Happy 33rd Birthday Puʻu ʻŌʻō !

If you haven’t heard the news already, the current eruption at Puʻu ʻŌʻō ( an eastern flank eruption of Kīlauea volcano, Hawai`i, USA) celebrated its 33rd year anniversary.

Xitle: The Volcano that Engulfed a City

We tend to think of volcanoes as these explosive and tempermental forces of nature; it's not easy to predict when they will erupt, and when they do, it is almost impossible to stop them from destro