What Causes a Volcano to Erupt? | Owlcation

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Volcano eruptions happen when magma erupts from beneath the Earth’s crust. When a volcano erupts, the magma becomes lava and shoots into the air, eventually running down the side of the volcano.

To understand how and why volcanoes erupt, we must first understand the different layers of our planet.

The three layers of Earth are the core, mantle, and crust.
The three layers of Earth are the core, mantle, and crust.

The Layers of Planet Earth

Earth is made of three layers: the core, the mantle, and the crust. The core is comprised of inner and outer sections. The mantle has lower and upper mantle areas, too. The crust, though, consists of one main layer.

The Earth’s core is solid iron, and pressure in this

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The types of clouds: everything you need to know by Tibi Puiu

Clouds come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Some look cute and fluffy, others appear menacing and apocalyptic.

Not all clouds are created equal. Some are puffy and sweet, others are gray and uniform while others still are so erratic and capricious that the human mind starts to see things; bunnies, cows or a nation’s borders.

The different types of clouds are named based on their shape and how high up they hover in the troposphere. For instance, the diagram below provides a quick overview of the most common types of clouds based on altitude.

Credit: Center for Science Education

The three main types of clouds

A cloud is a visible accumulation of minute droplets of wate, ice crystals, or both, suspended in the air. Though they vary in shape and size, all clouds are basically formed in the same way through the vertical of air above the condensation level. Clouds may also form in contact with the ground surface, too. Such a cloud would be known as fog

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Why do we have daylight saving time? The 100-year history. By Erin Blakemore

Get the facts about springing forward and falling back, a tradition that was established in the U.S. in 1918.

People in the United States will feel a bit more refreshed on November 4 as daylight saving time 2018 ends. The clocks fall back at 2 a.m. ET on Sunday, ushering in three months of getting up in the dark until the winter solstice welcomes back the sun on December 22.

You’ve probably heard that Ben Franklin kind of proposed daylight saving time (also erroneously called daylight savings time) centuries before it was implemented, and that the twice-yearly switch was initially adopted to save us money on energy needs.

But if you dig deeper, you’ll find out that the daylight-hoarding tradition—which was adopted in the United States a hundred years ago—has an even more colorful

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Helping an Injured or Sick Hedgehog

Hedgehogs need our help

When you find an injured hedgehog, watch it first to see how badly hurt it is. Then seek immediate emergency treatment from a wildlife rehabilitator or local vet.

If you ever find a sick, injured or a hedgehog you are concerned about it needs to be protected and kept safe because *every minute matters.

If possible, try to wear suitable gloves to pick up the animal, then put them in a secure cardboard box with ventilation holes, lines with newspaper or a towel, if you can try to wrap them in a soft blanket (ideally use suitable gloves). Then ring for help by contacting a hedgehog or wildlife rescue centre or carer immediately. If you cannot get through take them to a local vet as soon as possible so they can give them emergency treatment.

Hedgehogs will often try crawling away, so keeping them protected in a well-ventilated box, even wrapped in a blanket will help. Try to take them indoors while you call for emergency help.

A good way to help them keep warm is to fill a hot water bottle up and cover it up completely with a towel, so it’s not hot and its gentle warmth for the box. Never allow the bottle to go cold, remove before it gets cold.

Put the box somewhere

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Tesla Motors Takes Eco-Friendly Driving to the Next Level Posted by Matthew Speer

A simple Google search of the term “electric cars” will bring up results that range from “will the electric car make it” to “how they will dominate in the near future. “  For serious car buyers looking for eco-friendly electric vehicles, choices have been slim. The Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt are really the only mainstream electric cars at the moment; however one new car company is looking to corner the premium electric vehicle market.  Tesla Motors is coming out with the Model S, a premium car that will compare with Mercedes, Lexus, BMW and other luxury brands.

Tesla Motors Changes the Electric Car’s Image

Tesla Motors was founded in 2003 and released its first car, the Roadster in 2008 which wowed the market by going from 0 to 60 in 4 seconds.   The Roadster is a very impressive sports car with jaw dropping performance but the $100k+ price tag put it out of reach of mainstream drivers.  The price tag did not sway the eco-hip rich in Silicon Valley as they were sold with ease, generating a cult following.  The new Model S is shaping up to be the mainstream answer to electric luxury, with a base of about $60,000 it will compare to well appointed traditional premium cars.

The Model S is Feature Rich and Family Friendly

The Tesla Model S will hit 0 to 60 in 5.6 second standard,  4.5 seconds with optional

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Plastic In The Ocean Facts – The World Counts

Please help clean the ocean AND Mother Earth.

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https://www.theworldcounts.com/counters/ocean_ecosystem_facts/plastic_in_the_ocean_facts