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Green Energy: 9 Things You Need To Know About Renewable Energy

Green energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat. These energy resources are renewable, meaning they're naturally replenished. In contrast, fossil fuels are a finite resource that take millions of years to develop and will continue to diminish…

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Space: 9 Unbelievably Weird Facts Everyone Should Know

Space is so unfathomably large and so unbelievably weird, that it can sometimes be difficult to convey basic facts. The sheer vastness of it, along with the trillions upon trillions of objects in the many billion galaxies of the universe is almost incomprehensible to the human brain. Here are 9 facts that may bewilder and…

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9 Facts About How We Actually Spend Our Time

Speaking of time, have you ever wondered just how we spend ours? And how it differs between men and women? So we share with you this surprising information about how we actually spend our time. #1. Men spend a year staring at women Men spend almost a year of their lives ogling women, a survey…

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9 Photos From The 2016 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The National Geographic travel photography contest 2016 has come to an end and it's time to announce the winners! Information on how to enter and prizes rules you can see here. Here are 9 winners of the 2016 national geographic traveler photo contest. #1. Grand Prize Winner, People: Winter Horseman - Anthony Lau The winter…

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Maya Civilization: 9 Interesting Facts About Mayans

Sometimes, we do have great times, but sometimes we will not have. And history will always tell us, that we are not alone in our journey of this world. We are part of the civilization. It rose and fell several time throughout the last 2 thousand years and actually still lives on today in the…

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9 Mind-Blowing Mysteries That Remain Unsolved

We will never solve all the mysteries out there. While most of us get our mystery fill from the latest thrillers and crime novels, there’s a whole load of weird tales out there in the world, waiting to be unearthed. Human history is packed to the rafters with strange tales of the unknown and if…

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9 Extremely Sickening Foods That Some People Love To Eat

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “one man’s trash is another person’s treasure”, but rarely have you heard about extremely sickening foods. Whether or not you’re an adventurous eater or a self-proclaimed foodie, you are likely aware that the food you love most in the world is disgusting to others, and vice versa. We went out of…

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Top 9 Green Eco-Friendly Products for Your Daily Life

Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are marketing claims referring to goods and services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minimal, or no harm at all, upon ecosystems or the environment. Eco-friendly products can be made from scratch, or from recycled materials. This kind of product is easily recognizable as it is, in…

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9 Most Beautiful Gardens in the World

Every garden is beautiful. A nice little plot of nature that brightens the area, a well-kept garden is always a nice addition to any space. Now when you take a garden and turn it into an attraction, that’s taking natural beauty to another level! These are the most beautiful outdoor gardens in the world that you have…

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Top 9 Interesting Facts About Rio de Janeiro

This summer, all eyes is on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in anticipation of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Rio de Janeiro or simply 'Rio' is the capital of the Brazilian State of Rio de Janeiro and the third largest metropolis in the country with a population of 6.3 million people. Part of the city was recognized as…

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Top 9 Major Current Environmental Problems

Our environment is constantly changing. So does the need to become increasingly aware of the problems that surround it. Our planet is poised at the brink of a severe environmental crisis. Current environmental problems make us vulnerable to disasters and tragedies, now and in the future. We are in a state of planetary emergency, with environmental…

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9 Oddest National Animals And Birds Of In The World

National animals (and birds) are supposed to be intrinsically related to the culture and eco-system of a particular nation. But oddly enough, some of these nationalistic ‘specimens’ have gone beyond the avenue of realism into the very realm of fantasy and memories. So let us take a gander at the nine weirdest national animals and birds from…

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9 Interesting Facts About The Centaurs

Centaurs are half-human, half-horse creatures in Greek mythology. They have the body of a horse and the torso, head and arms of a man. They were considered to be the children of Ixion, king of the Lapiths, and Nephele, a cloud made in the image of Hera. But a more popular theory is that they…

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9 Interesting Facts about Chinese Dragons

Dragons are important mythological creatures in Chinese culture. Entertaining and decorative dragon costumes often make an appearance in performances during certain celebrations, such as National Day and Chinese New Year. These costumes and the creatures they represent have large symbolic significance. The legends that surround Chinese dragons are intriguing and occasionally even surprising. Check out…

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Top 9 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the World

Visiting these waterfalls brings the opportunity to view some of the most spectacular sights on earth. There are few natural wonders that are filled with such awe-inspiring beauty, capturing what’s best about being alive on this magnificent place we call earth. #1. Niagara Falls Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle…

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