Around 36 million years ago, an asteroid smashed into what is now the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. New research suggests that, for a brief time, the temperature at the point of impact exceeded 4,300 degrees F (2,370 C), making it the hottest temperature known to have occurred on Earth.
No matter what horrors have been unleashed on earth, no matter how dangerous life gets, one truth will remain constant: we all need coffee. In our preview of BPRD: Hell on Earth #124 (due out October 15th), one Santa Fe coffee shop worker tries to live among the monstrous Ogdru Hem as best he can...
If you need a reminder on how fucking scary volcanoes can be, check out the explosion of Puyehue volcano in southern Chile. The volcano hadn't erupted for half a century but blew up this past weekend, painting the sky red.