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Top 10 Worst Smelling Flowers In The World
Every flower maybe looks beautiful; But Every flower maybe not smells good; There are some flower species they smells really bad; mostly they smells as Carrion; They called Carrion flowers, also known as corpse flowers or stinking flowers, are flowers that emit an odor that smells like rotting flesh. Carrion flowers attract mostly scavenging flies and beetles as pollinators. Some species may trap the insects temporarily to ensure the gathering and transfer of pollen. Here in this article we listed Top 10 worst smelling flowers in the world. Read on:


Top 10 Worst Smelling Flowers In The World

1. Titan Arum
Titan Arum
Amorphophallus titanum known as the titan arum, is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world. The titan arum's inflorescence is not as large as that of the talipot palm, Corypha umbraculifera, but the inflorescence of the talipot palm is branched rather than unbranched.  Due to its odor, which is like the smell of a rotting animal, the titan arum is characterized as a carrion flower, and is also known as the corpse flower, or corpse plant. For the same reason, the title corpse flower is also attributed to the genus Rafflesia which, like the titan arum, grows in the rainforests of Sumatra, Indonesia. The flower produces strong, horrible smell of decaying meat. It is a very rare flower, bloom only for two, three days and reappear only after years. One corpse flowers can be 3 meters in height.  The corpse flower has a large bract and a long spike inside it. The foul smell of the flower last for 12 hours. The intense smell of the plant also attracts pollinators like carrion flies.

2. Rafflesia arnoldii
Rafflesia arnoldii
Rafflesia arnoldii is a member of the genus Rafflesia. It is noted for producing the largest individual flower on earth. It has a very strong and horrible odour of decaying flesh, earning it the nickname "corpse flower". It is endemic to the rainforests of Sumatra and possibly Borneo. Although there are some plants with larger flowering organs like the titan arum and talipot palm, those are technically clusters of many flowers. This parasitic plant can only found in rainforests of Sumatra and Borneo. It is a leafless and rootless plant. The Rafflesia arnoldii is known for its strong decaying flesh like smell. One Rafflesia arnoldii can be 1 meter diameter and 11 kg in weight Unlike other plants the Rafflesia arnoldii has no chlorophyll. So that the plant can’t perform photosynthesis. It parasite on tetrastigma plants. And these flower are known to be nearing extinction.

3. Hydnora africana
Hydnora africana
Hydnora africana is an achlorophyllous plant in the family Hydnoraceae, native to southern Africa that is parasitic on the roots of members of the Euphorbiaceae family. The plant grows underground, except for a fleshy flower that emerges above ground and emits an odor of feces to attract its natural pollinators, dung beetles, and carrion beetles. The flowers act as temporary traps, retaining the beetles that enter long enough for them to pick up pollen. It is also called jackal food.Hydnora africana has a very strong and unpleasant smell. This smell is generated from the osmophores, which is a white spongy area in the inner surface of the tepals that eventually changes color to grey. Osmophores were first called "bait bodies" by Harmes. Burger et al. concluded that the odor is made up of dimethyl disulfide and dimethyl trisulfide. These odors are also found in dead-horse arum.

4. Bulbophyllum Phalaenopsis
 Bulbophyllum Phalaenopsis
Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis is a species of orchid in the genus Bulbophyllum. Its flowers' fragrance is that of rotting meat that attracts flies which pollinate them. The Bulbophyllum Phalaenopsis is the worst smelling orchid in the world. It is native to New Guinea island. The bulbophyllum phalaenopsis is one of largest orchids in the world and bloom year around. The hairy, pinkish-red flowers app eras in clusters. In addition to the intense, unpleasant smell this orchid is also known for its long leaves, can reach up to a length of 4 feet.

5. Dragon Arum
Dragon Arum
Dragon Arum is endemic to the Balkans, extending as far as Greece, Crete, and the Aegean Islands, and also to the south-western parts of Anatolia. The dragon arum is an impressive plant that found in rocky and hilly areas of the Mediterranean basin. The plant is also known as black arum, snake lily, dragonwort, stink lily and vondoo lily. The plant grows to a height of 1 meter. The large, showy, maroon-purple flower appear in late spring. The flower can be 80 cm in length. But this beautiful flower smells like a rotting meat and it attracts pollinating insects. The flower also has a long tail like spike.

6. Stapelia Gigantea
Stapelia Gigantea
Stapelia gigantea is a species of flowering plant in the family Apocynaceae, native to south eastern Africa. Growing to 20 cm tall, it is a clump-forming succulent with erect green stems 3 cm thick. The starry pale yellow colored flowers resemble starfish. It is also called as African starfish. In summer, large star-shaped five-petalled flowers up to 35 cm in diameter are borne. The flowers are red and yellow, wrinkled, with a silky texture and fringed with hairs. They have the smell of rotting flesh, in order to attract the flies which pollinate them. The plant is commonly referred to as Zulu giant, carrion plant or toad plant. Stapelia gigantea sometimes also goes by the name of Stapelia nobilis or Stapelia marlothii.

7.  Eastern Skunk Cabbage
Skunk Cabbage
Symplocarpus foetidus, commonly known as skunk cabbage or eastern skunk cabbage (also swamp cabbage, clumpfoot cabbage, or meadow cabbage, foetid pothos or polecat weed), is a low growing, foul-smelling plant that grows in wetlands. The plant grows in swampy, wet soil across North America and Asia. The Western skunk cabbage bloom in spring. At first a shell-like part of the plant called ‘spathe’ comes out of the ground before the leaves. It is brownish-purple in color and can grow up to a size of 4-6 inches. It produce a strong, unpleasant smell and attracts pollinators like bees and butterflies.

8. Western skunk cabbage
Western skunk cabbage
Lysichiton americanus, also called western skunk cabbage, yellow skunk cabbag, American skunk-cabbage or swamp lantern, is a plant found in swamps and wet woods, along streams and in other wet areas of the Pacific Northwest, where it is one of the few native species in the arum family. Western skunk cabbage is named after the skunky smell produce by its flowers. This plant grows in swamps and woodlands of Alaska, California, Idaho, Washington, Montana and Oregon. The Western skunk cabbage bloom in early spring and winter. The rod shaped flowers have bright yellow color. They grow to a height of 40 cm. The skunky smell of this plant attracts scavenging flies as pollinators.

