man casually walking in a storm gets hit out of nowhere. It...

12-Year-Old Boy Survives Lightning Strike

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 12-year-old boy was struck by lightning Friday as a storm passed outside his school in Flossmoor, authorities said. ...

New York Thunderstorms: The Craziest Lightning Strikes Caught On Camera (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Tuesday's giant thunderstorm flattened cars, knocked down trees, and generally wreaked havoc throughout the area. Central Park alone lost over 100 tr...