We're guessing he didn't use the flash button

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Kane Quinnell bought a new camera and, just for kicks, thought he'd take a couple of outdoor shots when a storm rolled in. He ended up with this pic of lightning frying his neighbor's house.

Quinnell hopes to duplicate the feat soon. And if you think he'll never take such a great photo again because of that whole "never strikes twice" thing, consider this:

NASA-funded scientists have recently learned that cloud-to-ground lightning frequently strikes the ground in two or more places and that the chances of being struck are about 45 percent higher than what people commonly assume.

Shocking! (Sorry, we can't help ourselves.)

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October 4, 2006 - 6:02am
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