By: Morgan Carlson
Why is snow white even though it's made of ice, which usually appears clear? Viewed with common logic, if snow is made of ice, shouldn't it be clear or translucent in appearance? Well, it's because it isn't ice, but a collection of ice crystals. While...
What causes the most forest fires in the western U. S.?
By: Rex Trulove
The United States Forest Service, National Park Service, and State Forestry services have been studying and keeping records of the fires and their causes for a very long time now. The idea has been to constantly find improved ways to prevent fires or to contain...
By: Brian Hurren
one way to create free power is to connect up a couple of extra car batteries to you car alternator. Say for example a couple of 40 ah batteries should do, deep cycle marine batteries are even better. from two 40 ah batteries in parallel...
By: Ben Hughes
Polar bears are one of the Earth's special animals who can live in sub-zero temperatures and survive Arctic conditions without a problem that was, until humans intervened. Now their habitat is slowly disappearing and the species is at threat of extinction.Global WarmingPolar bears spend...
By: James Partch
Structural Integrity of the Planet Earth. A ship is man made can loose its structural integrity, if the ballast of its weights and balances is compromised. This can crack a hull with out hitting anything and be sunk, just because it was not balanced properly...
By: G. Lee
Water is the most common substance on Earth, covering more than 70 percent of the planet's surface. Water is also an important element, other than air and moderate temperature that makes the Earth realm an inhabitable place. It is also undeniable that all life on...
Should Scientists Allowed Divert Hurricane Major City Dooming Rural
By: Glenda K. Fralin
Has Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Ever Worked?Whenever we mess with Mother Nature, the weather, or any ecological system we pay back to nature what is demanded for our sins. Yet we seem to be toying with a subject that is yet another attempt...
What is causing Lake Chad and other lakes to shrink?
By: Dorothy Hoffman
Lake Chad, once the sixth largest lake in the world, and Africa’s largest inland lake, has long been a vital part of the ecology and economies of its four bordering nations (Chad, Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon). Some 20 to 30 million people in the...
By: Ken Whitehead
Every day as we go about our normal lives we are constantly exhorted to “save the planet” by companies trying to sell us the latest “green” cleaning product or electrical appliance or any one of 1000 other consumer products. Leaving aside the dubious...
By: Mouhcine Azizoun
"This lake has to be saved” cried Wakil Bakar from the Lake Chad Basin Commission. The lake is shared by four countries. It is a source of water to both humans and livestock. Its shrinkage represents a huge threat. Alas Lake Chad is not the...

 

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