The pots are filled and watered with tap water and the seeds are sown. From this point on, all the water these plants receive will be either kettle-boiled or microwaved. Now, we await germination.
I recently became aware of a web page that purports to show the difference between watering plants with water that has been heated in a microwave and water boiled by more traditional means. Supposedly, the plant that was fed the microwaved water died while the other did not. You can see that page here.
Naturally, I went to Snopes to see if they’d looked into it. They had and, as I expected, they considered the claim to be false. You can see their page about it here.
Why leave good enough alone, though? I’m going to try the experiment myself.
The Canadian Minister of Public Safety, Vic Toews, who is championing a bill to allow warrantless police access to personal online information, apparently wants to know everything about us. So, we Canadians, being so polite and respectful, are cooperating by telling him everything.
A true Canadian protest!