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Why Are People Drawn To Water?

gentle waves

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.
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Pink Thing of the Day: Pink Lake

Pink Lake

Mysterious Pink Lake

There is a mysterious — and very beautiful —  bright pink lake, Lake Hillier in Western Australia. Its startling color remains a mystery and while scientists have proven it’s not due to the presence of algae, unlike the other salt lakes down under, they still can’t explain why it’s pink. Pink Lake!

Thanks to Bill Womack For the Tip!

CD Waterlilies By Bruce Munro

Discolily original

Artist Bruce Munro created the remarkable and eye-catching installation, Waterlilies — located on the Large Lake in Pennsylvania’s Longwood Gardens — from 65,000 recycled CDs secured atop floating foam discs. While this installation is best viewed by day, you can see from the photo below that it looks pretty cool at night as well. Continue reading CD Waterlilies By Bruce Munro