[FoRK] Re: bad to the last drop.

Steve Nordquist signa
Fri Aug 19 01:24:38 PDT 2005


On Wed, 3 Aug 2005 21:29:39 +0100, Robert Harley <robert.harley at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Strangely on-topic, Good Morning Silicon Valley reported that NASA has
>> worked with a commercial firm to develop a filter that converts
>> astronaut sweat and urine into drinkable water.

Sweat, partner with NASA...profit?  Never happen; didn't work for Praeseodymium-Bru,
won't work for HUD.

> "With a Fremen suit in good working order, you won't lose more than a
> thimbleful of moisture a day - even if you're caught in the Great
> Erg."
>
> Other than that... in Paris the tap-water is so loaded with calcium
> that if you put it in your iron,
> you'll need a new iron every few months.  In London they have to add
> the stuff.

In my what?  Whoa.  How often am I supposed to be using this thing in
France and how does it ever melt the solder? : /,



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