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  • Roman Blinds
    Cleaning blinds in your home
    Keeping your house spotless is a task that includes a wide variety of chores, not the least of which is cleaning the blinds. Unfortunately, window coverings usually act like filters, capturing all sorts of debris and dust from the air around them....
  • Cockroaches thought to be major cause of allergies
    Babies exposed to cats, dust, other allergens have less asthma, study finds
    New research suggests that when children are exposed to certain types of allergens and bacteria in their first year of life, they may be protected from wheezing and allergic disease such as asthma when they are older – even if they are at...
  • Elizabeth Olsen: Biography of the star so far
    Elizabeth Olsen: Biography of the star so far
    A talented star on the rise, Elizabeth Chase Olsen, or "Lizzie," has captured the attention of critics, fans and co-stars alike. Formerly best known as the younger sister to infamous twins Mary-Kate and Ashley, this Olsen is well on her...
  • This is a composite image of supernova 1987A. ALMA data (in red) shows newly formed dust in the center of the remnant. HST (in green) and Chandra (in blue) show the expanding shockwave.
    Supernova dust creation captured on film for the first time
    The first verifiable evidence of the dust forming capacity of supernovas was presented by an international team of astronomers at the Jan. 6, 2014, meeting of the American Astronomical Society.The Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope in...
  • Dust
    Cornwell debuts 21st novel of Kay Scarpetta in ‘Dust’
    Patricia Cornwell, the popular mystery writer who is best known for the “Kay Scarpetta” series based on the medical examiner as she probes and investigates her way in solving murders, has released today the book “Dust.”...
  • Northern China holds some of the world's most significant wind-blown dust deposits, known as loess.
    Role of dust in climate change discovered
    A team of researchers led by Tom Stevens from the Department of Geography at Royal Holloway University reported the first evidence that large rivers control desert sands and dust in Northern China in the Oct. 14, 2013, issue of the journal...
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    APCD warns Valley residents of blowing dust dangers
    The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (APCD) issued a warning to all Valley residents today concerning blowing dust resulting from gusty winds. The "health cautionary statement" lasts from today through tomorrow. It...
  • LADEE in lunar orbit
    NASA's LADEE moon probe successfully launches
    NASA announced that the LADEE moon probe successfully took off atop an Orbital Science Minotaur V rocket from the space agency’s Wallops Island launch facility in Virginia on Sept 6, 2013. However an equipment glitch has cropped up that...
  • Savory meat rubs without the preservatives
    Savory meat rubs without the preservatives
    The Phoenix Healthy Food Examiner took a trip to the Roadrunner Park Farmers' Market and met with Dan Betcherin June.Betcher is most popularly known for his savory meat rubs and was featured in the May 2013 edition of The Phoenix Healthy Food...
  • Cooking with Dan Betcher: Creator of fine seasonings and rubs
    Meet Dan Betcher: Creator of fine seasonings and rubs
    Dan Betcher is the creator and founder of Dust; all-natural seasonings. Betcher grew up in a small farming town of Iowa and relocated to Arizona in the 1980s. The Iowa native has been selling his brand of seasonings to consumers for four years...
  • Dust 2013
    Richie Wise interview: Dust founder talks re-issues, producing Kiss
    Before there was “heavy metal” there was proto-metal: The prototype for what would become our beloved genre of hard rock. Various names are often mentioned when discussing this commingling of blues-infused guitar rock and psychedelic...
  • Orbs or dust?
    Ghost orbs
    A common phenomena in paranormal research is the sighting of orbs. Orbs show up in video and film on occasion, and skeptics dismiss orb-related paranormal evidence as dust, insects or other interference. But, are orbs really signs of paranormal...
  • Live Christmas trees: What you need to know before you cut
    Live Christmas trees: What you need to know before you cut
    When it comes to Christmas trees every year, the discussion centers around live or artificial. Live trees can be fragrant, but messy when the needles dry and fall out. They can also become fire hazards for this reason. Anyone who has attempted to...
  • Poetry n motion..like dandelion dust
    Poetry n motion..like dandelion dust
    Inspired by the best selling book written by Karen Kingsbury this adaptation of truth depicts on the big screen the lives of the porters(Rip and Wendy) who are economically challenged and finds themselves in the middle of a battle of wills against...
  • Review - Summer of Arcade 2012
    Review - Summer of Arcade 2012
    In what has become a yearly event, Microsoft’s “Summer of Arcade” livened up the slow season with a series of high profile, not-so-bite sized releases. Last year had the incomparable Bastion, and the tongue twisting Insanely...