"Letting food sit at room temperature and become colonized by airborne microorganisms runs counter to."

Denise Aday

“Letting food sit at room temperature and become colonized by airborne microorganisms runs counter to everything we’re taught about food safety. But without this guided decomposition that we call fermentation there would be no bread, cheese, tequila, or kimchee.” - [link] (via fermentthis ). I discovered the joys of fermentation this year and it seems like magic, wonderful magic! Lacto-fermented veggies, kombucha (fermented tea), and sourdough just for starters (fermentation pun, ha ha).

Do Indoor Plants Really Provide Return On Investment?

Eco-Office Gals

Plants help to create a welcoming atmosphere, they can clear airborne nasties from the air, and of course, they are nice to look at. Research has shown that plant-filled rooms contain 50-60% fewer airborne moulds and bacteria than rooms without plants – leading to lower levels of sickness among workers. There are numerous reasons to invest in indoor plants for the office environment.

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The Journey For Anthony Van Johnson, Becoming The Highly Respected Lawyer

Small Business CEO

Fort Benning is well known as being the home to the 75Th Ranger Battalion, Ranger School, Airborne, and Infantry School. Many people forget that hired lawyers and other professionals often have very interesting pasts. This is definitely true in the case of Anthony Van Johnson. While he is a divorce lawyer now, this was not always true. Born at the Fort Benning Army Base, Attorney Anthony Van Johnson led a busy life.

8 Of The Most Iconic Cars From The Movies

Dumb Little Man

It inspired a whole host of other airborne vehicles in movies, such as Star Wars Episode 1 & 2 and the Fifth Element.

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Bringing the Outside In

Small Business CEO

The sight and smell of greenery (and any other colours you care to throw into the mix) elevates the feeling in a building and, according to NASA, living plants help to filter out airborne pollution. Some companies just love festooning their hallways, reception areas and meeting rooms with flowers and other plants.

Uber Unveils Flying Taxi Prototype

Small Business Labs

Once airborne the eVTOL switches over to fixed-wing operation with its wings providing lift and a propeller in the tail providing thrust. Uber unveiled a flying taxi eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) prototype at its recent  Elevate conference. The prototype (below) is a cross between a really big drone and a small airplane. Four drone/helicopter style rotors driven by electric motors provide vertical lift, bringing the vehicle to its cruising altitude.

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How to Have a Positive Attitude at Work (While Still Being Yourself)

Eat Your Career

It’s as contagious as an airborne virus. My former co-worker (let’s call her “Ruth”) always saw the negative in everything. When an idea was presented, she was the first one to say, “That won’t work.” Fair enough. But she never offered alternatives. She never looked for solutions. She never, ever gave anything or anyone the benefit of the doubt. Ruth was an absolute nightmare to work with. I understand that some people are just naturally more positive than others.

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Greening Your Roof to Life

Eco-Office Gals

improve air quality, as plants filter out airborne pollutants and take in CO2. For any environmentally conscious homeowner, there are a multitude of things you can do to your property to make it more ecologically sound. For example, insulation and high-albedo siding can both reduce fuel costs and help fight climate change , and installing smart meters to monitor your energy and water usage can help you cut down on consumption.

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10 Terms About the Coronavirus You Should Know

Daily Writing Tips

The recommended distancing is six feet, to prevent accidental exposure through coughing or sneezing, although aerosols (airborne solutions of, in this case, particles such as saliva) can be projected at greater distances and this spacing is likely to prevent contamination only through mere breathing. One by-product of the COVID-19 pandemic is the introduction of a vocabulary pertaining to the disease.

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40 Words Beginning with “Para-“

Daily Writing Tips

paragliding (“against descending smoothly,” on the model of parachute): an airborne activity involving a person harnessed to a maneuverable parachute-like wing. parasailing (“against sail,” on the model of parachute): an airborne activity involving a person harnessed to a parachute-like device being pulled by a vehicle. The prefix para- is versatile, meaning “beside,” “closely related,” or “closely resembling”; “accessory” or “subsidiary”; “beyond”; or “abnormal” or “faulty.”