9. Arum Discoridis
Arum Discoridis
Arum dioscoridis is a plant of the arum family (Araceae). In winter appear green, arrow-shaped leaves. In spring, the short-stalked inflorescence appears consisting of a black, rod-shaped spadix (spadix) surrounded by a yellow-green, purple mottled brown or even purple bract (spathe). The female flowers are located at the bottom of the spadix, above are the male flowers and the top is a sterile area (Appendix). The spadix spread a pungent smell that attracts flies as pollinators.  The plant is native to forests in the east of the Mediterranean in southern Turkey, Cyprus and the Middle East. The plant can be propagated by means of seeding.

10. The carob tree 
The carob tree
The carob tree is native to the Mediterranean region, including Southern Europe, Northern Africa, the larger Mediterranean islands, the Levant and Middle-East of Western Asia into Iran; and the Canary Islands and Macaronesia. The carob tree is a medium-sized evergreen tree that grows in warm and subtropical regions around the world. The name ‘carob’ refers to the edible fruit of the tree. The carob pod contains many nutrients such as Vitamin A, B2, B3, magnesium, calcium and iron. Even though the fruits are nutritious and flowers of carob tree smell like sperm. The small spirally arranged flowers appear in autumn. The male and female flowers appear on different trees. It is the male flowers that produce worst sperm like smell on bloom.

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Top 10 Amazing Animals Found Only In Madagascar
Madagascar is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southeast Africa. The nation comprises the island of Madagascar (the fourth-largest island in the world), as well as numerous smaller peripheral islands. Do you wanna know What makes Madagascar so special? More than 80 percent of Madagascar's 14,883 plant species are found nowhere else in the world, including five plant families. The family Didiereaceae, composed of four genera and 11 species, is limited to the spiny forests of southwestern Madagascar. Four-fifths of the world's Pachypodium species are endemic to the island. Three-fourths of Madagascar's 860 orchid species are found here alone, as are six of the world's nine baobab species. Consequently, Madagascar is a biodiversity hotspot; over 90% of its wildlife is found nowhere else on Earth. So it'd easy to say that Madagascar is really a different world inside our world; Here in this article Top 10 Amazing Animals that are Only Found In Madagascar listed; Read on:

Top 10 Amazing Animals Found Only In Madagascar

1. Blue Coua
1. Blue Coua
The blue coua (Coua caerulea) is a species of bird in the cuckoo family; It is a non-parasitic member of the cuckoo bird family. The blue couas are also called as Madagascar coucal. They renowned for their striking deep blue plumage. It is endemic to Madagascar. The bird is a deep blue with a bare blue oval around the eye and beak. It averages a size of 48–50 cm in length and 225–268 g in weight, with females slightly larger. Unlike other cuckoo birds, the blue couas build their own nests. They use the leaves and twigs to build their nest. The nests of blue couas usually remain hidden in the trees of bushes. They only lay one egg during the breeding season. Interestingly, blue couas also incubates their own eggs.

2. Panther Chameleon
2. Panther Chameleon
The panther chameleon (Furcifer pardalis) is a species of chameleon found in the eastern and northern parts of Madagascar in a tropical forest biome. They measure 17-20 inches in length. With a size of a house cat, the panther chameleon is among the largest chameleons in the world. The panther chameleons are also famous for their striking technicolor skin. The color pattern of their skin varies with the location they live in. The skin color ranges from orange, red, blue, dark green or blue-green with different stripes and spots. The male panther chameleons are more colorful than the females. They have the power to change their color with incredible speed. This spectacular color changing doesn’t merely depend on the change of location. It is also affected by their state of emotion, health, temperature variation, and light intensity. The male panther chameleons display such an amazing skin color transformation during breeding season or on defense. The female chameleons usually become pale or orange to pink in color breeding season.

3. Tomato Frog
3. Tomato Frog
Tomato frogs named after their vibrant orange-red colored skin. Only the female frogs have such a brilliant tomato like coloration. The male frogs have a duller brownish-orange color. Undoubtedly, tomato frogs are one of most colorful animals in the world. They only found in the forests of Madagascar Island. The brilliant coloration of tomato frogs is actually a warning to their predators. But tomato frogs are not so toxic. When threatened, their skin produces a thick, sticky fluid to deter the potential predators such as snakes.  The tomato frogs are ambush predators. That means, they sit in a particular spot and will make a surprise attack on their preys. The diet of tomato frogs mainly includes insects and small invertebrates. The lifespan of the tomato frog can be from 6 to 8 years.

4. Fossa
Fossa
The fossa is a cat-like, carnivorous mammal endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorous closely related to the mongoose family. Fossa is the largest carnivore found only in the forest of Madagascar. This mammal can reach 6 feet in length and weigh up to 10 kg; they live up to 20 years. The fossas have very strong, muscular body with short reddish-brown coat. The long tail is one of the most distinguishing features of fossas. Fossas are very agile climbers. The retractable claws and flexible ankle joints allow them to easily climb up on the trees. fossa is the most efficient hunter among the Madagascar animals. It is an ambush predator, make surprise attack on its preys. With the sharp claws and sharp tooth, fossas can quickly kill their prey. Lemurs are the main food of fossas. They also hunt on other small mammals, fishes, birds, frogs and lizards.

5. Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko
5. Satanic Leaf Tailed Gecko
The satanic leaf tailed gecko endemic to Madagascar is a master of camouflage. This amazing lizard can unbelievably camouflaged to resemble a dead leaf. Nobody can easily spot the leaf-tailed gecko when it’s resting over the leaf. This unique species of Madagascar can perfectly blend into its natural surroundings.  The satanic leaf-tailed gecko only has a length between 10-15 cm. The coloration of leaf-tailed gecko is amazingly varied, ranges from grey, brown, tan, yellow and orange. They also have leaf-vein like lines on their body. So that the leaf-tailed gecko can easily mimic a dead leaf. The satanic leaf-tailed geckos are nocturnal reptiles. Thus, the satanic leaf-tailed geckos can avoid the threat from potential predators like birds and snakes.  The camouflage is not the only technique used by the satanic leaf-tailed geckos to avoid the threat. Thus, the satanic leaf-tailed geckos can confuse the predator and can escape from its sight.

