A hypothesis of sudden body fluid vaporization in the 79 AD victims of Vesuvius

Fascinating but horrible….. Long story made short – they went pop. Abstract In AD 79 the town of Herculaneum was suddenly hit and overwhelmed by volcanic ash-avalanches that killed all its remaining residents, as also occurred in Pompeii and other settlements as far as 20 kilometers from Vesuvius. New investigations on the victims’ skeletons unearthed…

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The Shipping Forecast

I have always been fascinated by this….. Four times every day, on radios all across the United Kingdom, a BBC announcer begins reading from a seemingly indecipherable script. “And now the Shipping Forecast issued by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency,” says the voice over the wire. “Viking, North Utsire;…

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