There are some people who view a phobia as an illogical or unjustifiable fear of a certain thing or event. There is a vast variety of phobias that many people suffer from. In fact, there are about 700 different known and documented phobias. These fears can come from things like lightning, water, darkness, heights and also from animals and other creatures like spiders and snakes and also from things of a medical nature like blood or injections. Some phobias are even of some situational occurrences like leaving home, entering a basement, etc. The cause behind these types of phobias has not yet been discovered. Phobias have captured human interest because they seem illogical. Whatever the cause of these phobias might be and if you understand them or not, to the people that suffer from them, they are as real as any other type of sickness. Below we haveREAD MORE!
Bituminous coals also called soft coals or black coals are the group of coals that are the most abundant. It’s the type of coal that is most widely used in our world today. It’s been named so because of the presence of a tar-like & gluey type substance that is known as bitumen. Bituminous type coals are formed & created when a sub-bituminous type of coal is exposed to heating & very high pressure. Based on the coals volatility, bituminous type coals are divided into the categories of low-volatile bituminous coal , medium-volatile bituminous coal & finally high-volatile A, B, & C bituminous coal. High grades of bituminous coals can be found in the Appalachian regions of the states of Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, & in West Virginia. The highest production of this type of coal is in the state of West Virginia, then followed by Kentucky, then PennsylvaniaREAD MORE!
Is watching television an important part of your every day ritual? Do you and your family members spend a lot of time watching television after coming home from work, or school? Does your family watch television during meals and/or before going to bed? If you can answered yes to all or most of these questions then it’s probably time that you cut down on your television watching and participate in some healthier activities like reading, playing games with your family or friends or other positive activities. If you aren’t careful your children could turn into couch potatoes. Try to limit your television viewing time, because television can have many negative affects on peoples lives. These negative affects can be both physical and psychological for people of all age groups. Below we’ve listed some of the many possible negative affects that television can have on the lives ofREAD MORE!
Nuclear power plants provide a very large amount of the power needed to produce electricity for the worlds electricity needs. Sometimes we will hear bad things about these types of power plants. Yes, there have been some very bad incidents like the one that is called the Chernobyl disaster, which has left us some very important lessons to learn. Since that incident all the required precautions are now taken to ensure that all of our modern nuclear power plants are completely safe and that type of incident will never happen again. In fact, nuclear power plants are actually pretty safe of them. Inside the nuclear power plant, the entire power plant is designed to be encased inside a very thick and dome shaped building structure as one of the power plants safety measures. So now that you have read a little about nuclear power plants I am sureREAD MORE!
The first ever electrical experiment was done by a Greek philosopher named Thales of Miletus. He found that by rubbing amber against an animals fur it would attract stationary objects. This phenomenon was later named static electricity. Our word, ‘electricity’ comes from a Greek word, ‘elektron’ which means amber. There are many different ways to generate electricity. The most widely used method used to generate electricity is what is called electromagnetic induction. Electromagnetic induction is when a force of mechanical energy which is developed by a heat engine like hydroelectric power, wind power, tidal power, propels or forces an electrical generator to rotate and that in turn generates electricity. Most of the electricity produced all around the world is generated using this method. There are many different ways that a country produces it’s electrical power. Sometimes the method they use to create their electricity is based on whatREAD MORE!