By: gemini girl
The water of the oceans is in constant motion. The gravitational pull of the sun and moon oscillates the surface of the oceans twice a day while the wind agitates it into waves.The surface of the sea exerts a frictional drag on the bottom...
By: Derrick Wales
Each year there are over 10,000 thunderstorms across the United States, spun from Hurricanes, Frontal Boundaries, and Heat Convection. Within that grand total lies an thunderstorms classified as severe, each containing one or more of the following: 58mph wind gusts (enough to peel shingles...
By: Ben Gorman
The first step is to increase your awareness of how you consume energy in your daily life. Many people have very little understanding of how much energy they use, where it comes from, nor how to conserve it. A little investigation in this area can...
By: Pam Uher
The earth's largest bear may not survive the climate changes and developmental transition its' habitat is experiencing. The Arctic's legendary white polar bears are losing their habitat, as it is literally melting away beneath their giant paws. The huge chunks of floating ice, they float...
By: Patricia Young
During my recent travels overseas, I saw quite a lot of wind farms in Great Britain and I started wondering about the viability of harnessing energy from wind power in Australia.The first electricity generating wind turbines were invented in the United States and Europe...
Which are Deadlier Hurricanes or Tornadoes
By: Kirsten Dahlen
Hurricanes are far deadlier than tornadoes, and their effects are far more lasting. A single storm is capable of killing tens of thousands of individuals, especially when they hit developing countries with less ability to evacuate and prepare citizens. Massive amounts of rain can cause...
By: Tom Parsons
One of my favorite childhood memories is sitting on the front porch looking at pictures in my View-Master. I had quite a collection of scenic reels, and one of the reels I enjoyed most was of the Grand Canyon. I used to spend whole afternoons...
Which are Deadlier Hurricanes or Tornadoes
By: Vicki Brown
When we lived in California, I often debated the question tornadoes or earthquakes, which is worse. Having experienced both, I had to vote for earthquakes. But, I have never lived through a hurricane. I have been on Cape Cod when the tail of a hurricane...
By: Raleigh Stout
There are a lot of rich trivia and facts relating to the history of fossil fuels and petroleum.Dinosaurs died out too late to become part of the oil and fossil fuel reserves that we have on earth.In 400 B.C., an oil well...
By: Raleigh Stout
The Greek word for fire aptly describes the source of rocks that come from molten magma and lava. Environmental conditions above ground, near the surface, and deep below ground dictate how much time is required for heat to dissipate from this plasma-like, burning liquid. As...

 

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