The virus behind the Wuhan infection is thought to be a coronavirus. (Image:  Scinceside via  wikimedia CC BY-SA 3.0)

Mystery Virus Outbreak in Wuhan, China

People in the city of Wuhan are under the grip of a mystery virus outbreak. One person has been confirmed dead and over 40 people have been affected. Initial investigations suggest that the virus spreading pneumonia among Wuhan residents is…

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Iodine May Slow Ozone Layer Recovery

A new paper quantifying small levels of iodine in Earth’s stratosphere could help explain why some of the planet’s protective ozone layer isn’t healing as fast as expected. The paper…

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An Amazing Flower Leisure Farm in Taiwan

Located at Zhuolan (卓蘭) in central  Taiwan‘s Miaoli County (苗栗縣), the Hualu Flower Home Leisure Farm (花露休閒農場) is one of the most famous and largest flower leisure farms on the island.

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The Bamboo Pole of Love

They are husband and wife; his name is Huang Funeng and hers, Wei Guiyi. They didn’t know each other for long before they got married. That year, he was 25,…

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How to Take Photos of Lightning

Lightning photography is tricky, requiring a little patience and luck, but when it all comes together it is one of the most rewarding subjects to shoot. Photographing lightning is a…

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3 Solutions That Might Help Tackle Poverty

In 2015, the UN launched a global effort called “Sustainable Development Goals” aimed at eradicating poverty. It is estimated that between 2016 and 2018, almost 83 million people have been…

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Scientists Find Evidence That Venus Has Active Volcanoes

New research led by Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and published in Science Advances shows that lava flows on Venus may be only a few years old, suggesting that Venus could be volcanically active today —…

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9 Foods to Help Relieve Your Sore Throat

A sore throat can be a symptom of some other illness, but it can be also caused by something as simple as a bacterial infection from a toothbrush. Either way,…

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Getting to Know Your DSLR

So, you’ve bought your first DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera — but you don’t really know what to do with your camera? While there are thousands of sites for you to…

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China Is Rewriting the Quran and the Bible

Beijing’s attack against religion recently got a whole lot more serious after it came to light that the government is planning to rewrite books like the Bible and the Quran.…