By: Cynthia Wall
A child who goes through a bad storm whether it is a hurricane, a blizzard, or a tsunami may have terrible memories for life. A child who has not been prepared for that disaster may not have a life at all.Whether it is due...
How hurricanes are named
By: Perry McCarney
Hurricanes are given names because most people relate better to names and are more successful at remembering them that way. Initially, they were given alphanumeric identifiers, but this was found to result in communication errors that could lead to some people in the path...
How global warming is affecting Europe
By: Cynthia Wall
A farmer in northern Germany loses his crop to floods while one in Greece sees his disappear in a drought. Small mountain glaciers in the Alps shrink reducing the water in rivers that nourish the valleys below. Farmers outside of flood areas in northern and...
By: Ranjana Banerjee
Air is the essential source for almost all living being. It is around us above us below us in one word it is wrapping the whole planet. The Greek Philosophers once considered it as one of the four basic elements. It is not too long...
How hurricanes are named
By: Amy Jo Browne
The National Hurricane Center begins naming tropical storms in 1953. These names of hurricanes were retired within the decades since the 1950s. They caused untold damage and therefore the hurricane names were retired in history.What are the deadliest hurricanes in US History? Galveston Texas...
How tropical storms get their names
By: Amy Jo Browne
Hurricane names are something we all hear about, and if you are in their path, you feel their fury. These are tropical storms at first. As we all know, the storms grow stronger and sometimes they become a full blown hurricane.Below are all the...
Is dowsing fact or fiction?
By: Sadie Kay
Dowsing history:The history of dowsing (aka well witching or divining) some say starts with Moses (Numbers 20:9-11), or with the ancient Greeks, but the first written record of finding anything with a forked twig was in 1556 in a work by Georgius Agrocola, "De re...
How to stop ocean oxygen depletion
By: Jeffrey Graf
Oxygen depletion in the ocean, called hypoxia ( low oxygen ) or anoxia ( no oxygen ) can occur due to natural or anthropogenic ( man made ) processes. In coastal and surface areas, the causes are usually various forms of pollution. Nutrients from farm...
By: R.A. Scott
People have been dowsing for thousands of years. For the most part dowsing has been used to find water but not exclusively. Since ancient times, dowsers have been trying to find water, metals and other objects hidden or buried underground. The science on this has...
Highest mountains in the world
By: Janet Grischy
The highest mountains in the world are the massive ranges that form the Himalayas, between the Tibetan plateau and the Indian subcontinent. Here, the great land mass of India slowly slams into the mass of Asia in a collision that began eons ago, creasing and...

 

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