The most massive contiguous structure known to all of human history may very well be the American highway system. If its 41,000 miles were made into a parking lot it would be a cube more than 20 miles on a side and could hold 50 million vehicles. Understandably it’s a great way to get around.
To cover or not to cover? It’s a question that HVAC professionals have disagreed on for years. While there are very real benefits to covering your outdoor air conditioning unit in the summer, the practice also carries some potential drawbacks.
Summer scents have the power to transport us back to our fondest sun-soaked memories. Even in the dreary cold of winter, one whiff of an ocean-scented candle can fill your mind with images of long summer days spent lounging by the sea. That’s because of the unique way that your brain processes smells.
Think back to your last hotel stay. Have you ever woken up to dry, itchy skin or a scratchy throat? If so, you are not alone. In fact, frequent travelers commonly state that they experience dry air in hotel rooms.
Allergies are a result of having an immune system capable of defending against trillions of possible invaders. Our immune systems are finely tuned to identify threats among the cast-off skin cells, fragments of fungus, and the rest of the rain of biological matter in everyday life.