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Geography facts that will blow your mind

World Most Beautiful Places

The earth as we know it is just a glimpse of its geographic. There are many facts you are not aware of, here are some of the mind-blowing facts about the world:

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  1. TAUMATAWHAKATANGIHANGAKOAUAUOTAMATEATURIPUKAKA PIKIMAUNGAHORONUKUPOKAIWHE NUA KITANATAHU is a hill in New Zealand that has 85 letters in its name.
  2. Bangladesh is 115 times smaller than Russia but has a population of 10 million people more than Russia.
  3. China has 14 bordering countries.
  4. The biggest river in the world, the Amazon has no bridges that go across it.
  5. About half of the world’s population is in India, and south-east Asia.
  6. There are about 11 time zones in Russia due to its massive size.
  7. The dwarf planet Pluto has a surface area which is smaller than Russia’s surface area.
  8. “A” means river in the Scandinavian language and is the shortest name for a place.
  9. The cave “Er Wang Dong” in China is so big that it has its weather conditions, sometimes have clouds and mists covering up the place
  10. The Vatican and San Mario are two countries within Italy with its government.
  11. Pangaea was the name of a giant continent which included all the land masses, and the ocean was called Panthalassa meaning superocean.
  12. At some point in time, India was in the Indian Ocean rather than being in Asia.
  13. Australia is wider than the moon.
  14. During the 1811 and 1812, an earthquake of 8 Richter scale occurred which caused the Mississippi River to flow backward
  15. The smallest country in the world is the Vatican City.
  16. The only continent that covers all four hemispheres is Africa.
  17. The northern hemisphere consists of ninety percent of the earth’s population.
  18. Mount Everest can fit inside the Mariana trench.
  19. 75 percent of the world’s fresh water is found in the glaciers.
  20. The Dingo Fence built in the 19th century Australia is stretched about 3488 miles.
  21. United Kingdom is smaller than 11 states in the US.
  22. The growth of our fingernails is the same rate the continent shift.
  23. The dead sea at present is sinking 1 meter per year and is 429 meters below sea level.
  24. In the Philippines, there is an island within a lake on an island that’s within a lake on an island.
  25. The hottest temperature recorded on the earth’s surface was 136 degrees Fahrenheit or 57.8 Celsius.
  26. The coldest spot on the earth is the Vostok station in Antarctica which has temperatures was about minus 128.6-degree Fahrenheit.
  27. Gravity is not distributed on earth in equal; there places like Hudson Bay Canada that has less gravity than any region of the globe.
  28. The magnetic north pole of the earth is moving northward at the rate of 10 miles per year.

10 Mysterious Facts About The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda triangle is a patch of water where planes and boats go missing. Here are some facts about the Bermuda Triangle:

  1. The Bermuda Triangle already started gaining fame in the times of Christopher Columbus. During his voyage to the new world, the explorer noticed pillars of fire falling from the sky and crashing into the ocean near this area and at that time they did not have developed the system of communication, so people did not know about the triangle until the 20th century. Even in those time, the Bermuda triangle had claimed victims on a regular basis.
  2. Bruce Geron and his dad had been flying in the Bahamas since 1967 and had made over a dozen flights to and from Andros island, for those of you that do not know, this is right where the Bermuda triangle is situated. In December of 1970, Bruce and his dad had a friend named Chuck, and they flew straight through a set of cloud tunnels and reached Miami in 30 minutes which is impossible.
  3. There is secret military based called the Naval Area 51 right next to the Bermuda triangle. The mission of this place it to support undersea warfare by improving track, performance and data collection. Strange lights in the sky and also UFOs sited in the area.Bahamas
  4. The USS Cyclops was a ship that supplied fuel to the American fleet during the first World war. It was a massive ship of about 522 meters along, on March 4th, 1918 the vessel disappeared while sailing through the Bermuda triangle.
  5. Every year the Bermuda Triangle claims four air crafts and 20 ships. There have been over thousands of lives lost every year since 1900.
  6. Bermuda triangle is not only the mysterious triangle out there, but the dragons triangle also known as the devil sea is an area in the Pacific that has conditions that are similar to the Bermuda triangle.
  7. Flight 19 was the destination of five torpedo bombers that disappeared over the Bermuda triangle in 1945 after losing contact during a training flight from Fort Lauderdale Florida. It was around navigation and combat training exercise that took the group of planes into the dangerous areas. All of the men disappeared.
  8. The yacht named witchcraft vanished in the middle of the triangle, which is odd because it was one mile away from the marina it was set out. The boat created in a such a way that it was impossible to sink but it sunk in the Bermuda Triangle.
  9. Deep down below lies the secret long lost city of Atlantis. Two scientists sent down a robot and had confirmed that a giant city lies in the bottom of the Bermuda triangle.
  10. The Bermuda triangle’s area is not fixed, and its effect is experienced outside the triangle too.

