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Lightning Strikes

GoldieBlox Video Tells Parents To Encourage Daughters To Take Risks, Not Fear Failure

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.17.2014 | Parents

GoldieBlox, the construction toy company that aims to inspire future female engineers, has included empowering music for girls in their past commercia...

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...