Water is one of the most essential elements for human life, being necessary for drinking, cooking, and cleaning. It also plays a vital role in manufacturing and agriculture. It’s no secret why is water so important to us, but let’s take closer look at the role it plays in daily life.
Water is a Biological Necessity
Water is essential for life because it’s a necessary component of human physiology. Our bodies are made up of 60% water. Water is needed for all of the body’s chemical reactions and is involved in many important processes, including regulating body temperature and transporting nutrients and oxygen to the cells. Continue reading Why Are People Drawn To Water?→
Have you visited the beautiful city of Vancouver, BC? It’s pretty sweet: friendly people, decent weather, excellent restaurants and — if you love nature, especially — endless fun adventures. My recent Alaskan cruise ported out of Vancouver, so I was able to spend four days checking out this fantastic city, including a fun-packed (and educational) afternoon at the very impressive Vancouver Aquarium. Let’s check it out! Continue reading Let’s Go: The Vancouver Aquarium!→
These incredible Illuminated Pink Octopi — which appear to be folded paper in the style of Japanese origami, but which are more likely fabricated from hard plastic — are part of a kinetic light display adjacent to one of the Jellyfish tanks at the Vancouver Aquarium. The colored lighting rotates continuously through all the colors of the spectrum, accompanied by lulling ambient music that recalls Brian Eno’s Music for Airports if he had composed a similar piece for public Aquariums. Needles to say, but you can see I am about to, it is quite mesmerizing.
On the back end of my recent and very fabulous cruise to Alaska (!) I spent two days seeing the sites in beautiful Vancouver BC. It was at the wildly impressive Vancouver Aquarium that I spotted this Shark Attack Mug in their extremely well-appointed gift shop! Fierce! Continue reading Shark Attack Mugs!→
I’m back, Bitches. If you’ve been paying attention to my fabulous Instagram account (which you can follow now by clicking the link at the end this post (so you don’t keep missing out on all the goodies) then you are aware that for the past two weeks I’ve been on a cruise to Alaska, bookended by several days in the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada. Vacationing: I am doing it right. Click on the photo above to see some pics from my very fun visit to the Vancouver Aquarium, an extended post on which will be coming in the next couple of weeks or whenever I can get around to it.