Posts tagged ‘water’

And the Nation Micturated in Unison

In a clever bit of PR, the folks at Edmonton’s water utility, EPCOR, released this chart showing city water consumption during the gold medal hockey game…

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Charity: Water, Twestival and Jennifer Connelly

Today is the day of the (does it get a definite article?) Twestival, a kind of Twitter-powered meetup in over 175 cities around the world, in…

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Great News: Americans Are Giving Up Golf

According to the New York Times, Americans are leaving golf courses in droves: The total number of people who play has declined or remained flat each…

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Boring Fact About Me: I Drink 18 Litres of Water a Week

I’m starting a regular feature called “Boring Facts About Me”. Just kidding. I mean, in a way, the whole site satisfies that description. I just left…

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Purify Your Sketchy Water With a SteriPEN

I really dig Kevin Kelly’s awesome Cool Tools newsletter–there’s always a fascinating recommendation on a new device. This week there’s a glowing review of the SteriPEN,…

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Why is the Ocean Warmer Than Our Pool?

If I’d been paying closer attention in Physics 12, I might know the answer to this question. We have a small pool in our backyard, and…

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No Cold Water Again

Our farmhouse has a cistern on the roof. As I understand it, water from the mains–the city waterworks keeps this shiny, metal tank full. You can…

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