In 1998, all 11 members of a soccer team in Africa were killed by lightning while leaving the other team unhurt.
There is a persistent storm at Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. Lightning storms occur for about 10 hours a night, 140 to 160 nights a year, for a total of about 1.2 million lightning discharges per year.
A 62-foot Jesus statue built by a megachurch was destroyed by a lightning strike and subsequent fire.
You're more likely to get struck by lightning in Texas than find in-person voter fraud.
In 18th century Paris, it was fashionable to wear hats and umbrellas with lightning rods attached.
If you count the number of seconds that pass between a flash of lightning and the crack of thunder that follows it, and divide it by five, that's how many miles away you are from where lightning just struck.