Thor’s Well Is A Seemingly Bottomless Hole In The Pacific Ocean

Thor’s Well Is A Seemingly Bottomless Hole In The Pacific Ocean

Near an incredibly scenic section of the Oregon Coast Highway, there is a bottomless pit. It looks bottomless, anyway. Thor’s Well is a giant chasm where seawater disappears into endless depths. It’s incredible to look at, but be wary about getting too close. A Bottomless Illusion Thor’s Well is located in Cape Perpetua, a section of the Siuslaw National Forest. If you take a stroll […]

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This Volcanic Crater In Oregon Forms America’s Deepest Lake

This Volcanic Crater In Oregon Forms America’s Deepest Lake

One of the most awe-inspiring members of the Ring of Fire—the global arc that contains 75 percent of the world’s active volcanoes—is Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park. Its namesake is the deepest lake in the United States, but it’s not connected to any rivers—all of its water comes from precipitation. That’s why it’s such a striking shade of blue. From Outie to Innie Before the […]

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20 Photos That Are Too Stunning For Words

20 Photos That Are Too Stunning For Words

Even the work of the greatest artist cannot show all the beauty of the Earth. Sometimes, natural landscapes are so vibrant and extraordinary that you could be forgiven for thinking that you’re on another planet. We thought we’d share these 20 photographs with you. Each one proves just how naturally beautiful our world is — even without using photoshop. Yunnan, China © ytimg Olympic National Park, USA © (с) Justin Jung Hotaru Ika […]

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Earth Just Passed 410 Ppm CO2 Levels For The First Time in Human History

Earth Just Passed 410 Ppm CO2 Levels For The First Time in Human History

On April 18, Earth breached its latest climate change milestone. For the first time in human history, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were measured at 410 parts per million (ppm). FUTURISM — The Keeling Curve, a University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography program, recorded the milestone at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. This was a sobering moment for scientists, albeit hardly surprising. Since last year, […]

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Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Maps of What the Earth Would Look Like If All Ice Melted

Global warming is a pressing issue that affects everyone. Though it may be hard to tell right now while we still have polar ice caps, National Geographic recently created a series of maps that illustrate how visually different the Earth would look if all the ice on the planet melted. The maps reveal a world with far fewer land masses that are above sea level. […]

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This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

This is a Fully Solar Powered Electric VW Bus

Brett Belan and his wife Kira have built a full electric solar powered 1973 Volkswagen bus and converted it into a camper. About 12 years ago he built a solar power golf car, which was an absolutely amazing vehicle. Getting the bus was interesting. The idea of having a charger station right with the vehicle obviously allows you to go far beyond where you would […]

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Bill Nye: “Plant-Based Diets Are the Future”

Bill Nye: “Plant-Based Diets Are the Future”

In a recent AMA, Bill Nye, also known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, recommended a plant-based diet to fight climate change. From over 10,000 comments in the thread, Nye chose this one: “What are your thoughts on animal agriculture and the promotion of a vegan diet as to reduce our impact on climate change?” Nye replied: Plant-based diets are the future. I look forward […]

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12 of the most dangerous roads in the world. Would you drive these?

12 of the most dangerous roads in the world. Would you drive these?

Going for a drive can be a relaxing time to unwind. That is, as long as you’re not traveling along one of these roads. These are 12 of the most dangerous roads in the world! Just the thought of winding around these extreme roadways is enough to make us feel car sick. Trust us, you’re going to want to buckle up for these. 1. Khardung […]

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Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Exposure to environmental pollutants kills 1.7 million children under the age of five each year, according to two reports released on Monday by the World Health Organization (WHO). Worldwide, more than one in four deaths among children under the age of five are attributable to environmental hazards such as indoor and outdoor air pollution, contaminated water, and poor sanitation, the WHO reports. The first report […]

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Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by NASA Images

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes in Our Planet Revealed by NASA Images

If you compare some of the photographs which can be found on NASA’s website, you can really see how human beings have changed the appearance of our world over the years. The time difference between these images ranges from five to 100 years. Incredible stuff. Muir Glacier, Alaska. August, 1941 — August, 2004. Carroll Glacier, Alaska. August, 1906 — September, 2003. Aral Sea, Central Asia. August, 2000 — August, 2014. Mabira Forest, Uganda. November, 2001 — […]

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