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Extreme Weather on Earth: Top 5 Inhospitable Places on Our Planet

By |2018-12-06T21:31:18+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Even in extreme weather conditions, human beings are pretty resourceful creatures. Thanks to modern technology we are able to inhabit some of the most inhospitable places on earth. However, there are some places on our planet that are simply too cold or just too hot for human habitation. In these conditions, even the hardiest of us would struggle. There is a growing worry that extreme weather on earth is becoming more frequent. Of course, if this is true, we will have to cope with even

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Is Climate Change Real? Separating 5 Facts from Misconceptions

By |2018-12-10T12:48:34+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Do you believe that climate change is real or do you think that it always changes and there’s nothing to be concerned about? Some think that it is real and moreover, humans are to blame. Others believe it is simply scaremongering. So who should we believe? The evidence of course. Here are 5 facts about climate change: 1. THE TEMPERATURES ARE RISING This is not in dispute. Since the 1900’s, the Earth’s average surface air temperature has risen by roughly 0.8 °C (1.4 °F). This

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9 Interesting Facts About Earth You Didn’t Learn In School

By |2018-02-15T22:40:35+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

In school, you learn many interesting facts about earth. There are other intriguing facts, however, that you still may not know. I applaud the education system in some countries. In others, I will just keep my mouth shut. All jokes aside, it's amazing how schools have taught us so many interesting facts about earth, including facts about different species, scientific discoveries, and even weather phenomena. But there are still some really interesting facts about earth that we may not know. Today, we can say we

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10 Images That Show How the World’s Largest Cities Changed in the Past Hundred Years

By |2018-10-17T06:44:32+00:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

The world's largest cities have changed a lot in the last century and these photos show how much the progress altered them. The 20th century, it was the worst of times and it was the best of times. Two great world wars that happened in the first half of the century threatened to end the civilization, but somehow they didn't. Instead, they encouraged people to create a better society for its posterity. After the II World War, many cities experienced an increase in population, because

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Volcanic Eruptions Around the World Are Constantly Increasing and Nobody Knows Why

By |2018-10-17T06:41:20+00:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

Volcanic eruptions are responsible for many tragic events in the history of our planet. Today, their number is constantly growing and nobody knows why! The forces much older than the human race are ruling the planet, but mankind shows little interest in them. Only the dedicated realize how important it is to understand the laws of nature and to work with them. The survival of our species might be at stake, and yet for the majority of us, it is no more than just an

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Here Is Why You Should Practice Walking Barefoot Outdoors

By |2018-07-21T16:18:21+00:00May 16th, 2015|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , |

But with so much of our time spent inside, it makes you wonder... when was the last time you were walking barefoot outside? We are born without shoes, we play as a child without shoes, and whenever we get the opportunity to throw off our shoes and free our feet we do. Touching and interacting with the Earth is a part of being happy and healthy, it's completely true. To walk barefoot on the Earth allows you to directly connect with the ground, it's an

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The Earth’s Magnetic Field Is Decreasing 10 Times Faster Than Normal And Could Reverse Within a Lifetime

By |2017-10-01T21:03:38+00:00October 25th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , |

  Can you imagine waking up one morning to discover that all compasses are pointing south instead of north. The effect could cause geomagnetic health problems in up to 15% of the population of the planet. It's not as bizarre as it sounds. Earth's magnetic field has flipped -- though not overnight -- many times throughout the planet's history. Its dipole magnetic field, like that of a bar magnet, remains about the same intensity for thousands to millions of years, but for incompletely known reasons

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Fifty Unbelievable Facts About Earth – Infographic

By |2018-08-22T17:16:31+00:00July 5th, 2014|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , |

Neomammalian Studios, a UK-based infographics agency, put together this infographic containing 50 facts about Earth that you probably won’t believe. We had no idea that the largest meteor ever to fall to earth left no crater, that there is as much ice in Antarctica as there is water in the Atlantic Ocean, that bacteria have been found alive 1.7 miles below the Earth’s surface, and that only 14% of Earth’s species have been identified to date. Did you know that 75 percent of Earth's animal species

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