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What Is an Example of a Famous Volcanic Eruption?

Volcanic eruptions take place when magma, which is the molten rock found underneath the earth's surface, spews out of a fissure on the earth's crust. When magma reaches the surface in an eruption, it is then called lava. Eruptions can be explosive or slow-moving. 0 1.9K

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What to Know about Reindeer

For most of us, Yuletide is the season when reindeer become a topic of conversation. But reindeer populations have been declining recently because of climate changes. In fact, the last three decades have seen numbers plummet by 60% due to global warming disrupting the natural habitats of reindeer. Their…

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Foods to Help Combat the Holidays’ High Cholesterol

It’s that time of year again when holiday festivities cause tummies to pack on some extra pounds. That means cholesterol levels would be affected, too. There’s a difference between types of cholesterol – the good and the bad. To fight the good fight against bad cholesterol, it is suggested that…

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Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks August 11th, 12th, and 13th

Astronomers are saying that this year’s Perseid Meteor shower shall put on a spectacular show.  Peak window is expected to be on August 11th, 12th, and 13th.  Rather than just the typical 80 meteors per hour, skywatchers will be treated to between 150 to 200 Perseids…

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How Much Exercise Do You Need After A 9-to-5 Work Day at the Desk

Let’s face it, modern times often means a work day that requires us at the desk for eight hours.  Then it’s sometimes followed by a couch potato-like relaxation in front of the television.  Unfortunately, that type of sedentary lifestyle is associated with increased risks of chronic conditions…

Darwinolide from Antarctic Sponge Is Key to Treating MRSA I Science Technology and Lifestyle I

Antarctic Sponge Has Key to Eliminating Resistant Staph Bacteria MRSA

According to the American Chemical Society’s journal, Organic Letters, a scientific team from the University of South Florida (USF) has isolated and tested an…

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Looking for Contestants: Casting Call Made for Apple’s TV Show ‘Planet of the Apps’

Apple’s TV show on app developers has been greenlighted.  Named Planet of the Apps, the show will be in the style of a reality competition, similar to Shark Tank. According to

Climate Change Threatens Oldest and Largest Trees Worldwide I Science Technology and Lifestyle I

Climate Change Threatens Oldest and Largest Trees Worldwide

Climate change has affected ecosystems worldwide, and one of the most precious treasures of our world--the community of ancient trees--is among the most affected detrimentally by these drastic climate…

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Blue Light from Devices Can Permanently Damage Children’s Eyesight

Recently, leading optometrists in the United States have issued warnings in a new, more robust public awareness campaign about the danger that blue light can cause in children’s eyesight. They report…

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How Many Solar Panels Will I Need?

Heating and cooling a home means energy expenses.  Using solar energy as a solution can help reduce energy costs.  But how many solar panels are needed to power my house? …