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2013-06-25 23:26:22

Protecting skin from sun damage is like stretching before a workout: people know it’s the right thing to do, they just don’t want to do it. Columbia Healing Cream is a potent solution to help those that have been "burned" by the sun. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 It’s now the heat of the summer, the time of the year to shed the shoes and winter coat and go outside and bask in the beautiful weather. But too much of a good thing can do serious damage — it’s important to take...

2013-06-18 23:19:01

As Canadians try to make the most of our notoriously short summer, the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) is reminding sun lovers to tan responsibly. The association, which represents professional tanning salons across the country, is offering educational advice to coincide with Tan Awareness Week, which runs from June 17 to 21. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 As Canadians try to make the most of our notoriously short summer, the Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) is...

2013-06-13 23:21:47

Oro Gold Cosmetics, a leader of the skincare industry, has combined the benefits of its unique 24K nano gold technology with the powerful UV protection of titanium dioxide to create new 24K Gold Mousse Perfecting Foundation. This product helps reduce and repair the signs of aging, especially fine lines and wrinkles caused by ultraviolet radiation, the number one cause of skin aging. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Oro Gold Cosmetics, an innovative skin care company, has...

2013-06-13 23:03:19

National Daylight Appreciation Day (June 21, 2013) was created as a way to increase awareness about the benefits of incorporating daylight in all aspects of our lives. Since daylight is free and energy efficient (no electric lights needed), there is a movement afoot to incorporate it everywhere from homes and offices to colleges, universities and schools. Vista, Calif. (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Who doesn´t love bright sunny rooms in their home? Well, what about classrooms, where kids spend...

2013-06-11 23:31:56

Recent research has revealed the biological mechanism of sunburn. Expert dermatologist Dr. Robin Fleck provides tips on sun protection and the consequences that can result from sun overexposure. Prescott, Arizona (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Sunburns are a preventable, yet all too common problem. When sunburn occurs, the skin turns red and is painful for several days. In severe cases, the skin may itch, develop a rash, peel, and this may be associated with fever or flu-like symptoms. Until now,...

Spain's Solar Radiation Increasing
2013-06-06 16:01:54

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Solar radiation in Spain has increased by 2.3% every decade since the 1980s, according to a study by researchers from the University of Girona and the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. This increase is linked to the decreased presence of clouds, which has increased the amount of direct radiation reaching us from the Sun. "The mean annual G series over Spain shows a tendency to increase during the 1985-2010 period,...

2013-05-20 23:01:55

In order to prepare for the long hot days of summer, the supplemental health and wellness team from DrSmartphoneMD launched an article series to raise awareness about skincare health and prevention of serious sunburns. Tampa Florida (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 In order to prepare for the long hot days of summer, the supplemental health and wellness team from DrSmartphoneMD launched an article series to raise awareness about skincare health and prevention of serious sunburns. The series launched...

2013-05-16 23:25:50

Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA): Dermatology group's research promotes a balanced message about UV exposure. Dr Richard Weller presented his research just last week on how Ultraviolet (UV) light from sunlamps can help lower blood pressure. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Sunlamp exposure lowered blood pressure in a University of Edinburgh study lead by dermatologist Dr. Richard Weller. When volunteers were exposed to ultraviolet light a compound called nitric oxide is released in...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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