Water

bread and water is dangerous

bread and water is dangerous

1. BREAD IS DANGEROUS Why? Judge for yourself: Research on bread indicates that 1. More than 98 percent of convicted felons are bread users. 2. Fully HALF of all children who grow up in bread-consuming households score below average on standardized tests. 3. In the 18th century, when virtually all bread was baked in the […]

Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh

Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh

  Acute water shortage expected from next week in Sindh By Agency Kotri Barrage is the last barrage on River Indus in Sindh before the river ends in the Arabian Sea. Its four canals are an irrigation and drinking water source for Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Thatta, Tando Muhammad Khan and Badin districts. PHOTO: FILE HYDERABAD: The […]

Syrian governor says deal to restore Damascus water

Syrian governor says deal to restore Damascus water

BEIRUT: Syria’s government has reached a deal for the army to enter a rebel-held area near Damascus and restore the capital’s water supply, the provincial governor said on Wednesday. Opposition sources denied there was any such deal, but a source inside the Wadi Barada region reported several hundred civilians were leaving under an agreement. State […]

Karachi supplied 200MGD unfiltered, unchlorinated water

Karachi supplied 200MGD unfiltered, unchlorinated water

KARACHI: The city receives 200 million gallons of unfiltered water daily. The Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) has no functional system either to properly chlorinate drinking water or check the presence of major contaminants in it. Only a handful of the 180 industrial units in the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) jurisdiction have their own […]

Chand Baori Step Well in Rajasthan, India

Chand Baori Step Well in Rajasthan, India

Chand Baori in Abhaneri village in eastern Rajasthan, India, is one of the most overlooked landmarks in the country. It is one of the oldest stepwell in Rajasthan, and is considered to be among the biggest in the world. Chand Baori looks like anything but a well. This incredible square structure is 13 stories deep, […]

Photographs of Tiny Waves by Deb Morris

Photographs of Tiny Waves by Deb Morris

Although wave photography is an established genre of photography, almost all snappers are shooting in the water, inside the barrel. Australian photographer Deb Morris goes beyond photographing the average wave by focusing on the subtle ripples caused by tidal waves that are no higher than 3 to 30 cm. She has dubbed these macro images […]

Hamburg, the City of Bridges

Hamburg, the City of Bridges

Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country. It is also a popular tourist destinations because of its scenic beauty and unique blend of historical monuments and modern pubs and nightclubs, including the world-renowned red light district, the Reeperbahn. Despite being located astride […]

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

The Pitch Lake is located in southwest Trinidad in the village of La Brea. It’s the largest and most significant pitch lake in the world, measuring approximately one hundred acres (41 hectares), and is estimated to be 76 meters deep in the center. The liquid asphalt is black and viscous, but the surface is semisolid, […]

Millions of Jellyfish Cause Nuclear Reactors Shutdown Around The World

Millions of Jellyfish Cause Nuclear Reactors Shutdown Around The World

A sudden explosion in jellyfish population in different parts of the world has caused nuclear reactors to be shutdown in Japan, Scotland and Israel. Nuclear power plants draw water from nearby seas or rivers to cool down their reactors, but if the filters which keep out marine animals and seaweed are clogged, the station shuts […]