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Just the Facts?: Lightening Strike Tattoo -- Stewardess Onboard 'Crash' Panic Attack -- Rapture...Oops, Sorry

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.
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Human Skin Struck by Lightning

Odd : Neatorama (3 years ago)

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

Struck by Lightning 3 times in his Life and Again after Death

Odd : Off Stuff Magazine (2 days ago)

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

Consider It A Momento: Struck By Lightning Scar

Odd : Geekologie (3 years ago)

This is the scar a man received on his arm after being struck by lightning. It's a Lichtenberg Figure, or the pattern made from an electrical discharge. As you can see, it's kinda flowery. Still beats the shit out of any tribal tat ... Read Post


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