Why You Won't Be Killed by a Supervolcano and Best Reader Comments of the Week

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Each week we’re honoring the best of our readers’ comments across our Facebook, Twitter and article pages! Watch the video below for our response to your angriest, funniest and most insightful comments, and then read on for more headline fun.

This week we explain why you WON’T die (probably not, at least) as a result of a supervolcano eruption.

 

 

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BEST OF TWITTER THIS WEEK:

Look! Even the famous @Alyssa_Milano wants this mystery solved: Russian Dead Alien Video Surfaces

 We’re always glad to replace someone’s cup of coffee in the morning. Although I never would have imagined that Sea Urchins Turning Into Cannibals would be headline that did it:

 

 

 

 

A few tweets this week came with quippy movie references to these articles: Animatronic Eye Mechanism Explained and  ‘Iron Man’-Type Exoskeleton Aids Recovery.

@iTunesPodcast set up this clip with a Terminator reference:

 

 

 

 

Pretty funny, @MrJordanBrown, pretty funny.