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Weird Water News – September 23

Posted on September 23rd, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Cannonball!! A daredevil that goes by “Ig: 8Booth” snuck several stories up a building to jump into the swimming pool below! Actual proof of Nessie? A whiskey warehouse worker, Ian Bremner caught the most convincing photo of the Loch Ness Monster! The City of Philadelphia really does bleed green for the Eagles! The Schuylkill River turned a shade of green this past week – storms brought duckweed plant down from the slower flowing areas of the river. And you thought rush hour traffic was bad! Residents using Passage du Gois road on the west coast of France can

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Weird Water News – September 16

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each week for the latest news! Brew the Charles? Six Boston breweries are competing in the “Brew the Charles” competition to determine who can turn the water from the Charles River into a tasty beer. Talk about a pool party! A doggie daycare in Michigan held a canine pool party to keep the dogs cool on a hot summer day. Neither snow nor rain nor… hurricane? A postal worker was working hard to deliver the mail during a hurricane! Move over wind surfing- drone surfing is here! A group of Washington state drone makers used their newest drone’s power by using it to pull

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Weird Water News – September 9

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for new stories! No, it isn’t a sign of the apocalypse – a Siberian river has suddenly turned blood red and authorities think it might be related to a copper-nickel chemical leak. Water skiing before walking? Six-month old Auburn Absher is the world’s youngest water skier according to his father. A gentle giant as a swimming buddy! A snorkeler in Army Bay, off the Auckland coast, was joined by an orca for a friendly swim. Cue the Benny Hill theme song… A fisherman brought his dog along for an afternoon fishing, but the afternoon soon took a turn for the hilarious when

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Weird Water News – September 2

Posted on September 2nd, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for new stories! That is one giant baked potato! A 6-ton potato was hauled on a barge on the Hudson River on its national tour – the massive potato would make 30,325 servings of mashed potatoes and 1.5 million average-sized French fries. Talk about a salty Bridezilla… Contemporary artist Sigalit Landau submerged a traditional Hasidic dress in the Dead Sea to become the Salt Crystal Bride Gown. Move over tugboats – Montreal resident David Freiheit uses his drone to pull his kayak. Just keep swimming, just keep swimming – Rylee, a 10-month old Belgian Malinois puppy, fell overboard in Lake Michigan while

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Weird Water News – August 19

Posted on August 19th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for new stories! Portable hydropower? Enomad, a startup in South Korea, has developed the Estream, which will convert running water into electricity that can charge your phone or other USB devices! Why haven’t we thought of this sooner? A man in Market Drayton, UK was found in his homemade canal boat while a remote control tug boat pulled him down the stream. A belly flop contest to end all belly flop contests – Norway’s Dødsing competition invites contestants to jump from a 10-meter diving board and keep their bodies as straight and flat as they can as they fall into the water.

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Weird Water News – August 12

Posted on August 12th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for new stories! A shark older than the United States?! New research suggests that the Greenland shark may live between 272 and 512 years old! Go for the Gold… in a green pool? Two Olympic pools in Rio have turned green this week! Doesn’t he know plastic water bottles are wasteful? A clever Siem monkey brazenly stole two water bottles from a tour guide in Cambodia. Maybe they were playing “Simon Says” – Otters at the John Ball Park Zoo in Grand Rapids, MI were caught mimicking the movements of a young zoo visitor. Darwinism in action! A recent study showed that

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Quench Weird Water News – August 5

Posted on August 5th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for new stories! Talk about Dumpster Diving… The City of Brotherly Love is cracking down on a new block party feature – dumpster pools! Is it waterproof? Stacey Sarre’s iPhone was swept out to sea while she was walking her dog, but a month later a stranger found it and it was still working! Speaking of losing things in water… Jamie Kennedy’s engagement ring fell into Lake Michigan, but was found by a stranger two days later! It’s beginning to look like Christmas… Residents of Colorado Springs had to break out their shovels after a hailstorm left a layer of snow-like hail

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Quench Weird Water News – July 22

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for new stories! From oil to plastic to diesel fuel? Scientists from the University of California, Irvine and the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry has developed a technique that breaks down plastic to a molecular level to turn it into a fuel similar to diesel! Water slides are dangerous! David Salmon was gliding down a water slide at a private residence in Texas when he took a turn too quickly and launched himself 10 – 15 in the air and off the slide! Extreme ice bucket challenge! An amusement part in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China had a pepper eating competition where

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Weird Water News – July 1

Posted on July 1st, 2016 by
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Happy Fourth of July! The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water news stories. Come back each Friday for new stories! A shipwreck! Underwater explorers, Jim Kennard, Roger Pawlowski, and Roland Stevens, discovered the shipwreck of the Royal Albert, a Canadian schooner that sunk in August 1868. You might not want to eat this catfish… a never before seen species of fish was found in Texas – endangered, eyeless, translucent catfish, also known as the Mexican blindcat! A cat with a flood warning? Officials at the Florida Humane Society in Pompano Beach had one of its kittens turn on a faucet, leaving the water to run for 17 hours and causing $5,000 worth of damage! Speaking

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Happy Half-New Year! 10 Tips on Keeping New Year’s Resolutions by Drinking More Water

Posted on July 1st, 2016 by
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We are halfway through 2016! Have you been keeping up with your New Year’s resolution? As celebration of the half-way New Year, we have gathered 10 tips on how drinking more water can help you jumpstart any New Year’s resolution. Lose Weight – Drinking a glass of water before meals, may help you eat less and lose weight. Get Organized – Switch to a reusable water bottle and lose the clutter in your car, house, and even office cubicle! You can unclutter entire storage rooms in your office by switching to a bottleless water cooler. Spend less/Save more – Consumers, on average, pay up to 2,000 times the cost of tap water for “convenient” bottled water. Switch to a bottleless