In Summer’s Heat, Watch What You Drink
Chances are the summer heat will tempt you to grab whatever cold liquid might be handy, and many ... about a gallon of soda a week, and most of it is not the sugar-free diet variety. When I was growing up in the 1940s and ’50s, soda (8 ounces, not ...
Calibrate weed sprayers
This quick conversion method works because there are 128 fluid ounces in a gallon of water. Now all you have to do is find how much herbicide to add to your hand-held sprayer. Let's do an example. You ran the test above and figured your sprayer applies 25 ...
How much water do athletes need?
But how much is enough? And enough for what? The questions are complicated and critical for fitness buffs and endurance athletes (especially you ... continually drink a large amount of fluid, such as 8 ounces of water eight times a day.
MAX Update No. 86: How Headlights Affect MPG
Many folks think ... are included. A quarter horse at the crankshaft costs me close to 2-1/2 fluid ounces of fuel per hour. At cruise MAX burns about 60 ounces an hour (and gets about 100 mpg) so turning on my headlights knocks me down about 4%, or 4 ...
Cooking with kids: teaching volume
In the English system – for the purpose of cooking - volume is measured by teaspoons, tablespoons, fluid ounces ... to fill 1 pint; how many pints of water are needed to fill 1 quart and how many quarts are needed to fill a gallon.