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Old 11-26-2018, 12:41 AM   #3891 (permalink)
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I don't normally wash my hands after going #1 unless I'm handling food, and even then it's a formality. This is because I don't urinate on my hands. Just to clarify, I always wash my hands after #2.

None of that matters much though. How much water goes down the toilet compared to all other drains? 10%? Perhaps a urinal makes the most sense as far as water conservation goes in the bathroom. There's no need for urine to mix with a couple gallons of water before it goes away.

Brushing your teeth while on the throne is just an efficient use of time. I'm sure Steve Jobs did this.

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Old 11-26-2018, 06:45 AM   #3892 (permalink)
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I use something about 1/4 Liter to wash my hands and face. Less for brushing my teeth in the morning. Water use,, especially in a bathroom sink, is very easily decreased to next to nothing if you shut off the tap between actions. My group was challenged to experience living without services 1 day per week and I found that I could get a very nice "shower" by standing in the tub with a wash cloth, a bucket, and 2 Liters of water. As I do when I am camping. And room temp water is only really cold when you hose yourself down at 20 Liters per minute.
 
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I'm in an apt now, but outside for #1 is the way to go. Growing up we had 1 bathroom for 4 people, so it was necessary sometimes, but I adopted going outside even when not necessary.
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When I lived in California I was taught that negative numbers were impossible...
I always joke about celebrating Columbus day by putting three boats in someone else's back yard....
Then there was the teacher that taught us that oxygen was Oh, because...
I was taught Algebra in ninth grade, but never how to balance a checkbook...
I was taught to cook, but not how to eat healthy,
I had woodshop, but that was the only time...
I had a metalworking class. Guess who has never worked with metal....
Changing a tire is easy enough that I figured it out when I was in high school,...
Who teaches kids to purchase new Chryslers and trade them in the next year? Who teaches kids to study whatever they want in college and then do something else?
...how much maintenance can you do with a $10 set of tools?
Do people learn basic life skills?
Off yer meds on the 24th?

All Darc -- I didn't bring my headphones to the library, but those appears to be T. Townsend Brown's drawings. Wasn't that technology incorporated into the B-2 bomber? It used the jet exhaust to bleed off the accumulated charge.

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Arctic ice is melting, and getting "younger" as time goes on:



Saudi Arabia got the equivalent of 6 years of average rainfall - in TWO DAYS:

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I looked at that site before .That was once too many.I won't be revisiting it.
I'm curious. Why?

Fully transparent citizen-scientists, like the 19th and first half of the 20th centuries.
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It took a full half-liter bottle of water to rinse my toothbrush in Afghanistan. Everywhere else I have lived tap water was potable and I did not consider using it.

How bad was Black Friday shopping for the environment.
 
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S0 isn't for closed minded kool-aid drinkers.
They are leading the world in earthquake prediction.

I seem to remember that global warming was supposed to make the deserts hotter and dryer.
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This is brilliant. A thread discussing extreme water conservation, while elsewhere our compadres are discussing expending electricity to preheat EV interiors.

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