Zoobird

Dangerously organic!

All Blog Posts Tagged 'water' (6)

Rose Water

Rose

"In times when even fruits and vegetables are not spared of adulteration it is difficult to trust the authenticity of rose water that is fiercely marketed by umpteen cosmetic brands"…



Continue

Added by Michael Levin on January 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Banana Peels Can Clean Water

According to Wired, many studies have shown that banana peels can repeatedly filter water (up to 11 washes) "by absorbing toxins, especially heavy metals in industrial waste like lead, copper, cadmium, and chromium." (Photo from Wikipedia)

Info from Wired magazine, "Three Smart Things About Banana Peels", page 50,…

Continue

Added by Michael Levin on November 30, 2011 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Mind, Body and Spirit...especially Yoga!



That's Ibrahim doing water yoga. Those of you who follow the Zoobird reading lists will notice four new links: the first one is about the series of moves called the Sun Salutation, which Sh'mal just taught me this week and I love already. There's also a link to a video…

Continue

Added by Michael Levin on December 3, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Save Some Water For The Fishies...Literally

It is an idea that I must have given this Chineese designer Yan Lu in my sleep. Everytime my kids use the faucet for washing or brushing teeth my wife and I always tell them to "save some for the fishies!". We feel (we hope) it instills a sense of connection to the little creatures of the world that we have to look out for and that they naturally have an empathy for.

Now Yan Lu has taken that idea literally and has placed a goldfish...…

Continue

Added by michael amish on September 22, 2010 at 12:51pm — 1 Comment

Toxic Waters

NYTimes :: QUOTATION OF THE DAY



"How can we get digital cable and Internet in our homes, but not clean water?"

JENNIFER HALL-MASSEY, on the detection of chemicals like arsenic and lead in the water of her community near Charleston, W.Va.



===…

Continue

Added by Michael Levin on September 13, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

H2Oh No! World Act of 2009 (S.624)



Ina Calvano sent me this video and request from Houston, TX:



"I just watched a video from charity: water, in which Matt Damon shows us the terrible plight of the hundreds of millions of people who live without access to clean water and sanitation. Read the rest here, in the All About Water… Continue

Added by Michael Levin on August 13, 2009 at 8:54am — No Comments

Translate Zoobird

The Zoobird Bookshelf

Click here to visit the Zoobird Bookshelf

 

Your donation helps to support this website!

 

Zoobird

Promote Your Page Too

 

Reading List

WHFoods: Turnip greens

"The noticeably bitter taste of turnip greens has been linked by researchers to its calcium content. On an ounce-for-ounce basis, turnip greens contain about 4 times more calcium than a much less bitter-tasting cruciferous vegetables like cabbage."

Russian Rye, Anyone?

Have you always wanted to make your own bread? Well, here's a little article about making rye bread with a bread machine. This bread machine came from a thrift store and only cost $11.99! The ingredients to make Russian Rye were so simple you won't believe how easy it was. Enjoy!

CDC - Healthy Living

The Center for Disease Control has lots of good info on health and healthy living. Plus, all of the info has references.

The Herb Bus and the Weather | The Herb Bus

Yep, the Herb Bus is a VW Camper Van designed to help underserved communities.


Badge

Loading…

Zoobird Visitors

Locations of visitors to this page


Show your colors!

© 2014   Created by Michael Levin.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service