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2013-01-24 23:02:00

Swedish Hospital had a special need for sidewalk washing despite last week´s freezing temperatures. The construction dirt combined with ice-melt residue being tracked into the hospital was creating potential health hazards. (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 Most sidewalk washing on commercial buildings — especially those with heavy traffic like hospitals and shopping centers — is done after hours. Dealing with all the people coming and going while trying to do a good job of cleaning...

2012-04-18 21:09:27

Scientists are reporting development and successful testing of a way to reuse – hundreds of times – the expensive, dirt-busting enzymes that boost the cleaning power of laundry detergents and powdered bleaches that now disappear down the drain. The discovery, reported in the ACS journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, opens the door to new laundry products, like special scrub brushes or reusable enzyme-coated plastic flakes and strips that might be added to...

2012-03-27 23:00:32

Famous for washing mouths out with soap, Tooth Soap®, Inc. announces an important new product to their expanding line of all natural and organic personal care products. To effectively address the needs of many consumers with serious concerns about "super bugs," an all natural, preservative free, perfume free and dye free hand wash has been created. Oregon City, OR (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 Famous for washing mouths out with soap, Tooth Soap®, Inc. announces an important new product to...

2011-12-29 08:00:00

10Rate Appliance editors Brittany Rowland and John Moore rate and review High Efficiency Washing Machines on a 1-10 scale (PRWEB) December 29, 2011 10rate.com came out with it's annual 2012 top 10 HE Washing Machines reviews awards last week with the Whirlpool WTW7990XG gaining the top quality spot. The review notes the 7 inch LCD touchscreen as one of the differentiating features that makes the washer stand out along with the dark tinted glass lids self lift feature. The washing machine...

UK Survey Reveals Cell Phones Are Contaminated
2011-10-14 10:19:53

New research has found that one in six British mobile phones is contaminated with traces of E. coli bacteria because people all too often go without washing their hands. The research was released ahead of Global Handwashing Day, which is this Saturday. Experts say the most likely reason for the bacteria found on so many gadgets is people are failing to properly wash their hands with soap and hot water after using the toilet. Furthermore, more than nine in ten mobile phones have some...

2011-10-05 21:59:18

“Wash away my troubles, wash away my pain,” goes the song. Is there such a thing as soap and water for the psyche? Yes: Metaphor is that powerful, say Spike W.S. Lee and Norbert Schwarz of the University of Michigan in a literature review appearing in the latest issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science. Religious rites like baptism make psychological sense, the article suggests. Says Lee:...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin