Logarithmic scale of #SeaSalt constituents. Trying to grasp what is in #Seawater and how #Sea #Water #Salt works. #SelfEducated so am I getting this right? #HandDrawn with #dotpict for #Android. #FeedbackWelcome!
I really recommend that pink Himalayan salt.
I'm not sure why it's pink. Wikipedia says it's mineral content including iron, so I guess it's rusty salt or something.
But I literally use half the amount of this than when I use generic table salt. I mean, I used pure salt/kosher salt in the past and I might have had the same result but I don't remember.
But the Himalayan stuff seems to add real flavour.
Mmmm rusty salt.
on the upside I've managed to setup gitlab ci so that my VMs get provisioned with terraform on proxmox, with cloud-init doing the initial setup until the point where the VM requests that the salt-master accepts their key. When that happens they run a highstate provisioning users and configs. My goal is to setup gitfs, and when my k8s cluster is rebuilt I'll use git to manage that as well. #gitlab #terraform #proxmox #salt #saltstack
Tom is now listening to Let's Talk About Sex
Köp inte salt utan jod om du inte har en väldig bra anledning. Idag i sverige verkar kvinnor som är gravida eller ammar redan vara i risk för brist och man har en framtida oro för att bristen ska öka hos barn eftersom de äter mer halv- och helfabrikat där saltet sällan har tillsatt jod. Många dricker också mindre mjölk som annars är en betydande källa till…
Removing Just One Spoon of Salt from Diet Can Lower Blood Pressure as Well or Better Than Medications
"The study is one of the largest to investigate the effect of reducing #salt in the #diet on #bloodpressure .. a randomized controlled trial the #goldstandard of #research .. The BP-lowering effect of dietary salt reduction was achieved rapidly & safely w'in 1 week .. means folks interested in lowering their BP can go out & make the #consumer choices to do so immediately"
By Mary Gilbert, CNN Meteorologist
Published Nov 15, 2023
"The authors of Wednesday’s study found microplastics affect #CloudFormation, and clouds are of huge importance to the weather we experience.
"Clouds produce precipitation in the form of rain, snow and everything in between. They also block sunlight, and less solar radiation means cooler temperatures.
"In order for a cloud to form, water vapor – a gas – needs to turn into water droplets – a liquid. Then, many water droplets need to come together to become a cloud.
"Water droplets form when water vapor interacts with tiny solid particles in the atmosphere, like #dust, #ash or #salt from the ocean. According to the study, microplastics can now be added to that list.
"These particles are #hydrophilic, which means they are attracted to water. Once the first water droplets cling to microplastics and other tiny particles, more water droplets are pulled together and clouds form.
"The process is akin to how a single spark can eventually set an entire field ablaze: One tiny particle in the atmosphere can set into motion a process that becomes something much bigger.
"According to the study’s authors, further research must be completed to fully understand the extent to which microplastics influence cloud formation.
"Could a greater concentration of microplastics lead to more clouds? Will an increase in clouds lead to more precipitation or larger swaths of cooler conditions? These questions remain unanswered."
Tom is now listening to Whatta Man
“This is the first study to show that people who are already on blood pressure medication can lower their blood pressure even more by limiting sodium,” said coprincipal investigator Norrina Allen, professor of preventive medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
The Cary Institute shared best practices for road salt reduction that keeps motorists and ecosystems healthy. #winter #roads #environment #waterquality #salt
• Brine pre-treatment
• Variable application based on road conditions
• Proper salt storage
• Cleaning up spills
• Live-edge plow blades
• Set no/low salt areas
Vols aprendre a arreglar la teva bicicleta? - Us proposem un curs de mecànica ciclista durant cinc dissabtes al matí | #AteneuPopularDeSalt
#bici #bicicleta #mobilitat #SomDeSalt #Comucleta #Mecànica #DIY #Reparació #Salt
Hazelnut cocoa banana crêpes
Scientists have found a ‘sleeping giant’ of environmental problems: Earth is getting saltier
#Salt used to de-ice roads is the single biggest source of salt in the U.S.
