Jason Crawley

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30 Things Women Always Want to Hear

29 “Thanks For Taking Care of That.”<p>Even if your S.O. isn’t stay-at-home, if you live together, it’s still nice to let her know you appreciate it …

Scientists Create Graphene-Based Sieve That Removes Salt From Seawater

It is estimated that over 660 million people in the world still do not have access to clean and safe drinking water — a number that is only expected …

Science Supports Your Seltzer Addiction: It’s The Best Thing To Quench Your Thirst

Drink a cold, fizzy drink and you won’t be thirsty anymore.<p>Cold, bubbly drinks quench our thirst better than non-fizzy, lukewarm beverages. So says a new study from the Monell Center, an institution dedicated to researching taste and smell (more on them later). Low temperature and carbonation both …

How to make sewage drinkable

The water (re)cycle<p>You should want to drink from your toilet. Flushes flood sewers with precious liquid that ends up washed out to sea or sprinkled on crops. But we could be enjoying recycled urine as a beverage. Some U.S. cities, like the perpetually parched San Diego, are beginning to use …

Michigan sues companies for allowing Flint water crisis to 'occur and worsen'

Michigan’s attorney general on Wednesday filed a wide-ranging lawsuit against companies linked to the Flint water crisis, saying their role caused the debacle to “occur, continue, and worsen”.<p>The lawsuit pinning at least some blame on corporations for Flint’s lead contamination unleashed a bitter …

Water

Risks of harm from spanking confirmed by analysis of 5 decades of research

The more children are spanked, the more likely they are to defy their parents and to experience increased anti-social behavior, aggression, mental …

Albert Einstein On The Spirituality That Comes From Scientific Inquiry

"I am satisfied with the mystery of life's eternity."<p>Although Albert Einstein is best known for his scientific achievements, his personal writings also reveal a good deal of wonder about the possibility of a higher power.<p>Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 to a secular Jewish family in Germany. …

A radical calendar would eliminate time zones and leap years

Imagine living in a world where Christmas always falls on a Monday.<p>There's no more February 29 every four years, as there will be in 2016. And it's the same time everywhere in the world.<p>That's some of the changes we'd see in the <i>Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar</i>, if it's ever implemented. We'd also …

This Land Is Your Land, Until Dallas Needs It

Much like the rest of Texas, Dallas is enjoying a boom. Real estate prices are rising; huge corporations are relocating to the area; the Olympics may …

Texas

How to Copy the Great Mineral Waters of Europe At Home

You've built your own carbonator; now start mineralizing<p>The mineral composition of water varies subtly, almost imperceptibly, from place to place. Variation in bedrock makes the effervescent springs at Vergeze, France, where Hannibal allegedly found a refreshing drink after crossing the Alps, …

How Reuse Works

Share the Knowledge<p>These videos are available The Water Research Foundation subscribers for use in education and outreach. These products were …

Renewable natural gas is a growing industry for fuel, electricity and heat, but advocates says it’s a largely untapped market in the US<p>No matter how you spin it, the business of raw sewage isn’t sexy. But in Colorado, the city of Grand Junction is making huge strides to reinvent their wastewater …

Natural Gas

Water Reuse Systems Provide Solutions for Scarcity Concerns Around Globe

As the utilities operations manager for the City of Wichita Falls in north-central Texas, Daniel Nix knows that water is a precious and scarce …

2016 Preview: Brackish Groundwater Takes a Star Turn

<i>In the perpetual search for water supplies, a salty upstart will be in the spotlight</i><p><i>San Antonio’s brackish water desalination plant, being built in</i> …

Cold Brew Coffee

3 mins<p><i>Learn how to make cold brew coffee with this step-by-step video tutorial and recipe!</i><p>It’s no secret that my home away from home is my beloved …

Grandparent Power: Bonds With Seniors Help Stabilize Teens

Study surveyed more than 1,400 adolescents<p>Teens who form close, loving relationships with a grandparent are more likely to have fewer behavioral and emotional problems than less-attached teens, says a study published online in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.<p>The benefits to the teens were …

Teens

American and Russian astronauts use separate water filtration systems on ISS, as Nasa astronauts also collect Russian urine when available to increase supply<p>What’s the difference between American and Russian astronauts on the International Space Station? The Americans drink their urine, the …

Space Science

How email became the most reviled communication experience ever

<i>By John Pavlus</i><p>It wasn't until I heard that a colleague had nuked his personal email account—on purpose, for good—that it hit me: <i>Email is the most reviled personal technology ever.</i> Mat Honan, the San Francisco bureau chief at <i>BuzzFeed</i>, was so fed up with email that he did the 21st-century equivalent …

David Foster Wallace

How to Create Dazzling Star Trail Photos, From Start to Finish

Some people have been asking for tips on how to do star trails. There seems to be a few misconceptions and a few different methods. Here’s a tutorial …

3 cool technologies that could save the world's water

One company uses moss to clean water, while another purifies it by passing it through stone. A third promises a new technology that can cut the cost of turning sea water into drinking water by 70%.<p>All these firms are out of Minnesota, where talent from a longstanding group of industries is …

The philosopher who studies the experience of coffee

Is coffee much deeper than it appears? David Robson meets a philosopher who certainly thinks so – he's attempting to use the drink to probe the human mind.<p>It’s like I’m drinking the dying embers of a log-fire – smoky and tinged with the tang of creosote. As I concentrate harder, I notice its …

Brewers tasked with turning sewage into suds

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Some companies boast of making beer with spring water from majestic mountains.<p>They won't be competing in the upcoming Pure Water Brew Challenge, in which an Oregon wastewater treatment operator has asked home brewers to make great-tasting beer from hops, barley, yeast and the …

Already Serving Recycled Wastewater Wichita Falls Makes More Drought Plans

As the drought lingers in Texas and across the West, Wichita Falls has been one of the most proactive communities in the country, becoming the only …

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Feds laud energy-saving efforts at Fort Worth wastewater reclamation facility

ARLINGTON — You may not want your wastewater, but one of nature’s curiosities is that there are creatures out there that do. Very tiny little …

Clarifier and Filter Improvements

The existing Southwest Water Treatment Plant consists of two parallel treatment trains. The trains are identified as the North Train (original plant) …

The price of shame

"Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop," says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a …