Men Are More Likely To Be Struck By Lightning

posted by Andy Preston - 

The odds of being hit by lightning are 1 in 13,500 ... but for some reason, men are much more likely to be zapped than women!

Let's look at the past 10 years.  352 people have been killed by a lightning strike.  Guys make up a whopping 79% of that number.

Why do guys account for that much?  

Well... more than 90% of the men were involved in fishing or some other type of sporting activity when they were struck by lightning.

So what did we learn today?  Stay inside and relax on the couch!


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