Slow Motion Lightning Video is Mindblowing, Will Sell a Thousand Slo-Mo Cameras

Well, this is just about the most amazing thing I've ever seen. It's a lightning bolt that's shooting down from the sky, shot in slow motion. I'm not sure exactly how fast this camera is, but it's got to be shooting at a speed faster than the Casio EX-F1 can shoot at, at least at a resolution this high. Whatever, who cares? Just watch this and prepare to be blown away.

Click to viewUpdate: A reader says this is from the BBC documentary The Power of the Planet – Atmosphere. [Today's Big Thing]