By: Mark Pavuk
Four inches of rain are predicted this week in early spring, raising alarm among some that the Mississippi River will rise to dangerous levels. Civil engineers say the levees will hold, but residents remain alarmed. Time to take a broader look at weather patterns that...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Sammy Stein
Travel to Mars is undoubtedly and most definitely dangerous. I find it hard to get halfway along the Central Line without some hold up, train malfunction or pushy guy sticking his sweaty armpit in your face so how the hack could we get anyone safely...
By: Raleigh Stout
Children learn best from close role models such as parents, caregivers, and teachers. In the absence of such role models, kids may emulate another kid instead. Children can also become traumatized if they are not sufficiently prepared for severe weather events.In severe weather, life...
By: Jason Medina
Most people are familiar with the fact that generally speaking, air temperature tends to decrease with increasing elevation. When a trip to the mountains is planned, many people will bring along some extra warm clothing just in case the temperature is too cold. But what...
Forest Thinning is Essential for Keeping Forests Healthy and People Safe
By: Paulette Redemske
Is forest thinning is essential for keeping forests healthy and people safe? If forest thinning were done with caring responsibility, however you must consider the ecology of any the forest, from the canopy to the fallen trees to nutrients on the forest floor. Forests are...
By: Mark Marikos
Understanding RaindropsThe classical raindrop shape we see in illustrations everywhere is wrong! This may be the shape of a droplet the instant it lets go from a faucet, or some other surface, but it does not stay that shape for long (microseconds maybe). The reason...
Is Space Travel to the Planet Mars too Dangerous
By: Luca Mauri
What is 'too' dangerous? What is simply dangerous and what is an acceptable danger?A lot of commenter says that the whole human space exploration is too dangerous for the man who dare it, but this is nonsense. One of the basic principle of the...
Should Scientists Allowed Divert Hurricane Major City Dooming Rural
By: Paulette Redemske
Should scientists be allowed to divert a hurricane away from a major city, dooming rural residents?The question is really should anyone be able to ultimately play God or Mother Nature by changing a weather pattern and possibly adding more disastrous particles into the atmosphere...
Forest Thinning is Essential for Keeping Forests Healthy and People Safe
By: Dominick Murray
The thinning of forests is a natural process as much as it is an anthropogenic one. It has been carried out since the emergence of trees and forests as organisms and communities by the effects of wind. Wind plays an important and natural role in...
By: Dominick Murray
Wood has been burned by mankind since first we harnessed fire. It has been the fuel behind the provision of heat, cooking, defence and craft to name but a few things. Nowadays, when we are quickly watching our fossil fuel reserves dwindle away, we are...

 

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