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Experts Unearth Spectacular Street Food Shop in Pompeii, Italy

A fascinating discovery of a spectacular street food shop was made by archaeologists recently in Pompeii, southern Italy, a find which provides a peek into ancient food culture. Experts unearthed an entire food shop that sold ready-to-eat meals to passersby...

Tonga Volcano Was Equal to 1,200 Hiroshimas

The undersea volcanic eruption that took place in the Pacific Island nation of Tonga from January 13-15 was the equivalent of 1,200 Hiroshima bombs. The South Pacific kingdom was rocked by the massive eruptions earlier this month after the volcano...

George Lycurgus: The Greek Who Ran a Hotel on a Hawaiian Volcano

George Lycurgus created the Sans Souci Hotel and later ran the Volcano House Hotel on the edge of the Kilaeua volcano.

Nearly-Intact Pompeii Chariot One of 2021’s Greatest Archaeological Finds

The Pompeii chariot, once drawn by four horses as part of splendid ceremonies, was one of the greatest archaeological finds of the entire year of 2021 in the city destroyed nearly 2000 years ago in a cataclysmic volcanic eruption....

Aerial Bombing May Be Used to Stem Canary Islands Volcano Eruption

The Canary Islands volcano that has been erupting for 42 days straight might get its comeuppance soon if a Spanish lawmaker has his way. Displacing thousands of people and upending the lives of everybody on the entire island of...

Vesuvius Volcano Victim’s Skeleton Found in Herculaneum

The skeleton of a victim of the cataclysmic eruption of the Mt. Vesuvius volcano was found this week in Herculaneum, near Pompeii, representing the first such find in over 25 years. Like its larger sister town, Herculaneum was also destroyed...

Lava from Canary Islands Volcano Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

Red hot lava from a volcano that devastated the Spanish island of La Palma reached the Atlantic Ocean late on Tuesday evening, nine days after it started to flow down the mountain, wrecking buildings and destroying crops. Big clouds of...

Etna Volcano Erupts Again; Volcanic Smog Reaches Greece

Italy's Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, erupted again on Tuesday, generating an ash plume that quickly rose to an altitude of almost 15,000 feet (4,500 meters). There have been no reports of damage as of press time. https://twitter.com/JayBirdReturns/status/1440352459705110532 The smog or...

Scientific Study Places Santorini Volcano Eruption at 1560 BC

Scientists have reached the conclusion that the Minoan volcanic eruption of Thera (Santorini) occurred at around 1560 BC.

Santorini Volcano to Erupt Again, Say Scientists

A group of scientists believe the cosmopolitan island is “at high risk for volcanically- and seismically-induced hazards.