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Dragon Baby

Everybody was Kung-Fu fighting, that baby was fast as lightning. In fact it was a little bit frightning, but he fought all while crying. See! I knew I should have gone into music. -Via Clip Nation

Double Exposure Lightning Photo

Photo: Richard Gottardo Photographer and storm-chaser Richard Gottardo snapped this "one in a million shot" of a lightning bolt striking a tree. PetaPixel has the story: Photographing a lightning strike from close-up is a difficult [...]

Rootin’ Tootin’ Fireball Lightning Kinda Weather

A little lightning, whoo hoo hoo hoo hoo! This woman filming a storm in her backyard sure loves a little "awesome" and "rootin’ tootin’" weather, so nature obliged … and sent her a little fireball! Watch: Link [YouTube] – via [...]

Frankenweenie Nails Will Have You Howling for More

Victor, Frankenweenie and the lightning that was used to bring the pup back to life, what could be more appropriate for the opening weekend of the newest Tim Burton movie? Link

Can You Really Tell How Close Lightning is by Listening for Thunder?

Lightning image via Shutterstock It sounds a bit like an old wives’ tale, but you actually can use the speeds of light and sound to get a rough estimate of how far away a storm is. Scientists have come up with various devices and methods for determining the distance of lightning, but you can estimate it right [...]

Lightnings Over Greece

Zeus must’ve been really angry! Photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos (previously on Neatorama) took this photo sequence of 70 lightning over Ikaria Island, Greece: Fire in the sky! This is a photo sequence containing 70 lightning, [...]

Lightning Over Greece

Zeus must’ve been really angry! Photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos (previously on Neatorama) took this photo sequence of 70 lightning over Ikaria Island, Greece: Fire in the sky! This is a photo sequence containing 70 lightning, [...]

The Power of Positive Lightning

Airplanes are built to withstand bolts of lightning, because strikes on planes happen now and again. But in 1999, a glider soaring above Dunstable, England, was struck by a bolt out of the blue -literally, because the plane was not in a storm- which ripped the craft apart at the seams, including peeling apart the [...]

Lightning strikes "out of the blue"

Sometimes lightning can strike when we least expect it – even when there is a clear blue sky. This is exactly what happened to 11-year-old Britney Weh…

Man Struck by Lightning for the Sixth Time

There comes a point in everyone’s lives that you have to admit there are things you just can’t do. I’m going out on a limb here to say that Melvin Roberts’s un-doable thing is going outside, ever. Monday, the South Carolina man was attempting to cover his lawnmower as a shower moved in; he woke [...]