6. Aye-aye
6. Aye-aye
The aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is a lemur, a strepsirrhine primate native to Madagascar that combines rodent-like teeth that perpetually grow and a special thin middle finger. Aye-aye is the largest nocturnal primate in the world. They are dark-brown in color and have large eyes and slender fingers. All these make aye-aye looks so scary. Although, they are very gentle and harmless. But many people kill them on sight because of their scary appearance. Such hunting and habitat loss make aye-aye as one of the endangered animals of Madagascar. Aye-aye is a nocturnal creature and hunt only at night. During day hours, they sleep on the sphere like nest build on the tree branches. At night, they travel for more than 4 km in searching for food. Aye-aye uses its large, sensitive ears to detect the wood-boring larvae and take them out with their elongated middle finger. Aye-aye inhabits in the coastal forest of Madagascar.

7. Indri
7. Indri
The indri also called the babakoto, is a primate. It is one of the largest living lemurs with a head-and-body length of about 64–72 cm (25–28 in) and weight of between 6 to 9.5 kg (13 to 21 lb). It has a black and white coat and maintains an upright posture when climbing or clinging. It is monogamous and lives in small family groups, moving through the canopy feeding; mainly on leaves but also seeds, fruits, and flowers. The groups are quite vocal, communicating with other groups by singing, roaring and other vocalisations.  It is a diurnal tree-dweller related to the sifakas and, like all lemurs, it is native to Madagascar. The main threats faced by the indri are habitat destruction and fragmentation due to slash and burn agriculture, fuelwood gathering, and logging. It is also hunted despite taboos against this, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as "critically endangered".

8. Sifaka
8. Sifaka
Sifakas are a genus (Propithecus) of lemur from the family Indriidae within the order Primates. They are found only on the island of Madagascar. All species of sifakas are threatened, ranging from vulnerable to critically endangered. Sifakas are medium-sized indrids with a head and body length of 40 to 55 centimetres and a weight of 3 to 6 kilograms. Their tail is just as long as their body, which differentiates them from the Indri. Their fur is long and silky, with coloration varying by species from yellowish-white to black brown. The round, hairless face is always black. Sifakas move by vertical clinging and leaping, meaning they maintain an upright position leaping from tree trunk to tree trunk and moving along branches. They are skillful climbers and powerful jumpers, able to make leaps of up to 10 m from one tree to the next. Sifakas are herbivores, eating leaves, flowers and fruits.

9. Madagascar Pochard
Madagascar Pochard
The Madagascar pochard (Aythya innotata; Malagasy: Fotsy maso, Onjo) is an extremely rare diving duck of the genus Aythya. Thought to be extinct in the late 1990s, specimens of the species were rediscovered at Lake Matsaborimena in Madagascar in 2006. As of March 2013, the population is around 80 individuals. They are endemic to the marshes and freshwater lakes of Madagascar. The initial declination in the population of Pochard duck is caused by the loss of nesting sites and by the introduction of new species to their habitat. The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) classified the Pochard duck as a critically endangered bird.  Madagascar Pochard is a medium sized duck, which, grows to 45-54 cm in length. They have attractive reddish-brown flanks, white belly and greyish beak. Pochard ducks have originally lived in the marshes and densely vegetated lakes of Madagascar.  Today, the small remaining population of Pochard ducks faces the scarcity of food. Without proper rescue plans, they will soon disappear from this world.

10. Giraffe weevil 
Giraffe weevil
Giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa) is a weevil endemic to Madagascar. It derives its name from an extended neck much like that of the common giraffe. The giraffe weevil is sexually dimorphic, with the neck of the male typically being 2 to 3 times the length of that of the female. Most of the body is black with distinctive red elytra covering the flying wings. The total body length of the males is just under an inch (2.5 cm), among the longest for any Attelabid species. The extended neck is an adaptation that assists in nest building and fighting. At present, a large population of giraffe weevils lives in the forests of Madagascar. They spent most of their lives on small trees known as ‘giraffe beetle trees’. They also feed on leaves of these trees.

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Top 10 Smartest Talking Birds In The World
Talking birds are birds that can mimic the spoken language of humans. There is debate within the scientific community over whether some talking parrots also have some cognitive understanding of the language. Birds have varying degrees of talking ability: some, like the corvids, are able to mimic only a few words and phrases, while some budgerigars have been observed to have a vocabulary of almost 2,000 words. The hill myna, a common pet, is well known for its talking ability and its relative, the European starling, is also adept at mimicry. Wild cockatoos in Australia have been reported to have learned human speech. Here in this article Top 10 smartest talking bird species listed; Read on:

Top 10 Smartest Talking Birds In The World

1. African grey parrot
1. African grey parrot
The African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) is an Old World parrot in the family Psittacidae. There are two known sub-species of the African grey parrot. African grey parrot is considered as the most intelligent smartest talking parrot in the world. Most notably, Dr Irene Pepperberg's work with Alex the parrot showed his ability to learn over 100 words, differentiating between objects, colors, materials, and shapes. They are endemic to the rain forests of West and Central Africa. African grey parrots are known for their better understanding and imitation of human speech. Like other talking birds African grey parrots also have a tendency to get attached to only one person. The parrot’s relationship with the owner is the most important thing that shape its talking ability. Treating African grey parrots while teaching will help to improve their talking ability much faster. They also learn different kinds of voices from the surrounding. They are intelligent enough to mimic different sounds to fool the predators.

2. Budgerigar
2. Budgerigar
The budgerigar also known as common pet parakeet or shell parakeet and the budgie, is a small, long-tailed, seed-eating parrot. Budgerigars are the only species in the Australian genus Melopsittacus, and are found wild throughout the drier parts of Australia where the species has survived harsh inland conditions for the last five million years. Budgerigars are popular pets around the world due to their small size, low cost, and ability to mimic human speech. The smartest social bird has capability for large vocabularies. Not all birds of this species have got such great potential but some can learn 300-500 words and sentences. Puck, a male budgerigar owned by American Camille Jordan, holds the world record for the largest vocabulary of any bird, at 1,728 words. They have a tendency to imitate the words that have repeatedly heard from the owner.  Both male and female budgerigars have skill to imitate human speech. But male birds seem to be better at talking more words in the right tone.

