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4000 Years Of World History In One Amazing Histomap [infographic]

4000 Years Of World History In One Amazing Histomap [infographic]

Historians describe world history through various channels. They usually focus on regions and topics which include people’s interactions and migrations. For instance, some study history by tracking developments in a specific time frame. Most historians utilize an expanded time period to monitor human development. It frequently starts with the common theories revolving around the origin […]
How does hibernation work?

How does hibernation work?

With autumn approaching, many animals in the northern hemisphere are stocking their fat reserves to make it through winter hibernation. Hibernation is a near suspension of body functions and metabolism, and is different to sleep.  It allows animals to save energy during times when food is scarce.  Different animals produce a hibernation-specific protein at certain times […]
Earthquakes and Tsunamis Explained

Earthquakes and Tsunamis Explained

The recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan provide us with a stark reminder of nature’s raw power. Earthquakes, while geologically fascinating, are one of the Earth’s most destructive forces. Livescience.com and Graphic.Is have provided several infographics which illustrate how earthquakes and tsunamis work. The magnitude 8.9 quake that hit 80km off the coast of Sendai, […]