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

3 Ways Environmental Problems Affect Your Intelligence, According to Science

By |2018-11-30T16:38:46+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Earth, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Is it really possible for environmental problems to alter our brain power? Quite possibly! Have you ever been too hot to work, or maybe even too cold? These are just a couple of examples of environmental problems leading to an impact on our daily lives and our productivity. But, science now says that there is [...]

Gaia Hypothesis: Are All Living Beings on Earth Interconnected?

By |2018-11-27T22:31:59+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Earth, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The Gaia hypothesis, or Gaia theory, is a hypothesis suggesting that everything which lives on Gaia interacts with their surroundings to form a symbiotic circle, where everything affects each other to continue the lifecycle of planet Earth. The Gaia hypothesis was first developed by a man called James Lovelock, helped by a microbiologist called Lynn [...]

7 Places of Power around the World Where You Can Access the Energy of Nature

By |2018-11-23T23:26:50+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Earth, History & Archaeology, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many stunning places in the world, but there are a few places of power that can tap into your mind and soul, giving you energy beyond anything you have ever felt before. Many people seek their spirituality in nature. All across this beautiful planet, there are some places of power that have [...]

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

By |2018-09-20T13:10:50+00:00April 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+00:00April 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 |2018-09-20T23:03:41+00:00February 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 |2018-09-21T19:48:19+00:00December 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 |2018-09-21T21:27:03+00:00December 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 [...]