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Managing water for peace in the Middle East
Ideas to flood sub-sealevel depressions in northern africa and the mediterranean areas with mediterranean sea water, via hydroelectric dams fed by long canals or tunnels. Though what one would do with all the salt that would generate is an interesting question...
Qattara  depression  mediterranean  sea  pumped  hydroelectric  concept  green  energy  storage  Libiya  Egypt  sahara  desert  Delicious 
april 2010 by asteroza
Lithium in drinking water and the incidences of cr...[Biol Trace Elem Res. 1990] - PubMed Result
Continuing with the lithium in tap water theme, a possible secondary reason behind why texans are mellow?
texas  lithium  municipal  public  drinking  tap  water  suicide  depression  Delicious 
may 2009 by asteroza
BBC NEWS | Health | Lithium in water 'curbs suicide'
So some japanese researchers finally put 2 and 2 together and find coking up the populace leads to a happy populace. Though I wonder how that plays out against the amount of canned beverages people in japan drink, compared to straight tap water. Forgetting the ethical issues of subtly and purposely poisoning the populace with a heavy metal, what about the ethical issues of what would effectively be state sponsored mind control? This would be the thin edge of a wedge leading to mandatory cognitive enhancement drug taking "for the benefit of society and the economy" isn't it?
japan  lithium  municipal  public  drinking  tap  water  suicide  health  society  depression  psychology  Delicious 
may 2009 by asteroza

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