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Carbonized Coffee Grounds Remove Foul Smells
2012-02-09 04:18:45

Scientists at The City College of New York Report Nitrogen Contained in Caffeine Enhances Odor-Adsorbing Properties of Carbons For coffee lovers, the first cup of the morning is one of life´s best aromas. But did you know that the leftover grounds could eliminate one of the worst smells around — sewer gas? In research to develop a novel, eco-friendly filter to remove toxic gases from the air, scientists at The City College of New York (CCNY) found that a material made from...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.