Get Electrified! You’ll Be Glad You Did!

Do you ever wonder why you get fly-away hair?  It all comes down to electricity.  Your hair is made up of atoms, which in turn are made up of electrons, protons and neutrons. If the atom has the same amount of protons and electrons, it’s neutral. When electrons move from one atom to another, the…

Got Coke, Sprite, Bottled Tap Water or M I L K? Where Does The Madness End?

Coca Cola just announced that it will begin selling a “premium-priced, protein-boosted milk” under its Fairlife label. It will be available nationally next month when their advertising blitz begins. Will you be a victim of good marketing and compelling advertising?  Maybe so! Bloomberg reports the following: At a recent conference announcing Fairlife, Sandy Douglas, the president…

VitaminWater or Liquid B.S.?

In 2009, Coca-Cola was hit with a lawsuit over deceptive marketing of VitaminWater filed by Center for Science in the Public Interest. In response to questioning about the misleading image of “Vitamin Water”,  Coke’s lawyers had made a remarkable argument:  “At oral argument defendants suggested that no consumer could reasonably be misled into thinking vitamin water was…

10 Reasons to Drink Tap Water? Nice Try Local Governments!

There are a lot of good reasons to avoid drinking bottled water.  Here are the top 10 provided by the Council of Governments as part of their campaign to encourage people to turn away from bottled water and go for the tap.  Nice try. Tap water is the epitome of recycling.  Think about it.  First…

Chlorine – Drinking it Isn’t Your Only Problem!

Chlorine serves a good purpose in the municipal water system process.  After all, how could you recycle sewage and make it potable without it?  If your water comes from a  municipal system  you should be grateful that it’s  loaded with chlorine. Most people with chlorine water use some sort of filter to address their drinking water…

Weapons of Mass Destruction in The Hands of Americans!

Wikipedia Weapon of Mass Destruction:  A “weapon of mass destruction”  is  nuclear, radiological, biological, chemical or other weapon that can kill and bring significant harm to a large number of humans.  BPA laced plastic bottles are known contain harmful endocrine disruptors and carcinogens and yet the average American spends $640 a year on bottled water  alone.  That sure sounds like mass…

There’s No Such Thing as a Stupid Question BUT…

Since I do a lot of blogging, I pay close attention to the popularity of a topic as well as popular search engine terms so that I can make adjustments and modify my site visibility as needed.  Every once in a while I’m a little surprised at what people are searching for and some of…

Too Cheap to Protect Your Health? You’ll Be Sorry!

Some things in life are clearly superior to others of like kind.   Here is one of my favorites. Stradivarius violins…there are none in the world like the violins mastered by the Stradivari family in the late 1600’s.  These instruments are famous for the quality of sound they produce.   Many attribute the difference to…