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  • Volcanoes can affect climate and climate can affect a volcano, though these two events do not necessarily occur in equal amounts. By far, the most common phenomena, revolves around a very large volcano emitting tons of debris and chemicals into the atmosphere.

    Volcanoes and Climate

    Volcanoes and Climate

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • The uses of math for the layperson are essentially endless. No matter whether you are a struggling student, a homeowner, or someone simply trying to lose weight, math is the universal language that has an something to offer everyone.

    Practical Applications of Mathematics in Everyday Life

    Practical Applications of Mathematics in Everyday Life

    by Christopher Wanamaker38

  • North America is home to six species of wildcats. Learn more about the wildcats of North America with pictures and videos.

    The Six Wildcats of North America

    The Six Wildcats of North America

    by Sheila Brown76

  • This is a basic guide to what you can see on the surface on the Moon - there is as much that can be seen on the Moon with a pair of binoculars, than in the whole of the rest of the sky put together.

    Astronomy - A Beginner's Guide to the Moon

    Astronomy - A Beginner's Guide to the Moon

    by Greensleeves Hubs15

  • Anesthesia ushered a new age of medical advances, as pain was an insurmountable barrier to many surgical procedures. Without the ability of physicians to render patients either unconscious or locally eliminating their pain, long surgical operations could not be performed.

    Anesthesia and Its Amazing History

    Anesthesia and Its Amazing History

    by JC Scull12

  • Acanthamoeba is a microscopic, single-celled organism that can infect the cornea of the eye. It causes a disorder called Acanthamoeba keratitis, which is most common in contact lens users.

    Acanthamoeba Facts, Eye Infection, and Keratitis

    Acanthamoeba Facts, Eye Infection, and Keratitis

    by Linda Crampton40

  • This blog is about tattoos that are being invented to monitor peoples health and help manage disease.

    Can a Tattoo Save My Life?

    Can a Tattoo Save My Life?

    by Ezria Copper0

  • Planets have the capacity to capture space objects using gravity. Here is a unique population of such objects around Jupiter, and their secrets may help reveal our origins.

    What Are Trojan Asteroids?

    What Are Trojan Asteroids?

    by Leonard Kelley0

  • Horse chestnut trees are beautiful ornamental plants. They produce a nut-like seed called a conker that is used to play a traditional game known as conkers.

    The Horse Chestnut Tree and Conkers

    The Horse Chestnut Tree and Conkers

    by Linda Crampton40

  • The bunya pine produces huge and often very heavy cones. Its large seeds are both edible and tasty. The tree has a strange appearance and some unusual features.

    The Bunya Pine: A Strange and Useful Tree

    The Bunya Pine: A Strange and Useful Tree

    by Linda Crampton108

  • Learn interesting facts about the behavior of the blue jay, view pictures, and learn how to keep this bully away from your bird feeder.

    Blue Jay Facts, Pictures, and Behavior

    Blue Jay Facts, Pictures, and Behavior

    by Eric Dockett17

  • Many people struggle to tell these two reptiles apart, but it isn't that difficult when you know what to look for. What is the difference between alligators and crocodiles? Well, there are essentially 8 main ways to tell them apart...

    The 8 Main Differences Between Alligators and Crocodiles

    The 8 Main Differences Between Alligators and Crocodiles

    by Paul Goodman101

  • A look at the diversity of Arizona's Coconino National Forest and some of the wildlife that makes its home there, in the northern part of the state, including the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff

    Wildlife of the Coconino National Forest

    Wildlife of the Coconino National Forest

    by Deb Kingsbury47

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  • Most commonly, you see brown or blue eyes but some people, whether it be luck or a medical condition, wind up with really cool and rare eye colors.

    6 Rare and Unique Eye Colors

    6 Rare and Unique Eye Colors

    by Tatiana476

  • Michael Faraday, the son of an 18th Century blacksmith, became one of the greatest scientists of his age. One of his discoveries transformed the world and changed the way we live forever.

    Michael Faraday for Kids: His Life, Work, and Legacy

    Michael Faraday for Kids: His Life, Work, and Legacy

    by Amanda Littlejohn57

  • Draco lizards are sometimes known as flying dragons. They have a skin fold on each side of their body that extends to form a wing-like structure and enables them to glide through the air.

    Draco Lizards and Flying Dragons: Strange Reptiles

    Draco Lizards and Flying Dragons: Strange Reptiles

    by Linda Crampton37

  • Exciting disciplines that combine biology and math include biostatistics, epidemiology, bioinformatics, mathematical biology, and population ecology. The disciplines offer interesting careers.

    Careers That Combine Biology and Mathematics

    Careers That Combine Biology and Mathematics

    by Linda Crampton52

  • Birds are among the most beautiful creatures on Earth. They're also some of the weirdest! Check out these crazy-but-true interesting and fun facts about our feathered friends...you'll be amazed!

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Birds

    Top 10 Interesting and Fun Facts About Birds

    by Amanda Littlejohn45

  • The banana spider is famous for its beautiful web, which appears to be golden when it shines in the sun. The spider's venom is of the same type as that of a black widow, but much weaker.

    Facts About Banana or Golden Orb Spiders

    Facts About Banana or Golden Orb Spiders

    by Paul Goodman70

  • Learn some facts about common songbirds of Pennsylvania and view pictures to help you identify and attract the birds in your backyard.

    16 Common Songbirds of Pennsylvania

    16 Common Songbirds of Pennsylvania

    by Eric Dockett33

  • Have you have considered the power potential of the human body? What about the energy stored in a raindrop? In this article I discuss five strange methods that could one day become an integral way that civilization generates electricity.

    Five Alternative Forms of Energy You Have Never Heard of

    Five Alternative Forms of Energy You Have Never Heard of

    by Christopher Wanamaker28

  • We've all experienced short-term, local power outages, but what kind of problems would we have if the power was out for a week, or even longer? What if the blackout was widespread? We depend on electricity for more than lights and TV. We will be in big trouble if the power grid goes down for long.

    Could We Survive a Long-Term Power Outage?

    Could We Survive a Long-Term Power Outage?

    by Sherry Hewins58

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