This 8 Minute Video Will Make You Think Twice About Drinking Bottled Water

When someone asks if you want bottled or tap water, which do you choose? It seems like an innocuous decision — just a matter of preference. But there’s actually a lot riding on that choice, according to ” The Story of Bottled Water,” an eight-minute video that’s drawn millions of views since it was posted […]

Stockpiling For Winter – How To Survive If The Electricity Goes Out

Picture this. It is the dead of winter and roads are covered with several feet of snow, making it impossible for anyone to reach your home. And then the power goes out. Now you’ve got no stove so that electric fireplace you had just installed is no good, and you can barely see your surroundings. […]

8 Amazing Detox Ingredients You Can Add To Water

Detoxing is commonly used to help people lose weight, treat skin problems, or even help with inflammatory issues. It does this by removing toxic substances from the body or, more specifically, the liver. Many people like to add a little something to their water if they drink water at all. The following ingredients add a […]

What Is Your Poop Saying About Your Health?

Poop. Something that all of us do, hopefully daily, but nobody likes to talk about it! Well, today we are going to get down and dirty and give you something to add to your morning ritual. It may seem like a weird request, but just trust me on this one. My challenge for you is to […]

This New Technology Converts Sea Water Into Drinking Water In Minutes

Water is an essential to any human being on this planet, while having clean water is unfortunately not something we all have access to. But a new invention developed by a team of researchers at Alexandria University in Egypt could change that. The technology uses a desalination technique called pervaporation. Salt is removed from sea water using specifically designed […]

Scientists Create Crystal That Would Allow You To Breathe Underwater

Bulky oxygen tanks and face masks may no longer be needed to breathe underwater, thanks to the creation of the “Aquaman Crystal.” Professor Christine McKenzie of the University of Southern Denmark said that because the crystalline material is able to store oxygen at super high concentrations, it could be valuable for lung cancer patients who […]

Float Hopes – The Strange New Science Of Floating

They started late one night, the tremors that shook Michael Harding’s whole body when he lay down to sleep. “A bit weird,” thought Harding, then a 23-year-old Australian soldier stationed in Afghanistan. Just days before, he’d been in an hours-long siege in which his second-in-command was shot and killed. Harding soon started shaking so much […]

Just Like Your Carbon Footprint, Time To Be Mindful Of Your Water Footprint

Ever heard of something called a “water footprint”? Neither had we, until recently. By now many of us know what a “carbon footprint” is, so puzzling out the general meaning of “water footprint” probably won’t be that difficult. But here’s a specific definition we found on the Water Footprint Network website: “The water footprint is […]

Out Of This World: Triton Oxygen Respirator Extracts Air Underwater

It’s called the ‘Triton Oxygen Respirator‘, a miniature but incredible device that will do away for the need to move bulky tanks on dives, and allow the dives to last much, much longer than can be had with current equipment. The weight accumulations will help emergency responders to move around more calmly too without having […]

Portland’s New Pipes Harvest Power From Drinking Water

If you live in Portland, your lights may now be partly powered by your drinking water. An ingenious new system captures energy as water flows through the city’s pipes, creating hydropower without the negative environmental effects of something like a dam. Small turbines in the pipes spin in the flowing water, and send that energy […]