A Surprise From the Supervolcano Under Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park

October 11, 2017  New York Times

Beneath Yellowstone National Park lies a supervolcano, a behemoth far more powerful than your average volcano. It has the ability to expel more than 1,000 cubic kilometers of rock and ash at once — 2,500 times more material than erupted from Mount St. Helens in 1980, which killed 57 people. That could blanket most of the United States in a thick layer of ash and even plunge the Earth into a volcanic winter. Continue reading A Surprise From the Supervolcano Under Yellowstone

Township commissioner arrested on child porn charges

Philip Ahr

October 11, 2017  Associated Press

The president of a suburban Philadelphia township’s board of commissioners has been arrested on child porn charges after graphic sexual abuse images involving babies and toddlers were found on his computers. Continue reading Township commissioner arrested on child porn charges

Jessica Chambers murder trial: Firefighters say woman set on fire fought for her life

Jessica Chambers and her killer

October 11, 2017  FoxNews

A longtime firefighter said Wednesday he had never seen a victim so badly burned when he found a young Mississippi woman lying on the ground, barely able to speak, after being intentionally set on fire. Continue reading Jessica Chambers murder trial: Firefighters say woman set on fire fought for her life

An overcrowded brothel’: Hollywood’s infamous casting couch

Megan Fox, Helen Mirren and Gwyneth Paltrow

October 12, 2017  SkyNews

Harvey Weinstein is not the first powerful Hollywood player to be accused of sexual harassment.

For years, film stars have shared their stories of sexual harassment on set, and how producers and directors abuse their power. Continue reading An overcrowded brothel’: Hollywood’s infamous casting couch