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oldest known fossils
3.8-billion-year-old find in Canada offers more evidence that life was around very early after the Earth formed. These structures may not be the remains of ancient bacteria or archea. They may have formed via chemical garden process, the inorganic growth of tubular structures that had a semipermeable membrane at...
For all of our alleged intelligence, knowledge and know-how, there are still things the majority of people consistently get wrong. From insignificant things like thinking that Danishes were first made in Denmark or that apple pie is a product of the U.S.A. to thinking that Christopher Columbus was looking...
if Earth's poles flip
While an idea such as - the poles of the Earth flipping - might sound far fetched, but it did occur once, around 780,000 years ago during the Stone Age. Scientists suggest that an impending reversal is about to happen again in the not too distant future if Earth's...
rainbows
A perfect natural optical trap. Rainbows. It is hard to see those candy-colored phenomena and not feel like a little special and like something magical is happening. The mystical, intriguing science behind this illusion is quite stunning and fascinating. So you thought you knew enough about rainbows? I'm afraid you probably...
life came from mars
People have a great capacity for imagination. Much of the concepts we currently hold were originally imagined. Yes, there were discoveries, many wonderful discoveries that no one had thought of before. Uranium was basically tripped over and the medicinal use of penicillin was only really noticed because of an accidental...
plants for clean air
The Earth’s atmosphere is the dirtiest it has ever been since the formation of the Earth. This includes the toxic periods when an asteroid hit the planet and even caused part of the extinction of the dinosaurs. Industrialization's greatest culprit for atmospheric toxins A healthy and clean environment means a healthier...
nuclear weapons
Remember the Cold War? It is fine if you do not, the whole thing was over before even old, 30-something geezers like me hit our teens. For those of you too young to remember the O.J. Simpson chase, I'll go over the bullet points. After World War II America's enemy...
center of the earth
Drilling a hole through the entire Earth is one of those things that seems entirely possible but has never been attempted. This means that scientists can only create theoretical scenarios in an attempt to explain the final result. They make use of the information that we have on the...