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Article archive for April, 2018

  • April 25th, 2018

    Slip and Fall: Not Funny When It Hurts

    Tweet Comedians have been using pratfalls on banana peels and other slip and fall gags since time immemorial. Cave dwellers probably placed animal sinew on the ground to trip up neighbors intent on stealing their leftover mastodon. But slip and fall isn’t always fun and games — especially in the modern world. What may be [...]

  • April 18th, 2018

    Don’t Rain on Their Parade

    Tweet April showers may bring May flowers, and in California, the rain is always welcome. But when liquid appears indoors, especially on the floor? Not so much. Consider the typical school lunchroom. Kids can make a mess — they have so much energy! — which is why the team at Impact Absorbents, many of whom are [...]

  • April 11th, 2018

    Spill Hero: No Cape Necessary

    Tweet Heroes and superheroes are staples of pop music, television, movies…the list goes on and on. Enrique Iglesias had a hit with a tune called Hero. The Script sang Superheroes. A current pop song, Something Just Like This, even calls on a host of superheroes by name, from Hercules to Batman, Superman to Spiderman (where are all [...]

  • April 4th, 2018

    Feeling Polar-ized? The Crucial Difference Between Polar and Non-Polar

    Tweet There’s a lot of polarity on the planet. And it doesn’t always stem from people’s magnetic personalities. It also has nothing to do with the North and South Poles. Or polar fleece (which can keep you warm if you’re traveling to a Pole.) It doesn’t even have much to do with polar bears. Except [...]