The Importance of Geography: Pesticide Use

When it comes to the use of chemicals and other harmful substance, it is important to have a good knowledge of geography. While the two seems almost unrelated, there is clearly a good amount of needed information when it comes to the use and release of chemicals in an environment. Some would even argue that without the proper intimate knowledge of the area, it would be incredibly irresponsible to do any work related to chemicals or any physical or biological alterations to the area.

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We have spoken with a few professionals in different fields; a Pest Control Company Albany told us that the use of certain chemicals and pesticides, aside from forbidden substances, will depend on the area you are located in. While there are often no differences from city to city and state to state, there are cases where; due to the existence of an animal or plant or whole ecosystem that are sensitive to certain chemicals, they would not be allowed to use a few pesticides.

Guy from www.carpetcleaningslc.com claim that geography is essential in many ways; cultural, biological, and many other fields rely on the information about the surrounding area with their work. If they fail to collect information, it could affect their work greatly, or even worst; affect the environment and the balance of the ecosystem.

Real World Application of Geography: Pesticides

It is often wondered by people, mostly students, of the practical application of any subject they are required to study. They argue that; unless one pursued a career in the field of study, there would be no practical use of it. To remedy this mindset, we have decided to start a new series which would explore practical applications of geography to most, if not all careers. In this first installment, we explore the application of geography and pesticides.

Pesticides and the World You would think that pesticides, in relation to geography, would be a very narrow topic, maybe only limited to its relation to the environment, and farming, though we will also be discussing that.From something as simple as the use of pesticides at home to the complex topic of economics and production, geography plays a key role in the success of businesses such as carpet cleaners & electricians and the safety of your environment and the people around it.

 

At Home This would seem like a trivial thing to think about, but unless you will be hiring professional pest management services to do the work for you, you will have to brush up on your local geography when choosing the pesticide you will be using.

Pest control services in your area would have already chosen the best type of pesticide suited for your local environment, which is also cost effective for their business.

Intimate knowledge of the area is needed to do this, knowledge such as the local fauna and flora of the area, which could be affected by particular pesticides.

Things like underground water reservoirs, something that is important to protect nowadays, are also of concern. So if you are not planning to hire a professional to do the dirty work, you must have intimate knowledge of your local environment.

Fortunately Denver has little environmental factors that are sensitive to commonly used pesticides, unless if you or your exterminator use really nasty, albeit illegal stuff.

Agriculture The problem that agricultural pest management faces is similar to home use, except at a much large scale, in addition to other factors.

Farmlands tend to be extremely large areas, a lot of things could be affected by the use of pesticide, and while this is a concern we have no choice but to work around things to minimize the effect, with the importance of farming to society and all.

Large companies formulate many pesticides and weed killing agents to only affect specific pests and weeds, a feat only possible through the careful study of the local geography and chemical engineering research.

Conclusion We have only scratch the surface of the importance of geography in relation to the use and development of pesticides, a topic that I would prefer to be discussed in its own article in the future.

What we have succeeded in discussing though is the relevance and application of geography in the real world.

