Robot Baby Aids Carpet Debris Research

Robot Aids Carpet A creepily cute robot baby created by Purdue University researchers is helping to determine how much dirt, pollen, skin cells, fungal spores, and bacteria are stirred up and breathed in by crawling infants. Indoor environments, mainly carpeted areas, can trap a diverse collection of debris, and this new study is the first to analyze indoor debris dispersal and…

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How Clean is Your Car?

How clean do you think the inside of your car is? Most people think their car is cleaner than most other everyday items, but cars can get filthy and germy. According to research out of the UK, car interiors were found to be 50% dirtier than appliances such as keyboards or smartphones. Swabs collected from handbrakes and other frequently-touched areas…

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32 Totally Terrific Toilet Facts
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32 Totally Terrific Toilet Facts

As per data collected by the World Toilet Organization, 1 billion people in the world defecate in the open. As per smartphone studies, the more features your smartphone has, the longer you sit on the toilet when you have your phone with you. Seventy-five percent of smartphone owners use their phones on the toilet, including texting, making phone calls, surfing…

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Show Your Toilet Some Love

Your toilet or commode takes a lot of crap (I’m sure you all saw that joke coming) and is indeed underappreciated. We are lucky to live in a country where we can use the toilet, flush, and never have to worry about our poop or where it goes - so treat your toilet well by cleaning it regularly and correctly. Did…

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How Do You Celebrate World Toilet Day?

How Do You Celebrate World Toilet Day? To many in the United States and other western countries, World Toilet Day seems like a set up for a joke and not a likely candidate for a holiday. Unfortunately, November 19th is not as trivial or humorous as it may seem. World Toilet Day strives to draw attention to various sanitation issues around the world and work towards resolving them.

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Clean to Thwart the Flu!

The flu season spans the fall and winter, with the peak from the end of November until March. Influenza, or the flu, is a contagious respiratory disease caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness and can even lead to death.Experts believe the flu spreads mainly by droplets created when…

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Nine Filters You Should Clean Regularly

Changing and cleaning filters regularly is very important to your appliances. Cleaning is a must for filters every two weeks or every month. Here the 9 filters you should clean frequently. Air Purifier Filter Many air purifiers have two filters – a pre-filter and a primary HEPA filter. Many pre-filters can be just wiped down and reused, but the main…

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How to Vacuum Like a Pro to Save Time and Energy

Here are some ways to save time and effort when vacuuming: Most people will tell you to dust first and vacuum last, so you can vacuum up all the dirt you've knocked down while dusting. But there are situations where vacuuming first is the best thing to do to save time and effort! Look at your blinds, shutters, baseboards, furniture,…

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Laundry Pod Danger to Kids, Adults with Dementia

In 2015, the non-profit Consumer Reports announced it was removing the colorful, single-use packets of laundry detergents from its list of recommended detergents, calling them, “Too dangerous to use.” Since then, in addition to accidents involving children, incidents involving adults with dementia have also been reported. In response, the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), in conjunction with laundry packet manufacturers, is launching its…

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Air Travel: The Perfect Way to Spread Disease

Spread DiseaseAir travel is the disease-spreading trifecta: You have forced proximity with a mixture of people from many different places for long hours. These factors combine so germs can hop from person-to-person and bounce from continent-to-continent.The SARS, Zika, and Ebola viruses have shown us that airlines have important responsibilities when outbreaks occur because their actions can have widespread consequences. In…

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