When we look at our planet from space
one color dominates that's why Earth is
called the Blue Planet about three
quarters of our world is covered with
By Nighat2 months ago in FYI
It's 1898 and you're participating in
unearthings in Sakara
this spot not far away from Cairo is
brimming with antiquated burial places and pyramids
By Nighat2 months ago in History
In the spring of 1979, a lab worker in Sverdlovsk, USSR
removed a clogged air filter in the ventilation system
and didn’t replace it.
The year is 15 CE and the Roman Empire is prospering.
Most of the credit will go to the emperor,
but this success wouldn’t have been possible
In the early 20th century,
a meteorologist named Alfred Wegener noticed striking similarities
between the coasts of Africa and South America.
Discouragement is the main source of handicap on the planet.
In the US,
near 10% of grown-ups battle with discouragement.
By Nighat2 months ago in Humans
Middle age Europe.
Where unbathed, sword employing knights ate spoiled meat,
thought the Earth was level, safeguarded celibacy belt wearing ladies,
In this south Texas clearing,
an old story that ties the individuals from four species together is spreading out.
The first included is our prospective sovereign leafcutter insect.
Long ago, La’amaomao, the Hawaiian wind goddess,
wielded a gourd that housed the winds of the Islands.
It came to hold her bones, along with the life force they carried,
Soft percussion and a toasty scent mark the violent transformation
of tough seeds into cloud-like puffs.
This is the almost magical process of popcorn-making.
By Nighat2 months ago in Feast
Some swear they're reviled to be pursued by mosquitoes
while their nearby sidekicks are consistently left sound.
In any case, is this a deception?
From the 1930s well into the 1960s,
pregnancy testing required an elusive piece of gear:
a female African tore frog.
For a really long time, emergency clinics and examination labs all over the planet