Tag Archives: water

People are baffled after someone said eating cereal with water is better than milk | Mashable

There are a lot of unpopular opinions out there. Some are polarizing (I will go to my grave defending the honor of pineapple on pizza), while some takes aren’t actually that controversial.

But every so often there is one opinion so devious, so purely evil, that it rises above the rest. I’m talking, of course, about eating cereal with water.

Redditor shared their beliefs on how this breakfast food should be eaten with a post that has since become the top of all time on the subreddit r/unpopularopinion.

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Why Is Water So Essential for Life? | Live Science

Water. It’s found everywhere on Earth, from the polar ice caps to steamy geysers. And wherever water flows on this planet, you can be sure to find life.

“When we find water here on Earth — whether it be ice-covered lakes, whether it be deep-sea hydrothermal vents, whether it be arid deserts — if there’s any water, we’ve found microbes that have found a way to make a living there,” said Brian Glazer, an oceanographer at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, who has studied astrobiology.

That’s why NASA’s motto in the hunt for extraterrestrial life has been “follow the water.”

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Senate bill shines light on the energy-water nexus | Scientific American Blog Network

In the United States, 410 billion gallons of water are withdrawn for use each day. Almost half (49%) of this water is used by the power sector. On the other side, more than 12%of the nation’s energy use is used to meet the country’s water and steam demand.

In other words – a lot of water is used for energy and significant energy is used for water.

This concept is at the core of a new bill in the U.S. Senate, which focuses on the connections between energy and water systems in the United States.

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Fact or Fiction? You Must Drink 8 Glasses of Water Daily| Scientific American

Virtually every health-conscious person can quote the recommendation: Drink at least eight eight-ounce glasses of water per day. Other beverages—coffee, tea, soda, beer, even orange juice—don’t count. Watermelon? Not a chance.

There’s no denying that water is good for you, but does everyone really need to drink 64 ounces or more every day? According to Heinz Valtin, a retired professor of physiology from Dartmouth Medical School who specialized in kidney research and spent 45 years studying the biological system that keeps the water in our bodies in balance,

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