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.
One sort-of-famous starlet showed up at a NY event Wednesday night with her brand new lightning bolt tattoo out for show underneath her right arm. She got it on Sunday night, and the owner and the tattoo's symbolism are revealed in ... Read Post
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