Lightning

VICE vs Video games

Louis Vuitton Successfully Discovers the Missing Link Between Video Games and Handbags

Final Fantasy's Lightning is to star in the fashion brand's new advertising campaign, because... Nope, no idea.
Mike Diver
1.6.16
Film

This Zoetrope Cake Is Explosive

The sweetest analog animation you'll see today.
Anya Tchoupakov
12.2.15
nature

Control the LED Lightning on a House-Sized Installation

'BLITZFÄNGER' is a power trip.
Beckett Mufson
10.12.15
Film

Follow a Stormchaser Through Thunderstorms and the Aurora Borealis

Jeff Boyce traveled nearly 20,000 miles to give you a reel of nature's terror and beauty.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.15.15
Art

What if Nikola Tesla Were a Photographer?

Marc Simon Frei takes stunning photos of electric purple sparks that would make Tesla proud.
Beckett Mufson
6.19.15
Stuff

This Is What It Feels Like to Get Hit by Lightning

"I began to feel the raindrops trickling down again, so I pulled my hat down a little bit. That's the last thing I remember."
Renate K, as Told to Philipp Kienzl
6.8.15
Design

An LED Storm Cloud Is Turning Sound into Electricity

Lightning strikes in the same place more than once in SOFTlab's latest interactive light sculpture.
Sami Emory
5.30.15
Design

These Stormchasers Want to Teach You About Beautiful, Terrifying Weather

Three thrill-seeking photographers are kickstarting a book that combines incredible weather photographs with infographics of the science behind them.
Beckett Mufson
1.14.15
Art

Artist Boxes Lightning and Black Holes in Elegant Glass Displays

Photographer Raffaello De Vito captures the fleeting beauty of natural phenomena.
Becky Chung
12.12.14
Art

Zapping Instant Film Makes for Gorgeous Abstract Photos

Phillip Stearns creates gorgeous, abstract nebulas of color by running 15,000 volts through instant film in his new photo series at the Transfer Gallery, 'High Voltage.'
DJ Pangburn
11.14.14
Stuff

We Asked Someone What It Feels Like to Be Struck By Lightning

After a freak thunderstorm storm in Los Angeles last weekend, 13 people were struck by bolts of lightning. We wanted to know what it felt like. Does your hair stand straight up? Does lightning burn?
Arielle Pardes
7.31.14
tech

Making Photo Fractals with Lightning

Talking to glitch artist and musician Phillip Stearns, whose photos look like drugged-out Lichtenberg figures.
DJ Pangburn
3.14.14
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