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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:...

2011-09-06 15:00:00

China carwash equipment leader, Autobase Wash Systems, recently released a report of car wash industry predicting that the emergence of the worldâs new economic power like China will greatly stimulate the development of car wash industry in developing countries. Beijing, China (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 The rise of new economic entities such as China and India has strongly stimulated the rapid development of a new industry â“ the car wash industry, which has...

2011-08-31 11:20:26

Can changing a single word on a sign motivate doctors and nurses to wash their hands? Campaigns about hand-washing in hospitals usually try to scare doctors and nurses about personal illness, says Adam Grant, a psychological scientist at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. “Most safety messages are about personal consequences,” Grant says. “They tell you to wash your hands so you don´t get sick.” But his new study, which will be published in an...

2011-08-03 09:17:00

ORMOND BEACH, Fla., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer draws to a close, two unanticipated seasons are just around the corner: school and flu. While kids may dread school, parents and teachers also dread the thought of "sick day" and "flu shots." The cure? Tropical Seas' Itzazu Kidz® biodegradable hand soaps and sanitizers are a fun, effective way to teach kids how to stay healthier and avoid passing germs around the school yard. Schools can be a feeding ground...

2011-04-05 12:50:00

National Car Care Month in April Perfect Time to Wash Away Winter BETHESDA, Md., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April is National Car Care Month and it is also time for spring cleaning, including your car. Cleaning your vehicle inside and out prevents the buildup of damaging chemicals and dirt, reduces the potential for rust from road salt and helps ensure proper visibility needed for safe driving, according to the Car Care Council. "Keeping your vehicle clean not only protects...

2010-11-27 00:00:53

A local hand washing campaign that attracted the attention of Whitehall, reached an international audience and even appeared in the wards of Casualty could be rolled out to benefit schools, local authorities and businesses nationwide. (PRWeb UK) November 25, 2010 A local hand washing campaign that attracted the attention of Whitehall, reached an international audience and even appeared in the wards of Casualty could be rolled out to benefit schools, local authorities and businesses...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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