World and climate facts

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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Did The Romans Drive A Birth Control Plant To Extinction?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did the Romans really have so much sex that they drove a plant that supposedly provided birth control to extinction? It would appear that they did, but nature also helped them. The decadence of the Roman Empire is extremely well documented. From the mighty feasts and extreme violence to their sexual perversions, they rarely left …

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Mount Chimborazo Is The Closest To The Moon, So The Worlds Highest Point Is Not Everest

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you were to ask the question what is the worlds highest mountain the answer would be Mount Everest. What if the question was what is the worlds highest point? By that question we mean the point on the Earth that is closest to the moon. Again, most would say Everest. But what if we …

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Volcano Birth In 1943 Of Paricutin

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geology rarely offers observers and experts in the field the opportunity to see the changes in the Earth as they happen. It’s usually a case of events taking place over millions of years, unless it’s an earth quake or volcanic eruption. The creation of physical mountains is a process that normally takes a very long …

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Honey is the Only Food That Doesn’t Take Life

Reading Time: 2 minutes Raise your hand if you enjoy honey. It’s the delicious food that is produced by bees. It’s sweet, and relatively good for you. It doesn’t spoil and can be used for food and in some medicines. But did you know that it’s also good for the planet in more ways than one? That’s because honey …

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Australia’s Glowing Lake

Reading Time: 2 minutes   There’s no doubt about it that Australia has some pretty amazing scenery. From the gorgeous beaches, to the harsh red center, the landscape of the country is breath taking. But did you know that  Australia has a glowing lake? It quite literally does glow, and by all accounts is an eerie sight. Australia really …

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The Black Rose Of Halfeti Is So Rare It Only Grows In One Region Of Turkey

Reading Time: 2 minutes The black rose of Halfeti is a flower that is often mentioned, yet rarely seen. In fact, if you were to see one bloom you would have to be in Halfeti, Turkey, the only place in the world that they grow. It’s for this reason that they are often called the Halfeti Rose. Roses. Women love …

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