Before you grab a bottle of water and drink it, make sure it doesnt have the #7 on the bottom of it. I drink out of Nalgene bottles and they're all #7! I guess I should just recycle them; it's not worth the health risk!
"Polycarbonate water bottles (labeled #7) contain bisphenol A (BPA),
which leaches from the plastic even at room temperature and has been
linked to chromosome damage and hormone disruption. These are the types
of plastic Nalgene water bottles found in sports stores. Commonly, the
bottled water you purchase is in #1 PET or PETE bottles (polyethylene
terephthalate) , which may leach DEHA, a known carcinogen, if used more
"switch to polypropylene (#5 PP), which is not known to leach harmful
substances. (Other plastics that are not known to leach are #2 HDPE and
#4 LDPE. "Single use" plastic bottles made of polyethylene
terephthalate [#1 PET or PETE] are not recommended for repeat use"
"Or you could avoid plastic altogether and switch to glass or lightweight stainless steel containers."
We had a couple of days of rain earlier in the week. Since then, the weather has been nice. AccuWeather's 5 day forecast says it's going to 70's and above. It definitely doesn't feel like winter. This entire winter hasn't felt at all like winter. Spring maybe, but definitely winter. [I'll blame it on global warming.]
Anyhow, I had to enjoy the "winter feeling" while it lasted. Here are a couple of rainy day photos:
This is amazing. Seriously, you have to go here and see it! It is a panoramic composite of 220 individual photos. All together it is amazing. Now, I just have one question, do you think anyone was picking their nose?
I'm driving to UCLA* today to finish up our pilot experiment. Hopefully it will show us some good data. I'll be pretty busy today, so this may be the only post.
And for those of you that do not keep up with the news: the lab that I was working in while completing my master's has finally gotten FDA approval for a clinical trial cell replacement therapy in spinal cord injury patients. You can read the article here.
*I do not like to call it by it's individual letters (ie. "U.C.L.A.") but rather, as if it were a name (ie. "Oukla"). Only because it sounds funny.
I have a box of Italian Baci Chocolates. Not only are they delicious, but they have a little fortune/proverb in each one. Today's said:
Judge not thy woman; the more you judge her the less you love her.
I came across this post and thought it was an amazing idea. I don't sew blankets, so the whole "newborn kits" are out of the question for me. I have yet to decide what project 26 will be about, but when I do, you will be the first to know.
I am taking suggestions, so let me hear your ideas!