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nevim

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About nevim

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    Baryon
  • Birthday March 13

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  • Location
    Here and There
  • Interests
    Anything science, reading (mainly non fiction), learning about different cultures, anthropology.
  • College Major/Degree
    Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy), University of Liverpool
  • Favorite Area of Science
    Physics
  • Biography
    Lived in eight countries.
  • Occupation
    Rehabilitation of Self following a serious accident with life changing injuries.

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  1. Hanna - Amazon Prime. Better than anything I’ve ever watched before. Can’t recommend it enough.
  2. nevim

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    Gotta do a p.s. - never look a gift horse in the mouth 😁😁😁 And i’m going to bed now cos I look like a stalker - I didn’t give you that upvote!!
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    Maybe people just take something from them that they appreciate. Doesn’t have to be outstanding - just something that someone finds agreeable to themselves. I too have points which don’t necessarily relate to anything scientific. That’s just the way it is. But I don’t bother about it - it’s just nice 😁. And no - I haven’t given you all those points, but definitely a couple 😁. Oh, I can also add - I often give people points for the effort they have gone into for giving their reply. Maybe other people do this too.
  4. Yes I noticed a few familiar names, hmm Strange 😁
  5. Me too. I was silently cursing that speculator!
  6. Somebody joined another forum specifically to ask about what had happened here. Their best response was that some banned loser had hacked it.
  7. @Moontanman I could watch that aquarium all night.
  8. Unless they’ve already been banned as a sock puppet 😉
  9. Don’t know. I’m more bothered about removing bacterias such as E. coli.
  10. Vinegar is usually a mixture of water and between 4 and 5% acetic acid. This versatile acid can mix with water, oil, alcohol and almost any other kind of liquid -- even gasoline -- reaching places that other cleaning products can't. When dissolved in water, acetic acid breaks into two components, the hydrogen and the remainder of the molecule, called the acetate. The hydrogen will try to bond to any molecule that it encounters, acting like a third wheel that weakens the molecule's structure. These hydrogens are great at cleaning stains made from alkali substances, like soap, urine, and limestone. The acetate component has an extra electron that hangs off the molecule. The electron acts as a magnet to other atoms, especially metals, to make new molecules. For example, the acetate reacts with molecules in rust and grime and changes their makeup so the water can dissolve them. Acetic acid also gets rid of odors by killing off the bacteria and fungi that cause them. Its acidic nature destroys the cell structure of bacteria, and it stops fungi from turning sugar into energy. https://www.networx.com/article/the-science-of-vinegar So not by magic, no, but actually there doesn’t seem to be any hard evidence about its ability to remove residue due to pesticides.
  11. To remove the residue on fruits and vegetables add apple cider vinegar to a bowlful of cold water and submerge for 10 mins, then brush fruits/veg gently and rinse well. Obviously not with bananas though...
  12. @hydrox If you like, I can offer some help with your English. I am a qualified teacher of English to speakers of other languages. Feel free to private message me. I don’t want any money - just want to help.
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