World and climate facts

Sir Isaac Newton’s Apple Tree is Still Alive and Growing Today

Reading Time: 2 minutes It may sound unbelievable, and even inconceivable, but would you believe that Sir Isaac Newton’s apple tree is still growing today? That’s some three hundred and fifty years after the now famous, and might we also say groundbreaking incident which spurned his theory on gravity. Now, if you don’t know the story about Sir Isaac Newton’s apple …

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There’s an Incredible Red Beach in Panjin, China

Reading Time: 2 minutes You seriously have to love mother nature. From the stunning sunrises, through to the marvelous landscapes and on to the glorious sunsets, it sure knows how to put on a superb show. It’s just a grand old world to live in, and if the creatures that surround us fail to get our attention, we can always …

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Viagra Keeps Flowers from Wilting and Makes Them Stand Up Straight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Well, I bet you didn’t see this use of Viagra coming your way. Did you know that Viagra keeps flowers from wilting and makes them stand up straight? This has to be one of the true romance drugs, or maybe it just has a propensity to harden things up. We’ll get to how Viagra keeps …

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The Smell After It’s Rained is a Mix of Plant Oils and Bacteria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever noticed a pleasant, clean smell after a rain storm? Especially if it’s a rain storm following a long period of dry weather? Some people notice it immediately, even detecting the scent before they have noticed water falling from the sky. Some people find it hard to detect, but it’s there. It leaves a pleasant, clean and earthly …

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