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Vostok – The lowest temperature ever

Vostok - lowest temperature ever

The lowest temperature ever measured on Earth was -128.6 Fahrenheit (-89.2 Celsius) at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983, beating the station’s former record of -88.3°C (-126.9°F) on 24 August 1960. About Vostok Vostok Station is a Russian (formerly Soviet) Antarctic research station. Research includes ice core drilling and magnetometry. Vostok (Russian for “east”) was named after Vostok, the lead ship ... Read More »

God’s pharmacy – Natural remedies

god's pharmacy

It’s amazing God’s Pharmacy & Natural remedies. God first separated the salt water from the fresh, made dry land, planted a garden, made animals and fish… all before making a human. He made and provided what we’d need before we were born. These are best & more powerful when eaten raw. And if required herbal medicines is better than western medicines. ... Read More »

Cano Cristales – colorful river in Colombia

the river that ran away to paradise

The river shown in the photographs below is the Cano Cristales, which is located near the town of La Macarena in Colombia, South America. The river, world famous for its colorful display. The bed of river in the end of July through November is variously colored yellow, green, blue, black, and especially red, the last caused by the Macarenia clavigera ... Read More »

Sunlight reached at earth in 8 minutes & 20 seconds

sunlight

Sunlight takes about 8 minutes and 20 seconds to reach the Earth from the surface of the Sun. If the world’s fastest land animal were to travel that same distance, it would take a cheetah over 150 years to reach the Earth running about 70 mph nonstop If the Sun suddenly disappeared from the Universe (not that this could actually ... Read More »

King Clone – 11,700 years old Creosote bush

king clone

King Clone is thought to be the oldest Creosote bush ring in the Mojave Desert. The ring is estimated to be 11,700 years old, making it one of the oldest living organisms on Earth. This single clonal colony plant of Larrea tridentata reaches up to 67 feet (20 m) in diameter, with an average diameter of 45 feet (14 m). ... Read More »

Groundwater – the big source of fresh water

groundwater

The volume of groundwater is estimated to be more than 30 times the combined volume of all fresh-water lakes in the world and more than 3,000 times the combined volume of all the world’s streams. Some water underlies the Earth’s surface almost everywhere, beneath hills, mountains, plains, and deserts. It is not always accessible, or fresh enough for use without ... Read More »

Nitrogen facts in Atmosphere

nitrogen facts

Earth’s atmosphere is actually about 80 percent nitrogen. Most of the rest is oxygen, with tiny amounts of other stuff thrown in. Nitrogen is essential to all living systems, which makes the nitrogen cycle one of Earth’s most important nutrient cycles. The atmosphere of Earth is a layer of gases surrounding the planet Earth that is retained by Earth’s gravity.  The ... Read More »

1 septillion snow crystals drop in a winter

deer in snow

Each winter there are about 1 septillion (1, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000, 000 or a trillion trillion) snow crystals that drop from the sky. The unique and complex features of snow crystals are very much affected by unstable atmospheric conditions. Snow crystals are sensitive to temperature and will change in shape and design as they fall from ... Read More »

Why do we have seasons?

seasons

Earth is tipped at 23.5 degrees in orbit. That axis is what causes our seasons. The earth’s tilt causes different hemispheres of the earth to be pointed towards the sun at different times in earth’s orbit. Whatever hemisphere is pointed towards the sun, it is summer there. The hemisphere that is pointed away, is experiencing winter. As the earth spins ... Read More »

100 lightning strikes occur worldwide every second

lightning

Average 100 lightning strikes occur worldwide every second.  Cloud-to-ground lightning bolts are a common phenomenon, yet their power is extraordinary. Each bolt can contain up to one billion volts of electricity. The average number of strikes varies with location, season, and many other variables. A number of studies have been done using lightning detection networks located in some countries and using ... Read More »

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