Study Finds Plastic Bottles Release Harmful Chemical Into Liquids

Study Finds Plastic Bottles Release Harmful Chemical Into Liquids

drinking containers made with BPA release the chemical into the liquid that people drink in sufficient amounts

 

Hard plastic drinking bottles and baby bottles are not devoid of health risks because a study has found that the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) – which is used to make plastics and has been linked with cardiovascular disease and diabetes–often releases into the liquid contained in such containers.

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Customizable MOY Concept Car

Customizable MOY Concept Car

MOY Concept Car

Elvis Tomljenovic describes his MOY as a concept car for “a generation who uses technology as a means to express themselves and communicate with others.” It landed him first prize in the Croatian Auto(r) Automotive Design Contest for its cute styling, and it caught our eye thanks to a crazy, proposed feature: playing video on the surface of the vehicle. (Pics)

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How Much Energy Is Required To Make Bottled Water?

How Much Energy Is Required To Make Bottled Water?

 The energy required to produce bottled water is up to 2,000 times more than the energy required to produce tap water.

Most people who buy bottled water have access to clean drinking water virtually for free (in the US, tap water costs less than a penny per gallon, on average). Nevertheless, the consumption of bottled water continues to grow, far surpassing the US sales of milk and beer, and second only to soft drinks.

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