spitting for sport

Spitting is a repugnance. Sometimes we see someone slosh saliva as they eat, or sometimes, people purposefully hurl wet globs onto the sidewalk. Whatever it may be, it’s not something I’d stretch to witness. It may be a cultural preference or my meandering dogma, but I find it an unpleasant act. I was recently reminded … Continue reading spitting for sport

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oxygen dissolution

Oxygen in oceans is disappearing, an event aided and abetted by human activity.   A paper recently published in Science studies the declining oxygen levels in global waters. As creatures that survive on oxygen, this claim is naturally alarming to us. But, it is also unclear. Which oxygen? Oxygen in this case does not refer to … Continue reading oxygen dissolution