The mythology of natural disasters
By: Shirley Love
As a native of northern Oklahoma, I have viewed and experienced numerous tornadoes in my lifetime. None of those experiences are forgotten, although after more than seven decades some are a bit dimmed in my memory. I will endeavor to explain the difference between the...
The mythology of natural disasters
By: Hadi Setyono
It is useful to be assured that the heavings of the Earth are not the work of angry deities. These phenomena have causes all their own.It seems that nowadays more than ever we continue to read about natural disasters affecting diverse cultures all over...
By: Joan Inong
We often don't think about elementary questions such as "Why are there seasons?" But, when students are asked why, they think of the wrong answer. They will say that there is summer because the Earth is closer to the Sun and therefore is...
By: Joan Inong
Humans have been interested in the universe since the beginning of time. In effect, many theories have come and gone. The geocentric model of the universe was touted as the best model of how the universe works because many people believed in the Earth's...
The case for respecting the Earth
By: Francine Markus
RIDE2SAVE Earth. It is ironically a short word, only containing two vowels and three consonants, but it is currently the only planet that provides life for human beings. Unfortunately, our Earth is on its way toward death. As proven in former vice president Al...
By: Darien Santmyer
Before I answer the question, we must first know more about the North and South Poles are. The North Pole is an imaginary point where every longitude line converges. The North Pole is physically an ocean, more specifically the Arctic Ocean, which is surrounded...
The case for respecting the Earth
By: Jishi Santos
Respect, regrowth, maybe a reborn earth? Out of the void something very special happened at sometime in our past. Our planet ,Earth was born. One time, a time ago, we were all born and hopefully have lived with the respect a human being deserves...
The case for respecting the Earth
By: Cody Keeble
When you were younger your parents taught you that if someone gave you something or helped you, you were supposed to thank them. You were supposed to show some form of gratitude. Why then have we as a species forgotten, for so long, to thank...
What is quicksand
By: Diane Garrod
A stroll down an ocean beach with friends ended in sudden panic. Stopping to pick up various beach glass along the way soon led to my friends being way ahead. Sssluuuurrpppp. Suddenly I started sinking up to my ankles. I tossed my heavy backpack to...
By: Cameron Scott
Everyone knows that Santa Claus lives at the North Pole. But who owns it? If you imagine a north-south axis upon which the world spins, the North Pole is the place where the north side of that axis leaves the globe, and the South Pole...

 

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