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Posts tagged swimming pools

September 3, 2014

 

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Killer Chlorine

Small doses disinfect, but large chlorine quantities are deadly to humans.

December 18, 2006

 

two mosquito fish in the palm of a hand

Mosquito Fish

Find out how these tiny fish can help do their part for hurricane relief.

September 27, 2003

 

Killer Chlorine

If you’ve ever seen movies about World War I, you know that the soldiers in the trenches often wore bulbous gas masks that made them look like human insects. The masks were necessary to protect them from chemical weapons such as chlorine gas, a noxious substance that could almost instantly suffocate unprotected victims.

September 27, 2003

 

Bloodshot Eyes

“Bloodshot” is precisely the right term to describe what happens when something irritates the eyes.

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