The discovery of a sorcerer’s trove in the ruins of Pompeii reveals an inside look into the curious world of sex, seduction, fertility, and death in the ancient Roman world.
Tequila distillers are increasingly using the historic tahona wheel to crush agave and influence the flavor of their spirits.
A surprise tsunami after a volcanic eruption caught holiday makers by surprise, but the chain of events should have been predictable because it has happened before.
Peter Ward’s arguments about the source of climate change have been denounced by scientists. That hasn’t stopped him from presenting his ideas at prominent conferences.
A unique twist in meteorology reminds residents of the last big hurricane to hit the island, 1992’s Iniki.
It was supposed to be the state’s newest source of sustainable energy. Then Kilauea exploded.
You can run away from lava, but pyroclastic density currents—composed of toxic chemicals, 1,000 degree Celsius gases, rocks, and ash—are the volcanic version of an avalanche.