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Warning Issued For Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Warm Freshwater

Florida has issued a warning after a Hillsborough County person was infected with Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba which can be fatal.
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Never Dilute Bleach With Hot Water

You already know not to mix it with ammonia, vinegar, or alcohol, but did you know that the temperature of the water also matters?
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Never Wash An Egg

At best, you're just doing what's already been done. At worst, you're potentially promoting the spread of bacteria.
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The Hunger Harness Makes Tailgating Truly Portable

Superbowl 53 will take place on Sunday, February 3rd, which means you have plenty of time to get the Hunger Harness. Reynolds Wrap created a one-of-a-kind wearable snack pack that looks like a shiny backpack you wear on your chest that is made with thermal material, which should keep your wings and...
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Ice Cream Can Make You Feel Warmer

Once again we're going to experience outdoor temperatures into the 90s with heat indices approaching 100. Sounds like the perfect day to cool off with an ice cream cone. Believe it or not, eating ice cream can make you warmer and not cooler. It's because the effect of ice cream's temperature is...
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People Judge You And Your Work Performance Based On Your Name

It turns out your name says more about you than you might think. Researchers found that our perceptions of people are based solely on their name and not on their performance and the results are not a poster child for equality. Female names are seen as warmer and less competent than male names,...
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Expert Claims Red Wines Should Be Served Chilled & Whites Warmer

You may have heard red wine should be served at room temperature, but you heard wrong. Joe Fattorini of the TV program "The Wine Show" says red wine should be chilled briefly, and white wine should be left to warm up before consuming. He says wine drinkers should follow the 20:20 rule to get the...
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Should You Warm Up Your Car Nor Not?

With some of the coldest weather in recent memory there's a good chance you've ventured out and started your car to "let it warm up" before leaving for work. It begs the questions, does your car need to be warmed up. Depends who you ask. If you ask your mom or dad, they probably said yes. But today...
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Heat Your Ham In A Slow Cooker

Along with all the gifts and decorations is the holiday meal. One that rivals Thanksgiving with many opting for a ham instead of turkey (or both). While turkeys need to be fully cooked, most hams only need to be reheated and while you could sneak it into the oven with the turkey the ham tends to...
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Car Care Myths Debunked

The cooler weather is here and with it comes some car care myths! For instance, should you warm up your car's engine before driving it? At one time that was true but today's cars heat themselves fairly fast. Just get it, start it, and start driving. The sooner the engine warms up, the sooner it...
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