Birth of a Lightning Bolt

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  1. jillian
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    This is majorly cool

    [youtube]<object width="640" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/haW6-sQfMdw&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xd0d0d0&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/haW6-sQfMdw&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xd0d0d0&hl=en_US&feature=player_embedded&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always" width="640" height="385"></embed></object>[/youtube]

    http://gizmodo.com/5596001/
     
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    Neato!

    I wonder what the lightning was striking over and over again?
     
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    no idea! i just thought it was unbelievable imagery.
     
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    It was only split seconds with the video slowed down...Cool!
     
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    The time is across the bottom...
     
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    It is very cool. I heard before that it builds from the ground up but that didn't look like it. I've never seen lightning strikes like that.
     
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    It's slowed down 300 times.
     
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    If you want, watch it again and concentrate on the one in the middle. It does move upwards.

    Immie
     
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    A salesman?
     
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