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Weird Water News – February 24, 2017

Posted on February 24th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! An Antarctic glacier lost another chunk of ice! Pine Island Glacier, located in West Antarctica has the potential to raise global sea levels by two feet! Talk about a Freeze Frame! Every February, since 2011, Takhini Hot Pools in Whitehorse, Yukon holds a hair freezing contest. The winner walks away with $700! But where does the water go? The largest lake in California, Lake Berryessa has a spillway that is mesmerizing the locals! Skiing is definitely different than training on rollerblades – A Venezuelan skier with hardly any slope experience tried his best at the 2017 FIS Nordic

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Weird Water News – February 17, 2017

Posted on February 17th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! A student at Thousand Islands high school in New York was benched from his baseball game because he was rescuing a stranded fisherman from an ice slab and missed the team bus! Sometimes, multitasking isn’t the smartest idea… Take this water skier’s word for it – he tried to chug a beer while water skiing. Spoiler alert: he face planted really hard in the water! In Hanahan, South Carolina, an alligator has been named “Trump-a-gator” because of his orange-tinted color. Speaking of orange… Less than six months after the games ended, one of the pools used at the

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Weird Water News – February 10, 2017

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Talk about a hot selfie! A man in Hawaii swims extremely close to hot lava all while holding his selfie stick! Epic Snowball Fight – Hundreds of University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus students had a crazy snowball fight after they got 14 inches of snow! A new World Record! Over 1,900 people joined hands to float simultaneously for 30 seconds in the salty waters of Lake Epecuen, in Beunos Aires set a new Guinness Book of Records world record. Let’s go sledding – this otter is enjoying the snow by sliding down a snowy hill. Move over

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Weird Water News – February 3, 2017

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! These Australians created a never-ending Slip ‘N Slide using a motorized clothesline! We have another event besides the Super Bowl to look forward to this weekend! Thirteen states are participating in the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship in Wisconsin; judging takes place Saturday morning. The director of Titanic, James Cameron, settles the 20 year debate on “could Jack have survived”. Cameron disputes the Mythbusters’ theory of tying the life-vests to the large, wooden door. Cameron said the idea is just crazy and there’s no way Jack could have survived doing that in the 28-degree water! A family in

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Weird Water News – January 27, 2017

Posted on January 27th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Aquaman? Some firefighters use ladders… firefighters in Dubai battle fires using water-based jetpacks! Say Cheese! A shark photobombed a 10-year-old surfer while he was surfing off the coast of Australia! A very unwelcomed party crasher visited a banquet room at Moonraker Restaurant in California. A giant wave slammed through causing $10,000 to $15,000 in damages! Holy-Cow! A man in Oklahoma woke up to find a cow in his swimming pool. The cow was rescued by a tow truck with a hoist! A hoverboard snow plow? This boy from Wisconsin came up with a creative way to shovel snow without

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So, What is Pod Coffee Brewing?

Posted on January 26th, 2017 by
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Office coffee traditionally meant the one flavor brewed the way whoever was making the coffee liked it. If you didn’t like the flavor or how it was brewed, you had to either add enough creamer and sugar to mask the taste or suffer through it. And the coffee sat in the carafe until the carafe was empty which resulted in burnt, stale, flavorless “coffee,” or commonly referred as “office sludge.” Enter Keurig® Coffee Brewers John Sylvan wanted to solve this office coffee problem by creating a single-serve coffee package and a machine that could brew coffee using it. And the Keurig® brewer was born! The Keurig® brewer and plastic K-cups® solved the office coffee problem by brewing a fresh, individual

Weird Water News – January 20, 2017

Posted on January 20th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Maybe there is a real-life Ariel? Seattle is home a mermaid community – a group of mostly young women who prefer to wear elaborate fish tails and swim in lakes and swimming in pools!! Forget your ice skates? Take a cue from a man in Alaska and use your chainsaw to propel you across a frozen lake! Sometimes even alligators get tired swimming… Taylor Hindery and his wife Emerald Hindery caught on tape an alligator that hopped on their tour boat in Florida! BBC caught the icy finger of death on video! For the first time cameramen with

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Weird Water News – January 13, 2017

Posted on January 13th, 2017 by
Weird Water News- Jan 13

The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Waddle like a penguin? German trauma surgeons have advised the public to walk like penguins on ice when the freezing temperatures hit to avoid falling accidents! Talk about a fisherman’s tale! Check out this video of these Florida kayakers reeling a lemon shark (thinking it was a very large fish)! Sometimes you catch a fish… and sometimes the fish catches you? This 800 pound fish pulled a fisherman off his boat, leaving him to tread water for 6 hours before being rescued! Walker Texas Ranger or Texas Water Wrangler? Chuck Norris and his wife have launched a bottled

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Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with Water!

Posted on January 6th, 2017 by
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New Year, New You! Sticking to your New Year’s Resolution isn’t easy, drinking more water might give you the right motivation you need. Check out the list below to see how drinking water will help make your resolution stick! Lose Weight Many people see the start of the New Year as a start to begin a healthy lifestyle. A simple change of drinking more water can be just the solution to jumpstart your new healthy lifestyle. Water speeds up metabolism, aides in digestion, keeps tissues moist, and helps to keep you full! If you drink 16 ounces of water before each meal, you can lose about 9 pounds in a 12 week period! If 16 ounces (2 glasses) before each

Weird Water News – January 6, 2017

Posted on January 6th, 2017 by
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The Quench Weird Water News recaps the week’s top 5 weirdest water-related news stories. Come back each Friday for the latest stories! Move over Walk on the Wild Side! Joe Capozzi, a reporter for the Palm Beach Post, caught rare site on video last month: a 15-foot-long Burmese python locked in a deadly battle with an alligator. Snow shoveling is serious business! A dispute over snow removal in western New York leaves a neighbor with shot out tires. Artists create from what is around them. This couldn’t be truer than when the Anton Art Center of Flint, MI created chandeliers out of the thousands of plastic water bottles from the recent water crisis. Speaking of Flint… Actress, singer, and activist

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