From 1995 to 2008, lightning strikes killed 648 people in the U.S. according to Popular Science. Of those killed, 82 percent were male.
"Men take more risks in lightning storms," said John Jensenius, a lightning safety expert with the National Weather Service. "Men are less willing to give up what they’re doing just because of a little inclement weather and will continue to engage in pastimes that make them vulnerable, such as fishing, camping and golfing."
The age-old debate of superior intelligence among the genders rages on, but in this case women are clearly much brighter when it comes to staying away from lightning strike risks. Clearly.
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