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2013-10-29 23:28:51

Canadians are doing it at Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) member salons, where professional standards are strictly enforced and trained operators are in control of all equipment. Check out this fun JCTA video for more about how and where Canadians are "doing it" this winter. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Beautiful people all around Canada are doing it – and they’re doing it the right way. That’s right, Canadians are getting their tan on, and not just...

2013-10-11 23:03:22

Lufft USA WS Test Units to Be Shown at Solar Power International (Oct. 21 – 24, 2013) at Chicago’s McCormick Center and Available to Industry Upon Request by Calling 1-888-519-8443 Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Lufft USA, Inc., a global manufacturer of high quality, precision weather monitoring solutions for the solar industry, today announced the introduction of a new Lufft Smart Weather Sensor, an intelligent measurement transducer featuring a digital interface and an...

2013-10-03 23:24:18

Mariner Biomedical, Inc. announced the addition of Deter SPF 28 Mineral Sunscreen to the Deter Outdoor Skin Protection product line. Deter SPF 28 Mineral Sunscreen was officially launched October 1, 2013. It is a natural zinc oxide based sunscreen offering broad spectrum protection in a comfortable to wear invisible formulation. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Deter SPF 28 Mineral Sunscreen is a zinc oxide based formulation that goes on clear and provides highly effective UVA/UVB...

2013-09-26 23:31:57

Influenced by attacks on the indoor tanning industry that are not based in fact, many Canadians seem to be under the mistaken impression that sunbathing in a sunbed is somehow less safe than sunbathing in the natural sun. As tanning season begins, The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) wants to set the story straight. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 “Scientifically, the light that sunbeds emit is virtually the same as from the summer sun,” JCTA Executive Director Steve...

2013-09-19 23:38:15

As the summer wanes, many people think they don't need to worry about sunscreen. But this isn't the case, and Sublime Beauty® explains. (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 As the summer wanes, many people think it isn't necessary to wear sunscreen. But nothing could be further from the truth. "If you are going to be outside for more than 15 or 20 minutes, you should wear a sunscreen," said Kathy Heshelow, founder of Sublime Beauty®. "Even if you are in direct...

2013-09-17 23:30:06

Humans are not immune to this seasonal change and as a result suffer from a multitude of ill effects including Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SoLux lighting provides the closest simulation of daylight in a man-made source to help reverse the effects of reduced daylight exposure. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Between September and April in the Northern Hemisphere certain people who are light sensitive start experiencing something called the winter blues. Seasonal Affective...

2013-09-16 23:22:28

The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) wants to let the Canadian public know there is a difference between professional indoor tanning facilities and self-serve and home tanning equipment. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Almost anything we experience in life can be dangerous if used improperly, and indoor tanning is no exception. That’s why JCTA professional indoor tanning facilities promote a balanced message about indoor tanning, educate their patrons about the potential...

2013-08-28 23:23:47

It just doesn’t make sense to use sunscreens daily, according to the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA). Chemical sunscreen is an important product for outdoor sun care and sunburn prevention, but using chemical sunscreen appropriately is equally as important. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Would you use cough syrup daily to help you stay healthy? Of course you wouldn’t. So, why are people encouraged to use sunscreen every day, rain or shine, summer or winter, no matter...

2013-07-12 23:31:24

Always Apply Sunscreen before Going Outdoors in Daytime, Announces Water and Health Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 In our changing global environment, reports water and dehydration researcher Sharon Kleyne, sunscreen has become indispensable. According to Kleyne, sunscreen is no longer just for the summer beach. Kleyne recommends always applying sunscreen, summer or winter, before venturing outdoors in daytime. Sharon Kleyne is Founder of Bio-Logic Aqua...

2013-06-30 23:01:15

The Department of Education (DOE) of Hawaii has chosen the 20 watt solar attic fans by U.S. Sunlight and the 14” Spectrum Skylight Tubes as part of the renovation of two schools in Oahu, Hawaii. Incline Village, Nevada (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 In the spring of 2013, U.S. Sunlight released a new addition to their award winning solar attic fans, the 9920TR, a 20 watt solar attic fan capable of ventilating up to 2400 sq. ft. With the improved black solar panel for a camouflaged appearance,...


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Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-08-22 13:30:39

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Honolulu Hawaii, during the month of March. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 48% efficient for the month, producing less than 50% of the month which is due to the large amount of daily cloud cover that is seen on the island during the early morning and...

Incoming Solar Radiation Impacts By Various Weather Cycles
2012-07-23 11:19:47

The above image looks at the month of March for the three cycles known as Normal Phase, El-Nino, and La-Nina. The data was recorded for the city of Austin Texas. Remember this is just data for one month during these cycles. Normal: During this cycle incoming solar activity was upwards to 60% efficient for the month, producing enough solar energy that only 40% of the month would have not had strong incoming radiation. EL-Nino: This phase provided the area with an extended number of...

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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

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2010-11-15 19:37:34

Sunglasses are protective eyewear designed to shield the eyes from damaging or discomforting sunlight and high-energy light. They can also work as a visual aid. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can cause several serious eye problems and many healthcare professionals recommend eye protection. However, since the 1940s sunglasses have been associated with celebrities more so than eye protection. James Ayscough experimented with tinted lenses in the mid-18th century although they were...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.