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20 Must-Try Summer Science Activities for Kids

How to Make Lightning - Two simple science experiments for kids to demonstrate how to make sparks and explain how lightning occurs. More

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Fulgurite = Latin word ‘fulgur’ which means thunderbolt. Fulgurite is created when lightning strikes sand. The high temperature of lightning, air-temperatures over 30,000 °C have been measured, is far higher than the sand melting point of 1800 °C. The silica that sand is made up of fuses together, creating the so-called lightning glass or lightning sand.

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Fire-Tornado Pictures: Why They Form, How to Fight Them

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45+ Extremely Beautiful Minerals And Stones

”Mineral” is not the first thing to come to mind when you hear the word “beauty,” and that‘s a pity because they look so, so pretty. This selection of some of the most beautiful minerals and stones in the world will be a feast for your eyes. A mineral is a “naturally occurring substance that is …

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Weird Fire Rainbows that Appear in the Sky, Have You Ever Seen Them?

Fire rainbows are the rarest of all naturally occurring atmospheric phenomena. For a fire rainbow to occur, cirrus clouds must be 20,000 feet in the air with the precise amount of ice crystals, and the sun must hit the clouds at 58 degrees. ~Poppet

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Unusual clouds - in pictures

Altocumulus undulatus clouds at Abruzzo national park, Italy. This cloud formation consists of parallel bands of cumulus clouds, occuring when wind shear affects a layer of altocumulus

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Lightning Crotch(!) Explained + Natural Remedies

Lightning crotch is a sudden, sharp pain that occurs in the pelvis, rectum, or vulva. Here's the 411 on pregnancy lightning crotch plus natural remedies! http://www.mamanatural.com/lightning-crotch/

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Mammatus clouds over Nebraska

Mammatus clouds over Nebraska. One of the pretty sights of nature, Mammatus clouds, only occur where cumulonimbus clouds are present. It is usually linked to the after effect of tornadoes

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