By: Pamela Kay
If you've ever used a soup can for a pencil holder then you've upcycled because the main difference between upcycling and recycling is making something of equal or better value without downgrading the original material or creating more pollution during the process. For example the...
Flying in bad weather: How to stay calm
By: Ethel Smith
How ever much of a cool, calm and collected air passenger you are there are bound to be some times when your nonchalance is tested. Cooped up in an aircraft with up to possibly three or four hundred people when bad weather strikes can be...
By: Ethel Smith
Earthquakes in the UK Many people think that earthquakes are an unknown phenomenon in the UK but they are wrong. Sure the UK does not usually experience severe earthquakes but that does not mean mild ones do not occur regularly. I was actually surprised to...
By: Janet Grischy
Manhattan can seem like one of the most manufactured environments in the world. Yet its bones are often visible. In Central Park, many huge rocks stand out from the groomed landscape, some bearing the deep scoring of glacial striation, some shining with glacial polish...
Will Great Rivers Die
By: Morgan Carlson
With many great rivers in the world and many more sources of those same rivers with their many, many tributaries feeding them, it is unlikely that the rivers will die outright. Will the great rivers weaken? Some will, others may become stronger, while new great...
The facts about blue diamonds
By: Joseph Malek
For those of you who do not know, diamonds have been found that are colored other than in shades of grey or what are known as a pure white diamonds. Those other colors are various shades of yellow, purple, red, brown and blue. There are...
Why fish don't freeze in a frozen lake
By: Robert Barber
Fish do freeze in a frozen lake, sometimes. But few lakes freeze to the bottom. Most lakes freeze only on the surface, allowing fish to survive in the water beneath the ice. Interestingly, even when fish do find themselves trapped in ice, they may...
By: Barbara Kasey Smith
The facts about blue diamonds... I would suspect there are few women in the world who don't like diamonds. Women are intrigued by them, and they love to sport a big diamond on their finger or fingers. We love the excitement connected with the man...
By: L A Myers-Campos
Thunder and lightning are always together because they are actually two different manifestations of a single phenomenon. The noise of thunder is the sound that lightning makes when it strikes. Light travels at a speed of 299,792,458 meters/second, much faster than sound, at...
By: Lalitha Subbaraman
Blue diamonds are anyone's special intriguing gems . Diamonds are being formed by fusion of carbon atoms in cubic lattice structure. Diamonds are being formed by carbon atoms under extreme pressure and heat deep below earth's surface. Volcanic eruption and lava flow can bring it up...

 

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