What are Earth Sheltered Homes and What are Their Benefits?

An Earth sheltered home found in Switzerland.

The nature of human housing has evolved drastically since our earliest days. From living in caves, to mud and straw huts, to wooden and stone homes, to the grand skyscrapers we see today. This evolution is still going on of course, as is common with nearly every aspect of human life. And … Read more

History of Seismology

seismogram record

Our world is home to several beautiful wonders of nature, including the tall mountains, green forests, vast oceans, and many more. Besides these magnificent sceneries, our planet also has incredible natural occurrences, which is essential in sustaining human life. However, among the natural occurrences here on Earth, some have a destructive force … Read more

Interesting Facts About the Sun

The Sun

We all know the Sun is a hot ball of gas that stays visible throughout the day, from sunrise to sunset. But is that all you know about it? Well, here are some other interesting facts about the Sun that you may or may not know! The Sun is orbited by nine major planets … Read more

Coldest Places On Earth

Coldest places on earth

Our planet Earth is not bereft of extremes, including extremes in temperature. Some regions are frighteningly cold compared to other places which are extremely hot. These cold extremes make it severely difficult for people to lead regular day-to-day lives (unless the cold never bothered you anyway). Here are the places with the … Read more