20 Things That Would Happen if Humans Disappeared From Earth Overnight

While other animals will thrive

While some animals will die without being fed, others will escape their now defunct electric enclosures and run amok. Stronger predators will hunt and kill weaker animals while domestic dogs and cats will start running in packs, picking off smaller and slower creatures. Within weeks, small dogs such as pugs or terriers whose survival instincts and features have been bred out by humans will have been killed off by larger creatures.

Raw sewage would flood the rivers

Sewage treatment plants obviously require power to operate. Without power, sewage would slowly back up and begin to flood, polluting the surrounding lakes and rivers. The sewage would likely poison a number of animals who’d managed to survive thus far.

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Chemical plants will fail

Across the world, dangerous chemicals used for manufacturing are carefully stored and maintained. Many chemicals require electricity to remain stable and without power, dangerous liquids could be released as gases. Experts say that these chemicals could enter the earth’s atmosphere and cause a “mini chemical nuclear winter”.

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Styles of Wrestling from Around the World

Most of us are familiar with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). This brand rose in popularity within the 1980s, thanks to the likes of Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage, who placed wrestling on the pop culture map. As time wore on, the WWE has built a mass marketing and entertainment empire through their larger-than-life personalities, including the likes of Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, and Triple H. Still, why some out there can state the WWE does profile some wrestling, it is a far cry from the true techniques that are involved in the sport itself.

Why You Should Travel While You’re Still Young

If you’re worried about embarking on a travel adventure and wondering whether it’ll negatively affect your life, the simple answer is “no, it won’t.” In fact, when you stop to take a closer look at it, the benefits considerably outweigh the risks. While in the past it may have looked like a frivolous undertaking, nowadays it’s considered a character-defining experience. If you have the chance to travel now, take it without thinking as your future-self will be forever grateful for the lessons, friends, and memories you will make.

Most Intense Long-Distance Marathons (Not for the Faint of Heart)

For those among us who love a challenge, these long-distance marathons and outdoor challenges are activities that can only be attempted after years of training, with the right gear, and only by those who are mentally ready to undergo such a feat. Here are some of the most intense and challenging marathons in the world.