Articles about water
Backpacking and spending time outdoors is a great an healthy activity to have. However, tip number one for physical activity outside or spending time outdoor away from a purified water source is to have a clean source of water. Even if you relish spending time outdoors, you should never completely trust a source of water. Even if it is clean natural spring bubbling up from underneath the Earth. The water may appear clean and have a great refreshing tastes, it can also be home to many microorganism like giardia that can truly ruin an outdoor experience.
When out in the wilderness, lost or otherwise, there are three basic necessities you need to tend to--Fire, shelter and water. Hikers and campers usually do not carry enough water to help them survive being lost or stranded in the wilderness for more than a day. Whether the climate is hot or cold, people need about two quarts of water per day and that is without strenuous exercise or extreme heat.
LifeStraw is a portable water filtration system that acts as unsurprisingly a straw that filters your water. Even the filthiest of water can go in your straw at the bottom and when it reaches your lips it is clean pure water. Aside from being a handy tool to keep in your emergency kit this does leaps and bounds for humanitarian efforts around the world!
Let's be honest, a nice cold glass of water really hits the spot sometimes, but it gets old.
For anyone who has read a James bond book, they will instantly recall his shower routine. The legendary 007 starts off with a nice hot shower than a burst of cold water at the end where he mulls over his love life before going on his innately awesome way. Bond fans have unanimously agreed that this was a clever throw back to Bond's Scottish heritage as a hot-to-cold shower is referred to as a 'Scottish shower'. However, is there something more to a cold shower than just showing off one's manliness? In fact, there is. Studies have shown the multitude of health benefits that are provided by the occasional cold shower.
In today's world, a world of high concentration laundry detergent and high performance washers, you would think the old stain removal technique of the past would have stayed in the past. However, while the detergent and washers may work better we all have a nasty habit of stuffing them full of clothes to get done with the boring task of laundry faster. To get done faster we stuff them way over the recommended amout. Because of our overstuffing habits, washers cannot clean as efficiently and clothes still come out spotty.
Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall - any time is a good time to take a dip in a hot spring.
You may not buy into the World War III race war zombie apocalypse or 2012 apocalypse theories that are out there. However it is never a bad idea to be prepared for the worst. You may not need it for the end of the world but you cannot live anywhere without being at risk for a natural disaster. One of the best things you can do to be prepared for an emergency is to have an emergency preparedness grab bag.
Wicker furniture and wicker accessories are a popular choice for both outdoor and indoor decorations. They provide a sturdy furniture alternative while being comfortable and attractive. Since wicker comes in a variety of designs and can also be easily painted, making it is popular addition to any decor. However, because many people choose it for outdoor decoration, wicker furniture can be subject to a large amount of wear and tear by the elements. Since it is a natural product made from reeds weaved together, it is much more susceptible to rot and mold. So special care is needed to keep it looking it's best and so that it doesn't just rot away someday.
Unlike its brother gathering professions, fishing is significantly more complicated. There is a fishing log, but unlike the gathering log it does not give specific locations on where to find the nodes. In fact, there are no nodes at all. You just have to toss your line out there, but there are particular locations all around Eorzea that one has to discover. Unlike mining or botany (at least until level 50), there are some circumstances that effect what can be caught and when. This makes fishing kind of the biggest pain in the butt out of everything else in the game, however this is kind of a good thing. People, unless very bored, don't want to put the effort into leveling fishing, so those that do are rolling in the money at higher levels.
A guide to removing various stains from granite counter tops. This covers everything from rust, paint, ink, red stains, oil, and water. Granite may be pretty, but it sure is high maintenance.
If you have ever been to Japan or even to just a Japanese restaurant, you can be sure that you will see miso soup being served at some point. Miso soup contain sufficient levels of vitamin K, which is usually created in the intestines to help regulate blood flow and blood clotting. The miso in miso soup also has manganese which produces an antioxidant that helps fight free radicals and aids in energy production.
Building an aquarium at home can be more beautiful and rewarding than any other pet.
Around the world there are some truly unique beaches from man-made wonders to shore that aren't lined with sand at all.
It's difficult to eat healthy most of the time. I mean, honestly, who would choose a kale and spinach salad over a double bacon cheese burger day after day? The easiest way to eat healthy is to ease into it. Start by replacing unhealthy foods with the healthier alternative that will preserve the taste, but will be better for your body. This doesn't mean just replacing these foods in a recipe, but rather replacing them in your pantry.
Clouds are collective masses of either water droplets or crystals of ice. Clouds are a near ever present companion to the sky lines, sometimes molding themselves into abstract shapes or amassing in a great mass of gray and black warning of storms. Due to the many different shapes and sizes of clouds they have be classified into a variety of different types of clouds.
Quail meat is a high in protein low in fat all white meat. The meat of the bird and its eggs are often served as delicacies in fine dining restaurants at exorbitant prices. Why go and pay $20 for a single tiny delicious bird when you could pay significantly less for thousands of them being raised in your own backyard.
Some dogs are almost cat-like in their hygiene practices and need baths very rarely. Most dogs however believe the finest smelling perfume for their coats if horse droppings. Dogs love to romp and during these romps, they love to roll. You cannot watch them all the time and rolling in things is not something you can train out of your dogs.
Diabetes is a tricky disease, you get it from eating things that are bad for you. Many people think the best way to fight it is to not eat and go on some extreme diet. While losing weight will help dissolve adult onset diabetes, just straight up not eating will land you in a huge amount of health trouble. Instead of not eating, those who suffer from diabetes need to eat the right kind of foods that will help control the vast spikes and dips of blood sugar.