Originally Posted by DOHC V-6
Lightning is powerful stuff. Years ago an auto parked at a curb in Kansas City was cut in half by an explosion. At first, Organized Crime was suspected. Later it was attributed to the adjacent sign post that was struck by lightning. Water in the post and under ground instantly turned to steam with enough force to cut the car in half.
I was told that being inside the [stationary] car was one of the safest places to be during the lightning storm, but that does not take falling trees and all other secondary damages into account.
It's fascinating how CSI and forensic teams determine the cause of such unusual incidents.
Originally Posted by cmitch
I was stuck by lightning once. Now, every time I fart, the lamps in the living room flicker.
Perhaps you ought to see a proctologist in any case - he may find a Claymore stuffed with miniature lightning bolts up the ass.