Does Drinking Coffee Count Towards My Water Intake? Coffee Hydration Facts

Coffee beans shaped like a heart monitor

Coffee is one of the world’s favorite beverages. In fact, in the USA, coffee is second only to water in terms of total consumption. Americans drink an average of nearly 89 gallons of coffee per capita, which is more than juice, soda, and tea combined. It is something that millions of people enjoy multiple times … Read more

Disposable Plastic Water Bottles: A Hidden Fire Hazard?

Plastic Water Bottle Fire Hazard

We’ve written extensively on the many problems that disposable bottled water causes. We’ve elucidated how wasteful it is, opined about its inferiority compared to reusable bottles, and we’ve looked at how plastics can leave you drinking more than just water. Yet, through all that, we never dreamed of the devilish disposable bottle being a fire … Read more

When Is It Time To Switch From Sippy-Cup To Water Bottle? How To Help Kids Build Lifelong Hydration Habits

Toddler drinks from sippy cup in high chair

The sippy cup is a classic companion for younger kids. Designed specifically to be handled by even the clumsiest of children, they are made to be sturdy, leak-resistant, and engineered to prevent spilling. Aside from being a handy thing for parents to keep kid’s drinks on hand, the sippy cup offers parents an opportunity to … Read more

What Is Fluoride And What Is It Doing In My Water?

What Is Fluoride and What Is It Doing In My Drinking Water?

Many Americans are unaware of the fact that most public water supplies carry an increased level of fluoride. Every person should feel informed about what they are consuming and the health benefits and risks associated with it. While drinking water fluoridation is proven to be safe, the issue has been a source of much controversy … Read more

It Looks Like The Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottle Was A Scam

Fontus Self Filling Water Bottle Scam

Back in February 2016 we glowingly and optimistically ran an article with the headline “Self-Filling Water Bottles Will Soon Be An Awesome Reality.” At the time, the source of our optimism was an IndieGoGo project by the name of Fontus. We were excited by this seemingly futuristic development, and we certainly weren’t the only ones, … Read more

The Scientist Behind Your Insulated Water Bottle

Portrait of James Dewar Inventor of Vacuum Flask

When you look at your water bottle, it might seem like a pretty benign object. But no matter what type of bottle you have, a huge amount of scientific ingenuity and engineering effort has been put into it. Stainless steel and plastic bottles are only possible thanks to incredible feats of engineering and industrialization that … Read more