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Maldives, truly paradise

Maldives, truly paradise

Maldives, truly paradise

A remote island with white sandy beaches, turquoise sea and a lot of palm trees is maybe only a dream destination for those who did not heard about Maldives. This island nation located in the Indian Ocean at about 400 kilometers south-west of India has all the characteristics of a true paradise.

The state is made of twenty-six atolls that consist of 1,192 islands from which only 200 are inhabited. The tourism developed in the last three decades and is mostly based on luxury resorts located on remote islands. (more…)

Solar radiations, the danger from space

Solar radiations, the danger from space

Solar radiations, the danger from space

One of the most dangerous things that surround us continuously is represented by the solar radiations. The solar radiations are created by the sun’s energy that is created in its core. In the huge pressure form the core of the sun forces hydrogen atoms to fuse into helium by nuclear fusion. It’s estimated that the temperatures at the core are approximately 15 million degrees Kelvin which represent 15 million degrees Celsius or 27 million degrees Fahrenheit. (more…)

Tahiti, the best destination of French Polynesia

Tahiti, the best destination of French Polynesia

Tahiti, the best destination of French Polynesia

Located in the southern Pacific Ocean, French Polynesia consists in a group of islands belonging to the French overseas collectivity. Tahiti, the largest island of the archipelago is the most famous and popular Polynesian island.

The island surrounded by extraordinary coral reefs was formed was formed from volcanic activity and has two volcanic mountains. The highest peak is Mount Orohena that reaches 2,241 m. (more…)

Extreme weather records

Extreme weather records

Extreme weather records

Driest Place

Although it doesn’t look quite like a desert, the Atacama Desert from Chile is the driest place in the world. The daily temperatures range from 0°C to just 25°C, but the lack of rainfall makes it the driest place on Earth. The average is less than 0.01cm/0.004 inches of rain per year.

Hottest Place

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How to prevent skin cancer

How to prevent skin cancer

How to prevent skin cancer

Unfortunately skin cancer is the most spread form of human cancer. Currently is estimated that in United States only there are over 1 million of new cases each year and 1000 deaths that occur in the same period are caused by skin cancer.

Some scientists even say that by the age of 65, nearly half of the United States population suffers from one form of skin cancer. (more…)