Tag: strike

I’m mad this calendar is sold out on Etsy. I mean, just look at the illustrations here. Fabulous!

This may be the closest I will ever get to lightning before being deaded by it. By the way, yes, it did hail in NYC today. IN THE DEAD OF SUMMER.


Photo by William Phuoc William Phuoc is incredibly lucky to have captured a very close lightning strike approximately 200m away from where he was standing with some cameras. Amazingly, his shot above is the result of the strike which you can see in full in the video below. It helps to have photo and video […]

On June 16, 2010, this amazing video shot at 9000 frames a second shows several lightning flashes across the Rapid City, SD sky. Correct me if I’m reading the time-code wrong, but I believe this video shows the events of about only 1 second in real-time. That’s pretty awesome.

Lightning strikes three of the tallest buildings in Chicago at the same time! from Craig Shimala on Vimeo. On Wednesday, June 23, 2010, a storm n Chicago created lightning so intense that it struck the tips of the 3 tallest buildings in Chicago simultaneously! The slow-motion capture is helpful here. [via]