It is important to note that the application of subjects like geography to the real world often comes unnoticed; it is a common misconception that one would only need to study a subject only when your aim is a career in it.

Knowledge of universal rules and disciplines does not confine us; it frees us to explore new things, regardless of the field we choose.

The Dangers of Migratory Pests

Waking up to ants crawling on my wall reminded me of something. First, the sunny season is almost back, and next, I fell asleep with my midnight snack scraps beside me. It is not fun to have an ant infestation at home. Once they are in, there is no way stopping them from going after your food or keeping quarters inside your drawers.

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The worse experience I had with ants was when I saw my baby’s diaper stash colonized by red, biting ants. It had to throw a whole bag of diapers, something I utterly detest. I also noticed ants all over my pantry and just about every corner I looked. That incident prompted me to hire an extermination company to clear my home from a major ant infestation. It is not common knowledge that most pests that we have in the country migrated from distant continents. In the 1980s, there were around a thousand of foreign insects that started to flourish in this country.

In fact, most of the pests we control are not even native here in San Diego. The insects came with the imported goods brought to our country. Even migrant people could unknowingly carry different bugs as they travel. This is in spite of strict quarantine and border protection procedures.

Pests like ants, lice, houseflies, cockroaches, and rodents can have a free ride to travel the world. They can wreak havoc on a country’s agriculture and animal population if not immediately controlled. Up to recent times, pests such as the brown marmorated stink bugs, African Killer bees, Asian Tiger Mosquitoes, Asian Lady Bugs, Brown Widow Spiders and countless new ant species have come into our country.

Aside from hitchhiking a ride, global warming could also causes pest migration. Farms around the country are complaining about the early arrival of migratory insect pests, such as the potato leafhopper. This pest can cause significant damage to crops like potatoes and green beans in spite of its tiny size. Etymologists have established that the possible reason for this could be the warmer climate we’ve been experiencing since the past few decades.

Another pest comes to mind when we think about migration, and these are the migratory locust. These pests are spread throughout Asia, Africa, and Australia.  Swarms of these pests could cause a major plague. In 2013, a major locust infestation took place in Madagascar, and it was the worst locust plague this country has experienced.

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It may seem inevitable to prevent pests from roaming around the world. However, an active cooperation and pest control management program are needed to protect everyone from the effects of pest infestation.

Asian Stink Bugs Migrate to the US

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Some pests are not natural to a particular place. These invasive insects could be introduced to a new environment due to migration and domestication of animals. A good example of this kind of pest is the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), scientific name Halyomorpha halys. This bug is a native agricultural pest in Asia. It infested crops in China, Japan, and South Korea. However, these bugs are now present in the United States. The bug was first collected in 1998 in Pennsylvania. There were fifty-four reported sighting of the bugs at shipping ports in the United States. However, the BMSB were not removed because they were classified as non-reportable. This instance resulted the insects to enter the United States and continue to thrive and spread to other states. The pests threaten cotton, corn and other crops in the United States. Stink bugs like to eat fruits and vegetables. While do not consume everything, their bite marks results to scars on the fruit. This bug does not only infest the crops. It also affects the homes. In late summer, the bugs gather in houses to seek shelter stay away from the coming winter. The bugs enter through the cracks and openings that are present on the exterior of the house. The usually just hide in the attic or within the walls. However, it is inevitable that they stray away from their hiding places and crawl into other living spaces in the house. Although the bugs do not bite humans or cause destruction to property, their stench is truly an annoying presence in the house. PestControlDenverCO.net a pest control company, explained that the first line of defense against stink bugs is to keep it out of the house. For one bail bonds company they recommend sealing off the cracks around your exterior walls and installing screens to protect your roof vents, windows, and doors. A door sweep can also help keep the bugs out. A pest control company can also recommend applying chemical treatment outside the house to deter the insects. Please remember not to use any insecticide to kill the stink bugs inside your house. You cannot kill them using a conventional pesticide. However, the bugs may still die from extended exposure to an insecticide and their carcass will still continue to stink. That stench could attract another harmful pest into your home.

