This is some security cam footage from Dale Earnheart Jr.’s JR Motorsports in Moorsville, North Carolina that captured Thor throwing a lightning bolt at a truck parked there, causing a shower of sparks and the truck’s headlights to stay on. Unlocked: PERMANENT HIGH BEAMS. Or, who knows, maybe windows that
This is a short video captured by stormchaser C. Riske (great name for a stormchaser) in Iowa of a Toyota Prius getting struck by lightning. Stormchasing, that’s a hell of a hobby, although I supposed what else are you going to do in Iowa — chase potatoes? “You’re thinking of
This is a video of an unhandy man presumably trying to earn a year pass to an all-you-can-eat buffet by doing some very amateur electric work for them when God lets him know maybe he should consider eating smaller portions instead. Possibly through a straw. Thankfully, the man was okay,
This is a video from TikTok user curlykaylaa’s home security cam of an electricity pole outside her house having a meltdown. It starts its tantrum in the sky, but eventually takes the fight to the street right behind Kaylaa’s car. Don’t worry though, Kaylaa, Farmers has seen a thing or
This is a video of reader and Youtuber Gary Kats burning fractals into wood using a homemade Lichtenberg machine built from an old microwave transformer, who apparently didn’t make the cut for the Autobot’s varsity team. Gary then fills the burnt fractals with colored epoxy resin to create a beautiful
This is a video of an Emperor Palpatine toy Force lightning the shit out of Luke Skywalker via a Tesla Coil performing The Imperial March. You know the internet really gets boners for stuff like this. Me? I only get boners for one thing, and one thing only. “Footlong chili
Because some news stations (and websites) aren’t afraid to tackle the heavy-hitting stories, this is a local news report from 4WWL in New Orleans featuring some footage captured by Jefferson Parish resident Chris Fitzmorris of a blue fireball traveling along a power line outside his home during a recent storm.
This is a video of San Antonio, Texas based KSAT12 meteorologist Justin Horne *keeps mature, straight face* reporting on Hurricane Laura and getting a little surprise from the electrical transformer behind him when it explodes in a bright blue ball of wasted potential superpowers. Personally, I would have been hugging