Category: Nature

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...

This Is the Only Place Antimatter Can Survive in the Universe

This Is the Only Place Antimatter Can Survive in the Universe

All matter in the universe contains protons and electrons (one positive, one negative). But, a physicist named Paul Dirac found, in his calculations, that for every matter particle, there should be an opposite —...

Big Earthquakes May Be More Likely During New and Full Moons

Big Earthquakes May Be More Likely During New and Full Moons

Every two weeks, on the full and new moons, the sun, moon and Earth fall along a nearly straight line. The combination of gravitational forces in this arrangement creates large swings in the tides. But...

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...

China’s Electric Taxi Plan is a Logistical Nightmare

China’s Electric Taxi Plan is a Logistical Nightmare

China has a plan to reduce pollution in Beijing: it’s going to replace all 67,000 gas-powered taxis with electric models, a plan expected to cost operators around nine billion yuan ($1.3 billion). The problem...

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...

“Zealandia” –Evidence Emerges for an Eighth “Lost Continent” We Didn’t Know Existed (VIDEO)

The team of geologists have argued in the research that New Zealand and New Caledonia aren’t actually a series of islands – but rather part of an ancient 5 million square kilometer continent called...