Tender moments


Men are expected  to spend a third more than women spend this year on Valentine’s Day–an average of $63 compared to $46, a survey found.
QT renews its Valentine advice for men wooing women:
When the gifts have been exchanged, the man should lean gently forward.
He should look into the woman’s eyes.
Then he should whisper:
“You owe me $17.”
She’ll laugh.
She really will.

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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


The U.S. Geological Survey has done a special study of Yellowstone’s Norris Geyser Basin, where the ground had been rising for two years and then “abrupty switched to subsidence” in December before starting to rise again.
The deformations are now described as a “hiccup.”
No word on when to expect a sneeze.

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