To take temperature safely, you should use a digital thermometer. To get an accurate temperature for children under three years old, you should use a rectal thermometer for best results. For everyone else, oral thermometers are the best option for accurate temperature results. This story is part of Insider’s guide […]
Nails Inc. recently released its $US15 Are You Hot or Not? nail polish duo. The nail polishes are heat-reactive, so they change colour when exposed to heat. The shade You’re Hot Then You’re Cold goes from dark grey to a pinky nude, and the shade Hotter Than Hot goes from […]
Normal body temperature for a typical adult is widely considered 98.6Â°F, but the reality is a “normal” body temperature can range between 97Â°F and 99Â°F. A range is more accurate because body temperature is affected by many factors, including time of day and person’s gender, age, and activity levels. A […]
A woman who travelled from Wuhan to Europe allegedly gloated on social media that she had a low fever but took medicines to reduce her symptoms and evade airport health checks, the BBC reported. She left China before the government put multiple cities that are home to nearly 30 million […]
This summer is predicted to be a hot one in several states. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its projected forecast for summer 2019, along with maps that show how each region will be affected. Expect above average temperatures on the East Coast and Pacific Northwest and cooler temperatures […]
A new study has found that women’s brains may perform better at higher temperatures. Researchers from the US and Germany found that women perform better on mathematical and verbal tasks when the temperature is higher. The opposite effect was seen for men, but the impact was smaller. The researchers said […]
As winter sets in and temperatures begin to drop in the Northern Hemisphere, many people will start to dream about escaping from the cold. But there are quite a few countries around the world where summer blazes all year round. Ranked by their average annual temperatures, these are the 30 […]
Researchers have uncovered a link between severe weather conditions, such as extreme drought or heat, and the global consumption of beer. Rising global temperatures could hinder the production of barley – the main ingredient in beer. Without enough supply to meet demand, the world could face a 16% decline in […]
Insurance professionals are beginning to view natural disasters as a major economic threat. In 2018, actuary groups from Canada and the US identified climate change as today’s top financial risk. But some areas are more vulnerable to climate-related disasters than others. We asked a group of actuaries where people should […]
A car parked in direct sunlight on an 72-degree day can reach an internal 119 degrees in an hour. There are certain things that you should never leave in a car in the summer, like pets, tech devices, and plastic, due to the risk of damage from heat exposure. Here […]
People in Finland regularly take saunas, where they go into extremely hot, dry rooms for short periods of time. The more saunas people take, the healthier they seem to be, according to a new medical review. Health benefits of exposing yourself to extreme heat include improved heart health, mental health, […]
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There’s a reason weather forecasters give you a “feels like” temperature. Humidity can change how hot you actually feel. Your body uses sweat to cool itself off. However, on humid days, your body doesn’t efficiently rid itself of sweat and heat, creating a higher risk of heat stroke. Visit Business […]
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