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  • As Of This Year, All Dutch Trains Run On 100% Wind Energy

    As Of This Year, All Dutch Trains Run On 100% Wind Energy The Netherlands are known for their iconic windmills and how they used them to take back lands from the North Sea. And now, the Dutch have given the new generation of windmills a new purpose; to provide green electricity for the country. This […]

  • Living on the World's Steepest Street

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    Living on the World’s Steepest Street

    Living on the World’s Steepest Street Living on the world’s steepest street is completely different than living anywhere else in the world. Everyday is like a new and surprising adventure and you never know what types of people you will find walking around in your backyard. Yes, this happens pretty often. Baldwin Street in Dunedin, […]

  • The World’s Smallest Monuments

    The World’s Smallest Monuments The city of Tomsk, Russia, is home to a tiny bronze frog sculpture located on top of a smooth rock. Measuring only 44 milliliters (1,73 inches) in height, this sculpture is number one on our world’s smallest monuments list. ‘The monument to the frog-traveler’ was installed in 2013 in Tomsk, Russia, […]

  • Asgardia, A New Nation Orbiting in Space Is Looking For Applicants

    Asgardia, A New Nation Orbiting in Space Is Looking For Applicants Even if we want to admit it or not, the future is unravelling right before our eyes. And with news about a future space station/nation, there’s no denying it. Asgardia, named as such after the Norse mythological home of the gods, will launch its […]

  • Scientists Have Found Another State for Water

    Scientists Have Found Another State for Water Even though it’s everywhere and we come in contact with it every day, and it’s a large part of us; water is strange. It has always been strange, and what’s more, we don’t that much about it as we would like to believe. I mean, after all this […]

  • We’re One Step Closer To Discovering The Theory of Everything

    We’re One Step Closer To Discovering The Theory of Everything The Theory of Everything ToE, or sometimes known as the Final Theory, is a hypothetical, all-encompassing theory that explains and links together all the physical aspects of the universe. For the past several centuries, two theoretical frameworks have been developed, which together somewhat resemble this […]

  • How Do Countries Really Compare To Each Other On The Map

    How Do Countries Really Compare To Each Other On The Map We’re all used to hearing about Russia being the largest country in the world in terms of surface area. And this is true. But in order to make sure, we turn to a map and look at just how big Russia is. And it’s […]

  • Every Country Is Best At Something

    Every Country Is Best At Something Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number […]

  • The Story About Oxygen and Who Made It

    The Story about Oxygen and How it Got Here The story about oxygen and all life that goes with it can owe their thanks to the oldest, still-living creature known as Cyanobacteria, or the blue-green algae. These little fellows were once the rulers of the world, the dominant species on the planet. Their success story, however, later proved to be […]