National Geographic’s Guide To The Yellowstone Supervolcano

Amid a growing ‘swarm’ of over earthquakes (now over 1000), and Montana’s largest quake ever, scientists are growing increasingly concerned that the so-called ‘super-volcano’ at the heart of Yellowstone National Park could be building towards a Category 7 eruption. So what is a ‘super-volcano’ and what does its explosion mean for life on earth? NatGeo explains…

h/t LS

  • BillyHW

    I hope they give us warning enough to grab a case of beer and watch the fireworks.

    • David Murrell

      Given your mega-obscene posts, you have vrtually no knowledge of God. If you could read, you could benefit by reading the Gospels. Honestly, Jesus’s words would do you some good.

  • Clink9

    So you’re sayin’ I can rack up my credit cards?

  • tom_billesley

    For the past few months there have been warnings about Hekla in Iceland.
    The ash plume would dislocate tranatlantic flights. Probably worse than Eyjafjallajökull in April 2010.

  • Tooth&Claw

    If she blows half the world will be screwed.

  • Exile1981

    Lots of people will die…. many will die waiting for the government to save them and many will die trying to steal what others have inteligently saved.

  • Bla Bla

    Ieeeee! Run to the mountains! Nope – mountains are now gone!

  • Reader

    The blink of a geological eye time wise is many lifetimes to us, so while it is coming, the chances within our lifetime are slim.
    So here is some cheery music to pass the time with.

  • Bla Bla

    Hmmm… I wonder if this is the reason all the billionaires are building shelters…

  • lolwut? (Deplorable Hoser)

    Can’t they just plug it with Lena Dunham’s ass?