Tag: Cleansers, Detergents and Soaps

Buffalo Wild Wings Worker Dies and 10 Go to Hospital After Chemical Incident

One Buffalo Wild Wings employee died and 10 workers and patrons were sickened after being exposed to a cleaning agent at a Massachusetts location on Thursday evening, the authorities said. The fire department in Burlington, about 12 miles northwest of Boston, responded to calls at the restaurant and found a man outside being treated by […]

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Why Does Everything Smell, So Peacefully, of Lavender?

Not long ago Erin Wexstten, the 35-year-old founder of Oxalis Apothecary, a plant-based skin care brand, ticked off all the ways she uses lavender in her life. “I personally have lavender everywhere,” she said. “Hand soap, dish soap. I have sachets you stick in the drawer. It makes the underwear smell nice. Dried bunches. They […]

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Soap, Detergent and Even Laxatives Could Turbocharge a Battery Alternative

Living in a world with smartphones, laptops and cars powered by batteries means putting up with two things: waiting for a depleted battery to charge, and charging it more frequently when its once-long life inevitably shortens. That’s why the battery’s cousin, the supercapacitor, is still in the game, even though batteries dominate electricity storage. “There […]

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Watch Soap Bubbles Turn Into Tiny Snow Globes as They Freeze

You may have seen the viral videos of photographers freezing soap bubbles during a recent Snowmageddon. They’re magical, turning into ethereal globes filled with ice crystals when the surrounding temperature is just right. Unlike water droplets, puddles or other liquid surfaces, the thin, rounded shape of bubbles makes them poor heat conductors. So when soap […]

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