The biggest volcano eruptions in recorded history

Summary List Placement The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) ranks volcano eruptions by size and power. The scale goes from VEI-0 to VEI-8 and measures ash, lava, and rock ejected. VEI-1 is a gentle eruption that can happen frequently. Italy’s Mt. Stromboli has been erupting almost continuously for 2,000 years. VEI-6s are colossal eruptions every 100 years. The 1883 explosion of Krakatoa was the most famous of these. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.  Following is a transcript of the video. Earth has had a dramatic history, filled with its share of angry outbursts. Here’s how the largest volcanic eruptions measure up. The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) ranks eruptions by… Read More

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11 Best Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus Cases

Though the Galaxy S21 Plus suffers from middle child syndrome more than ever now, Samsung still has a compelling reason for phablet fanboys to upgrade, namely improved processing power at a lower price point than last year. But while it is powerful it is also delicate. So if you truly want this beautiful handset to last more than a year, you’ll need one of the best S21 Plus cases available. Let’s dig in. …read more Source:: Heavy.com – Tech       

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No one knows what anything is worth

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Click here if you want it in your inbox every Saturday morning. Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. It was yet another week of startups that became unicorns going public, only to see their valuation soar. Already marked up by their IPO pricing, seeing so many unicorns achieve such rich public-market valuations made us wonder who was mispricing whom. It’s a matter of taste, a semantic argument, a tempest in a teacup. What matters more is that precisely no one… Read More

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No one knows what anything is worth

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Click here if you want it in your inbox every Saturday morning. Ready? Let’s talk money, startups and spicy IPO rumors. It was yet another week of startups that became unicorns going public, only to see their valuation soar. Already marked up by their IPO pricing, seeing so many unicorns achieve such rich public-market valuations made us wonder who was mispricing whom. It’s a matter of taste, a semantic argument, a tempest in a teacup. What matters more is that precisely no one… Read More

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Human Capital: Labor issues at GitHub, Facebook’s new civil rights exec and a legal battle against Prop 22

This week kicked off with a report of a GitHub worker who was fired after cautioning his coworkers in the DC area to stay safe from Nazis during the assault on the U.S. Capitol. Meanwhile, Facebook created a new executive role pertaining to civil rights and California’s Proposition 22 faced its first legal challenge this year. All that and more in this week’s edition of Human Capital. Facebook hires VP of civil rights Facebook hired Roy Austin to become its first-ever VP of Civil Rights and Deputy General Counsel to create a new civil rights organization within the company. Austin is set to start on January 19 and will be… Read More

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