A warmer period during the Devensian Ice Age, which lasted from about 16,000 to 13,000 years ago. See 'A Brief History of Climate Change'.
Fact of the Day
The Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt.
Quote of the Day
"Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking. "
~ Clement Attlee
On This Day
1940 Winston Churchill orders the evacuation of the BEF from Dunkirk. Operation Dynamo begins.