RichC | May 3, 2017
A lightning strike looked as if it had taken out my Epson Workforce 545 multifunction fax/scanner/printer/copier … which of all the office devices is probably the one I could most afford to lose. I suspect the "jolt" or whatever caused catastrophic failure came over the phone line, since devices plugged into the wall, APC unit […]
RichC | August 31, 2015
Archiving an educational post on lightning and boating. Although there may not be one perfect way to protect yourself or your boat when thunderstorms appear, putting the odds in your favor does make sense. According to Boat U.S. “The feature reports that in any one year the odds of your boat being struck by lightning […]
RichC | August 26, 2015
A passenger who was waiting for a storm to pass to board his flight caught the exact moment when a lightning bolt struck a Delta airliner. Source: Watch this Delta airliner get struck by a lightning bolt!
RichC | June 27, 2014
Memorizing project that group-sources data from around the world and records lightning strikes. Incredibly ambitious it would seem until one realizes that much of the data is already being recorded and all that is needed is for “big data” to collect and create an interface on the web. Very interesting to watch the world and […]
RichC | July 18, 2012
Yikes … another lightning strike and fire too close to home (below is an out the window Palm Pre video on my way home tonight). [hana-flv-player video=”https://myarchive.us/av/fire120717.mp4″ width=”490″ height=”autow” description=”Fire near Four Bridges, Liberty Township, Ohio” player=”5″ autoload=”false” autoplay=”false” loop=”false” autorewind=”false” splashimage=”https://myarchive.us/av/fire120717.jpg” /] This make the second house fire due to lightning in the last […]
RichC | June 4, 2010
While heading home the distant lightning lit night and the sky making for an interesting photo … so stuck the camera out the window for a 2 second exposure just as the bolt brighten the surroundings.