3. Yellow-naped Amazon
3. Yellow-naped Amazon
The yellow-naped amazon or yellow-naped parrot (Amazona auropalliata) is an amazon parrot sometimes considered to be a subspecies of yellow-crowned amazon. The yellow-naped amazon is another talented talking bird of the amazon parrots family. They are known for contextualize human speech. The parrots have the power to copy wide range of words and imitate them in excellent quality. Yellow-naped amazons will start to talk from younger age itself. They learn most of words and phrases from their owners. Yellow-naped amazons usually bond with only one human. Yellow-naped amazons are highly sought after for their talking ability and playful personalities. They are also known for nest-protective behaviors that often lead them to bite. So the interaction between the owner and pet is the most important factor that defines the talking ability of the parrot. Yello-naped amazons also good at repeating the songs they hear around them.

4. Eclectus parrot
4. Eclectus parrot
The eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus) is a parrot native to the Solomon Islands, Sumba, New Guinea and nearby islands, northeastern Australia and the Maluku Islands. It is unusual in the parrot family for its extreme sexual dimorphism of the colours of the plumage; the male having a mostly bright emerald green plumage and the female a mostly bright red and purple/blue plumage. The eclectus parrots native to New Guinea islands are known for their clarity of speech and vocabulary. Eclectus parrots copy most of the words hear around them and mimic them in high quality. Some parrots can even learn and sing entire song. They not only mimic human speech but also every attractive sounds they hear from the surroundings. In that way Eclectus parrots can even fool their owners. They repeat the words they learnt at right situations. Both male and female eclectus parrots also make charming and melodious voices.

5. Indian rose-ring parakeet 
5. Indian rose-ring parakeet
Indian rose-ringed parakeet originates from the southern Indian subcontinent and has feral and naturalized populations worldwide. In Australia, Great Britain, the United States, and other western countries, it is often referred to as the Indian ring neck parrot. Indian ring parakeet is one of the outstanding talking birds in the species of parrot. They can learn 200-250 words. The ability to mimic the human voice also differs between parrots. It merely depends upon the frequency of interaction with the owner. The Indian ring parakeets usually try to copy the human voice from the surroundings. They can also catch up words by hearing music.  Indian ring parakeet’s ability to mimic human speech also meet exceptional quality. The pretty intelligent social bird also regarded as one of the best companion of human.

6. Monk Parakeet
6. Monk Parakeet
The monk parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus), also known as the quaker parrot, is a small, bright-green parrot with a greyish breast and greenish-yellow abdomen. It originates from the temperate to subtropical areas of Argentina and the surrounding countries in South America. Self-sustaining feral populations occur in many places, mainly in North America and Europe. Like other talking birds monk parakeets also requite care and proper training to mimic the human voice. They will learn and imitate the words they hear repeatedly from the trainer. A well socialized monk parakeet parrot also able to use the words that they learned at right situations. It becomes practical only if the trainer associate right actions or emotions with words while teaching. The social bird also mimics other sounds they hear from the surroundings.

7. Hill myna
7. Hill myna
The common hill myna (Gracula religiosa), sometimes spelled "mynah" and formerly simply known as hill myna, is the myna most commonly seen in aviculture, resident in hill regions of South Asia and Southeast Asia. Hill mynas are one the best talking birds in the word, found across Southeast Asia. They are better known for their ability to mimic human voice in exact tone. Hill mynas also produce wide ranges of whistles, wails and screeches. The great Indian hill and common hill myna are the two main species of hill mynas. These two species have more talking power than other mynas. They can mimic human speech in same tone and quality. Some other species of hill myna like Southern hill mynas also have talking ability but never become so clear like great Indian hill or common hill myna. 

8. Cockatoo
8. Cockatoo
Cockatoo is a parrot that is any of the 21 species belonging to the bird family Cacatuidae, the only family in the superfamily Cacatuoidea. Cockatoos are extremely social bird that possess better talking ability. Cockatoos can imitate a wide range of sounds. But their talking ability entirely depends upon training given by humans. There are different species of cockatoos in the world. Upon them rose-breasted cockatoo, yellow crested cockatoo and long-billed cockatoo are  better talkers. Cockatoos need special care from their owner for a healthy life and to learn speaking. They have a tendency to copy the words that are repeated by the owners regularly. Cockatoos can easily mimic the words that are associated with their habits. The change in tone will definitely make difficulty in learning of speaking for cockatoos.

9. Yellow-crowned amazon
9. Yellow-crowned amazon
The yellow-crowned amazon or yellow-crowned parrot (Amazona ochrocephala), is a species of parrot, native to the tropical South America and Panama. It is a bird of tropical forest (both humid and dry), woodland, mangroves, savanna and may also be found on cultivated land and suburban areas. In the southern part of its range, it is rarely found far from the Amazon rainforest. The playful and affectionate yellow-crowned amazon parrots are found in the rain forests of  South and North America. They are one of excellent talkers of the amazon parrots family. Some parrots of this species become excellent talkers and some never talk. The ability to talk merely depends upon different factors like environment they live and frequency of interaction with humans. They are also known for their loud voice and live for more than 60 years.

10. Blue-fronted amazon
   10. Blue-fronted amazon
The blue-fronted amazon (Amazona aestiva), also called the turquoise-fronted amazon and blue-fronted parrot, is a South American species of amazon parrot and one of the most common amazon parrots kept in captivity as a pet or companion parrot. Its common name is derived from the distinctive blue marking on its head just above its beak. Blue-fronted amazon is a popular pet and taking bird native to South America, named after distinctive blue marking on their head. They need interaction from human to learn talking. The talking ability of the beautiful parrot species also varies with the quality of training. Blue-fronted amazons have a tendency to bond with only one person. They mimic human voice only if they socialized in the right form. They can talk for hours and love singing in sweet sound. Blue-fronted amazon also play with toys for a long time.

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Top 10 Largest Islands In The World
An island/isle is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atolls can be called islets, skerries, cays or keys. The exact number of Islands on Earth can be a difficult process. It is said to be, there are around 2000 Islands in the oceans. These Islands vary in size, geography, climate, flora and fauna. Here in this article Top 10 Largest Islands listed, Read on:



Top 10 Largest Islands In The World

1. Greenland 2,130,800 square kilometers
1. Greenland, 2,130,800 square kilometers
Greenland is an autonomous country within the Danish Realm, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Greenland is the world's largest island with a total area of 2,130,800 square kilometers. With a population of about 56,480 (2013), it is the least densely populated country in the world. Greenland is an Island and not a continent. The Greenland is home to second largest ice sheets in the world just behind the Antarctica; over three-quarters of which is covered by the only permanent ice sheet outside of Antarctica. Sealing, whaling and fishing are the main source of income for the people of Greenland.

