How to make fake snow
By: Betty Carew
Not all of us are blessed with wintry scenery where snow is piled high on the ground and you may never be able to make enough snow to cover the outside but inside is a different matter. If you find yourself living in a part...
By: L.B. Woodgate
A seasonable element for many around the world, snow brings both challenges and rewards to mankind The effects of snow are varied, depending on what region of the world you reside in. I’m sure for those who live closer to the poles that it&rsquo...
By: Janet Grischy
Perhaps 100 tonnes of the rare earth metal Dysprosium are mined each year. Of that, 99% comes from China. Most is unearthed in Guangdong province, or in neighboring Jiangxi. Half of China’s supply is illegally exported, and the trade in it is linked to...
An overview on the types of snowflakes
By: Michele Wilmonen
Do you remember in school during Christmas time when your teacher made you fold up a piece of paper a certain way and then cut into it to make a snowflake. When the papers were unfolded again no one in the class ever had the...
Geophysics: An introduction
By: Hai Shunxi
Geophysics is an earth sciences that combines geology with physics. Geophysicists examine the Earth's physical properties to better understand its structure and the forces that shape it. Geophysics is divided into two disciplines, whole-earth geophysics and exploration geophysics. WHOLE-EARTH GEOPHYSICS As the name suggests, whole-earth...
How to make fake snow
By: Michele Wilmonen
Not everyone in the nation is lucky or unlucky enough to get snow in the winter; I guess it would depend on the way you look at it. If you are in need of the white fluffy stuff to make a winter scene or enhance...
Safe alternatives to salt for melting ice
By: Betty Carew
If you live in a part of the country where winter hits with a vengeance you are facing the same problem every year of trying to find an alternative to salt for melting ice. Using salt is not exactly environmentally friendly so each year you...
By: Michele Wilmonen
A very rare phenomenon happens every year in the large empty fields of the snow prone areas of the world. Snowballs are creating themselves leaving only a trail in the snow and no footprints around to point to human activity in the area. Is this...
A guide to the different forms of frost
By: Michele Wilmonen
One of Mother Nature’s most beautiful gifts to us is the different colors that she provides all year round. In the spring it is the newly opened blossoms on the trees and flowers coming out of the brown earth. In the summer it’s...
A guide to the different forms of frost
By: Cindy Kessler
Frost is a component of winter weather that is often mentioned in poetry and stories. Jack Frost turns up in many fairy tales painting pretty pictures on windows and coating the world with silvery outlines. There are several different forms of frost. All of them...

 

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