Trilobites: In the Indian Ocean, Fragments of a Continent Where They Should Not Be

Dear Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, North America and South America: No need to stress. If you’ve heard anything about a newly discovered “lost continent” beneath the Indian Ocean, don’t worry too much: Your spots as the continental magnificent seven are secure.

Trilobites: Streaming Lava, Collapsing Cliffs and a Hawaii Volcano’s Spectacular Show

Off the coast of the island of Hawaii, hundreds of millions of gallons of lava are flowing into the ocean like blood from a ruptured artery. Starting in January at Kīlauea Volcano’s Kamokuna ocean entry, the lava hit the salty water, shooting molten rock upward and outward, accompanied by a rising, steamy cloud of acid.