Top 20 Countries having the most number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (July 31, 2021 Update)

There are a total of 1121 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world (as of January 2021: 869 Cultural, 213 Natural, and 39 Mixed) in 167 countries. Here are the top 20 countries having the most number of UNESCO World Heritage sites. What is a UNESCO World Heritage Site? According to Wikipedia, “A World Heritage …

New Seven Wonders of the World (New7Wonders)

None of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (also known as the Seven Wonders of the World) except the Great Pyramid of Giza (Kheops Pyramid) exist today. In fact, all the “seven wonders of the ancient world” existed at the same time for a period of fewer than 60 years (see their timeline below). That’s why …

7 Cheapest Destinations to Visit Abroad

For some people, traveling is beyond a hobby; it’s a way to escape life. But the most crucial decision is where to travel and how to optimize your trip within a budget. Well, we all think that Travelling Abroad is expensive! Planning a trip abroad with family might be heavy on your pockets. It’s time …

Humans can cause deadly Earthquakes

Humans can cause deadly earthquakes, and it’s called the Human-Induced Earthquake (HiQuake). On May 12, 2008, a huge 7.9 MW earthquake hit Chengdu, a sub-provincial city that has served as the capital of China’s Sichuan province. Over 69,000 people lost their lives. 374,176 were reported injured, with 18,222 listed as missing as of July 2008. The …

Top 10 Most Powerful Earthquakes in Recorded History

Here are the top ten most powerful earthquakes (by the Moment magnitude scale, MMS; denoted as Mw or M) in recorded history, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), a scientific agency of the United States government.

Top 10 Wettest Places on Earth

Earth is still the only planet we know where water can exist in liquid form on the surface and the water is vital for all known lifeforms. Rain brings life: it is a major component of the water cycle (also known as the hydrologic cycle, the continuous movement of water on, above and below the …

10 Lesser-Known Natural Wonders (I)

The age of the Earth is approximately 4.54 billion years. For all these years, our planet has been a work in progress: water, wind, air pressure, minerals, heat, and even extraterrestrial forces like meteors and comets mold and shape our environment, and created all manner of strange formations. Some of them are really beautiful: we …