Here are additional tips to keep stink bugs away from your house

  • Hang a damp towel outside your house. You will be surprised how many bugs it will attract. Dispose of the bugs by drowning them in soapy water.
  • Stomp on some stink bug outside your house. The smell of dead stink bug may deter other stink bugs from going to your house.
  • Put an old stocking on the nozzle of your vacuum. It will act as a filter so that the bugs will not go straight inside your vacuum cleaner. Do this so that the bugs will not make your vacuum stinky.
  • Don’t touch the bugs directly. Collect them inside resealable bottles. You can use a plastic bag or stick to push them inside the bottle.

On my Geography Trip Researching The Health Benefits of Chiropractic Therapy

geography-las-vegasI had always been quite sickly, not to the extent of being bedridden or anything similar, but I had always been sickly compared to my friends, which was always a hinder to my hobby of studying geography. I had always been researching ways to make myself a little more healthier, from new vitamins to the latest therapy, I had always tried what they were offering and seeing if there was any positive effect for me. Lately though there has been reports of a clinic in Las Vegas who claimed there were positive effects on one’s wellness through chiropractic therapy, and it became my latest therapy to research on, seeing the effects of the treatment first hand by experiencing it myself.

 

The Concept

After researching about it, electricians in Columbus OH discovered it was not really something new, but it was only recently that it got traction in the mainstream.  The concept of the treatment is that the spinal housed the main highway for communication between the brain and the organ system, as well as other body functions including the immune system. The theory goes that, when this communication is in perfect condition, the body can pretty much heal itself from anything, functioning perfectly. But this communication can have difficulties if the main highway of the nervous system is misaligned, causing an inefficiency in different systems of the body.

The treatment is meant to correct this misalignment, allowing for the communication of the nervous system, organ system, and the immune system to be corrected, allowing the body to function properly and heal optimally.

 

Testing It out Myself

 

While in Las Vegas, my friend recommend me a chiropractor, and I was ready to see if the treatment could live up to its claims. I have always been skeptical with treatments that involved anything alternative, I had always been a conventional medicine man, but then again conventional medicine had yet to make me less prone to sickness, just cure me.

When the first few days began, I felt no different from the beginning, rather nothing regarding to my overall health, but my back did feel pretty good. It was only after the second week of the treatment did I notice a change in my complexion and overall health, but it was after allergy season so I decided to continue the treatment to see if the healthy trend continued… and it did.

Unfortunately this is not really a proper experiment, having no control group or any other parts that would separate coincidences and other factors. Though, I am still convinced, which is why I write this article as an informal report on the effects of the treatment.

 

All in all

 

It is important to proceed with an experiment to see if the effects of this treatment are not merely placebo or anything similar to that. I recommend this to be done by a team of researchers to truly have a conclusive result. But I am personally convinced of the effects, happy with the results, and am currently living a relatively healthier life after the treatment, experiencing little to no sickly days compared to without it. Now, I can finally go on more trips and enjoy my passion for geography.

 

Why Go Yachting In Dubai

So you’re in your yacht and can go anywhere in the whole world, where would you go? I would suggest Dubai, there are so many things to do in there, other than the fact that sailing has become quite popular in Dubai that even traditional sailing yachts have started to pop up, the city is a place where people of all ages can enjoy many things, given that you have the money though. So here are a few things to look forward to when in Dubai, let it push you to the decision of a vacation in Dubai.

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1. Beautiful Man Made Islands 

There are a lot of beautiful artificial Islands! If you don’t have a yacht there are a lot of yacht rental services in the city, and you will not regret renting one. The sheer beauty of the man-made island makes it worth it, with so much places to go to via boat, there is nothing like relaxing on the deck while sipping your drink just taking it all in, the beauty of the structures, waving hello to your fellow sailors now quite numerous because of the rise of popularity of sailing in the city.

