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Water Your Plants In the Morning

Photo: Rawpixel.com (Shutterstock)Whether you have a sprawling outdoor garden, or a few potted plants on your windowsill, making sure the plants are properly watered is one of the most basic (and important) parts of keeping them alive. But when, exactly, should you do your watering? Does it even matter? When are your plants the thirstiest?…

Supercooled Water is Two Liquids in One, Research Study Shows

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Supercooled water is a steady liquid, scientists show for the first time

Supercooled water is really two liquids in one. That's the conclusion reached by a research team at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory after making the first-ever measurements of liquid water at temperatures much colder than its typical freezing point. The finding, published today in the journal Science, provides long-sought experimental data…

Water shortages in U.S. West likelier than previously thought

CARSON CITY, Nev. — There’s a chance water levels in the two largest man-made reservoirs in the United States could dip to critically low levels by 2025, jeopardizing the steady flow of Colorado River water that more than 40 million people rely on in the American West.After a relatively dry summer, the U.S. Bureau of…

13 Best Water Bottles 2020 That May Get You to Stay Hydrated

While there’s often confusion over how much water you should drink per day, chances are you should probably drink more. The best water bottles can help with that, making it simple to stay hydrated throughout the day. There’s no better time to invest in one (or many) that fits your lifestyle, because chances are, with…

This Chic Water Glass Pulls Double Duty for Dessert

If you come to dinner at my house, you will find a table laid with matching plates and silverware and wine glasses and even a ten-piece set of vintage cream soup bowls, which I admit feels like I’m showboating. But water glasses? Blame the mason jar trend of 2010, but somehow I have never assembled…

Water flossers that get between your teeth

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Accelerating water dissociation in bipolar membranes and for electrocatalysis

Easing water apartTraditional setups for splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen operate either in acid or in base. A bipolar membrane can potentially enhance efficiency by bridging acidic hydrogen evolution to basic oxygen evolution. Oener et al. undertook a systematic study of how catalysts paired with such a membrane might accelerate the preliminary step of…

Water efficiency achievable throughout U.S. without decrease in economic activity

A recent study co-authored by two Northern Arizona University researchers showed that targeted efforts to increase water efficiency could save enough water annually to fill Lake Mead. It could happen without significantly compromising economic production, jobs or tax revenue. The study, published today in Environmental Research Letters, demonstrates that there is no one right answer…

How to Get Your Kids to Consume More Water

Photo: Anna Selina (Shutterstock)Some kids will happily chug water all day, while others would rather shrivel up like a raisin before giving up their milk or juice and succumbing to the wet blandness that is plain old water. Once a kid has juice, they tend to prefer juice (who wouldn’t?)—but even little kids need to…

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Where Trump and Biden Base On Diplomacy

This article is part of a Wall Street Journal guide comparing President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden on issues from climate change to health care and jobs. WASHINGTON—President Trump and Democratic opponent Joe Biden have profound differences in key areas of U.S. foreign policy, but hold similar views about some major goals,…

Shinzo Abe Checks Out Tokyo War Shrine Linked to Militarist Past

TOKYO—Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday visited a Tokyo shrine linked to Japan’s militarist past, waiting only three days after his departure from office to resume a longstanding practice that had angered Asian neighbors. Mr. Abe visited the Yasukuni Shrine on Dec. 26, 2013, a year after taking office, prompting a rare rift…

Trump States Kuwait, Other Countries Ready to Join Middle East Offer

WASHINGTON—President Trump met briefly on Friday with the Kuwaiti ruler’s son and afterward said the small Gulf Arab state would soon become the next country to normalize relations with Israel. Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti emir’s eldest son, didn’t speak to reporters, and the Kuwaiti Embassy in Washington didn’t immediately respond to a request…

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¿Regalo para Florida? Trump aprobaría pronto importación de medicamentos de Canadá

A pesar de las objeciones de las farmacéuticas, se espera que la administración Trump finalice, en pocas semanas, el plan que permitiría a los estados importar de Canadá algunos medicamentos de venta bajo receta. Seis estados —Colorado, Florida, Maine, New Hampshire, New México y Vermont— tienen leyes que les permiten solicitar la aprobación federal para…

Cory Gardner’s Costs Has as Much to Do With Politics as Preexisting Conditions

Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican running in a tight race for reelection in Colorado, says he wants to protect people with medical conditions. In a mid-September tweet released by his campaign, he promoted legislation he introduced in August that he says will do just that. “People like my mother who battle chronic diseases are heroes,”…

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: It’s Scandal Week

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