Articles (Environment)

Is the Sun going on Lockdown too?
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Recent reports state that the activity on the Sun’s surface has fallen dramatically, promoting a period of solar minimum that might cause droughts and famine on Earth.


How Has the Coronavirus Affect Our Life Positively?
(COVID-19 Pandemic)

We all inevitably fear the unknown; after all, it is a modified virus with no cure thus far; yet, cannot we find a single positive effect amidst these fears?


Nature's Got Talent
(Earth Sciences)

Do you believe that nature's got talent?

The Sound of Earth
(Earth Sciences)

Mother Nature is always speaking; she speaks in a language only the sincere listener can understand; actually, she is not only speaking, she is singing too.

Extracting Fuel from Air
(Energy and Water)

“Necessity is the mother of invention” is a popular  proverb that we realize is true when crises occur or when we go through difficulties in our lives.


Godzilla between Fact and Fiction
(Fact and Myth)

Godzilla movies are one of the most famous and successful movies in the history of cinema; yet, fans wonder if the story could actually be true.

Facts about Insects
(Life Sciences)

Do you know that the salt you sprinkle on your food every day as an essential cooking ingredient is deadly for other creatures?


A Sustainable Loop: From Linear to Circular Economy
(Science Everywhere)

Elements of a plausible solution have been around for decades, they have been compiled into the conceptual framework of circular economy.

Liquid Rainbow
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

 

According to local legend, the river has escaped paradise to flow through Earth; read on the River of Five Colors and the Liquid Rainbow.

Do Our Bodies Contain Plastics?
(Fact and Myth)

This question might sound weired; how would our bodies contain plastic while we definitely do not consume it?

UNDP Energy Project in Zimbabwe
(Energy and Water)

How could solar energy offer better and affordable health services to the residents of remote and rural areas?

Dog-Killing Chocolate!
(Agriculture, Food, and Nutrition)

Do you know that the salt you sprinkle on your food every day as an essential cooking ingredient is deadly for other creatures?

Healing Light
(Health and the Human Body)

The Sun was worshiped by several ancient civilizations, but with their demise, its worship diminish and the knowledge of its healing powers.


The Mysterious Case of the Bermuda Triangle
(Fact and Myth)

As mysterious as it would read, when you dig deeper, the case becomes less puzzling!

Illegal Wildlife Trade
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Mankind has always been fascinated with what is deemed exotic and rare. 


Around the World in Five Houses (4)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

In China, several forms of vernacular architecture flourished across the centuries; many remain to this day. 


Around the World in Five Houses (3)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although vernacular architecture is a universal concept, Africa in particular is rich with numerous examples.


Around the World in Five Houses (2)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although the building blocks of igloos are made of ice, their interiors can reach up to 40 degrees warmer than the outside temperature. 

I have A Dream
(Environment and Climate Change)

Urban trees are much more than elements of landscape beautification; they can save lives and can literally save our planet.

Do Not Let the Sky Fall!
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Predictions that the world is about to end have been going on for centuries based upon the estimated effects of several long-term influences.

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