By Kasha Patel
October 31, 2023
"Human activities are making the globe saltier, specifically in our soils, fresh water and air, according to a study released Tuesday in the journal Nature Reviews Earth & Environment.
"The excess salt has already caused serious issues in freshwater supplies in recent decades. Saltier water led to brown tap water for months in Montgomery County, #Maryland. It also played a part in creating the #toxic lead-laden water in #FlintMichigan.
"Salt pollution isn’t some flashy threat to our existence — like, say, a meteor hitting Earth — but the issue is gravely overlooked and is a 'sleeping giant,' said Sujay Kaushal, lead author of the study. He said it might be the 'most boring but contemporary problem that we have.'
"Most people think of salt as the white specks we put in our food or the salt in oceans, chemically known as sodium chloride (NaCl). That sodium salt can also be found in detergents, other household products and more, but there are many different salts, including calcium, magnesium and other ions used in additional products — and they’re all increasing in places where they don’t normally occur.
"Over the past 50 years, salt ions have increased in #streams and #rivers as people have begun using and producing more salts, the study says. The team found that across the globe, about 2.5 billion acres of soil — an area about the size of the United States — have become saltier. Salt lakes are also drying up and sending saline dust into the air.
“'We use water for everything from growing crops to drinking to industrial processes to heating and cooling,' said Kaushal, a geologist at the University of Maryland. 'But when you have salt in the water, it affects all of those things … and it’s increasing.'"
The #Future will be hot, dry and SALTY
The anthropogenic salt cycle
"Widespread use of salts in #food, #construction, #road deicing and #industry is driving #salinization of #water, #soil and #air. This Review describes the anthropogenic #salt cycle, compares it with #natural processes and examines its #environmental consequences"
"The suites of biological, physical and chemical #impacts that commonly occur together are known as #freshwater salinization syndrome (FSS)"
Ever try a true Montreal style #bagel? They really stand out. They're nothing like "bagels" from other places like Tim's that are basically just regular bread dough shaped in a circle. Bagel Time on Danforth offers true hand-made, Montreal style boiled then wood-oven baked bagels. The owner moved from Montreal a number of years ago to open a shop here.
When I went in today, the place wasn't very busy. I asked why.
Turns out business slowed a LOT since the pandemic. Pre-pandemic it was so busy, the places was supplying bagels to a few Loblaws stores, catering, and the owner was going to open a second shop. Now, I'm worried about their survival.
Go there, get some bagels. #Gluten free. Salt free. You can even watch them make the bagels. Help keep my fave bagel supply around!
#glutenfree #salt #saltfree #baking
Made it to #Naha airport after running around town a bit - not too many touristy spots, went to some grocery stores for #salt and #Okinawa black rice.
Then picked up #rum and spent enough to get a "free" bag. Rum was in, near the touristy area. I hope my partner when she sees the credit card charges will be mollified by my restraint in not picking up (Spam) underwear there.
"Russian trenches are ‘like Vegas’ with amount of drugs soldiers are taking"
"Russian soldiers in Ukraine are thought to be taking a drug known as salt, which can cause paranoia and aggression and lead to hallucinations and self-harm.
The synthetic drug, officially called alpha-PVP, is – alongside amphetamines, mephedrone and marijuana – rife among Putin’s troops, according to an investigation."
Fri 10/20 - Alex Jones Owes $1.1b, Term Limits for SCOTUS, Jim Jordan Picks up SALT, Trump is not Immune, Powell has Flipped and no More Logic Games on the LSAT
In todays episode we have Alex Jones not being able to shake is $1.1b debt through bankruptcy, a term limit bill for #SCOTUS that will go nowhere, Jim Jordan weighs in on #SALT to try to get speakership, #Trump is not immune, #Powell flips, and no more logic games on the #LSAT.
US Groundwater Is Getting Saltier—What That Means For Infrastructure, Ecosystems, And Human Health
https://phys.org/news/2023-10-groundwater-saltierwhat-infrastructure-ecosystems-human.html <-- shared technical article
https://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2023AM/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/391692 <-- GSA abstract
https://nawqatrends.wim.usgs.gov/decadal/ <-- USGS's interactive Decadal Change in Groundwater Quality Webmap
#GIS #spatial #mapping #water #hydrology #waterquality #groundwater #hydrogeology #sampling #USA #model #modeling #watersecurity #publichealth #well #waterwell #salt #contaminants #TDS #NWQA #NationalWaterQualityAssessment #analysis #aquifer #spatialanalysis
I just made this: rose petal pink dried peppercorn salt - which took all of three or four minutes, so I may need to dream up more fun kitchen-y tasks.
