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Popular Mechanics: Two Megaflash Lightning Bolts Just Broke World Records

According to recent news articles, two lightning flashes set new records of more than double the old records. One of the lightning bolts in Brazil was 440 miles long according to satellite images,a new record for length. A second bolt in Argentina set a new record for duration of over 16 seconds long. You can read more at Popular Mechanics here.

Source: Andreas Fink, Commons Wikimedia