Facts About Lake Okeechobee

Facts About Lake Okeechobee

January 15, 2019

Lake Okeechobee or the Lake O is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida. Lake Okeechobee has been suffering from increasing pollution and other problems like algal blooms and high amount of Phosphorus. Read on for more facts on Lake Okeechobee. Okeechobee means “Big Water”. The name, Okeechobee is a seminole Indian name, […]

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Facts About Cumulus Clouds

January 15, 2019

Cumulus clouds look like fluffy cotton. Their base is round and the top has rounded towers. Read on for cool facts on Cumulus clouds. Shape and name of cumulus clouds The word “Cumulus” means pile in Latin. Cumulus clouds get their name because they look “piled up” over one another. A cumulus cloud that resembles […]

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chocolate facts for chocolate lovers

Interesting Chocolate Facts for Chocolate Lovers

January 13, 2019

For the lovers of chocolate, here chocolate facts you shouldn’t miss out on- 1. The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves. These waves are responsible for inducing relaxation. Chocolate consumption also stimulates Endorphins, hormones that generate a sense of pleasure. 2. Chocolate helps in formation of “good bacteria” in body. 3. Due to high […]

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Facts About Macaw Parrots

Facts About Macaw Parrots

January 13, 2019

Macaws are long-tailed, often colorful New World parrots. They make great pets and a lifetime friend due to their long lifespan. They are noisy, chirpy and can speak upto 30 words. Read on for cute facts about Macaw Parrots. Genre: Ara Average length: 86 cm Weight: 1040 – 1286 g (Except a few species that […]

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Facts About Mount Aconcagua

Facts About Mount Aconcagua

January 10, 2019

Mount Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia. It stands 6,961 meters tall and is one of the peaks of the “seven summits”. It is the highest peak in both the Western and the Southern hemispheres. It is located in the Andes Mountain range of South America in Mendoza province of Argentina. Read on for […]

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Facts About Hitler

Clear-cut Facts About Hitler

January 6, 2019

Adolf Hitler was undoubtedly one of the most controversial people in history. He rose to power to become dictator of Germany, serving as Chancellor from 1933 and Führer from 1934. He was known for his cruelty and brutal handling of masses. Read on for some surprising facts about Adolf Hitler. 1. He only had one […]

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Facts About Terror Birds

Facts About the Predatory Terror Birds of Cenozoic Era

January 3, 2019

The phorusrhacids or the “terror birds” were a species of flightless predatory birds that roamed the earth in the Cenozoic Era. It is established that they lived in South America between early Paleocene to the late Pleistocene. It was known for its characteristic hunting style and its competition with dangerous predators like the saber tooth […]

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Facts About the Amazon Rainforest

Facts About the Amazon Rainforest

January 2, 2019

The Amazon rainforest in  South America is home to an incredible variety of animal flora and fauna. It is one of the most important places on earth. Here are some amazing unique facts about the amazon rainforests. It covers 9 nations Brazil has 64% of the Amazon rainforest, while Peru has 13% and Colombia has […]

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Facts About Stratovolcanoes

Interesting Facts About Stratovolcanoes

January 2, 2019

Stratovolcanoes or composite volcanoes are characterised by their steep slopes. Some famous volcanoes like Mount St Helens, Mount Tambora and Krakatoa are some examples of stratovolcanoes. Read on to know interesting facts about stratovolcanoes. Grand and steep sided Many large volcanoes on earth are stratovolcanoes. They are steep-sided and have alternating layers of lava, volcanic […]

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Facts About Mount St Helens Eruption

Facts About Mount St Helens Eruption In 1980

January 1, 2019

March 18, 1980 marked the eruption of Mount St Helens, a symmetrical stratovolcano located in Skamania County, in the U.S. state of Washington. The eruption wasn’t anticipated but didn’t proceed in an unexpected manner. It led to the death of thousands of animals and about 50 people. Here are some interesting facts about Mount St […]

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