Category: News

Venezuela’s Maracaibo Lake is known as the Lightning Capital of the World

If one likes lightning storms, then the most extreme lightning place on earth is Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela. It has so much lightning that it is known as the lightning capital of the world. So much lightning lights up Lake Maracaibo, that sailors used… Continue Reading “Venezuela’s Maracaibo Lake is known as the Lightning Capital of the World”

Suriname History Legend

First explored by the Spaniards in the 16th century and then settled by the English in the mid-17th century, Suriname became a Dutch colony in 1667. With the abolition of African slavery in 1863, other labor workers were brought in from India and colonial… Continue Reading “Suriname History Legend”

Polar bears caught feeding on a Whale Carcass in the Arctic

Polar bears in the Arctic struggle more and more to get a good meal. Sea ice is declining because of climate change, forcing polar bears to retreat to land, away from their main prey of seals. Then a dead sperm whale appeared on a… Continue Reading “Polar bears caught feeding on a Whale Carcass in the Arctic”

What makes the Ring of Fire so Dangerous

The Ring of Fire is over 40,200 km (25,000 miles) long chain of tectonic activity, including earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, islands, and natural disasters. That activity is sometimes devastating for the region. However, it also played a key part in creating it. This area in… Continue Reading “What makes the Ring of Fire so Dangerous”

Lake Tanganyika holds 16% of the World’s Fresh Water

Lake Tanganyika flows through 4 African countries: a little in each of Burundi & Zambia, & more than 40% in each of the Democratic Republic of Congo & Tanzania, making this the second largest (& second deepest) lake in the world. The lake holds… Continue Reading “Lake Tanganyika holds 16% of the World’s Fresh Water”

Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA

About one billion pounds of conventional, synthetic pesticides are used each year in the United States to control weeds, insects, and other so-called pests. This number began rising in the mid-1990’s, with the advent of genetically modified foods, which are engineered in a lab… Continue Reading “Top Ten Pesticide-Soaked Fruits and Vegetables to Avoid in the USA”

Curacao Dolphin Academy produkt Mosa pleegt zelfmoord in Saudi Arabie

De 7-jarige dolfijn Mosa die door het Seaquarium op Curacao aan Saudi Arabie verkocht werd is overleden. Volgens de Dolphin Academy gaat het om een noodlottig ongeval en botste Mosa met een hoge snelheid tegen een wand van het bassin in het Midden Oosten,… Continue Reading “Curacao Dolphin Academy produkt Mosa pleegt zelfmoord in Saudi Arabie”

The Bosnian Pyramids

In 2020, doctor Sam Osmanagich and The Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun Foundation is celebrating its 15 th year since multidisciplinary investigations of the Bosnian Pyramids began. These pyramids are older than the Egyptian pyramids and even older than the Neolithic era. Long back,… Continue Reading “The Bosnian Pyramids”

The World’s major rivers are drying up from Extreme Weather

To be stuck “up a river without a paddle” is an expression for a sticky situation you just can’t get out of. But if that river happens to be in the northern hemisphere this summer, it’s likely the paddle won’t be helpful, anyway. A… Continue Reading “The World’s major rivers are drying up from Extreme Weather”

NASA discovered the most Earth-like planet in the Universe today

NASA and SETI recently announced the intriguing discovery of a second Earth-like planet in our Universe today. This “Bigger, Older Cousin to Earth” is called Kepler-452b and is located in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star in the Cygnus constellation. It’s not the… Continue Reading “NASA discovered the most Earth-like planet in the Universe today”

10 Herbs you can Grow Indoors in Water all year long

Winter usually marks the end of fresh local produce (especially if you live in the Northern hemisphere). But what if you could grow some plants indoors without the hassle of mud and planters? Growing herbs indoors isn’t as difficult as when you’re trying to… Continue Reading “10 Herbs you can Grow Indoors in Water all year long”

European Heatwave spark multiple Wildfires

European heatwave kills hundreds of people, while jammed electric vehicles spark wildfires that have displaced thousands In France and across the Iberian continent. Since July 10, 2022 at least 360 people have been killed in Spain due to a massive heatwave and thousands of individuals… Continue Reading “European Heatwave spark multiple Wildfires”

Tropical Storm heading for the Dutch Caribbean Islands and Venezuela

A tropical rainstorm that has been designated as Potential Tropical Cyclone Two by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is forecast to travel across the southern Caribbean Sea while remaining very close to the shores of Venezuela and Colombia in South America this week. Tropical… Continue Reading “Tropical Storm heading for the Dutch Caribbean Islands and Venezuela”