According to the World Almanac, Alaska has the longest days of sunlight in the world. The exact statement goes as follows: "The sun is above the horizon for twenty-four hours on or about June 20, and for twenty-four hours on or about December 22." So why does Alaska have such long days? If you look at a map of the world, the only part of North America that's above the … [Read more...] about Why Does Alaska Have Really Long Days
Living near a power line may not be as bad for your health as you think. Today we’re discussing the effects of living near a power line, and if it's bad for your health. The sources of electricity generation can be classified into three types: coal, oil, and natural gas. There are power plants fired by nuclear reactors as well. It has been proven that some radiation exists … [Read more...] about Is Living Near a Power Line Bad for your Health?
There are many feel good stories about people saving our planet to enjoy out there in the world, but today we’re going to share just a few. Below you’ll find some of our favorite stories about people saving our planet by choosing to do things, make changes, or just be a kind human. Search Engine Plants a Tree There’s a search engine that will plant a tree every time you … [Read more...] about Feel Good Stories About People Saving Our Planet
There are many endangered species in the world today that need our help. While most endangered species are being carefully watched by specialists, we can do our part to help them with the following list of ideas. Learn More The first step to helping endangered species is to learn more about the animals that are considered endangered in your local area. You can join an … [Read more...] about Easy Things You Can do to Help Endangered Species
Since laughter is the best medicine we wanted to feature some of the science behind why we laugh. Today you’re going to learn more about laughter and we human beings laugh. We hope you enjoy learning more and do share this topic with your friends and family! Based on some of the research we did for this blog post, we found that many researchers haven’t a clue what makes … [Read more...] about The Science of Why We Laugh