Thunderstorms may emit invisible dark lightning alongside ordinary lightning. Though its name sounds better suited to fantasy or sci-fi, researchers have recently gathered evidence that something called dark lightning exists, the Washington Post reported. Like any evil twin, dark lightning appears to "compete" with the ordinary lightning during thunderstorms. A person could...
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As if facing Brazil wasn't enough stimulation, Italy has been thrown into shock with the team plane struck by lightning.
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This is a video from National Geographic of a lightning strike filmed at 11,000-frames/second so 1-second of real-time footage takes 3-minutes to watch. Impressive, but you know what would have been even cooler? If they filmed it so 1-second took FIVE YEARS to watch. I don't want to miss anything. Hit the jump for the video featuring two dudes made stoked about slow-motion...
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An American Eagle flight from Detroit landed safely in New York Wednesday morning after the plane carrying 20 passengers was struck by lightning as it approached La Guardia.
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A dramatic video that surfaced online on Thursday appears to show Brazilian federal police officers performing a daring move to head off an illegal drug-smuggling plane on a makeshift runway in southeastern Brazil. "Go, go, go! Let me get around him and I'll close in on the plane," an officer in the speeding car says, according to a Huffington Post translation of the video....
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NEW YORK - An American Eagle flight from Detroit has landed safely at New York's LaGuardia Airport after being struck by lightning. American Airlines spokesman Matt Miller says American Eagle Flight 4563 was struck twice by lightning as it approached New York on Wednesday morning. Miller says the captain declared an emergency as a precaution. The plane landed safely at 10:41...
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The demonstrations came as Hollande's approval ratings hit a record low.
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Weather: Plane damaged by lightning during Tuesday storm by Jennifer Dobner And Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune Published May 7, 2013 09:36AM MDT A violent thunderstorm that rolled through Salt Lake County Tuesday evening had emergency crews on high alert at the Salt Lake International Airport after an Air National Guard plane on a training mission was hit by lightening,...
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THOUSANDS of lightning strikes have hit New Zealand as storms sweep across the country.
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NEW YORK -- An American Eagle flight from Detroit has landed safely at New York's LaGuardia Airport after being struck by lightning. American Airlines spokesman Matt Miller says American Eagle Flight 4563 was struck twice by lightning as it approached New York on Wednesday morning. Miller says the captain declared an emergency as a precaution. The plane landed safely at...
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