The study of past climates. See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'.
Fact of the Day
32.4% of Shakespeare's plays contain non-Christian deities.
Quote of the Day
"What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried? "
~ Abraham Lincoln
On This Day
1265 Simon de Montfort and the rebellious barons were defeated by the future King Edward I at the Battle of Evesham.
1870 The British Red Cross was founded, with the aim to provide impartial help to all those suffering in war and, later, in peacetime.
1914 Britain declared war on Germany, after Germany violated the Treaty of London and invaded Belgium.