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12 Interesting Facts about Life That Will Change Your Perspective

By |2018-03-10T20:00:13+00:00March 10th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Many interesting facts about life go ignored because we’ve gotten used to them. However, if we take the time to contemplate on these facts, we will understand how intriguing they really are. The world is a marvelous place, filled with oddities and beauty. We grow accustomed to all these characteristics and over time, begin to ignore them. There are many interesting facts about life that we overlook simply because we’ve become desensitized to the information. As we look around, we shrug off these facts and

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Zinnia Becomes the First Flower Grown in Space

By |2018-10-17T06:40:45+00:00January 23rd, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , |

For the first time, a flower bloomed in space, a Zinnia, to be exact. After successfully growing sunflowers and lettuce, the international space station made another great step with edible flowers. This time, the leaps are larger, considering the Zinnia is much harder to grow, needing special attention and varied amounts of sunlight exposure. The plant also has longer growth duration, between 60 and 80 days. Commander of Gardening in Space NASA astronaut John Kelly brought Zinnias to life in space, as part of the

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