I’m sorry, I really am, but a nuée ardente isn’t some amazingly sensual French dance along the same lines of the tango. If it’s any comfort, though, it is hot.
My friend and photographer Amanda Reese created a Facebook page – if you love pretty pictures, go show her some love! While you’re there, feel free to demand endless pictures of her adorable tiny new kitten, Chipper.
Apologies for the abrupt absence, my dear geology fans! If you want all the boring details on why I suddenly dropped off the face of the earth, an explanation ’tis here.
On Saturday, the Seattle region experienced one of the worst landslide disasters in its history. A lot of the hills around here are unconsolidated glacial deposits, and they’re ready to fall at the slightest provocation.
This: This is why I love the word subduction. Every time I'm reading about the geology of a region, when I come across that word, I get a tingle down ye olde spine. Because I know we're in for it. I know the landscape's going to be exciting. I know we're in for volcanoes and [...]
Would you be upset if I told you millions of kids are being taught that the earth is less than 10,000 years old? This is happening in Christian schools and homeschools* throughout America and the UK.
You want some Yellowstone? You got some Yellowstone! Amanda Reese is one of my most talented friends, and she’s just got her photography website up.
A rather extensive forest became part of a directed blast deposit: that's the summary. One moment, you're a green and pleasant home for much of the local wildlife; the next, you've been rudely ripped apart and incorporated within a bunch of rock and ash by a volcano having a bad turn.
We’ve seen how a wetland was turned in to Sochi’s Olympic Village. Let’s take that short trip to the Krasnaya Polyana mountain area and see what geologic challenges the engineers faced bringing us the facilities necessary for the alpine and Nordic events.
‘Tis Darwin Day, the day Charles Darwin was born in 1809, fifty years before he would publish the book that launched evolution as science.
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