Pregnant Woman Is Hit By Lightning, Gives Birth to Tiny Superhero

Stephanie Alberti was 13 weeks pregnant when she went to the racetrack with her husband. She was standing outside cheering him on in motocross when lightning struck and hit her through the ground. Hello, new worst nightmare. She was temporarily paralyzed, but even after she recovered she had to spend the next six… » 1/19/12 9:30am 1/19/12 9:30am

Man Vs. Nature

In the recent floods across the U.S. this month 12 people were killed, and 9 of them were men. Apparently, men are more likely than women to die in floods, partly because they are often outside for their jobs and because they are more likely to take stupid risks in bad weather. Lightning is also another "very common"… » 6/25/08 9:45am 6/25/08 9:45am

Lucky Strike

16-year-old BreAnna Helsel was at home in Blanchard, Michigan when thunderstorms rolled through the area, reports CBS News. She noticed that the kitchen window was open, and that rain was coming in, so she went to close the window. As she did, lightning came through and struck BreAnna; she felt electricity pass… » 6/16/08 9:50am 6/16/08 9:50am