By: Janet Grischy
After the first frost, but before the first snowfall, can come days or even weeks of warm sunny days. It is a time without storm, when a haze hangs in the still air and winter holds back and waits. In the coldest climates, it offers...
By: Mark Hopkins
It is very hard to be sure whether there is less snowfall now in Britain than in the past because 'the past' has been so variable. Britain lies at a latitude roughly the same as Labrador in Canada but enjoys a much milder winter climate...
How to prepare your home for hurricane season
By: AJ Roderick
Every year, the hurricane season takes its toll on residents living in temperate coastal regions. Without a plan of action, many people suffer tremendous losses and damages to their property. Here are some tips to help prepare a home for the hurricane season. 1) Obtain...
By: Paul Scanlon - 544446
Shooting a gun on the moon is no different than shooting one here on earth, with the exception that the bullet will travel much further, and maintaining balance a lot more difficult. If you look at a bullet, it appears as an enclosed capsule with...
About geothermic energy
By: Paul Scanlon - 544446
Geothermal energy is a term used to describe the extraction of thermal energy from the ground by heating water. This heat energy can then be used for a number of applications, usually either heating a building or generating electricity. However, the source of the...
By: James Hills
There are various aspects of climate change, very specifically the ones that are economically driven, that are well covered by the media such as fossil fuels and deforestation, but there is one factor which is absolutely critical to the world's energy balance which receives barely...
British Summer Weather
By: Alexander Darracott
From observation it can be safely assumed that British summers are getting wetter but conversely the British winters are getting slightly warmer. Only now at the beginning of November is Britain beginning to feel the first bite of winter, which used to happen around the...
Formation of the islands of Hawaii
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
The Hawaiian Islands form an archipelago of nineteen islands and atolls, abundant smaller islets, and undersea areas making a way from the northwest by southeast in the North Pacific Ocean between latitudes 19 N and 29 N. The archipelago takes its name from the largest...
Wind turbines for home, farms, and communities
By: Anthony Jones - 547052
Wind power stimulating the US economy? During the last presidential election you may have noticed all of the wind turbine shown in the campaign ads. The current administration has made wind power a centerpiece in the strategy to create new jobs. That may be...
Forest Thinning is Essential for Keeping Forests Healthy and People Safe
By: T. Scott Randolph
This a two part question. One, is the thinning of forests essential to keeping them healthy? The other, is it essential so that the forest is safe for people? This first part of the question is the more important one, I think. Let's take a...

 

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