This was horrible, but I was working on the domestic-cat book and could not give it the time here that it deserved. Fortunately, the Volcano
October 19, 2019: Here’s the Wikipedia page on this tragedy. At least 190 people are dead, and over 250 are still missing, as of this
The VEI 6 eruption of Katmai/Novarupta in 1912 was the biggest eruption of the 20th century. Today, its ash still causes problems.
Atlantic Ocean tsunamis are a thing. They aren’t usually as dramatic as those in the west, but tsunamis did kill at least 60 easterners during the 20th century.
Today, volcanic eruptions are spectator sports…whee! The volume of lava poured out by Bardarbunga volcano’s ongoing eruption just surpassed that of all other
Wildfires are dangerous, but firestorms are downright terrifying. They happen when conditions are right for the soaring air column over fire to develop its