Helluva way to get a tattoo....
It's a terrifying way to get a temporary tattoo. To get the feathery looking, fern-like pattern running down this man's left arm, he first needed to be struck by lightning.
Known as a "Lichtenberg figure," for the German physicist who first described seeing a similar pattern while experimenting with static electricity, these reddish fern-leaf patterns are a skin reaction to a lightning strike.
It’s been a month since Winston Kemp was struck by lightning, but the pattern of the electrical discharge is still visible on his skin. This is a Lichtenberg figure — the branching pattern made by electricity. Kemp didn’t see a doct... Read Post
A man named Walter Summerford was struck by lightning 3 times in his life. After his death, his gravestone was also struck. According to Scientific American sportsman named Major Walter Summerford, struck three times, whose gravesto... Read Post