Baseball players took off running after a very close lightning strike and thunderclap at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas yesterday. Folks who were there said it sounded like a bomb went off. Minnesota Twins center fielder Denard Span's Tweet: "That's the loudest noise I've ever heard. I thought Jesus was comin!" (via Dave Pell's NextDraft)
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.