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In Greek mythology, Prometheus saw the hardship of human life, so he stole fire from Mount Olympus and secretly gave it to mankind. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Mystery of the Ever-Burning Lamp

In Greek mythology, Prometheus saw the hardship of human life, so he stole fire from Mount Olympus and secretly gave it to mankind. In the history of mankind, there have been records of ever-burning lamps, some of which have been…

Wind farms have been popping up around the world, acres of multistory-high windmills that can convert a passing breeze into electrical power for the local grid. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

How Are Wind Turbines Made?

In the world of green energy, there are two main contenders — solar energy and wind energy. Wind farms have been popping up around the world, acres of multistory-high windmills that can convert a passing breeze into electrical power for…

Tulips at Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. (Image: Trisha Haddock/Vision Times)

Brighten Your Day With Daffodils!

A Greek myth describes the origins of Narcissus flowers, commonly known as daffodils. The story is called The story of Narcissus and Echo. Narcissus was granted the most handsome looks by the Gods. His dashing good looks were permanent, and…

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Mystery of the Ever-Burning Lamp

In Greek mythology, Prometheus saw the hardship of human life, so he stole fire from Mount Olympus and secretly gave it to mankind. In the history of mankind, there have…

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Fear Not That Others Know, But That I Know

During the Yongzheng era (1723-1735) of the Qing Dynasty, there was a principled and unselfish official named Ye Cunren who served as a government administrator for over 30 years.

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How Are Wind Turbines Made?

In the world of green energy, there are two main contenders — solar energy and wind energy. Wind farms have been popping up around the world, acres of multistory-high windmills…

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Enjoy the Beauty of the Flowering Iris

Growing up in a country town with mainly hot and dry weather, when the heat hit, many ornamental plants died, but the iris was sure to survive. An iris displays…

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Brighten Your Day With Daffodils!

A Greek myth describes the origins of Narcissus flowers, commonly known as daffodils. The story is called The story of Narcissus and Echo. Narcissus was granted the most handsome looks…

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Uplift Your Day With Colorful Tulips

Tulips are ideal as a cut flower. They come in an assortment of bright colors that are uplifting and a joy to view. For tulips to last as a cut flower,…

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The Divine Proportion: An Indecipherable Code

The newspaper you’re reading, the screen of your computer, your credit card, the petals of that flower, the leaves of that tree, the building across the street — everything is…

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Where Stars Are Born

The birth of a human being has mystified humans throughout all ages and still does today, as it belongs to one of the most mysterious processes we are aware of…

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Building Materials for an Eco-Friendly Home Design

Although the concept of eco-friendly living has been around for decades, the trend gained tremendous momentum with the dawn of the 21st century. Homeowners and builders are no longer interested in…

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The Decline of Honey Bees and What We Can Do About It

Honey bees are arguably our most important commercially available pollinator. They are responsible for pollinating numerous food plants that make our diets more exciting and nutritious, including many fruits, vegetables,…