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From mountain tops to coral reefs: 10 most loved photos from August

Sept. 2, 2014, noon
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Photo: Donald Quintana/MNN Flickr Group

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5 unbelievably true facts about lightning

A bolt of lightning can heat the air around it to 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit. No joke! This and more crazy facts about this natural phenomenon lit up the Photo of the Day for August 12th, and this electrifying image by Don Quintana was the perfect compliment for learning.