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Solar Powered Plane Circumnavigates the Globe in 2016

We have finally been able to have a human circumnavigate the world in a solar powered plane. The technology has exploded and expanded in recent decades and innovations occur every day. This newest innovation was recreating the type of achievement of the pre 1930’s - circumnavigating the world…

What caused the massive tornadoes in the Midwest this week?

The Midwest United States is known as “tornado alley”. Here is found a unique combination of conditions – the movement of frontal systems move and the closeness to water. A tornado is formed when two different air masses meet. When a polar air mass meets a tropical warm air mass,…

Extinct fauna at Liang Bua, Indonesia believed to be older that 11 kyr

Excavations at Liang Bua, a limestone cave on the island of Flores, East Indonesia, have yielded a well-dated archaeological and faunal series from 95,000 years ago. The cave has evidence of human occupation of what they are calling Homo floresiensis or Flores Man, or a “Hobbit” and Homo…

Australia’s Smallest Penguin in Danger

When you think of Australian wildlife, a handful of unique animals come to mind. For sure, kangaroos, koalas and wallabies are iconic symbols of the land, and if you visit, it’s practically mandatory to go see them in action at the zoo (or in their native habitat). Little penguins, or fairy…

What is Carbon Capture?

Carbon dioxide is a colorless and odorless gas. It is a product of respiration of all organisms that grow in an environment with oxygen. Carbon dioxide is also present in Earth’s atmosphere as a trace gas at a concentration of about 0.04%. In nature, it is present in volcanoes, geysers, and…

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an area of floating trash in the centre of the Pacific Ocean which is carried by the ocean currents. This trash moves with the currents from North America to Japan and circles back continually. There is very little visible trash and this makes any attempt of…

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Tips to keep your Garden healthy

• Soil is something which is very important for flowers, so you have to make sure that you turn the soil around the plant with spade at least once a month. • If your garden has clay soil, then just make sure that you top that clay soil with at least a foot of good quality composite. •…

Are You Really Eating Organic Food?

Sure you might be buying organic food from the store next store, but are confirmed about it being organic? Or are you being fooled by the label? It is now very common to see companies using the word “natural” or “organic” to label all their food products. But a categorized…

Important Benefits of Eating Leafy Greens

If you want to lead a very healthy way of life then including green vegetables in your diet is something that you should definitely consider. This is because the leafy greens are characterized by a huge number of health benefits. To know more about these, read on. Contains Plenty of Iron Leafy green…

Mistakes we make when choosing organic

Every single person wants to live longer and healthier, so many of us pay too much attention on what are we doing and eating. Choosing to live organic, is the best thing you can do. This means you should eat organic food and have a lot of physical activity. Sadly, people are making many mistakes…