Water – If You Pour It, They will Come!

Water is the origin of life! How many times have you heard that? Countless, no doubt. Science students learn very early on how there can be no life without water. How true is this? Just ask NASA. Their frantic search for life on other planets centers on first finding evidence of water. But do we really understand how powerful and important water really is? Do you? I don’t think so, I…

Is Rainwater Healthy To Drink?

One cannot really not answer this question because no two rainwater samples will ever be the same. In fact, if we collect multiple samples of rainwater at the same location, just over a broad time span, the samples will all be different. Water is the universal solvent, so rain will, in fact, absorb contaminants from the atmosphere as it falls. If the contaminants are harmful, then the rain may indeed have…

The Art Of Ice Water – For Bonehead Waiters

I love ice water. I love it crazy cold. I love my glass of ice water to be perspiring, and I love the glass to be almost too cold to hold. I love the glass tall and full of ice. When I stick my beak into the glass to drink, I like the ice to be so jam packed in that tilting the glass back to drink often causes wet,…