Open Loops 7/5/13: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

Fortunately I was able to duck as they went airborne and I was only struck on my arm. Fridays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog. A great article about Warren Buffett and how he is stingy with time…and what it gets him. From Lifehacker’s “Why Some of the World’s Most Productive People Have Empty Schedules” This is a great run-down on the different types of pain medication. It is thorough, and has good information.

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Borne By, Borne On, and Borne With

Daily Writing Tips

High in the sky, water in clouds can act as a temptress to lure airborne pollutants such as sulfur dioxide into reactive aqueous particulates. The English word bear has so many definitions and uses that it could provide fodder for several posts. This article is about the use of the past participle borne followed by a preposition. Here is the odd usage in my local newspaper that prompted this post: there’s blame to be borne on everyone.

2014 70

Flier vs. Flyer

Daily Writing Tips

Later, however, it came to be associated with swift objects, whether airborne or not. Whether you post a flier or a flyer depends on whether you’re assigning a pilot to an air base or tacking a piece of paper to a bulletin board. Flyer , first attested hundreds of years ago, was the original agent-noun form of fly , with the obvious meaning of “something that flies.”

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Are You A Yard Accident Waiting To Happen?

Simple Productivity Blog

When you spray chemicals, they are airborne. Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. I am by no means the safety queen, but five situations have come up recently that make me wonder if others are also asking for a yard or garden mishap. Do any of these scenarios fit? Weeding Without Gloves. Do you know what poison ivy looks like? How about poison oak and sumac? And even if you do, do you know for certain that you are not allergic to any of the plants in your yard?

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Close the Gap on Prefixes and Suffixes

Daily Writing Tips

Suffixes are rarely hyphenated, either ( airborne, lifelike, nationwide ). Thanks to widespread confusion about the correct treatment of prefixes and suffixes, syllables and words attached before or after root words, many people persist in inserting hyphens more frequently than necessary. Essentially, however, hyphens seldom belong in prefixed and suffixed words: Prefixes and root words are almost always combined without hyphens ( prepaid, nonprofit, posttraumatic ).

Aerial, Areal, and Ariel

Daily Writing Tips

As a noun, an aerial is a wire, rod or other structure by which airborne radio waves are transmitted or received. Maeve on July 13, 2010 8:20 pm @Stephen Thorn “As a noun, an aerial is a wire, rod or other structure by which airborne radio waves are transmitted or received.&#

2010 79

The Hypocrisy of Kleenex Hand Towels

The Marq

I can accept the argument that any damp towel could attract airborne bacteria. TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life The Hypocrisy of Kleenex Hand Towels weekly Rant It’s been a while since I wrote a rant piece. I prefer not to complain about something.

2010 65

A Quiz on Treatment of 75 Compound Words

Daily Writing Tips

Airborne. Open, hyphenated, or closed? Usage guides, dictionaries, and style manuals may differ in their treatment of the following words, so there’s not necessarily one right answer — except for the purposes of this exercise: Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. All terms in this list are treated as open compounds. Which ones should be left as is, and which should be hyphenated or closed, and in which usages?

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5 Tips for Styling Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

This form is seldom needed when following the style rule that numbers are spelled out up to one hundred, but when ordinals are required (“The ribbon read ‘1st Place’”; “the 101st Airborne Division”), they should be on the baseline, not raised. Below you’ll find a handful of tips about appropriate use of numbers in various contexts. Money.

2011 64

35 Words Frequently Found in Compounds

Daily Writing Tips

Borne : Some forms are closed ( airborne ); hyphenate compounds not found in the dictionary. The subject of compounds, permanent or temporary combinations of words — temporary in the sense that they are “invented” for the occasion but are not in common usage — is a complicated matter because whether a compound employing a given word is open (with letter spaces between the constituent words), hyphenated, or closed (with no letter spaces) is usually inconsistent.

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Minimum Survival Kit

Brilliantly Better

And after that year, I was reassigned to an Airborne unit at Ft.

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