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Measure to Manage-Aquaponics Nutrient Analysis #4

Every quarter or so, I share the nutrient analysis of the aquaponics system water. I try to test the system water every two weeks or so. 462 more words


The History and Chemistry of Rock--not the Rolling Stones, the Dolomites

If you take a sample of rock from one of the main peaks of Northern Italy’s Dolomite Mountains and add hydrochloric acid, the effervescence will be quite weak. 788 more words

Basic Chemistry

Slowly but surely...

So here is the before picture of my little drop-leaf table. In my opinion, this picture does it justice. In person, the stain was much more apparently faded, and there were many scratches and dings. 434 more words


S.O.S. (Save Our Shells – and Skeletons)

We are the shelled creatures of the ocean, the oysters, mussels, clams, urchins and starfish. We require calcium carbonate in the form of aragonite and calcite to build our shells and skeletons, as do some species of zooplankton and phytoplankton, coralline algae and the coral reef building organisms. 1,175 more words


The Naked Egg Experiment

So while my oldest son was working on a lesson of acids and bases, I decided it was a great time to try an experiment I’ve been wanting to do for a long time now. 286 more words

6 Ways to Reduce Vegetable Scraps

A little while ago I made a  Post about what I’m still currently throwing away, one of them being food scraps. Compost just isn’t working out in this sweaty hot climate and living on the 9th floor of a building. 827 more words

Zero Waste

Calc. Carb may help keep tumor growth at bay by changing tumor's PH environment

Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis found a way to keep a cancerous tumor from growing by using nanoparticles of the main ingredient in common antacid tablets. 567 more words

TGI - Cancer