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Environment, Travel

Where to Watch the Aurora Borealis in December

Where to Watch the Aurora Borealis in December

In December, some parts of the world will become good spots for people who would like to see the “greatest natural light display” and considered by NASA scientists as the best in a decade. Aurora Borealis or the  Northern Lights will have the best magnificent display of lights due to the intense solar flares during this […]

November 28, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment, Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Ice Melt in Antarctica

Interesting Facts about Ice Melt in Antarctica

In July 2013, one of NASA’s satellites has found an unusually large crater on Antarctica’s surface. Scientific studies revealed that craters are formed in this continent when the lakes of fresh water below the thick ice sheets are drained. Between 2007- 2008, six cubic kilometres of water was reported to have flowed and drained a […]

August 6, 2013 No Comments / Read More >>

Current Events, Environment

Freezing Weather in China and Europe

Freezing Weather in China and Europe

Europe and China has been battling the bitter cold for nearly three months in one of the most extreme cases of winter ever recorded. Hundreds have been reported to have died from the cold while others lost their lives in vehicular accidents and other winter-related cases. In some countries in Europe, icy roads and highways […]

February 6, 2013 1 Comment / Read More >>

Environment, Interesting Facts

Typhoon Brings ‘Fish Rain’ in Russia

Typhoon Brings ‘Fish Rain’ in Russia

In August 29, 2012, a strong typhoon named Bolaven hit Russia and caused disruptions to train system, power cut-off to thousands of people and also a weather phenomenon called  ‘fish rain’. After bringing devastation to the Korean peninsula, the powerful typhoon dominated east Russia for several days with reports that fishes and sea shells rained […]

September 26, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment

Interesting Facts about Heat Waves

Interesting Facts about Heat Waves

Heat waves and global warming proved to be the major culprits of the recent wildfires. This was often the result of warm air getting stuck in mid-air instead of going through the upper layer of the atmosphere. Lack of precipitation, the absence of convection clouds, and the constant build up of hot air culminates into […]

August 27, 2012 1 Comment / Read More >>

Environment, Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Recycling

Interesting Facts about Recycling

Some people have actually come up with great ideas on how to make something out of their daily trash. The plastic junks in every home in Peeblesshire, Scotland made the World’s Longest Bridge out of recycled plastic. Thanks to a British Company, “Vertech Composites,” who made such a stunningly remarkable achievement. The bridge at 90 […]

May 10, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Environment, Interesting Facts

An Astronaut’s View of the Earth

An Astronaut’s View of the Earth

Nations around the world continue to make conscious efforts  in educating their citizens about the dangers that the world has been facing.  One of the most famous of those efforts is the billion acts of green.  As technology progress, the world’s condition does not.  The annual Earth day strives to remind people that we are […]

May 3, 2012 Comments Off / Read More >>

Environment

Support Earth Hour 2012

Support Earth Hour 2012

Support Earth Hour 2012 to create a better future for our planet! Switch off your lights for an hour  on  Saturday, 31st March, 8:30 pm. When millions of people across the globe turn off their lights, just for an hour, the message is clear:  they love the planet Earth and they are against climate change. […]

March 30, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

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