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Christ The Redeemer Loses A Finger

redeemerOh no, Christ the Redeemer, the massive statue on top of a mountain in Rio de Janeiro, is minus a finger after being struck by lightning. Yep, a finger on its right hand was blown off  when a bolt came from the heavens.

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Genitals Conduct Lightning

I can’t feel my balls!

The “unluckiest man” award this week goes to the Spanish dude who got struck in the scrotum by lightning. I kid you not, he was walking down the street in Madrid minding his own beeswax when kaboom, the bolt went through his pants, zapping his balls before traveling down his legs and through to the footpath. Hmm, evidently his brain wasn’t affected by the lightning, which is surprising,  considering most men think with their….ah never mind. The guys OK, though he may be walking bow legged for awhile.

Psst This story was brought to you by Fairy Face and the letters WTF

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OMG, RIP Hamley

Hamley, one of the stars of the South African TV drama Wild At Heart has died after being struck by a bolt of lightning during a thunder storm. I’m guessing being a giraffe you’re neck pretty much acts as a lightning conductor. Hamley the giraffe had been on the show for  five years.

Psst He’ll be a bitch to bury!

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