Plastic is a very important resource in the world. The only problem with it, is that it’s filling up land fills and destroying the environment, killing birds, fish, sharks, whales and other animals in the sea. That isn’t the only animals that plastic attacks and kills. It also attacks land animals that happen to eat … Continue reading The Problem with Plastic
The occurrence of kidney stones in the bodies of people in the world has sky rocketed throughout the recent years. Just in the United States, an estimated 1 million people are experiencing these in just a year’s time. These stones are usually no bigger than a grain of rice, but some are known to grow a few … Continue reading Attack of the Kidney Stones
There is always the question: is there life on other planets. There answer is out there, but will be a matter of time before we find out. The thing is that this question has befuddled man since the discovery of space travel. Astronomers have discovered that Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, has … Continue reading Life On Other Planets
A few years ago it was really rare to find type 2 diabetes in children. My friend has diabetes. She got them in 1st grade. She has type 1, that occurs in most children to have type 1 not type 2. According to the CDC more than 186,000 people younger than 20 have both type … Continue reading Put Down that Soda and Pick Up some Water
The Midwest is home to about 66 million people and most of the region is farmland that supports our country. It produces most of our countries corn, soybean, wheat, and livestock. The weather in the Midwest has hot and humid summers and ridiculously cold winters. Despite the freezing winters (that can cause frostbite when the … Continue reading Climate Change in the Midwest
People today question how far can we push the planet. Today, right now, carbon dioxide is being polluted into the atmosphere from just doing everyday things such as driving, factories and so on. How will all these chemicals in the air affect us? No one can say exactly, but scientists think it has already started … Continue reading Global Warming
Zebra mussels, also known as Dreissena polymorpha, are a small freshwater mollusk. Zebra mussels live in shallow freshwater like lakes and rivers. They have been a problem for people and other sea life for many years. They get their name from the striped pattern on their shells. Their shells are D-shaped with yellow and brownish … Continue reading Zebra Mussels- A Growing Hazard
I have recently found out that the ozone layer has a huge effect on plants everywhere across the globe. The ozone layer helps filter in light from the sun to these plants just so that they can grow properly. But, what I ask you, is what happens when the ozone layer is damaged? How do … Continue reading Ozone: Not Just Gas?
Well, for example, you are 92% related to a mouse. That is genetically speaking; your DNA is 92% similar to a mouse. Some animals are a lot closely related to you than you would think. For example you are 44% related to a fruit fly, and you are 26% yeast, and everyone knows that … Continue reading How closely are We Related to Other Animals?
Proper nutrition and maintaining a well-balanced diet is a very important aspect of running. If you’re going to devote your time and energy into this endeavor, you might as well do it properly, right? That’s the main reason why I chose to blog and do further research into this topic. If you may not have … Continue reading Fuel up and Run!