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Mysterious Fog

Mysterious Fog

Mysterious Fog


Fog is tiny water drops hovering in the air. It is like a cloud on the ground. Thick fog makes it difficult to see the surrounding landscape.
Fog forms from water vapor, which turns back into liquid, when the air cools. A gentle wind helps fog to form and to stay in the air. It is very common in valleys and near bodies of water and usually forms at night. In the morning it disappears.
Water droplets in the fog have a size of only about 0.01 mm. A thick fog contains approximately 1200 drops per cubic cm.
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Peanut – when nut not nut

Peanut – when nut not nut

Peanut – when nut not nut

Peanuts look and taste like nuts, have shells and skins. But they’re not nuts. Nuts grow mostly on trees or bushes. But peanuts grow underground and in some places they are called “groundnuts”. The scientific name is Arachis hypogaea. It belongs to the pea family, which also includes peas, beans, and clovers.
The peanut pod is a spongy shell covered with tiny dimples. Inside the shell you will usually find two peanuts.
Peanuts grow in warm sandy places. The peanut plant is a low bush. Small yellow flowers grow on the lower part of the plant. The cycle of growing peanuts from the moment of planting to harvesting takes 5 months.
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Eyes – Mirror of Soul

Eyes - Mirror Of Soul

Eyes – Mirror Of Soul


We use our eyes to see. When we see an object, we actually see light reflecting off that object. This light enters the eye, which changes the light into electrical signals, that travel through the optic nerve to the brain. The brain interprets signals as an image, or picture, of the object. The eyelid protects the eye. By blinking, eyelids move tears across the eye to keep them moist. Eyelashes also protect the eyes from dust and other particles.
The light rays enter the curved front of the eye called the cornea, where they are partly focused. They pass through the pupil, which enlarges in dim conditions to let in more light and shrinks in bright conditions to protect the inside of the eye from too much light.
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Wheat – Bread of Life

Wheat - Bread of Life

Wheat – Bread of Life


Wheat is one of the oldest and most important grain. It is a major source of nutrients for people. It is an important ingredient of many breads, pastries, and pastas.
The wheat plant is a kind of grass with long slender leaves. There are thousands of kinds of wheat. Wheat plants grow to between 0.6 and 1.5 meters tall. The top part of the plant is made up of a number of flowers, which form groups called “spikelets”. The flowers produce grains that are used as food.
Wheat was first grown on farms about 9,000 years ago in the Euphrates River valley of the Middle East. In ancient Egypt the people buried some wheat with the pharaohs. Today China, India, and the United States are leading wheat producers.
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Most beautiful rivers in the world

Most beautiful rivers in the world

Most beautiful rivers in the world


Understanding that the river is life comes when a meeting with it took place. Contact with living water sometimes changes the inner world of a person. It turns a skeptic into romantic, a physicist into a lyricist, a sober pragmatist into an artist. The river attracts not only residents of nearby settlements – hundreds of townspeople count the days before the holidays, in order to live a little in the wonderful world of rivers. The rivers give life, all early settlements were founded near rivers, and they also took lives, just think of floods and drowned people.
Rivers … They were before us, and after us they continue their run, competing with the run of time. And there will be life on their shores and in their waters. I want all our children and grandchildren to see it and realize that no virtual world will replace the real earthly beauty granted to us.
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Ghana – Gold Coast of Africa

Ghana - Gold Coast of Africa

Ghana – Gold Coast of Africa


Ghana was once called the Gold Coast of Africa because of much gold in it. It still has the largest gold reserves in the world. Ghana is bordered by Côte d’Ivoire on the west, Burkina Faso on the northwest and north, and Togo on the east. Its official name is Republic of Ghana. Its area is 238,500 square kilometers.
Many people work in fishing, farming, logging, or gold mining. Cacao, timber, and gold are sold to other countries. Ghana also mines diamonds, manganese, and bauxite, which is used to make aluminum.
English is the official language. More than half of the people are Christian.
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Andes – World-Class Mountains

Andes - World-Class Mountains

Andes – World-Class Mountains


The Andes are the tallest mountains in the Western Hemisphere. Mount Aconcagua in Argentina is the highest peak – 22,831 feet high. The mountains run 8,900 kilometers and are the longest mountain chain in the world. They separate a narrow strip of land along the west coast of South America from the rest of the continent. The Cordillera Oriental is the eastern mountain range, and the Cordillera Occidental is the western range.
The best-known people ever to live in the Andes were the Inca. Machu Picchu, remains of the magnificent Inca city, can still be seen in the mountains of Peru. The Europeans arrived in the mountains in the 1500s.
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