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How We Learned Chlorine Gas Is Not An Effective Cold Remedy

We know that chlorine is incredibly dangerous if inhaled. It destroys lung tissue, causing people to asphyxiate on their own pulped lungs. It was used as a weapon in World War I, and soldiers were terrified of it. .So why did a US President and a good chunk of Congress get gassed with it as a medical treatment? » 5/11/15 6:30am 5/11/15 6:30am

Peeing in swimming pools isn't just gross—it may also be hazardous

While some people are disgusted by the thought of human pee in their pool water, others figure there's no harm in letting loose a little urine while swimming. It turns out, however, that when urine reacts with chlorinated water, it may be creating chemical byproducts hazardous to everyone in the pool. » 3/10/14 1:20pm 3/10/14 1:20pm