2. New Guinea 785,753 square kilometers
2. New Guinea 785,753 square kilometers
New Guinea is a large Island in the South West Pacific region.  It is the world's second-largest island after Greenland. New Guinea covers a land area of 785,753 km2, and it is not the largest wholly within the southern hemisphere. The island is divided among two countries: Papua New Guinea to the east, and Indonesia to the west. The New Guinea Island is dominated by high mountains. At an altitude of 16503 ft the Jaya peak is the highest point in the New Guinea Island. The humans have been settled on the New Guinea Island over 40000 years ago. The New Guinea Island has large deposits of copper and gold.

3. Borneo 748,168 square kilometers
3. Borneo 748,168 square kilometers
Borneo is the third-largest island in the world and the largest island in Asia. At the geographic center of Maritime Southeast Asia, in relation to major Indonesian islands, it is located north of Java, west of Sulawesi, and east of Sumatra. Antipodal to an area of Amazon rainforest, Borneo is itself home to one of the oldest rainforests in the world. The rainforests of Borneo has been aged more than 130 million years. It is the oldest rainforest in the world. These forests are also home to 15000 species of plants, 221 species of mammals and 420 species of birds. The mount kimabalu, the highest peak in Southeast Asia is located in the Borneo Island.

4. Madagascar 587,713 square kilometers
4. Madagascar 587,713 square kilometers
Madagascar officially the Republic of Madagascar is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southeast Africa it is the fourth-largest island in the world. Madagascar split from the Indian peninsula around 88 million years ago, allowing native plants and animals to evolve in relative isolation. Consequently, Madagascar is a biodiversity hotspot; There are 14000 different species of plants; 90% of its wildlife is found nowhere else on Earth; Madagascar is home to 250000 species of animals 70% of them are found nowhere else in the world. The island's diverse ecosystems and unique wildlife are threatened by the encroachment of the rapidly growing human population and other environmental threats. The Toliara coral reef in the Southwestern Madagascar is the third largest coral system in the world.

5. Baffin Island 507,451 square kilometers
 5. Baffin Island 507,451 square kilometers
Baffin Island in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world. Its area is 507,451 km2 and its population is about 11,000 (2007). Named after English explorer William Baffin. Baffin Island can offer you to see stunning displays of Northern Lights, as most parts of the Baffin Island lies North of the Arctic circle. A large number of mammals, including polar bears, Arctic wolves and lemmings are live in the Baffin Island. There are two National Parks in the Baffin Island: Sirmilik and Auyuittuq. These National Parks are home to spectacular glaciers, majestic Fjords and snow fields.

6. Sumatra 480,848 square kilometers
6. Sumatra 480,848 square kilometers
Sumatra is an island in western Indonesia and part of the Sunda Islands. It is the largest island that is entirely in Indonesia and the sixth largest island in the world at 473,481 km2. It is also the Westernmost Island of Indonesian archipelago. The Sumatra Island is prone to powerful earthquakes and Tsunamis. It is because this Island is located at the subduction zone of Indo-Australian and Eurasian tectonic plates. However, the Sumatra Island is home to amazing wildlife and rich forests. The most part of the Sumatra Island is covered by tropical rainforests; it is the home to some of critically endangered species; Sumatran tiger, orangutan, Rhinoceros, ground-cuckoo; Rafflesia arnodii. The Sumatra Island contains large deposits of gold and silver. Some of the finest oil plants and coal-fields are also located in the Island of Sumatra.

7. Honshu 225,800 square kilometers
 7. Honshu 225,800 square kilometers
Honshu is the largest and most populous island of Japan. The island separates the Sea of Japan, which lies to its north and west, from the North Pacific Ocean to its south and east. It is the seventh largest island in the world, and the second most populous after Java. Honshu had a population of 103 million as of 2005. This Island is 800 miles long, 150 miles wide with an area of 225,800 square kilometers. That is around 60% of the total size of Japan. The Honshu Island is home to some of the important cities of Japan, including Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Yokohama and Osaka. The largest mountain in Japan, the Mount Fuji located in this Island. The Honshu Island also contains the largest lake of Japan, the Lake Biwa.

8. Victoria Island 217,291 square kilometers
8. Victoria Island 217,291 square kilometers
Victoria Island is an island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and straddles the boundary between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories of Canada. It is the eighth largest island in the world, and at 217,291 km2 is Canada's second largest island. It contains the world's largest island within an island within an island. The Island was discovered by the Arctic explorer Thomas Simpson in 1838. As of 2006, 1875 people live in this large Island; The Northwest part of the Victoria Island contain 15 mile wide Tunnunik impact crater. It is said to be formed between 130 and 350 million years ago by a meteorite.

9. Great Britain 209,331 square kilometers
9. Great Britain 209331 square kilometers
Great Britain is the largest island in Europe and the ninth-largest in the world; with an area of 209,331 km2, it. In 2011 the island had a population of about 61 million people, making it the third-most populous island in the world, after Java in Indonesia and Honshu in Japan; The human habitation in the Great Britain has been started 500000 years ago. The island is the largest in the British Isles archipelago, which also includes the island of Ireland to its west and over 1,000 smaller surrounding islands. The Great Britain is the most populous region in Europe. The Great Britain receives a pleasant, mild temperature throughout the year. London is the largest city in the Great Britain.

10. Ellesmere Island 196,236 square kilometers
10. Ellesmere Island 196,236 square kilometers
Ellesmere Island is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. Lying within the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is considered part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands, with Cape Columbia being the most northerly point of land in Canada. It comprises an area of 196,235 km2 and the total length of the island is 830 kilometres making it the world's tenth largest island and Canada's third largest island. The Arctic Cordillera mountain system covers much of Ellesmere Island, making it the most mountainous in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The Arctic willow is the only woody species to grow on Ellesmere Island.      A chain of sedimentary rocks located in the Northern parts of the Ellesmere Island aged more than 100000 years. The Ellesmere Island contains remnants of the last ice age. The first human inhabitants of Ellesmere Island were small bands drawn to the area for Peary caribou, muskox, and marine mammal hunting about 2000–1000 BCE.

