Sustainable Cleaning: the "miracle" water

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When I talk to people about sustainability, sometimes it seems like an unlikely goal. Finding solutions and lifestyles that are better for the environment, economically realistic and benefit the community seems quite difficult, and often a study in cross purposes.

Today, the LA Times published a short article that wonderfully illustrates a sustainable solution to harsh cleaning agents. By slightly electrifying salt water, two solutions are created that are completely non-toxic and highly effective cleaner \ degreaser and a highly effective disinfectant. It costs about one cent per gallon.

Read the article here: Simple Elixir Called a 'Miracle' Liquid

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7 major "Missing Links" - Happy Birthday Darwin!

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In honor of the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, National Geographic has posted a photo essay of 7 major "missing links." A long standing creationist argument has been that there are no intermediate fossil species to show evolution at work. Here is evidence to the contrary.

Also, I know a number of you have remarked that I haven't said much about what's going on in my life. A more personal post will be coming shortly. Thanks for asking!

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Gaint. Mechanical. Spider!

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Now THIS is art I can get behind! Liverpool, UK created a giant mechanical spider! "La Princesse"was the centerpiece for some truly awesome street theatre. Click the image for a full photo spread.

This just gets my inner geek and tinkerer all in a tizzy.

Maybe Jon Peters wasn't as off his rocker in Wild Wild West as we all thought. Nah, he was.