Nightlife in the city of Vienna

Nightlife Vienna: Enjoy your holiday in the very beautiful Vienna

Nightlife does exist in Vienna. For the maximum pleasure in the city, check out our companion girls guide and find a beautiful temporary girlfriend for your stay in Vienna. Once i went to Vienna for an educational trip. Vienna, also described…
Ellen Gordon Allen

Ellen Gordon Allen - The Living Art Of Ikebana

Ikebana is an ancient art of arranging flowers or beauty expressed in arranging materials which may include branches, fruit, vegetables, rocks, shells, weathered wood, etc. The art is believed to have begun in 810 AD in China with the custom…
THE COSQUER CAVE

The Chauvet Cave - The scientific research - Part 2

The Significance of the Cave The discovery came as a shock, and even non-specialists could recognize its originality and distinction. This response was caused by several aspects. The first is the kind of animals that were primarily represented…
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What is a double helix?

"I've read that the shape of DNA is a 'double helix.' What is that?" If you could see a piece of DNA, it would look like a ladder that's been twisted into a corkscrew shape . . . that's the double helix. The rungs of the ladder are made up…
Mature strawberries in tube

Strawberry plants - Totally Tubular or Growing Bags

When I spotted the Park Seed Company's Growin' Bag filledwith strawberry plants I had to order the bags and give them a a try. I'd grown strawberries in the past but the plants always suffered from some sort of leaf spot and insects or birds…
Treepan - Florida Panther

Facts about Florida Panther - Puma concolor coryi

Mistakenly perceived as a threat to humans, livestock and game animals, the panther was persecuted and hunted to near extinction by the mid-1950’s. The U.S. Department of the Interior listed the Florida Panther as endangered in 1967 and…
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Smart Mars Rovers

A scientist talks about a new tool for space exploration -- a robot that thinks like a geologist. When a space probe sends data from Mars, the radio signal can take up to 20 minutes to travel back to Earth. And if mission controllers send…
meteorite ALH84001

Meteorite ALH84001 found in Antarctica care wonderful news!

Meteorite ALH84001 was found in 1984, lying like a chunk of black coal on the dazzling white ice wastes of the Allan Hills region of Antarctica. According to National Science Foundation geologist Roberta Score, who first picked up the meteorite…
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What creates the "washboard effect" on dirt roads?

A question from Viron Fessler of Gaston, Oregon. He writes: "We live on a gravel road. Every summer, during the dry season, the road develops 'waves' or 'ripples.' The peaks of the waves are about 10 inches apart, with matching dips. These…
Biodiversity Database 2

Asteroid Frog Extinction

Scientists think that amphibians are rapidly disappearing around the world because of their sensitivity to environmental changes. So how did frogs outlive the dinosaurs? You talk about an asteroid causing the extinction of the dinosaurs,…
Biodiversity Database 2

Chubby Pets

People aren't the only ones who have weight problems. Nearly 50 percent of all dogs and 25 percent of all cats are overweight. Extra pounds can put your pet at risk for heart disease, liver problems, arthritis and diabetes. In some cases,…
Biodiversity Database 2

Biodiversity Database

In the past half billion years, life on Earth has experienced several waves of mass extinctions. The most recent -- 65 million years ago -- wiped out the dinosaurs. But it's what happens to biodiversity between extinction events that interests…