Banana peel an excellent water purifier

banana peelThe humble banana has uses beyond the realm of beauty remedies. Its peels can be used as an excellent water purifier, decontaminating drinking water of toxic metals. Researchers say minced banana peel performs better than an array of other purification materials, the journal Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research reports. Gustavo Castro and colleagues from Instituto

“Water For Elephants” Poster: Featuring Robert Pattinson Reese Witherspoon

Now don’t they look cozy? Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon snuggle up on the promo poster for their upcoming romantic drama, Water for Elephants. The movie –- based on the novel of the same name — tells the story of a veterinary student who becomes a vet for a traveling circus after his parents are