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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

Weird Water News – June 24

Posted on June 24th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weird water news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Talk about a Surfing Safari! Kai and Braiden Holt celebrated Father’s Day by introducing the world to their surfing piglet, who follows in his father and grandfather’s surfing legacies! A new way to recycle? Scientists have come up with a new way to turn plastic waste, like from plastic water bottles, into liquid fuel! Pretty, but alarming – Pink snow has been found on 16 glaciers and snowfields in Greenland, Norway, Sweden, and Iceland, causing the snowpack to melt faster than its white counterpart. Pluto may be the coolest non-planet! Scientists theorize that there may be a subsurface

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Going to BOMA? Stop by Booth 746 for some filtered water and Chewblet ice!

Posted on June 22nd, 2016 by
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Quench goes to Washington for the 2016 BOMA International’s Every Building Conference and Expo. BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) will hold their annual conference from June 26th – 28th at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Quench will feature our free-standing filtered water cooler, the Quench 750 as well as our free-standing chewable ice maker and water dispenser, the Quench 970-15. Make sure you stop by Booth 746 for a sample! The Every Building Conference and Expo is a valuable learning and networking experience for commercial real estate professionals, BOMA members and non-members alike. The convention draws property managers, investors, architects, brokers, developers, and many other real estate professionals from around the world interested in industry innovation and

Weird Water News – June 17

Posted on June 17th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weird water news stories. Come back each week for updated stories! Could we harvest water? Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that the nanorods they were producing actually expels water at higher humidity levels, instead of absorbing like most materials. Snow in Hawaii? Unstable and cold atmospheric conditions brought snow to Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano the Big Island of Hawaii. Ban the Bottle Champion! High school senior, Hannah Rousey has turned down a $1,000 college scholarship from the water bottle company, Poland Spring. Is he the new “Birdman of Alcatraz”? James Savage, a 9 year-old Central California boy, has been named the youngest swimmer to swim from

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Weird Water News – June 10

Posted on June 10th, 2016 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weird water news stories. Come back each week for updated stories! Doesn’t she know she shouldn’t blow bubbles in her drink? Maya, a Husky puppy living in Minnesota, has become famous for blowing bubbles in her water bowl. Maybe they wanted to join in the adventure? Wildlife videographer Mark Girardeau captured two humpback whales as they joined two paddle boarders off the coast of California. Is it a jellyfish-fish? Diver, Tim Samuel, took a picture of a fish trapped inside a jellyfish as it swam around Australia’s Byron Bay. Best hotel room ever? Accommodation-finding site, Airbnb, opened a contest where the winner and 3 friends will receive accommodations for one

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