TRC #332: Wind Chill + Bad Pharma Overview + Does Bottled Water Expire?

wind-chillEven with Adam away, TRC delivers! Cristina blows in with an interesting breakdown of the Wind Chill Index, while Darren probes the book “Bad Pharma” by British physician and academic Ben Goldacre.  Finally, Pat flushes out the truth behind why bottled water has an expiration date.

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SHOW NOTES

Scientific American: Fact or Fiction? Wind Chill Is Real

Decoded Science: Wind Chill: Love It or Hate It, The Term is Here to Stay

Science World: Wind Chill Factor

Globe and Mail: Love it or hate it, ‘wind chill’ here to stay

Environment Canada: Canada’s Wind Chill Index

Environment Canada: Wind Chill Calculator

Examiner: The History of the Wind Chill Temperature

The New Wind Chill Equivalent Temperature Chart

Slate: Wind Chill Blows: It’s time to get rid of a meaningless number

About Wind Chill….

Wikipedia: Wind chill

Wikipedia: Extreme Cold Warning

Wikipedia:  Bad Pharma

Economist

CBC: Bottle Water vs Tap – 7 Things To Know

WSJ: A Little Secret About Bottled Water

Wikipedia: Bottled Water Storage

Health Canada: Storing Bottled Water

CDC: Emergency Water

International Bottled Water Association – Storing Water

FDA : Storing Water

Dasani FAQs

Aquafina FAQs

Mentalfloss:  Why Does Bottled Water Have An Expiration Date?

 

 

 

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