Ambient articles Tag

Light Therapy: 5 Tips to Make the Most of Natural Light in Winter

age in intense physical effort like running or long hikes to feel the benefits. But you absolutely must spend time outdoors to expose yourself to the ambient brightness. On weekends, try as much as possible to replace the light from your smartphone and screens in general with sunlight by engaging i ...

10
Nov
2023

Sunstroke: symptoms and remedies

due to prolonged exposure to the sun. It is distinguished from other forms of body temperature derangement: - the heat stroke caused by exposure to ambient heat (heat wave, overheated atmosphere) - the exercise or exertional heat stroke related to intense exertion in an overly hot and humid envir ...

09
May
2008

Gardening: what is an epiphytic plant?

ed to live without any contact with the soil. To compensate for the lack of soil, these species have adapted. They usually have organs that absorb ambient moisture (such as small absorbent hairs) or act as reservoirs to allow them to store water. For example, orchids have aerial roots covered ...

23
Mar
2022

How to make a success of your night photos?

nge camera settings or handle your tripod when your hands are cold, it is advisable to bring hand warmers or gloves. Bring a flashlight Even with the ambient city light, it can be difficult to see your camera's hand controls, to see the screws on your tripod, or simply to move around, especially in ...

23
June
2022

Heat: indoor plants to cool the house

their natural state. Of course, remember to water them sufficiently so that the phenomenon of plant transpiration can take place and help improve the ambient humidity and temperature. Which plants are the most refreshing? Following the NASA study we told you about above, the UK-based company of ...

17
Aug
2022

5 vitality foods for fall

1- Squash As soon as the leaves start to fall and the temperatures cool down, we feel the urge to warm up with some good comforting soups. This is perfect timing since the first of the 5 vitality foods to eat in autumn is Squash or rather gourds! These seasonal vegetables are good for your figur ...

14
Oct
2022

The maranta or praying plant: characteristics and maintenance

we must point out its benefits for the indoor air of housing: it is a depolluting plant capable of purifying and sanitizing the atmosphere. If the ambient air in your home is very dry, it is recommended to group several marantas in the same room. Thanks to the amount of water they absorb and t ...

23
Dec
2022

Blue Monday is not true!

the subject of a communication campaign called BeatBlueMonday aimed at encouraging consumers to take care of themselves in order to fight against the ambient gloom. An invention for a travel agency The man who developed the equation behind Blue Monday is called Cliff Arnall and was, for a time, ...

16
Jan
2023

Why should you air your house even in winter?

ontamination. This gesture, which may seem trivial, helps to renew the indoor air of the home and evacuate airborne pathogens, especially when the ambient humidity level is high. At a time of year when winter viruses are circulating, which can cause Covid but also the flu or the common cold, i ...

23
Jan
2023

The spotted pothos: 5 good reasons to adopt this plant.

ant. Among the 5 good reasons to adopt a spotted pothos at home, it is also worth noting that this species is part of the green plants that purify the ambient air. It is said to have the power to absorb various toxic substances such as toluene from paints and solvents, formaldehyde from furniture g ...

22
Sep
2023

ZZ plant or Zamioculcas zamiifolia in 5 questions

ve placed your ZZ plant in an environment that is too dry. Move it away from heat sources and mist the foliage from time to time to provide sufficient ambient humidity. If the leaves are turning yellow and the stems are becoming soft, you have overwatered your plant. Allow the soil to completely dr ...

03
Nov
2023

Kitchen Garden: Phenoculture or Hay Mulching in 5 Questions

erature variations, during very hot summer days or periods of frost in winter. Mulching helps to maintain a minimum temperature, a few degrees higher than the ambient air, even in the middle of winter. It acts like a real blanket and preserves the biological activity that continually enriches the so ...

21
Dec
2023

How to germinate a lychee seed?

m direct sunlight, which could burn its foliage. • Avoid placing it next to a heat source like a radiator because this tropical species needs high ambient humidity. When the atmosphere is too dry, its leaves turn brown. • Mist the foliage every 10 days and take the opportunity to ...

28
Dec
2023

Communicating in a noisy professional environment, the panacea for workplace accidents?

rom an employee's overexposure to noise in their workplace. Simply put, when you work in a noisy environment, your inner ear eventually adapts to the ambient and recurring noises it is exposed to. As the noise tolerance threshold increases in the employee, their hearing acuity decreases. Ultimately, ...

26
June
2024

Transporting makeup on a plane: what are the rules to follow?

e drops for dry eyes, an eye contour treatment, and a moisturizing lip balm because long hours of flight dehydrate the face and eyes. Note: During a plane trip, the ambient air is dry due to altitude, UV ray reflection on the windows, and air conditioning. It is therefore essential to stay well-hyd ...

01
July
2024