Spoiler alerts ahead! After more than 1,000 years of ironclad rule, the Roman Empire fell on its own sword. Long a topic of debate, new research portrays the Roman collapse as a far more natural affair than previously supposed.
In order protect the seeds of Estonian onion potatoes, black-eyed peas, and Bambara groundnuts from global warming, Norway’s “Doomsday Vault” will need some expensive defensive improvements . . . against global warming.
An inferno is lapping at the edges of Los Angeles, the quintessential Western megalopolis built on the precarious ground of smoky chapparal.
There are a tentacle-ful of ways that jellyfish remind us of the apocalypse. Really.