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Physical Sunscreens

It’s summertime!  That means it is time for an evaluation of your sunscreen! Your sunscreen should have broad protection, meaning it protects against UVA and UVB.  317 more words

Clean Living

A food culture roundup on National Frozen Food Day

Happy National Frozen Food Day! Here are a few recent reports from the world of food culture to ponder while you dig into that Marie Callender’s pie: 100 more words

Food And Beverage

Jury Convicts Two Americans Of Selling Secret Oreo-Whitening Technique To China

Who knew that the reason the white cream filling in an Oreo is that particular shade is due to a trade secret that’s held so closely, two men could be sent to jail for more than 20 years for stealing it? 293 more words

A US jury just convicted two men for selling a secret Oreo-whitening technique to China

Two men in California are facing more than two decades in prison for stealing a recipe for making titanium dioxide (TiO2), a chemical used to whiten the cream in Oreo cookies, as well as numerous other uses in the manufacture of paper, plastic, and paint. 238 more words

Three For The Modern World (2013)

1. Permanent press.

2. Self cleaning ovens.

3. Smog eating concrete.
Whew! Titanium-oxide coating sprayed
on the road-
Can take care of the air, to ease our
minds, to lessen the load.


the sidewalk is hungry

Scientists in the Netherlands have created cement that will clean the air for us because it eats smog!

It’s basically regular cement, but they add titanium oxide to it. 216 more words

Nanotechnology May Lead To The End Of Laundry Forever.

A few months ago, I reported on the futuristic possibility of robots learning how to do laundry. Alas, technology marches on, and it may well be that laundry robots are already obsolete. 551 more words