Saturday, June 13, 2009

German Kid Beamed By a Meteorite

Ever wonder how it feels to be hit by a pea-sized meteorite traveling 30,000 miles per hour? Now there's one person on earth who knows. Fourteen-year-old Gerrit Blank was walking to school in Essen, Germany, when a "ball of light" struck his hand--then created a (get this) FOOT-WIDE crater in the ground.

Gerrit is now being studied by scientists who believe he may soon begin to exhibit super-human powers. JK.

Read more here.

(Many thanks to Big K and S for sending me this story!)


Anonymous Kira said...

Haha i read about this on Fox ! Maybe he'll grow big, like ginormica in monsters vs. aliens.....hmmmmmm.

12:48 PM  
Blogger Reel Dancer said...

i have a penpal in germany. i wonder if she heard about it...?

3:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I want superhuman powers too!

4:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

how come this kind of stuff never happens to me?!

4:18 PM  
Anonymous Meredith said...

That's not fair. I want superpowers.

4:47 PM  
Blogger wazzupgirly! said...

heh heh! Did the meteriorite go through his hand? Hmmm... i wonder if he can fly! ive always wanted to fly... but anyway, Kristen , can you read this story i wrote... its kinda vampire-ish but thats just because i have a thing for vamp's!!! rofl... i made a site for it... heres the link-

4:49 PM  
Anonymous Peacey said...

I don't need meteorites; I was born with enhanced abilities. (That's what the people in my secret group of teens with superpowers call it, 'cause superpowers is so cliche.)

6:12 PM  
Blogger liltomboyblue11;) said...

That's awesome! (good thing it was small... he could have gotten really hurt.)

Kirsten: Leaving tomorrow! :)

6:59 PM  
Blogger Reel Dancer said...

hey i just found this and it's my favorite thing on youtube now. here's the link


8:09 PM  
Blogger brave chickens said...

I read this after seeing it on ninemsn.

Imagine what he'll say about how he got the scar?!

1:51 AM  
Anonymous Yasmin said...

Thats is soo strange...
hes lucky it didnt land on his head.

Anyways, my friend went to NYC and saw the SAD PANDA, and she took a picture of him.
Remember that one post about Miss Porter's School and Tatum Bass. (the one where a girl is suing for being bullied by an "all girl torture squad")
There is a 6 pg Vanity Fair article on her. The July 2009 issue. I didn't have the chance to read it but i will.

6:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i have always wanted superpowers... my favorite was shape shifting into different things and people... but still i love being a girl too. it definitely has it's advantages.


10:48 PM  
Anonymous irregular kiki said...

OH MY GOSH THAT IS SO COOL! I wish I got hit by a meteorite, or ANYTHING from space really, as long as I survive. so so so so so so so so so soo cool

3:16 AM  
Blogger Kiki Strike said...

That's weird. Well in my city two weeks ago, this guys got struck by lightning. He didn't die, he was in a coma.

10:28 PM  
Blogger The 355 said...

That looks like it hurt!

4:02 PM  
Blogger wazzupgirly! said...

please read my story Kristen! Heres the link again-

you have to copy and paste! Everyone else, feel free to read it too!

5:38 PM  
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12:44 PM  
Blogger lindseybookworm said...

i wish SOMETHING remotely interesting would happen to me... ANYTHING! please?

6:39 PM  

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