Here's Why Your Water Tastes Weird When You Leave It Out Overnight
Jul 21, 2015
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If you've ever been surprised to find that the glass of water you kept on your nightstand while sleeping suddenly tastes strange on that first morning sip, this video is for you. As you'll learn, water isn't as imperishable as you might expect. Julian Huguet of DNews explains the interesting reason for this overnight taste change, and why water (depending on how it is stored) doesn't stay "good" forever.