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World’s Largest Cave Has Its Own Weather

World’s Largest Cave Has Its Own Weather

In 1990, in Vietnam, a man looking for shelter accidentally discovered the world’s largest cave, which was untouched for millions of years and filled with previously unseen animals, rain forests, and its own weather. World’s largest cave discovered Oxalis Adventure, a company that now offers tours of the area in …

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Cool Facts About Total Solar Eclipses

Cool Facts About Total Solar Eclipses

Solar eclipses occur when occultation happens. Occultation is when the Moon moves in its orbit between the Earth and the Sun. During an eclipse, the Moon’s shadow casts across the Earth’s surface. During Annular or Partial eclipses, never look at the sun directly as it can cause damage to your …

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How to Combat Those Winter Blues

How to Combat Those Winter Blues

Weather not only affects us physically, but it also affects us mentally. Spending time in the sunshine can make us feel happy (thank you, vitamin D), but the winter can bring on some serious depression. The days are shorter, the nights are longer, and the temperature is freezing. We spend …

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3 Ways that Weather Education Could Save Your Life

3 Ways that Weather Education Could Save Your Life

Knowledge is power. Being educated about the potential dangers of weather could even mean the difference between life and death. Weather events such as lightning, blizzards, flash flooding, hurricanes, and tornados can put you and your family in danger without any notice. Taking the time to educate yourself about the weather …

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The Rarest Weather Phenomena in the World

The Rarest Weather Phenomena in the World

From glowing lights dancing on the horizon to twice the destruction seen from twin tornadoes, rare weather phenomena have been mystifying humans since the beginning of time. Indeed, our atmosphere is capable of creating all kinds of beautiful — and destructive — occurrences. But some of these phenomena are incredibly …

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Staying Safe Overnight With Severe Weather

Staying Safe Overnight With Severe Weather

When severe weather is breathing down your neck but it’s late at night, it can be stressful to think about getting a good night’s sleep. If you’re sound asleep, how will you know if a tornado or some similar weather pattern is on its way in? Well, you can sleep …

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The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in 2020

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in 2020

Fall has always been my favorite season. I not-so-secretly pine (see what I did there?) for this extra magical time of year. And how could you not love it? There’s a chill in the air as trees burst with vibrant colors. There’s apple cider and pumpkin spice. Of course, most …

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7 Surprising Facts About Tornadoes

7 Surprising Facts About Tornadoes

A tornado isn’t just what sent Dorothy to Oz. It’s a relatively common, but often deadly and destructive, weather incident, marked by that distinct funnel-like shape in the air (connected to a cloud at one end and the ground at the other). Tornado season usually begins in April and lasts …

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The Best Meals to Match the Weather

The Best Meals to Match the Weather

Everyone usually has a favorite season. Some prefer the sunny days of Summer, others like to bundle up during snow Winters, and there are lots that favor the mild breeze of a Spring or Autumn afternoon. It makes sense that we all have our own favorites because seasons dictate so …

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Top 3 Worst Snowstorms on Christmas Day

Top 3 Worst Snowstorms on Christmas Day

It’s not too difficult to notice the slew of Christmas songs that associate a beautiful snowfall with the Christmas season. Even popular Christmas movies often portray a sheet of white covering the houses and cars on Christmas Day. Although watching the snow slowly fall from the sky while all bundled …

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