20 Things That Would Happen if Humans Disappeared From Earth Overnight

Natural gas plants will cause fires

Much like chemical plants, natural gas plants require electricity to maintain dangerous substances. Without power, natural gas plants would begin to vent and the gas would eventually reach the fuel tanks of now ownerless vehicles, causing mass explosions and fires worldwide that would burn for days.

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Nuclear plants will melt down

Although nuclear plants have stopped producing power, that doesn’t mean they would be harmless if not manned by humans.

About a month after a mass human exit, emergency generators would run out and the cooling pools used to control nuclear substances would evaporate, causing mass nuclear explosions far worse than Chernobyl or Fukushima. Pockets of dangerous radiation that could potentially remain for thousands of years would span the globe.

Satellites will fall from the sky

About a year into the world’s existence without humans, the night sky will begin to look very different as satellites begin to fall. Thousands of objects sent by man into orbit will slowly start to fall over the course of several years, appearing like shooting stars in the sky. Some of the furthest satellites could continue to orbit for decades before eventually falling back to earth.

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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.