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Top 10 Best Budgeting Software to use
Budgeting ain't easy; it requires to have reasonable solutions to business sector in terms of managing their accounts, finance, assets, then furthermore Sheet making, run rate tracking, project budgeting, income statement, profit/loss statements etc. Doing these all thing step by step with perfect workflow and sprite is not easy at all, that's why you need a Budgeting software; Budgeting software are utilities that provides these steps very easily; Here Top 10 Best Budgeting Software listed for your convenience; read on:


Top 10 Best Budgeting Software

1. Adaptive Planning 
Adaptive Planning software is a product of Adaptive Insights which is a global leader in on demand budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and integration solutions for enterprises of all sizes. This program lets finance and management groups to gain real-time visibility into performance metrics, streamline FPA processes, and helps taking better business moves. It offers balance sheet, capital asset planning, cash management, consolidation, general ledger, etc.

2. Budgetao 
Budgetao is extremely easy and amazingly instinctive IT budgeting program deliberated specially for SMB and Startup enterprises. With attributes such as adaptive scheduling, consisting budgeting, real-time integration and advanced user interface, Budgetao lets organizations to replace legacy spreadsheets and start optimizing their costs rather simply tracking expenditures.

3. Cognos 
Cognos is powered by IBM, the software affords unified performance management and business intelligence way out, with budgeting, strategy scheduling, forecasting, and consolidations – across financial, operational, sales and marketing, and human resource departments. Cognos includes capital asset planning, consolidation/roll-up, forecasting, etc.

4. Castaway 
Castaway is a robust financial program offering multi-year consolidated financial forecasts of P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow, funds flow and ratios & statistics. Facts can be put against forecasted data, generating variance reports and making re-forecasting easier. Engineered with accountants in focus, Castaway is rich-featured helping your generate forecasts in the format you need. The software comes with general ledger, cash management, capital asset planning, etc.

5. Cloud Budget 
Cloud Budget provides budgeting power to any size enterprise. The software helps in saving time and money with process accuracy and error free data. The enterprise class budgeting is inexpensive, scalable and safe. Cloud Budget consolidates with Sales force Coordinate and communicate with your group in real time via powerful workflow and Chatter. It comes with general ledger, forecasting, consolidation, cash management, capital asset planning, balance sheet, etc.

6. Cash Analytics 
Cash Analytics is aimed at providing productive forecasting and liquidity planning way outs on the market. Arranged by close group of co-founder, the primary objective of the program is to make the lives of clients much easier by freeing them from routine admin jobs and helping them concentrate on generating value. In the corporate world, finance, treasury, and generating value imply saving money and nicely managing hazards.

7. PeriZem 
PeriZem provides hospitality integrate and property financial solutions that cost effectively lessen the budget/forecast planning cycle and accommodate the regular revenue preparation process to raise overall operational accuracy. PeriZem comes with version control, project budgeting, profit/loss statement, multi-department/project, multi-company, general ledger, forecasting, etc.

8. Altus Dynamics 
Altus Dynamics is a comprehensive accounting and financial management package based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) platform. It includes features such as GL, AP, AR, real time reporting etc. along with solutions which are designed with the specific requirements of the non-profit and public sector in focus. The software performs cash management, forecasting, general ledger, balance sheet, multi-company, etc.

9. A3 Modeling 
A3 Modeling consolidates all your budgeting, integrations, forecasting, and KPI dashboards in a united tool that integrates in real-time. The singular way out that meets your investment in spreadsheet models and proficiency. A3 Modeling enables finance professionals to take full control of their planning solution. A3 Modeling comes with income statement, multi-company, multi-department, profit/loss statement, project budgeting, run rate tracking, etc.

10. Invest for Excel 
Invest for Excel by DataPertner is the software solution for capital budgeting, financial planning, and valuation. The software integrates the information of discounted cash flow technique, international accounting standards and finest practices in capital budgeting. Invest for Excel is industry free and is appropriate for small, medium and large enterprises. The software comes with project budgeting, profit/loss statement, multi-department, multi-company, incomes statements, etc.

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Top 10 Best Admissions Software
It is very difficult to maintain the manual record of students regarding their dues, performance and attendance report. There are some software known as Admissions Software that can be proved as very helpful for school, college or university to keep the comprehensive profile of any student. Here top 10 best admissions software listed, Read on:





Top 10 Best Admissions Software

1. Administrator’s Plus 
Administrator’s Plus is a school administrative software that is developed by Rediker Software. This software is used by public and private schools in over 115 countries. This admission software allows the school to collect, manage, analyze and track the information of the student. In addition to custom features, it allows secure online solution via its TeacherPlus gradebook and ParentPlus web portal. School can built their own system in this software according to its own needs.

2. Ascend 
Ascend is a sophisticated admissions and enrollment software that focus on the people, not the paperwork. This fully integrated prospecting and admission software system is built-in with custom online applications, a prospecting toolkit, reporting and event management with advanced interfaces for interviewers and recruiters and many more customization tools. Data synchronization, automated billing feature, calendar integration and authentication makes this software more reliable to use.

3. PowerVista RollCall 
PowerVista RollCall is developed for large education organizations serving professional learners. It is very easy and simple to use RollCall. Apart from default and custom features, it is also flexible enough to meet your specific requirement. Multi user network system is also built-in this system that allows to connect to a central database of the institute and also track the data of students from anywhere and anytime. Use this software and enhance your professional reputation.

4. AMP 
AMP is another best all in one enrollment management software through which you can easily, seamlessly and manage the whole record of student from prospect to alumni. Easily turn complex data into official business format.  AMP is equally useful for prospect, applicant, student, administrator and alumni. Pre knowledge of any technical software is not necessary because AMP is a very simple and user friendly software. Check comprehensive report and applicant data with just a few clicks.

5. VIKSAT EduCare 
VIKSAT EduCare is the computerized solution of all your school administration problems as it is capable of managing every detail of an educational institute regarding student, fees, examination, transportation, accounts, inventory, library, visitors, etc. It is a customizable and user friendly software for small, medium and large schools. After having this software staff work load will be reduced and they will be able to do other most important task of the institute.

6. MQSYS School Software 
MQSYS School Software is the product of MQSYS technologies. This software is designed for efficiently and effectively supporting the school administration. This powerful and affordable software will enable you to record the complete information about student. Have a look on the features: library management system, fledged fees management system to track of student fees, customized report generation, generate myriad types of reports and graphs and performs many other functions easily.

