By: Janet Grischy
East of Palo Alto, the college town associated with Stanford and Silicon Valley, is Byxbee Park, a post-modern park built on bay fill, on compacted garbage. The park makes no attempt to disguise its origins, though the garbage is sealed away. Among its many examples...
By: Francis Harris
Scotland is home to many ancient agricultural traditions from whiskey making to crofting; sheep farming to deer hunting. Isolated in the far north of the United Kingdom, comprising over 700 islands Scotland's conditions give farmers many challenges. The European Union recognizes over 85% of Scotland...
By: Mac Pike
A Bathysphere is a spherical, armored and watertight container meant to enclose one or more human observers, or in some cases, camera equipment. It is used to investigate under water environments at great depth. It is lowered and retrieved by cable from a surface support...
An earthquake survival guide
By: Alfons Koka
If you live in an earthquake zone earthquakes can happen at any time without any warnings. Knowing what to do during an earthquake is very important, but planning ahead in the case there is an earthquake is also very important. As stated above no one...
The effects of natural disasters on Japan
By: Christopher Florian
Mother Nature’s Devastating Power In today’s present time the great nation of Japan is under great devastation. The surprising fact is that it is not coming from any other nation.It is because of its geographical location filled with earthquakes and tsunamis. Death...
By: Michael Totten
Like much of European Russia, the climate of Moscow is humid continental. This means warm summers, which can sometimes turn muggy, and long, cold winters. In the winter, Moscow temperatures can reach 10 degrees F and sometimes much lower. Temperatures Typical Moscow summer daytime temperatures...
What to expect after a tornado
By: Joseph Malek
One night back in the mid 1960's a tornado killed more than 400 people within an Ohio town. As a matter of fact, tornadoes killed more people than hurricanes have killed within those regions of the United States of America that are vulnerable to such...
By: Aaron Nelson
Is it not amazing to see a beautiful sunny day turn into a ominous deluge in mere minutes? Have you ever watched big puffy clouds lazily meandering across the sky turn into monstrous, boiling clouds crackling with energy? These types of storms are caused by...
By: Mac Pike
An Ice age may be defined as an interval of time when planet wide climate undergoes a definite drop in average global temperature. When this drop in temperature continues on a geologic time scale it leads in turn to frozen precipitation being deposited in a...
By: Terrence Aym
When the polar vortex over the Arctic strengthens, superstorms appear. French climatologists call them "weather bomblets" and are warning northern Europe to prepare for the worst.Scientists, scientific organizations, and agencies like NASA, the ESA and CERN have demonstrated a link between increased solar activity...

 

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