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Earth

Earth

Earth, also called the world and, less frequently, Gaia is the third planet from the Sun, the densest planet in the Solar System, the largest of the Solar System's four terrestrial planets, and the only astronomical object known to accommodate life. The earliest life on Earth arose at least 3.5 billion years ago. Earth's biodiversity has expanded continually except when interrupted by mass extinctions. Although scholars estimate that over 99 percent of all species that ever lived on the planet are extinct, Earth is currently home to 10–14 million species of life, including over 7.3 billion humans who depend upon its biosphere and minerals. Earth's human population is divided among ... more on Wikipedia

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All The Crazy Things That Could Happen When Earth's Magnetic Poles Reverse 47.6k views The circle of life and the circle around our home planet go hand in hand in many ways. That circle is known as a magnetic fo...
Mind-Blowing Facts About Planet Earth That Will Make You Question Everything 25.7k votes Learning a few amazing facts about Earth can remind humanity how lucky we are to call this planet home. One of the biggest o...
The World's Most Unreal Geological Formations 400 votes Our planet has built some pretty cool stuff over the past 4+ billion years. The mechanisms it employs to push up and tear do...
Land Bridges That Completely Changed the World 12.4k views The world used to be a lot more connected, geologically speaking, than it is now, thanks to rising ocean waters, melting ice...
How Does A Dead Dinosaur Become Oil? (Hint: It Doesn't) 1.7k views Have you ever wondered how dead dinosaurs turn into oil over time? The widespread idea that oil and petroleum come from dino...
The Most Stunningly Gorgeous Places on Earth 7.6k votes When you’re busy living your every day life—going from home to work to back home again—it can be tough to remember how much ...
What Would Life Be Like If Earth Was Actually Flat? 49.5k views Regardless of the stories told in many elementary and middle schools, when Christopher Columbus set sail across the Atlantic...
The Most Beautiful Circles Made by the Earth 1k votes The Earth is really quite something. Out of a bunch of dust and junk floating around the universe, somehow it formed and her...
A Guide to the Geological Formations Around You 28k views Everywhere we go we are surrounded by the story of the Earth. We rarely think about the candy-stripped rocks or the weird ou...
Earth History in 11 Easy Steps 32.5k views Getting a little tired of this Earth? Think you might want to get a shiny new one? Maybe one with less plastic bits floating...
The Best Baby Names That Mean Earth 1.4k votes Parents who want to honor the natural world may be on the lookout for some great baby names that mean Earth. Regardless of w...
The Most Powerful Volcanic Eruptions in Earth's History 5.7k views Volcanic eruptions as we know them today have a place in our lore as terrifyingly powerful acts of nature. Gods have been ma...
The Coolest Natural Bridges Built by the Earth 877 votes Some of us are just too busy to really appreciate nature, but have you ever taken a step back to see what natural wonders th...

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#1 of 8 The Best Planets in the Solar System 4.4k VOTES With this space list, astro-nuts can vote up the best planets in the solar system to settle once for all a question that has...
#23 of 177 The Most Beautiful Natural Wonders In The World 47.7k VOTES Stationed at various locations around the globe, the most beautiful natural wonders in the world include some of the most go...