The Purfleet Interglacial was an interstadial around 320,000 years ago, during the Wolstonian Stage. See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'.
Fact of the Day
The average temperature inside a 1916 First World War tank was 51°C.
Quote of the Day
"Those who cast the votes decide nothing.Those who count the votes decide everything. "
~ Josef Stalin
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.