Does the earth’s magnetic field change over time?

The reversal of the earth’s magnetic field happens every 100,000 years or so. The frequency is not constant. It is important because several processes we see everyday are linked to it. However, geomagnetic reversal is least likely to cause us any harm. Let’s discuss how often does the earth’s magnetic field change over time. Why … Read more

Are starlings the only birds that murmurate?

Birds that show murmuration

Starlings are not the only birds that murmurate. Here’s some information I gathered on how starlings murmurate so beautifully and what are the other animals and birds that murmurate. Other animals and birds that murmurate/show swarm behavior Starlings are most commonly known to show this behavior. Other birds that murmurate are raptors, european honey buzzard, … Read more

Do fat people have more blood?

do fat people have more blood?

Wondering if obesity has anything to do with blood volume and whether fat people have more blood? Yes, obese people do have more blood than a lean person. More cells need more blood, hence the increased blood volume. There’s more to this simple answer. Read on!  There is a clear link between obesity and high … Read more

5 animals that do not have a heart

The heart’s function is to pump blood carrying nutrients and oxygen. Animals that can function without a heart find other means of getting the nutrients and oxygen. These are the animals that do not have a heart. 1. Jellyfish So how do jellyfish function without a heart? The function of the heart is to pump … Read more

Yoshino Cherry Trees – Guide and How to Care Tips

How to take care of Yoshini cherry

Yoshino Cherry Trees are deciduous trees with white or pink flowers. It is a hybrid between Prunus speciosa (Oshima cherry) and Prunus subhirtella (Rosebud Cherry). This article provides basic information about Yoshino cherry trees and how to grow them. Yoshino Cherry Growing Guide Scientific name Prunus x yedoensis Common name Yoshino Cherry Height 35 – … Read more

What Is Permaculture – A Layman’s Guide

what is permaculture all about

Permaculture is the new cool in agriculture and gardening. It is a combination of two words – permanent and agriculture. It utilizes the patterns and principles of nature to get the best out of farms for long term. To practice Permaculture, one works with plants after observing and understanding the patterns of nature. It is … Read more

Fun Jaguar Facts – The Largest American Cat

Jaguar - Bite, Diet, Habitat in America

Jaguars (Panthera Onca) are the largest feline in North America and the third largest felines in the world. Find more useful facts about Jaguars here. What is the size of a Jaguar? Jaguar average weight is 56–96 kg (123–212 lb). Females jaguars weigh up to 20% less than males. The length of a jaguar from … Read more