Yellowstone National Park marked its 144th birthday yesterday.
Its caldera celebrated with two small earthquakes.
QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update
News Headline: “Map of world war shows 4,500 years of global conflict.”
The estimate is 13,704 wars, including the Punic Wars and the Serbian Pig War of 1906.
How many wars are there at the moment?
Fourteen– if we require an armed conflict to accomplish at least 1,000 deaths a year to rate as a war.
The human race has its standards.
News Headline: “3 middle school students charged with poisoning teacher.”
They grow up so fast, don’t they?
As we await the arrival of Asteroid 2013 TX68 , which was first projected to come within 11,000 miles of Earth on March 5, but was then projected to pass at a distance of 9 million miles on March 5, but is now projected to pass at a distance of 3 million miles, except it will be on March 8, astronomers today reported the discovery of Asteroid 2016 DK12, which passed between Earth and the moon three days ago.
Give or take.