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New York City’s water towers are iconic, and starting this month, a hundred of them will be covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists to raise awareness of global water problems and encourage New Yorkers to drink their tap water. MORE

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New York City’s water towers are iconic, and starting this month, a hundred of them will be covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists to raise awareness of global water problems and encourage New Yorkers to drink their tap water. MORE

Sonic Water lets you watch musical water dance inside a bottle cap. The installation is an exploration of cymatics (the study of vibration) by Sven Meyer & Kim Pörksen.

“Cymatics is like a magical tool that unveils the substance of things not seen. Sound does have form, and you can see that sound can affect matter and cause form in matter,” Pörksen tells Co.Design. “So maybe in the beginning there was sound, which shaped all matter. Indeed, we think sound has a fundamental influence on the formation of the universe itself.”

How much water does it take to make a juicy hamburger? You’ll be amazed.

The water footprint of an object can be hard to wrap your head around. This video gives you a good sense of exactly how much water—everything from growing the cow’s food to making the bun—goes into your last burger.

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How much water does it take to make a juicy hamburger? You’ll be amazed.

The water footprint of an object can be hard to wrap your head around. This video gives you a good sense of exactly how much water—everything from growing the cow’s food to making the bun—goes into your last burger.

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New York City’s dirtiest water now conveniently drinkable!

Early this morning, employees of ad agency DDB put cup dispensers next to pipes that are releasing some of the dirtiest water in the city. “We were looking for places where water outlets were pumped out into the streetscape,” explains Matt Eastwood, Chief Creative Officer of DDB NY. Want some delicious water leaking from a subway ceiling? Now you can get a whole cupful.

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New York City’s dirtiest water now conveniently drinkable!

Early this morning, employees of ad agency DDB put cup dispensers next to pipes that are releasing some of the dirtiest water in the city. “We were looking for places where water outlets were pumped out into the streetscape,” explains Matt Eastwood, Chief Creative Officer of DDB NY. Want some delicious water leaking from a subway ceiling? Now you can get a whole cupful.

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Matt Damon Plays Santa For Laughs, Clean Water

In his latest piece of amusing work for Water.org, the Oscar winner gets a little pushy with some children who aren’t asking Santa for the right gift.

(Source: fastcoexist.com)