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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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