I drink a lot of water. I like it au natural, as they say – a little hydrogen, a dash of oxygen, hold the fillers…and that includes rocket fuel. The EPA, however, doesn’t see it the same way. The technical name for this additive is perchlorate, a little gem that’s been found to interfere with thyroid function and also harbors developmental risks, especially for babies and fetuses. So why not rid your drinking water of the rocket fuel? The EPA concluded a perchorlate clean-up wouldn’t be a "meaningful opportunity for health risk reduction for persons served by public-water systems."
During last night’s webcast, there was a lot of talk about David Blaine’s latest stunt in Central Park. Some of you weren’t too happy with the… let’s say “lack of support” for the planned 60 hour upside-down hang-fest. Today, some interesting developments about Mr Blaine’s time in the Park, including whether the claims about his stunt were truly on the up and up. Ah, the intrigue! Tune in for the latest tonight on the show.
I have to send you to the best blog of the day from our own Jack Gray. He has a fantastic, dry sense of humor – he’s also a fellow New Englander, which makes me love him even more. Who couldn’t use a few chuckles on a Tuesday? Click here for your ab workout, courtesy of Jack and the UN.
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