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Fatal Conveniences

[powerpress]Nylon isn’t just for fabrics and clothing. In fact, many cooking utensils, like the cheap ones you find at supermarkets or discount stores, are made of nylon. Because nylon is a thermoplastic, it becomes flexible when heated, and then solidifies when cooled. That sounds perfect...

[powerpress] It’s nice to walk into a room and smell something pleasant like vanilla or pumpkin spice. Fresh, pleasing smells are like a jolt to our brains. But if those scents are made from synthetic chemicals, they’re doing a lot more to your body than you...

[powerpress] Windex has been a household name for decades. People use those bright blue glass cleaner sprays to keep their windows and mirrors streak-free. But that fumey chemical smell should be a warning sign of all the toxic ingredients in a bottle of window cleaner. There’s...

[powerpress] The sparkling water market has boomed in the last decade, making carbonated water all the rage. While fizzy water seems like a healthy alternative to sugary sodas, it may not be as healthy as you think it is. WELCOME TO Fatal Conveniences™. Sparkling water is fun...

[powerpress] Who doesn’t love a nice dip in the pool? I know I do! When I was a kid, you couldn’t get me out of the swimming pool in the summer. But the majority of backyard and public pools are chlorine pools. If chlorine is strong...

[powerpress]That fuzzy warm sweater you have on may not be what you think it is. Acrylic fibers resemble and feel like wool, but they are not wool at all. Made from petroleum-based chemicals, acrylic and polyester fabric contains toxins that seep into your skin and...