"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).

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.

2018 196

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.

2018 69

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. There are numerous reasons to invest in indoor plants for the office environment.

2014 202

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.

2011 285

What Would a Home Economist, an Environmentalist, an Allergist, and Your Mother Say About Your Home Windows?

Dumb Little Man

Over 50 million Americans suffer from airborne allergens and the most common indoor/outdoor triggers are cat, dog and rodent dander; cockroach and dust mite allergens; mold spores; grass, tree, and weed pollen according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation (AAF).

2016 170

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.

2017 59

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.

2014 91

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.

2013 125

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.”

2012 86

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?

2012 176

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 ).

2011 60

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 78

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?

2012 69

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.

2011 64

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

Minimum Survival Kit

Brilliantly Better

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

2010 106