June 13th, 2009

In the catagory of I cant make this kind of thing up

A 14 year old kid survives a meteor hit.





http://www.telegraph.co.uk/scienceandtechnology/science/space/5511619/14-year-old-hit-by-30000-mph-space-meteorite.html


Gerrit Blank, 14, was on his way to school when he saw "ball of light" heading straight towards him from the sky.

A red hot, pea-sized piece of rock then hit his hand before bouncing off and causing a foot wide crater in the ground.


The teenager survived the strike, the chances of which are just 1 in a million - but with a nasty three-inch long scar on his hand.

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