- Heat rose petals in a dry pan, to release the flavours, but watch they don't burn.
- Put peppercorns & petals, with sea salt, in a spice grinder.
Don't worry about amounts. Start with the petals & pepper, and a bit of salt, and keep adding salt till you're happy with the colour & taste of the mix.
#TomSuozzi is a tax-cuts-for-rich-people guy, but when it came down to it he eventually voted for some needed legislation without #SALT. At least he's not #GeorgeSantos , but it would be nice if #NewYork would vote to #tax the wealthy and aid the poor, instead of the other way around
Currently there’s a $10,000 cap on how much a wealthy household can deduct, but the cap is set to expire after 2025, and members of Congress working for the wealthy are trying to get the cap eliminated even sooner, so the amount the rich can deduct will be infinite
#inequality #wealth #poverty #salt #taxes #congress #uspol
Ending that tax cut for the rich would not be “double taxation” as its #DefendTheRich proponents ridiculously claim, because the federal government doesn’t levy taxes on property. Of course there is no principle against multiple taxes on a transaction either, in fact us regular folk pay those all the time, from utilities to sales tax and tariffs, and paying income tax to both the IRS and the state.
Wealthy people who own a lot of land, houses, vehicles, boats, etc., get to deduct the taxes they pay on those things from their federal income tax bill.
The more valuable those things are, the more they get to deduct.
So if you own a mansion and a couple vacation homes and some expensive vehicles and a boat, the federal government gives you a huge tax break.
Harwood asked #Biden about the failure to raise taxes on the rich.
It was House Democrats who removed those provisions from Biden's #BuildBackBetter legislation and replaced them with a tax cut for the rich. Especially the House Democrats from #NewYork, #NewJersey, and #California, where a lot of rich people fund House members' campaigns
#taxes #inequality #poverty #corruption #uspol #salt
These gorgeous photos document a wonderful vegetable farm in Jordon which is using salt water and solar power to grow produce in a location which would be impossible to farm conventionally.
'Exactly how our taste buds sense the two kinds of saltiness is a mystery that’s taken some 40 years of scientific inquiry to unravel... In fact, the more they look at salt sensation, the weirder it gets.' https://nautil.us/salt-taste-is-surprisingly-mysterious-382855/ #foodhistory #foodscience #salt #taste #umami
I've been on a salt free diet for a while now (to combat high blood pressure). It started off fine, but I'm starting to tire of it. The novelty of "hey, I used to load this with salt and now it's salt free!!" has started to wear. Lately I just feel it tastes off.
So, rather than making stuff the same as I've always done (but without salt), instead I'm going to try using fruit more -- IE, vegan tofu stir fry with apples and strawberries and cinnamon, etc.
#Salt is pretty fascinating - the shape and related solubility make a big difference to taste perception. You can also cut down on sodium (salt) intake by adding glutamates (for #Umami ) - that boost overall taste. You can make a mix of salt and msg for that.
Or check out this salt formulation by Ajinomoto - ajishio - with salt and glutamate in the crystals.
Seen in the grocery store in the salt section
#DasInKobe #KitchenChemistry #Taste #Chemistry
"Kidney advocacy organizations are warning that the proposal could lead to unnecessary deaths because the regulation would increase the use of one popular salt substitute: potassium chloride. Patients with chronic kidney disease, including end-stage renal disease, can’t properly excrete potassium from their bodies and excess potassium levels in the blood, known as hyperkalemia, can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and sudden heart failure."
Wow, how lovely! Our readers have sent us this photo of our recipe with their own serving variation. And here's the recipe itself:
#proborsch #tomato #stuffed #stuffedtomato #cheese #salt #ukraine #ukrainian #recipe #cook #cooking #food #plate #serving #parsly #yummy #yum #healthy #fresh #appetizer #fingerfood #tasty #vegetable #vegetables #yumyum #reader #readers #foodpic
RT kosmi 🛰️🌍
Evaporation ponds in Salar de Atacama, #Chile.
