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Why Scientists Briefly Thought the Earth Was Hollow

Why Scientists Briefly Thought the Earth Was Hollow

[♪ INTRO] People have wondered what happens inside the Earth for probably as long as there have been people. Throughout history, many cultures believed that the Earth’s interior featured great hollows that hid mystical realms — things like lost civilizations, lakes of fire, or hungry dinosaurs. But most of these ideas were rooted in tradition, …

Mountain Climbing with No Limbs

– When I first started climbing, I was so bad. I was so terrible, so slow. I’d tear my skin up all the time. And I was like, how the heck are we going to go and do Mount Kilimanjaro? Three words: I don’t know. Those three words, three of the most important words in …

Heavy Rain Leaves Roadways Slick

Heavy Rain Leaves Roadways Slick

JESSICA IS LIVE IF MOBILE 2 WHERE FLOODING SHUT DOWN A NUMBER OF ROADS. REPORTER: YEAH, RIGHT NOW WE’RE ON A STRETCH OF THE BRONX RIVER PARKWAY THAT JUST REOPENED ACTUALLY MINUTES AGO AFTER IT WAS CLOSED FOR MOST OF THE EVENING AND MUCH OF THE AFTERNOON. JUST ONE OF MANY PROBLEMS WE FACED AS …

50 years of Environment Victoria

50 years of Environment Victoria

Little Desert National Park in north west Victoria is home to hundreds of species of native plants and animals. For tens of thousands of years it’s been a hunting ground for the Wotjobaluk peoples. When the government threatened to clear the land in the late 1960s, Victorians came together to protect this place so future …

The Stargate Fleet: Earth’s 7 Battle Cruisers

The Stargate Fleet: Earth’s 7 Battle Cruisers

The Stargate franchise may be famous for that big, round portal that lets you travel to other planets, but after five years of adventuring the show’s writers decided to mix things up. In SG-1’s sixth season Earth developed its first-ever interstellar ships — finally making use of all that alien technology SG-1 had discovered along …