Countries with perpetual summer weather
By: James Johnson
Summer, it is the time to laze way long warm days with chilling out meaning relaxing, frequently along a beach. It is a time of flowers going to seed, birds nesting and life taking things easy. In many places the summer only lasts a few...
Difference between a hurricane and cyclone
By: James Johnson
Many people hear the terms Hurricane and cyclones used on the weather channel, and in the newspapers. This brings up the subject of are they the same or different? If they are not the same, what is the difference between a hurricane and a cyclone...
What will weather be like in 20 years?
By: Sammi S.
What will the weather be like in 20 years? There's no guarantee that any specific weather will happen. However, with the way global warming is heading. I would say that there's two general possibilities that can happen in twenty years. There will be many minor...
By: Tim Harry
Knowing the different types of rock seems to be an important thing to learn when at school, but for most people it is knowledge that is unused later on in life. Different rocks though play an important role in everyday life, and igneous rocks in...
The temperature at which ponds and lakes freeze
By: James Johnson
The temperature at which ponds and lakes freeze has always been a question, and not an easy one to answer. It is dependent upon numerous many factors, all of which must be known and considered. The temperature at which pure water freezes is 0 Celsius...
How is taconite mined?
By: Tim Harry
Relatively few people will have ever heard of Taconite, but without it steel production around the world would be devastated. Taconite is one of the main ores of iron. Taconite is a low grade ore when compared to Magnetite and Hematite, and is silica rich...
At what temperature do puddles freeze?
By: James Johnson
At what temperature do puddles freeze? It sounds like a simple question and should be, but is actually more complex than most realize. There are several other questions that need answering first. Water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius or 32 degrees Fahrenheit, so the first...
Safety tips for blizzards
By: James Johnson
There is a winter blizzard heading your way, so it is time to prepare for cold, wind and snow. Let's take a look at what needs to be done. First, stock up on food. Concentrate on the dried food that can last and be stored...
By: Barbara Kasey Smith
Entomologists are studying the reasons behind an enormous bee die off happening across the country. Golden honeybees are essential for pollinating wild plants, as well as up to 90 percent of all U. S. crops, says Dewey Caron, a Professor of Entomology and Applied Ecology...
By: Perry McCarney
There are several factors threatening the continued existence of polar bears in the wild. The most vaunted of these currently is the threat of habitat reduction due to climate change resulting from global warming. Whether this is actually the most serious threat is debatable. If...

 

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