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Sunstroke: symptoms and remedies

Insulation and heat stroke Insolation is an abnormal rise in body temperature (or 'hyperthermia') 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) - ...

09
May
2008

Maui in Hawaii: 5 things to know about this paradise destination

wn for his jovial and good-natured nature, this demigod is said to have fished the land from the bottom of the sea with his magic line and forced the sun to slow its course from the top of the volcano... This island, which is the second largest in the Hawaiian archipelago, is famous for the beaut ...

12
Jan
2022

Beauty: 5 beneficial oils for dry hair

t towel around it - leave it on for at least 20 minutes - wash your hair with a mild shampoo. If your hair is damaged and weakened by the sun, this very nourishing oil will bring shine to the lengths. 4- Castor oil Known for its beneficial effect on hair growth, castor oil is anothe ...

23
Aug
2021

Garden: 5 good reasons to plant sunflowers

1- They are easy to grow The first good reason to plant sunflowers in your garden is their easy cultivation. Even novice gardeners will have no trouble growing this great flower south of the Loire, as the sunflower loves warm climates. Simply sow the seeds under cover in March-April and trans ...

24
Sep
2021

James Webb Telescope: 5 things to know about this space telescope

witness the birth of the first galaxies and stars. The second part of its mission will be to study exoplanets located around stars other than our Sun in search of habitable environments. With this new tool, great discoveries could be made. 5- It will take patience... and luck Even though the ...

24
Dec
2021

Gardening: caring for a tillandsia in 5 questions

by ???? (@tillahiko) In their natural environment, the hot and humid tropical forests, these plants live hanging on the branches of trees, in sun or half-shade. To make them feel at home, you should not put them in the ground or in the sand. You can instead install them in a terrarium or ...

25
Mar
2022

The Japanese apple tree: a spring flowering shrub

t shared by Cruden Farm (@crudenfarm) Planting in the fall The Japanese apple tree thrives in a temperate climate. Easy to live with, it enjoys sun exposure and is content with ordinary soil. Planting is done preferably in fall to ensure good rooting before winter. Choose a location in t ...

14
Apr
2022

Visit Santa's village

pportunities. In summer, the land of the Father Christmas also welcomes visitors who have come to contemplate the impressive and beautiful midnight sun. ...

26
Oct
2007

The vanilla tree, the plant that produces vanilla

e. Before it can be used as a spice, this fruit, similar to a large green bean, undergoes several treatments: it is scalded, steamed, dried in the sun and then stored in crates protected from air and light for several months! This long process requires a lot of work, which justifies the high p ...

15
Sep
2010

Machu Picchu: the famous Inca citadel

We can still see a water distribution system, remains of temples and houses. The windows of the houses are oriented with regard to the course of the sun, which was the principal god of the Incas. It is estimated that 1200 people could live in Machu Picchu. There are 200 different constructions, ...

30
Nov
2011

The Colosseum: an emblematic monument of Rome

rt a large canopy called the velarium. This retractable canopy was operated by specially enlisted sailors and was used to shelter spectators from the sun and rain. Inside, the tiers were arranged to distinguish social classes, with the first level reserved for the emperor and the Senate, the seco ...

08
Dec
2011

The Carob tree: the tree with small horns

tering must be provided during very dry seasons if the tree is grown for its fruit. However, it is very drought resistant, so it can be placed in the sun. Young trees should be planted out of the wind so that their leaves and flowers develop well. They can also suffer from frost. Once well develo ...

20
Apr
2012

The Ceylon cinnamon tree: the tree that gives cinnamon

car. After harvesting, only the inner part of the bark called liber is kept and cut into sections. These segments of bark are put to dry in the sun. It is during the drying process that the bark rolls up on itself to form the cinnamon sticks. Incidentally, the word comes from the Latin canna, ...

25
Mar
2015

Climate: Météo-France acquires two new supercomputers

has invested €55 million in the project, with a total budget of €144 million over five years. These two machines, named Belenos (after the god of the sun in Gallic mythology) and Taranis (after the god of the sky and storms) are working simultaneously for weather forecasting purposes. One ...

05
July
2021

Beauty: what are the effects of smoking on your appearance?

ecause the skin undergoes additional oxidation due to smoking. 3- Smoking accentuates aging and skin problems Just like excessive exposure to the sun, smoking accelerates skin aging: wrinkles appear more in smokers and they are deeper and more pronounced. Smoking also promotes the appearance ...

21
Sep
2021

Beauty: how to strengthen nails and hair in autumn?

nails and hair are weakened by falling temperatures and a decrease in the vitamin D that our bodies naturally produce when we expose ourselves to the sun. The effect of the change of season is easy to see as hair becomes more brittle, dull and prone to frizz. Nails break more easily. They may ...

27
Sep
2021

The laburnum: a small tree with a dazzling bloom

Its flowering brings sunshine to the garden The cypress, whose botanical name is Laburnum vulgare, is a shrub native to southern Europe. It is the only representative of the Papilionaceae genus that can grow to the size of a tree, between 4 and 8 meters tall, but it is most often found as a shru ...

13
Oct
2021

Growing cabbage: what are the different varieties?

antage of hoeing to boot the cabbages, i.e. to bring the soil back to their foot so that they have a better anchorage. They enjoy exposure to full sun, but fear long periods of drought. That's why you'll need to make sure you water them regularly from spring to autumn, so as to keep the soil cool ...

10
Nov
2021

The larch: 5 surprising things to know about this tree

the Southern Alps Larch is a conifer found primarily in the Southern Alps. This tree, which likes to have its roots in the cool and its top in the sun, grows in mountains that get about 300 days of sunshine a year. In these conditions, it can grow up to 2400 meters in altitude and can reach 40 ...

17
Nov
2021

Khôl: an exhibition at the Musée International de la Parfumerie in Grasse

purposes. The lead in kohl was used to treat eye infections. By darkening the edges of the eyelids, it helped to reduce refractions of light from the sun. Even if this product had a certain utility, one knows today that it is toxic. Bottles of different styles In Antiquity, the recipes for m ...

29
Nov
2021