Weather forecasting the old-fashioned way
By: Irrira Rikki
AWARENESS Old fashioned was once a weather forecast; Mother Nature's children could pass on what knowledge they had gained over time, through all her own weather's Life Cycles. In today's age, some of these humans, and especially the creatures, still use what might be...
By: Hamza Ali
The earth's atmosphere is a layer of gases surrounding the planet earth that is retained by the earth's gravity. It has a mass of about 5 quadrillion metric tons. Dry air contains roughly (by volume) 78.08% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0...
Why I love each season
By: Denise Baer
A sprinkle of angel dust, a tearful night, kissed by the sun, or a crispy delight, these are the reasons why I love each season. They represent change along with letting me experience a new chapter of the year. I am one who embraces change...
By: Tenebris
The ionosphere is that part of our atmosphere which is almost entirely ionised by solar radiation. Depending on the purpose of the definition, the ionosphere is sometimes considered the uppermost part of the atmosphere and sometimes the lowest part of the magnetosphere. It extends approximately...
The intercoastal water way recreation
By: Jim Kerrigan
The inter-coastal waterway was ordered constructed by President Woodrow Wilison during the First World War. The German U-boats posed a threat to American shipping and we needed a way to move goods around our coastline without exposing them to German submarines. The inter-coastal waterway tied...
How to survive a heat wave when you live in a city
By: Sam Smart
For some people living in the Northern Hemisphere, summer is the time to dash toward beaches in the sweltering heat. However, it can still be dangerous, especially with the high humidity in place. Heat waves are known to be deadly, especially for young children and...
Different types of volcanoes and the effects they have on the environment
By: Brandy Hunt
There are four basic types of volcanoes. While there are several that occur in specific locations, like subglacial (under the ice caps) or submarine (on the ocean floor), or size, like super volcanoes, the four basic types that occur are composite, cinder, shield, and lava...
Facts about Antarctic Islands
By: Ray Burke
Antarctic Islands: Before Antarctica had been discovered, there was avid speculation as to what lay at the end of the southern world. Many an explorer, whaler, and adventurer sought their destinies and fortunes in the quest for the Southern Continent. Finally, after centuries, the Southern...
Facts about Antarctica
By: Ray Burke
Antarctican facts: After centuries of speculation and exploration, Antarctica was finally discovered on January 27, 1820, by Estonian Admiral Thaddeus Von Bellingshausen, commanding a Russian voyage. Since then it has captivated explorers, scientists, and the public's imaginations. Though what do people really know about Antarctica...
The problem of sea urchins to coral reefs
By: James Johnson
Many people think that there is a problem with sea urchins on coral reefs. This belief stems from two sources. One is the fact that coral is comprised of two organisms, and one is algae which sea urchins eat. The other reason stems from press...

 

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