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The MoMA displays new accessible icon as art

The MoMA displays new accessible icon as art

| March 20, 2017

A new, more active accessibility sign for people with disabilities is on display in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The updated version of the traditional accessibility icon will be displayed through February 2015 as part of the museum’s “A Collection of Ideas.” The new design, pushed forward by the Accessible […]

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CDC calls e-cigarettes an emerging public health concern

CDC calls e-cigarettes an emerging public health concern

| March 14, 2017

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) report on exposure to e-cigarettes has set off alarm bells, hinting at the need for tighter regulations of these devices. The CDC analyzed calls to poison centers and concluded that the liquefied nicotine in e-cigarettes can lead to adverse health effects. Manufacturers, however, have refuted charges […]

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Keep that antibacterial soap away, new Minnesota law states

Keep that antibacterial soap away, new Minnesota law states

| March 5, 2017

While the EPA and the FDA hang in limbo about the possible risks involved with antibacterial products containing triclosan, Minnesota took the decisive step and banned them, becoming the first state to do so. However, the ban will take effect only from January 1, 2017. The law states, “In order to prevent the spread of […]

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Tap into your phone to find the nearest restroom

Tap into your phone to find the nearest restroom

| March 3, 2017

When nature calls, there is no stalling, and Stefan George understands it better than anyone else. His phone-friendly website WeeWeeFree.com tells you where you can find the nearest available restroom without being dismissed by annoying business owners. George’s inspired wee venture is a tad different from other bathroom locators. Unlike other sites, WeeWeeFree does not rely […]

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