Lightning Strike. First, researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville captured this powerful photograph at right by firing a grounded wire into a cloud during a thunderstorm. You can see that the charge followed the wire straight down into the base tower, with other channels of electricity forming to its right.
Built in 1869 on the Hudson River, today the Saugerties Lighthouse is a popular bed & breakfast and small museum in New York. Visitors spending the night can stay in one of the two guest rooms, each offering stunning views of the river and the Catskill Mountains.(Flickr/Anthony Quintano) | Most Unique Place to Spend the Night in Every State (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel