This is obviously a picture of an explosion, but can you guess what it used to be?

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Think you have it figured out? The video below will reveal all:

In the blink of an eye, a lightning strike turns a pole into a pile of toothpicks. Even more amazing is that the whole thing was caught on camera.

What probably happened was the pole became soaked with water from the rain. When the lightning hit, all the water inside was flash-boiled. The rapid expansion then had an explosive effect.