Multispectral image taken by @CopernicusEU #Sentinel2 on July 22, 2023.
Data processed in @sentinel_hub
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#Lithium #salt #Atacama #Antofagasta
“Mandatory front-of-pack nutrient warning labels have been introduced by gov’ts around the world, following their successful use in #chile in 2016.
For each #nutrient exceeded, boxes must carry a stop sign warning, meaning some carry up to 4 labels.”
Petit message de #Salt ce matin +2CHF sur l'abo. à partir de septembre ...
"Comme de nombreux fournisseurs de services, nous avons été confrontés à une hausse significative des coûts opérationnels au cours des 18 derniers mois, en particulier les coûts de l’énergie et de la main-d’œuvre."
Bon j'espère que vous avez eu une réelle augmentation les employés-ées de Salt et pas juste le CIO.
You know it's back luck to spill salt?
What if you spill sea water? Is that bad luck too?
And what about a tin of beans? That contains salt. Is that bad luck?
And what about a person? A person contains salt. What if a person falls on the floor?
What are the rules? What's the lore on salt? I think we need to know right now.
But people with above-average wealth and income hold the majority of political power. They’re the ones who prevent policies that would reduce inflation by targeting them, instead of a blanket federal funds rate increase. Even more significantly, they constantly fight for government aid for themselves, from the mortgage interest deduction to the SALT deduction.
Good article on salt consumption. This is something I've taken on to combat high blood pressure, and it has worked. So, no more breads, processed foods, restaurant meals (unless they'll specifically cook it with no sauce and no salt), or added salt to my food. And like the article says, it becomes quite normal after a while.
[NEW POST] Uno dei motivi per programmare qualche giorno in più ad Amman sono le escursioni che si possono fare in giornata e qui parlo di due tra le più belle e interessanti: la pittoresca cittadina di Al-Salt e il tour dei Castelli nel Deserto.
Salinas mines in Peru
YOU CAN FIND IT HERE IN FULL:
By https://pixels.com/profiles/patricia-hofmeester/shop #WallArt #homedecor #fineart #BuyIntoArt #AYearForArt #LoveArt #BuyArtNotCandy #photography #SpringIntoArt @PatriciaPhotos #Peru #salinas #saltmine #basins #salt #inca #Maras
I do eat too much salt too. Hard to cut back.
Constant craving: why we can’t shake the salt habit
Too much iodine can also cause #thyroid problems.
Here in Britain, we regularly eat the leftovers of a sea that came and went 220 million years ago, when the first dinosaurs were just getting started. More than half of our salt (57%) is mined from Middlewich in Cheshire, which was sitting in the tropics (15 N) in the middle of an arid desert. The shallow basin flooded & dried up repeatedly, leaving a thick layer of salt that’s still there today. Edible rock is a bit weird, but enjoy putting it on your chips! #ocean #salt
Bis zu 180.000 °C: Acht überraschend heiße Sterne entdeckt
Bei der Erforschung der Spätphase von Weißen Zwergsternen wurden acht entdeckt, die trotz ihrer geringen Größe überraschend hohe Oberflächentemperaturen haben.
Salt is terrible for aquatic #ecosystems . Save our rivers and lakes by using #salt sparingly or not at all. Here are some tips for #vermont residents. https://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/story/news/local/2023/01/05/vermont-winter-weather-use-salt-with-caution-to-prevent-runoff/69773921007/
Officials believe Yevgeny Prigozhin – owner of the private military #Wagner Group – is vying for #NaturalResources to help fund #Russia’s #war (Guardian) https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/jan/06/putin-ally-fighting-to-control-salt-and-gypsum-mines-near-ukraine-city-of-bakhmut-says-us
#CfgMgmtCamp is held in Ghent (50 km north west from Brussels), right after FOSDEM.
While we wait for next year's schedule, check out previous year's schedule at https://cfgmgmtcamp.eu/ghent2023/past/