2. Largest Indoor Theme Park 

While I write this article the theme park is still not finished, but it is nearing its completion. The City might have the tallest building, and it might also have the most man made artificial islands, but that is not enough for them, they also have to have the largest Indoor theme park! Which is something I am really excited about, I am more of an indoors type of guy, I don’t hate the sun but I feel way more relaxed indoors. I can only imagine the grandness of the structure, I plan to visit the theme park myself once it is completed. I have to say electricians did a great job with this one.

3. Good Cheap Food 

If you want a break from the luxurious three star restaurants, you should visit the “poorer” Neighborhoods of the city, you’ll experience food from places like India, Lebanon and Iran. With most being cooked and prepared by people of those countries the food is authentic cuisine!

4. Golf Tournaments 

Take a break from yachting and take a couple of swings at the world class golf courses, one designed by Tiger Woods himself! I heard of a rumor that if you score really well that the man will play a game with you (Totally baseless rumors, because I made it up myself)

5. Safe and Hospitable City

Dubai is one of the safes cities in the world, one time I heard a man tell a woman just to leave her purse on a public bench because no one would bother touching it. (I don’t know how true that is though)  And the people are quite hospitable; they are quite warm and generous, the people of Dubai make the city a cozy place to be.

So why choose Dubai when it comes to yachting? Because apart from the wonderful experience you could get yachting in the marina, there are a lot of wonderful grand things to experience in the city itself! Me and my friends from the workplace liked the Dubai, and we’ll be coming back again!

Here’s What I Know About Plastic Surgery

Considering just how much breast augmentation will cost, it is vital to educate yourself about the process and examine the before and following pictures of your own surgeon’s patients to understand your choices along with the results you’re able to expect. Due to this, it’s also important for women to undergo counseling before as well as after the complete process of breast augmentation.

The absolute most comical part of the full process to me, was the fact that I’m not someone who’d ever opt to have breast implants. In addition It’s essential to make a decent patient-surgeon relationship as a way to have an effective and secure procedure. This really is a commonly-overlooked area of the procedure. It is an extremely important step within the tanning approach. Someone like me who works as a carpet cleaner has a hard time to save money because the salary isn’t high.

Just like with any form of plastic surgery there are a number of risks that might come up. The process isn’t without complications. There’s a new method that can be found to lessen fat without the sue of surgery, it truly is called lipodissolve. There are really new methods that enable people to possess non-evasive surgery and we are going to focus on one.

 

What Plastic Surgery Is – and What it Is Not

People often need to change many facets of their look and as a result they will frequently go to have plastic surgery done. All These are used based on the area of the body that’s being targeted and treated. Another factor in the price is the portion of the body that you would like done.

 

Here’s What I Know About Plastic Surgery

If you prefer to do your thighs it’ll cost $400-700. Even under the top hands, however, there’s still a part of risk concerned, therefore don’t enter the surgery using a blindfold on.

Everyone likes to spend less, so why not save it on a procedure that may only enable you to look good. It is usually good for a patient to seek advice from together with the doctor and receive an idea of how much they’ll be paying along with getting a written estimate. This written composition will examine all that is associated with this particular plastic surgery procedure. Several missing teeth might be replaced at the similar time using a solitary partial denture.

Plastic surgery has gotten extremely popular, particularly with people who would want to fix issues with the look of their nose. The main thing with this particular look will be to possess the hair shinny, too. They simply set a smile on the face each time. Additionally, you will need to cover the medication which is used within the process and this may be a little pricey also.

Anytime you’ve got any sort of surgery or do whatever involves cutting or pricking the epidermis, you really have the risk of receiving an infection. There’s also scarring and sever inflammation which could occur. The danger of using anesthesia in a nose job is quite low, however some complications may happen.

Rhinoplasty is among those procedures which have seen an enduring increase each year. All in all of the use of anesthesia in a nose occupation is safe. Be sure to follow the instructions of a dependable penile enlargement manual.

Using the injection is a rather painless procedure. This is accomplished using a syringe.

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