Category: Geology

See the 1,000-Year-Old Windmills Still in Use Today | National Geographic

See the 1,000-Year-Old Windmills Still in Use Today | National Geographic

These amazing windmills are among the oldest in the world. Located in the Iranian town of Nashtifan, initially named Nish Toofan, or “storm’s sting,” the windmills have withstood winds of up to 74 miles...

The story of the 500 year old frozen girl

The story of the 500 year old frozen girl

The Inca would sacrifice children after an important event as an offering to there gods.  An Inca girl was only 15 years old and has been nick named ‘the maiden’. Her frozen body was found...

I’m a Physicist At CERN We’ve Done Something We Shouldn’t Have Done part one

I’m a Physicist At CERN We’ve Done Something We Shouldn’t Have Done part one

What is going on at CERN?  We don’t think this is real, but we decided to leave it up to you.  The story written from a 3rd person perspective is very deep and detailed...

Antartica castle discovery rewrites history!!! Breaking News

Antartica castle discovery rewrites history!!! Breaking News

In this Episode we explore the history behind bases in Antarctica.

Polar Bears Can’t Just Switch to Terrestrial Food

Polar Bears Can’t Just Switch to Terrestrial Food

Scientists once thought that polar bears might survive by supplementing their pinniped diet by turning to terrestrial foods like snow geese, their eggs and caribou. While captive, the bears do not eat. They drop about one...

Archaeologists Survey Seaplanes Sunk During Pearl Harbor Attack

Archaeologists Survey Seaplanes Sunk During Pearl Harbor Attack

For the first time, archaeologists have been able to map and image the sunken fleet of seaplanes destroyed in a prelude to the Pearl Harbor attack 74 years ago. Minutes before attacking Pearl Harbor,...

37 Years Ago, America’s Relationship with Volcanoes Changed Forever

37 Years Ago, America’s Relationship with Volcanoes Changed Forever

This turned into one of the most well-studied eruptions in human history: American volcanologists had eyes on the mountain from the beginning, and were quick to get instruments to her slopes the instant she...

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

Climate Change Is Turning Antarctica Green

A new study has found a steady growth of moss in Antarctica over the last 50 years as temperatures increased as a result of climate change. The continued retreat of glaciers will make the...

It’s Official: Three-Toed Sloths Are the Slowest Mammals on Earth

It’s Official: Three-Toed Sloths Are the Slowest Mammals on Earth

After seven years of studying three-toed sloths, scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have made it official: the tree-dwelling animals are the slowest mammals on earth, metabolically speaking. With a metabolic rate of 162...