I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
August 24, 2011
August 24: Vesuvius Erupts, 79 AD
When Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, the destruction was devastating. Whole towns were wiped out. The temperatures may have reached 500 degrees Celsius. Could it happen again?