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Lightning strikes in Toronto as Leafs drop third straight Special

Toronto - The window of opportunity grows smaller with each passing game for the Toronto Maple Leafs as they let another Atlantic Division rival take valuable points away, falling 5-3 to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Digital Journal Report by Dave Pitman - 1 comment

Lightning get boost as Stamkos cleared to play

Tampa Bay Lightning scoring machine Steven Stamkos has been cleared to resume playing after being sidelined nearly fourth months with a broken leg, the center said on Wednesday.
In the Media by Reuters

Kadri, Bernier steal Lightning's Thunder as Leafs beat Tampa Bay Special

Toronto - Returning home from a four-game road trip full of highs and lows, the Maple Leafs bounced back Tuesday night as they snapped the Tampa Bay Lightning's modest three-game win streak at the Air Canada Centre.
Digital Journal Report by Dave Pitman - 2 comments

Shocking discovery: Lightning can shape mountains!

Lightning has long been hailed as one of the most impressive displays of nature's power. But no one would have imagined that it was responsible for the shape of mountains!
In the Media by Cameron Christner - 1 comment

Spanish sanctuary from 1544 destroyed by lightning strike (video)

The A Virxe de Barca sanctuary in Muxía, Galicia, which dates back to 1544, was struck by lightning on Christmas Day. The strike hit a nearby electrical transformer, spread to the building and completely gutted the historic interior.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 8 comments

Nokia harnesses power of lightning to charge cellphones

Nokia has joined forces with scientists from the University of South Hampton, one of the top 15 research universities in the UK. They have harnessed the energy of a lightning bolt to charge a mobile device in a trial run.
In the Media by Nancy Houser - 2 comments

Have researchers solved the mystery of 'ball lightning'?

Researchers may have created a rare phenomenon in the lab known as ball lightning. Scientists still don’t understand exactly what that is, but it has seen in nature and floating around in aircraft.
In the Media by Kathleen Blanchard

Massive fire at refinery in Venezuela sparked by lightning

Puerto La Cruz - A huge fire broke out in an oil refinery on Sunday when lightning struck a treatment pond. A massive pillar of black smoke enveloped the Venezuelan town of Puerto la Cruz, prompting residents to evacuate the immediate area.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 4 comments

American men more often killed by lightning than women

New research shows American men are nearly six-times more likely to be killed by lightning than women. The report that comes from the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) might suggest an overdue look at the reasons mortality is higher for men.
In the Media by Kathleen Blanchard - 2 comments

Photo: Lightning strikes Chicago's Willis Tower — Sears Tower

A rare photo showing Chicago's 1,451-foot Willis Tower (Sears Tower), the second-tallest skyscraper in the US, hit by a jagged bolt of lightning during a massive storm on Wednesday night is going viral online.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus
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A spectacular thunderstorm hit Toronto on Wednesday 25 August 2011
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