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When you look into the night sky, you are looking back in time.

The stars we see in the night sky are very far away from us, so far the star light we see has taken a...
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View the Earth as seen from the International Space Station

Incredible videos have been made with photos from the International Space Station but none is quite like this one. “This is Our Planet” was created...

When you see a halo around the sun or moon it means a storm...

There’s an old weather saying: ring around the moon means rain soon. There’s truth to this saying, because high cirrus clouds often come before...

Sharks were on earth before trees.

Hard to imagine, isn’t it? But it’s true. Sharks are older than trees. The earliest known species of tree is Archaeopteris. It was a...

The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, the most destructive volcanic events in history.

This huge eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia was one of the most destructive volcanic events in history, killing 36,000 people. The volcano first erupted,...
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The deadliest animal on earth are mosquitoes.

The deadliest animal on earth are mosquitoes with more deaths attached to them every year than any other animal in the world. When asked about...
people starve to death

On Average 20 thousand people starve to death every single day on Earth.

About 21,000 people die every day of hunger or hunger-related causes, according to the United Nations. This is one person every four seconds, as...

The World’s most Dangerous and deadly viruses.

Dangerous and deadly viruses have been affecting the human race for as long as we have existed, yet as the world continues to grow...

The driest place on Earth has seen no rain for nearly 2 million years.

When people asks where the driest place on Earth is, our mind immediately starts juggling between the names of deserts. Yet, surprisingly the driest...

Oymyakon: a town that gets colder than the Peak of Mt Everest.

Deep into the north western frontiers of Russia, a population of 500 people in a Siberian town called Oymyakon spends a few extra ounces...
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