Episode 37 - Good Brain Soup

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By Jillian Swinford and Haley Burleson, Jillian Swinford, and Haley Burleson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Haley and Jillian discuss the unprecedented flooding occurring at Yellowstone National Park and how it may yield environmental changes for the better. Then Jillian tells the tale of the oldest story on the podcast yet--the ancient destruction of Pompeii from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Sources:

This Day in History: Mount Vesuvius erupts, History.com Editors, History.com

Did Vesuvius vaporize it’s victims? Get the facts, Robin George Andrews, National Geographic

Mount Vesuvius & Pompeii: Facts & History, Mary Bagley, Live Science

14 Things You Didn’t Know About the Bodies Preserved at Pompeii, Andy Miller, Ranker

Studies reveal gruesome last moments of Pompeii volcano’s victims, Colin Barras, Science

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