WEIRD FACTS

A guide to identifying the Celtic regions

Celtic culture can be found in eight different European regions. A Celtic high cross at Glendalough, County Wicklow (Eire). Getty – IrishCentral Staff, @IrishCentral – 2020 Mar 31 – Who were the Celts? The Celts were a group of tribal societies tied by …

The bad news quietly buried during the pandemic

Adobe Stock  – By Zoë Beery, Columbia Journalism Review 2020 May 28 – With the world’s attention glued to the coronavirus pandemic, news about anything else has been slipping farther and farther down the proverbial front page. But that doesn’t mean nothing’s been …

Drone used to safely study an active volcano

By Ben Coxworth 2020 May 25 – The Santa María volcano in Guatemala, Zorn et al. 2020, Nature – Scientific Reports: DOI 10.1038/s41586-020-2212-1 – Active volcanic craters are something that people generally don’t want to get very close to – even if they’re dedicated …