Think fast: Would you be able to duck quick enough to avoid a lightning bolt aimed at your head?
Think fast: Would you be able to duck quick enough to avoid a lightning bolt aimed at your head?Courtesy andrewomerknapp
What would you say after getting struck in the head by a bolt of lightning. "Ouch" just doesn't seem expressive enough. Read this to hear what a man in Mora, Minn., has to say after getting hit in the head by lightning. And check out the picture of what it did to his ball cap. DISCLAIMER: Science Buzz does not encourage anyone to intentionally try to get struck in the head by lightning. Don't try this at home or anywhere else.

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JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

I knew a guy who got attacked by a grizzly bear and lived to tell about it... and that's all he ever did.

"Blah blah blah. Hey, girls, want to hear about how I was eaten by a bear? Want to see my tooth mark scars? Blah blah I'm super cool blah. Here's my digits."

Whatever. I scraped my hip at the waterslides in junior high, but you don't hear me bragging about it all the time. Same goes for the lightning guy—you can tell your mom about it, and maybe bring it up once at, say, a lightning-themed party, but after that just keep it to yourself, okay?

posted on Mon, 06/30/2008 - 11:03am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

that so mest up i dont belive you ur ate by a bear

posted on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 11:46am
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

I don't even believe I wr ate by bear.

posted on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 11:54am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

hey wats up.....shaina says hi...o and she says ur face is gnarley man.......wat happened thats so epic dude.....hahaha......ttyl

posted on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 12:42pm
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

Thanks! My face is gnarley! I think I got in a fight with myself—I seem to remember that it happened in the bathtub. Anyway, there was all this blood that I didn't want to go to waste, so I documented the whole thing.

Epic indeed.

posted on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 12:54pm
Thor's picture
Thor says:

Who won?

posted on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 1:51pm
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

I did. Really, the only loser was the bathtub.

posted on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 1:58pm
Frankie D's picture
Frankie D says:

Wow! This story is really cool. The fact that some one can live through that (and the many other things he'd been through) really shows God's power, don't ya think? Anything through him is possible, and this proves it!

posted on Wed, 07/09/2008 - 2:25pm
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

Too bad the guy had to get shot in the head with lightning to prove it.

posted on Wed, 07/09/2008 - 2:47pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

ouch

posted on Wed, 07/09/2008 - 9:05pm
Lauren's picture
Lauren says:

I cant believe you survived. You are really brave.great work!

posted on Thu, 07/10/2008 - 11:58am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

This truly is a bizarre yet fascinating incident. Its a shame that people posting comments on this blog have to be so unintelligent and immature. Grow up America!

posted on Thu, 07/10/2008 - 12:05pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

Hey that is rude! Some people actually have a sense of humor!!!!!!

posted on Thu, 07/10/2008 - 1:57pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

if you get hit by lightning do you go carzy like in the movies

posted on Mon, 07/14/2008 - 11:22am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

why do people get struck by lightning

posted on Mon, 07/14/2008 - 11:24am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

the 94% of the people hit by a tunder survives!!!!

posted on Wed, 07/16/2008 - 3:34pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i agree with this becouse often i just gos rigt in and then out!

posted on Wed, 07/16/2008 - 4:48pm
voice of reason's picture
voice of reason says:

you cant get hit by thunder, moron. its a sound not anything substancial

posted on Mon, 07/21/2008 - 3:45pm

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