The recent discovery of gargantuan prehistoric fleas got us scratching our heads about our diminished interest in dinosaurs — and the innocence of our childhoods that waned with it. You bring the imagination, Bureau of Trade brings the Jurassic essentials.
Indonesia’s Mount Tambora has begun rumbling again. In 1815 it was the largest volcanic eruption in nearly two thousand years. It erupted with ten times the power of Krakatoa, killed 90,000 people, caused the “year without summer.”
Most of you probably assume there are seven continents on the planet and are large bodies of land mass separated by oceans. It’s what you learned in middle school. But what a continent is, might not be as simple as we were taught.
A powerful but deep earthquake truck the Amazon in northern Peru on Wednesday afternoon, seismologists said, injuring several people. The quake was unrelated to the recent earthquake in Virginia.
A team of Swedish ocean treasure hunters were out in the Baltic Sea during a week in June salvaging Swedish merchant ships. At the tail end of their expedition the crew discovered something unusual on the ocean floor. So what is it?