7. Ellucian 
Ellucian is another best student information system that is integrated with high features designed by the higher education expertise. It is the most popular software in U.S due to its easy access, essential features, speedy workflows and customizable features. Ellucian is useful for small and midsized institution to deliver big services efficiently and cost effectively across the campus from admissions process to keeping academic records and financial matters of the institute.

8. PrincipleData 
PrincipleData is the simpler administration software to manage the record of students. Most of the admission software provides a platform to maintain he records of students while in addition to basic features, PrincipleData enables the schools to schedule the meeting with parents or guardians. No training or particular technical skills are required to used this software. Easily insert every information of the students and track it easily anytime with a click.

9. Digital School 
Digital School is for paper less administration system that automates educational processes, administration and facilitates the collaboration among students, parents, teachers and administration to improve the efficiency of the school. It is a user friendly software that covers the basic requirements of any educational organization regarding student profiles, attendance record, academics performance, fee management, exam management, time table preparation, leave processing, hostel and library record.

10. WISE 
WISE school automation software is another best school administrative automation software solutions for all the problems regarding admissions and enrollments of students. It is a platform of comprehensive solution from initial inquiry to acceptance and enrollment level. WIDE admission register software provides educational institutions with powerful features in keeping and tracking the details of past, present, alumni and future students.

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Top 10 Best DVD Ripping software
Ripping is the process of copying audio or video content to a hard disk, typically from removable media such as compact disc CD or DVD, although the word refers to all forms of media. Despite the name, neither the media nor the data is damaged after extraction. Ripping is often used to shift formats, and to edit, duplicate or back up media content. Digital Audio Extraction is a more formal phrase applied to the ripping of audio CDs. A rip is the copied content, in its destination format, along with accompanying files. There are a lot's of DVD Ripping software you can find on web, but which one is best or your; Here is a list of 10 Best DVD Ripping software; Read on:

Top 10 Best DVD Ripping software

1. BitRipper 
BitRipper is a free DVD to AVI software utility allowing you to back-up your DVDs as AVI files on the hard drive. You can use it for one-click ripping as good as for progressed modes. You can choose whether to use default configuration values or to manually set them. The tool provides you with settings necessary for concerning action; Video and audio codecs configuration, video resolution and aspect ratio, sound track language and sound value normalization etc.

2. Format Factory
Format Factory is a multinational media converter and DVD ripper that will convert and compress any video file or DVD to MP4/3GP/MPG/AVI/WMV/FLV/SWF; any audio file or CD to MP3/WMA/AMR/OGG/AAC/WAV; any image file to JPG/BMP/PNG/TIF/ICO/GIF/TGA.

3. MakeMKV 
MakeMKV is a two-click technique to rip your DVDs and Blu-ray discs, and save them in an open source MKV file. The MKV format has the ability to store multiple video/audio files with all meta-information and preserve chapters. Further, MakeMKV has the potential to instantly stream video that are decrypted, without having to convert the file into a different format.

4. AnyDVD 
AnyDVD runs in your the background of your computer to automatically remove the copy protection off a DVD movie to let you rip the DVD onto your computer. This utility also allows you to remove the RPC region code, thereby making the movie playable anywhere. AnyDVD also decrypts protected audio CDs, HD DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs. Further, it can also remove unwanted movie features, such as subtitles and prohibition messages etc.

5. MacX DVD Ripper 
MacX DVD Ripper is a DVD ripper that backs up and rips DVD movies to MOV, MP4, MPEG, FLV, iTunes video, minus all the copy protections that are vastly utilized in DVD movies. It has the ability to rip homemade disc and encrypted DVD movies for viewing on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Android HTC, Samsung, XOOM, Galaxy Tab, PSP etc.

6. MTR
MTR is a complete toolbox aims at making fair-use, backup copies of discs that you have purchased legally. It has four Extraction Modes that include iSO imae, Rip & Rebuild for VTS-level editing, Main feature, and the specialized batch title extraction. Additionally, five error-correction modes also included.

7. WinX DVD Ripper 
WinX DVD Ripper is a software tool to rip any DVD to mainstream video formats. It can also support seamlessly to convert DVD to App, Android, Microsoft, Sony PSP, Nokia Lumia etc. This DVD software has 4 DVD copy modes to cope with users; up to date DVD backup demands, and much more. It also has the ability to remove DVD CSS, UOP, RCE, region code and Sony ARccOS.

8. Riplt 
Riplt allows you take your movies with you without having to carry around discs. Here, you can easily transfer a DVD in one of two methods: Ripping copies everthing to your Mac, extras, subtitles, and alternate tracks.

9. StaxRip 
StaxRip allows you easily convert your DVDs, DVB captures and many other formats into MPEG4 with codecs like x264, XviD and DivX. StaxRip is an open source video converter GUI with a vast variety of supported source and target formats.

10. VidCoder 
VidCoder is a DVD/Blu-ray ripping and video transcoding utility for Windows and makes use of HandBrake as its encoding engine. Its notable features include: multi-threaded, MP4, MKV containers, H.264 encoding, completely integrated encoding pipeline, target bitrate, 2-pass encoding, decomb, detelecine, batch encoding, and much more.

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Top 10 Most Strangest places in the world
This world is filled with unlimited natural beauty, mysterious and strange places. These strange looking places and landscapes in the world are the result of continuous natural erosion, have millions of years of age. Most of the keep changing their structure by time, and most of them gets more mysterious. Here below Top 10 Most Strangest places of the world listed, Read on;




Top 10 Most Strangest places in the world

1. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
1. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a unique national forest park located in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province in the People's Republic of China. It is one of several national parks within the Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Zhangjiajie National Park covers 185 square miles of area. The narrow sandstone pillars becomes the main attraction of this national park, formed from millions of years of natural erosion. Each pillars differs y size, highest pillar in this national park have 650 feet height.  It is also recognized as UNESCO’s world heritage site. Zhangjiajie also became home for many rare animal and plant species. It is possible to rare white flowered trees which is originally appears on Earth before 205 million years ago. There are 100 different types of vertebrates are securely living inside this national park.

