What to do in the aftermath of an earthquake
By: Rex Trulove
There are many aspects that must be considered when figuring out what to do in the aftermath of an earthquake. Some of these can and should be planned for in advance, particularly in earthquake prone areas. Some cannot be planned for. Severity The more severe...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There are scientific studies that cause Internet firestorms of panic when the results are publicized in on line journals. The idea of a mega river that will land on California and create monster flooding is all the buzz today. But there is no call for...
How to make a hygrometer at home
By: Todd Daigneault
A hygrometer (a device for measuring relative humidity) can be easily constructed from ordinary household devices and materials. It can be used in conjunction with other weather instruments to gauge and predict weather patterns. This is a fun, yet very scientific, device that the entire...
By: Linda L Kinyon
Winter storms vary by region and no two storms are exactly alike. Depending upon the region lived in winter storms can wreck havoc in a very short amount of time on an otherwise calm and tranquil city or rural area. This havoc can be devastating...
The difference between a blizzard and a snow storm
By: Linda L Kinyon
Blizzards have many characteristics that separate them from snow storms. Most notably, blizzards have a wind of at least 35 mph or higher. They also have snow falling and or blowing reducing visibility to less than one quarter mile and lasting for at least three...
By: Matt Bird
Seemingly complex scientific devices are often quite simple to create right out of the home, and a hygrometer is no exception. Created to measure the relative humidity of a room, hygrometers are fairly useful for anyone with a love of climatic science, not to mention...
By: Sam Smart
A tornado watch is a term that is used by the National Weather Service in the United States. Sometimes, people get confused with it. They have a difficult time determining the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning. Those people need to realize...
By: Kimberly Huggins-Staudt
Residents that live along the coastlines of the United States, and visitors to these locales, are well advised to educated themselves as to the dangers posed by the natural phenomenon known as “Hurricanes.” Hurricanes are tropical cyclones born over very warm ocean waters...
Facts about snow storms
By: Krystal Waldron
Snow storms (often called blizzards by the general public), are defined by the National Weather Service as winter storms which bring forth sustained or gusting winds of 35mph which produces blowing or drifting snow which reduces visibility to ¼ mile or less for a period...
What is high intensity discharge lighting and how does it work?
By: Eileen Eva
The bright form of lighting used in stadiums, road ways and in some luxury cars must have caught your eye. If you are curious enough to go near them, you might have noticed that they also emit low heat and much more light compared to...

 

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