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2013-09-20 23:00:47

Homeowners should be aware that dryers pose a major fire threat if not used properly. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 For many people, doing laundry is part of a daily routine. But there is nothing routine about a dryer fire, and that’s why Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help keep you, your family and your property safe. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were approximately 16,800 structure fires caused by dryers or washing machines in...

2013-03-14 23:04:30

Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company is suggesting the following spring cleaning tips to help homeowner´s save energy. Burke, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Pasquali Realty Group, a Northern Virginia real estate company suggests the following tips to help homeowner´s cut energy costs by getting better performance from appliances, exhaust fans, and lights. Dry clothes faster. Clear lint from the clothes-dryer exhaust hose. Have a flexible hose? Replace it with...

2013-03-08 20:21:29

- American manufacturer aims to prove the point with a premium sweatshirt guaranteed to last a minimum of 10 years. $100K sold in first 24 hours! - NEW YORK, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that among the world's top manufacturers the goal has long been profitability at any cost. What's not so widely known is that this often means designing things in a way that they actually fall apart thereby forcing customers to buy replacements. It's a process called "planned...

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2009-02-28 18:25:00

An Austrian scientist says he has discovered a type of body hair that traps stray pieces of lint and draws them into the navel. Chemist Georg Steinhauser made his discovery by studying 503 pieces of lint from his own belly button, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The newspaper reported that chemical analysis revealed the pieces of lint contained not only cotton from clothing, but also flecks of dead skin, fat, sweat and dust. The Vienna University of Technology chemist wrote in the...