Anthropologists probably have something deep and insightful to say about why Derek and I are drawn to water. All we know is that we feel calmer and happier around a body of water of just about any kind. Bigger than a puddle but not necessarily an ocean.
Finally, someone’s doing something about the shameful situation in Shoal Lake where a First Nations community has had to bring in its water for 17 years, and the federal government refuses to kick in to give them clean water.
Experts are now saying our attempt to use less hot water means bacteria are clinging to the inside of our washing machines and our clothes.
For 45 years, London has added a minute amount of flouride to its drinking water. The World Health Organization calls this act the single most important health benefit that communities have given people and it blames a lack of flouride and a high sugar consumption for ongoing dental issues in poor countries.