When blowing up is predictable
it's likely a feature
Old faithful, the geyser in Yellowstone National park bursts with steam, spray and the threat of danger. People new to this venting recoil in terror while those familiar know where to stand.
In the past Old Faithful has been used as a massive laundry to clean clothes.
Your 501’s never looked so good.
In the past Old Faithful and other Yellowstone thermal features have killed and maimed.
It would be nice if the Earth didn’t vent like that. But when it comes to the construction of the earth this is a remarkably foolish feature, not a bug.
Without regular venting much of the United States might be at increased risk of the massive super volcano under Yellowstone blowing up most of the land mass and filling the air with a catastrophic amount of dust and debris.
Venting is important to the earth.
How do you vent?
When is it a bug?
When is it a feature?