Jacob and Philip
Did static electricity cause any big events?
The dustbowl. There was a big buildup of static electricity which causes people to get knocked unconscious.
Static has caused deadly explosions in buildings filled with natural gas.
It takes about 10-30 millijoules of static electricity to make you flinch
Can it kill you?
It would take about 1,350 MJ to kill you. The most you could probably generate is around 300 MJ.