2. Uluru
2. Uluru
Uluru also known as Ayers Rock is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. Uluru is sacred to the Anangu, the Aboriginal people of the area. The area around the formation is home to an abundance of springs, waterholes, rock caves, and ancient paintings. Uluru is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Uluru is one of Australia's most recognizable natural landmarks. The sandstone formation stands 348 m (1,142 ft) high, rising 863 m (2,831 ft) above sea level with most of its bulk lying underground, and has a total circumference of 9.4 km (5.8 mi). Both Uluru and the nearby Kata Tjuta formation have great cultural significance for the Aṉangu people, the traditional inhabitants of the area, who lead walking tours to inform visitors about the local flora and fauna, bush foods and the Aboriginal dream-time stories of the area.

3. Salar de Uyuni
3. Salar de Uyuni
Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers (4,086 sq mi). It is located in the Daniel Campos Province in Potosí in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes and is at an elevation of 3,656 meters (11,995 ft) above mean sea level. The Salar was formed as a result of transformations between several prehistoric lakes. It is covered by a few meters of salt crust, The crust serves as a source of salt and covers a pool of brine, The salt deposit spread across a wide area of 10582 square kilometers, contains 10 billion tons of salts. Whenever this area covered by water it becomes largest natural mirror on Earth. At that time it reflects sky, clouds and everything above the surface. This flat stable surface does not change over time, NASA uses this property of salar de uyuni to calibrate the satellites. It contains 50 to 70% of the world's lithium reserves.

4. Giant’s Causeway
4. Giant’s Causeway
The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It is located in County Antrim on the northeast coast of Northern Ireland, about three miles northeast of the town of Bushmills. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986, and a national nature reserve in 1987 by the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland. In a 2005 poll of Radio Times readers, the Giant's Causeway was named as the fourth greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom. The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea. Most of the columns are hexagonal, although there are also some with four, five, seven or eight sides. The tallest are about 12 metres high, and the solidified lava in the cliffs is 28 metres thick in places. Much of the Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast World Heritage Site is today owned and managed by the National Trust and it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern Ireland.

5. Fly Geyser
4. Fly Geyser
Fly Geyser, also known as Fly Ranch Geyser is a man-made small geothermal geyser located in Washoe County, Nevada approximately 20 miles north of Gerlach. Fly Geyser is located near the edge of Fly Reservoir in the Hualapai Geothermal Flats and is only about 5 feet high, by 12 feet wide, counting the mound on which it sits. The source of the Fly Geyser field's heat is attributed to a very deep pool of hot rock where tectonic rifting and faulting are common. Fly Geyser is not an entirely natural phenomenon; it was accidentally created by well drilling in 1964 exploring for sources of geothermal energy. Water is constantly released, reaching 5 feet in the air. The geyser contains several terraces discharging water into 30 to 40 pools over an area of 74 acres. The geyser is made up of a series of different minerals, but its brilliant colors are due to thermophilic algae.

6. Kīlauea
5. Kīlauea
Kīlauea is a currently active shield volcano in the Hawaiian Islands, and the most active of the five volcanoes that together form the island of Hawaiʻi. Located along the southern shore of the island, the volcano is between 300,000 and 600,000 years old and emerged above sea level about 100,000 years ago. Structurally, Kīlauea has a large, fairly recently formed caldera at its summit and two active rift zones, one extending 125 km (78 mi) east and the other 35 km (22 mi) west, as an active fault of unknown depth moving vertically an average of 2 to 20 mm (0.1 to 0.8 in) per year.  Kilauea having a continuous eruption since 1983, lava also flows in to Pacific ocean, becomes one of most stunning view of nature.

7. Lake Hillier
6. Lake Hillier
Lake Hillier is a saline lake on the edge of Middle Island, the largest of the islands and islets that make up the Recherche Archipelago in the Goldfields-Esperance region, off the south coast of Western Australia. It is particularly notable for its pink colour. A long and thin shore divides the Southern Ocean from the lake.Lake Hillier is about 600 metres in length by about 250 metres in width. The lake is surrounded by a rim of sand and a dense woodland of paperbark and eucalyptus trees with a narrow strip of sand dunes covered by vegetation separating its northern edge from the northern coast of Middle Island. The most notable feature of the lake is its pink color. The vibrant color is permanent, and does not alter when the water is taken in a container. From above, the lake appears a solid bubble gum pink, but from the shoreline it appears more of a clear pink hue. The shoreline is also covered in salt crust deposits.

8. Grand Prismatic Spring
8. Grand Prismatic Spring
The Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park is the largest hot spring in the United States, and the third largest in the world, after Frying Pan Lake in New Zealand and Boiling Lake in Dominica. It is located in the Midway Geyser Basin. Grand Prismatic Spring was noted by geologists working in the Hayden Geological Survey of 1871, and named by them for its striking coloration. Its colors match the rainbow dispersion of white light by an optical prism: red, orange, yellow, green, and blue. The first records of the spring are from early European explorers and surveyors. In 1839, a group of fur trappers from the American Fur Company crossed the Midway Geyser Basin and made note of a "boiling lake", most likely the Grand Prismatic Spring, with a diameter of 300 feet. The spring is approximately 370 feet (110 m) in diameter and is 121 feet (40 m) deep. The spring discharges an estimated 560 US gallons (2,100 L) of 160 °F (70 °C) water per minute.

9. Mono Lake
9. Mono Lake
Mono Lake is a large, shallow saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760,000 years ago as a terminal lake in an endorheic basin. The lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. The water of mono lakes also shows some kind of mysterious behavior, very thick and oily, makes a slippery experience on touch. It’s water contains lots of salt and baking soda. These salts also make the lake water alkaline. The limnology of the lake shows it contains approximately 280 million tons of dissolved salts, with the salinity varying depending upon the amount of water in the lake at any given time. Mono Lake occupies part of the Mono Basin, an endorheic basin that has no outlet to the ocean. Dissolved salts in the runoff thus remain in the lake and raise the water's pH levels and salt concentration

10. Chocolate Hills
10. Chocolate Hills
The Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in the Bohol province of the Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres (20 sq mi). They are covered in green grass that turns brown (like chocolate) during the dry season, hence the name.  The Chocolate Hills are a famous tourist attraction of Bohol. They are featured in the provincial flag and seal to symbolize the abundance of natural attractions in the province. They are in the Philippine Tourism Authority's list of tourist destinations in the Philippines; they have been declared the country's third National Geological Monument and proposed for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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