Miscellaneous Quotes

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. - Beverly Sills - Opera Singer (1929 - 2007) Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. - Author It is never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot - Novelist (1819 - 1880) Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. - Ancient Indian Prov...

A pot-in-pot refrigerator or zeer (Arabic: زير‎)

Refrigerate foods without using electricity -this mode of refrigeration goes back at least 5000 years. It uses a porous outer earthenware pot, lined with wet sand, contains an inner pot (which can be glazed to prevent penetration by the liquid) within which the food is placed - the evaporation of the outer liquid draws heat from the inner pot. The device can be used to cool any substance. Have any of you tried this. More info - http://en.wikipedia.org/wi