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2011-11-14 16:00:00

This week is Indoor Allergy Week which aims to highlight ways to avoid household triggers to various allergies.

2011-11-04 08:00:00

This amazing cleaner is a waterless carpet cleaner using organic ingredients.

Return Of The Dust Bowl
2011-11-04 02:58:05

Haboobs, giant dust storms, walloped Arizona last summer — some close to 2 kilometers high and 160 kilometers wide — knocking out electricity, creating traffic jams and grounding airplanes.

Image 1 - Cloud Droplets From Insoluble Dust Particles Can Affect Climate
2011-10-14 04:04:00

New information on the role of insoluble dust particles in forming cloud droplets could improve the accuracy of regional climate models, especially in areas of the world that have significant amounts of mineral aerosols in the atmosphere.

2011-09-23 11:49:41

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have identified a silver lining in the cloud of red dust that enveloped much of eastern Australia two years ago.

Cleaning Up With Space Tech
2011-09-06 09:26:25

There’s just about nowhere that state-of-the-art space technologies cannot reach – from the martian atmosphere to those hard-to-clean spots under the couch.

2011-08-31 11:00:00

The new Oransi Finn Air Purifier is one of the top air cleaners available for homes and offices after Hurricane Irene, eliminating more than 99 percent of airborne dust, pollen, mold and bacteria.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.