The Lichtenberg figure- or lightning flower- is a strange phenomenon that occurs in objects, land masses, and people who are struck by lightning. In humans, lightning flowers are thought to be caused by the passage of lightning/shock wave currents flashing over the skin, causing capillaries under the skin to rupture. Click to see more photos that substantiate the claim.
If you’re ever in Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, keep an eye out for the ugliest bison alive. That’s not an insult. Taking a direct hit from a lightning bolt and staying alive is something to be proud of.
Don’t risk your life standing on a metal roof with a five iron raised to the sky trying to get one of these; just pay your local tattoo artist to give you their interpretation of Lichtenberg scarring. This is insane! It’s so beautiful.
"Lichtenberg figures sometimes occur when an electrical charge is introduced to an insulating material, representing the branching electrical discharges." this is what your skin looks like after you've been struck by lightening!