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How Vacuuming Affects Your Home Air Quality

If your area has poor air quality right now, you may have heard that it’s not a great idea to vacuum your home. Then again, vacuuming is also a tool that can help get dust and allergens out of your house, suggesting that sometimes it’s a good thing. There’s truth…

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How to Poop in Nature

We’ve all been there. Inevitably, as soon as you’re too far away from a rest area, port-o-potty, or public restroom — provided they’re even open in the first place — you have to go. And when you gotta go, you gotta go.

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Cloth Masks Don’t Protect Against Wildfire Smoke

If you are living in a literal hellscape (as much of the western United States is at this point), you know that you can wear masks to protect yourself from coronavirus, and masks to protect yourself from the particulates in wildfire smoke. However: these are not necessarily the same masks.