How Can We Follow a Zero Waste Lifestyle?

a pile of garbage in a landfill

Living a waste-free lifestyle may take a bit getting accustomed to, as the modern lifestyle demands us to focus our attention on consuming for the sake of consuming. However, a zero=waste lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to do away with life’s luxuries; it only means investing more consciousness into your consumer choices. … Read more

Is Cherrapunji India The Wettest Place on Earth?

A signboard saying “the wettest place on planet earth Cherrapunjee”

The wettest place on Earth, Cherrapunji, is located in the East Khasi Hills in Meghalaya (Indian State). However, among those heavy showers and thick rainforest are several unknown and known natural wonders – some are discovered while others are still undiscovered.  Why Cherrapunji is the Wettest Place in India? It is moderately … Read more

How do deserts form? Where are those sands coming from?

How do deserts form Where are those sands coming from

Deserts are fundamentally a barren area of the landscape. It is the variations in the temperature during the day and night, which has a huge role to play in forming them. A desert is formed when an area has received a very short amount of rain in a long time. Deserts can … Read more

How can lightning strikes cut trees in half?

How can lightning strikes cut trees in half

What Is Lightning? Lightning is nature’s powerful phenomenon. The effects of a lightning strike on any object can be devastating. Lightning is basically a power source of millions of joules of energy. It occurs due to the electrostatic discharge that takes place as a result of two electrically charged regions trying to … Read more

How are oases formed in deserts?

How are oases formed in deserts

Deserts are not ideal places for humans to inhabit. The harsh conditions are not suitable for any creature, let alone humans. Yet, there is something that makes human habitation possible in the vast sea of sand. These are the oases. In geological terms, an oasis is an isolated area of fertile land, … Read more

When and how were the Himalayas formed?

When and how were the Himalayas formed?

The Himalayas or Himalaya is regarded as the tallest mountain range in the world. Its name is derived from a Sanskrit word that means “abode of the snow,” as this natural wonder has the third-largest deposit of snow and ice after the North and South Poles. The Himalayas mountain range extends for … Read more

Why Are Hill Stations Cooler Than Plains?

Why are hill stations cooler than plains

A lot of people love hill stations. Mainly those people living in equatorial regions, where the sun’s heat is far greater compared to areas near the poles, enjoy going on a trip to the beautiful hill stations and spend a couple of days there. The main reason behind this is that the … Read more

What is Geothermal Energy? What is its source?

What is Geothermal Energy?

We need the energy to light up our homes and offices, cook our food, and power our appliances and vehicles. There are many energy sources in the world –nuclear, fossil, and renewable sources like wind, solar, hydropower, and geothermal. The energy is converted to electricity, a secondary energy source, to your home … Read more