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Our planet and its mysteries: interesting facts, scientific discoveries and disputable theories about the past and future of the Earth

Pink Moon: Don’t Miss This April’s Special Full Moon!

By | 2017-04-06T12:05:02+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Pink Moon is rising this month, signifying the beginning of springtime! Don’t miss this beautiful display! In the night sky, there are many wonders to behold. Stars sprinkle across the raven sky, deep within the universe and appearing so close as to be caught by our grasping hands. As does the moon, a sentinel [...]

The Sahara Desert May Have Been Created by Early Humans, Study Suggests

By | 2017-04-04T18:17:08+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Earth, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Majestic in its sandy beauty, the Sahara Desert has always been an iconic image of the beauty and power of nature. Even though difficult to imagine, just a mere 12,000 years ago, the endless heat and lifeless sands were a vibrant resort filled with lakes, grassland and rain. With this in mind, it's not surprising [...]

Total Eclipse of the Sun on August 21, 2017: America Will See the Sky Darken for the First Time Since 1979

By | 2017-03-01T22:18:27+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Earth, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

The total eclipse of the sun will be visible in the U.S. on August 21, 2017. This will be the first time in almost four decades. I hope Americans are ready for a heavenly show! From Oregon all the way to South Carolina (spanning Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, and parts of Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, [...]

Dolphins Exhibit Human Communication Patterns, Study Finds

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:35+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Would you believe that dolphins have communication patterns that are similar to ours? Dolphins are among one of the smartest mammals on the earth, along with chimpanzees and, of course, humans. Their communicative skills have impressed humans for years and recent research has been found to suggest that human-like conversational patterns are present in dolphin [...]

6 Things I Am No Longer Impressed By

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:45+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a world of scarce resources, inequality and environmental meltdown, there are some things it’s no longer worth being impressed by. If we want to see a fairer, happier and more peaceful world, we need to re-evaluate our measures of success. Here are six things we should no longer be impressed by: 1. Square-footage With [...]

We Only Have 1000 Years Left On Earth, Stephen Hawking Warns

By | 2017-05-26T14:42:25+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How much time does the human race have left on Earth? Not more than 1000 years, Stephen Hawking says. We always knew that we had a limited time to live the way that we live on this Earth. According to one of the world’s top physicists, Stephen Hawking, our societies may only have around 1000 years [...]

History of Civilization and Climate Change: What We Can Learn from the Past

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:28+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

As the history of civilization proves, we are not the first who have managed to influence the Earth's climate. Since 2014, each year the scientists have been warning that that was the hottest year since 1880. The Earth's pre-industrial average temperature was 57. 3 Fahrenheit or 13.6 Celsius. According to numerous sources in the past several [...]

Hollow Earth Conspiracy: Controversial Theory Suggests Our Planet Is Hollow and Habitable Within

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:39+00:00 July 31st, 2016|Categories: Earth, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

So you’ve heard about the flat earth theory? Of course, you have, who hasn’t. Well tell me, have you heard about the hollow earth conspiracy? According to a wide audience, the earth could, indeed, be hollow on the inside. It’s true, beneath what we’ve known, and further, than we have drilled, there could be a [...]

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