A large and dense body of ice which moves slowly under its own weight. It is made when the climate is cold and more snow falls in the winter than melts in the summer. See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'.
Fact of the Day
It is reckoned that 5,000 Britons died each year in shipwrecks between 1793 and 1815.
Quote of the Day
"History is a set of lies agreed upon. "
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.