Study Claims Toasters Expose You To More Air Pollution Than A Busy Intersection

Rare | 2/20/2019 | Silke Jasso
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Has your nose been extra stuffed this week? Have you been getting sick more often than usual? It’s your toaster! Yes, a new study from the University of Texas at Austin warns that toasters, candles, and other household smoke makers expose people to more air pollution than standing next to a busy intersection.

According to the study, the most dangerous item that exposes us to pollution is toasters, since they “immediately send toxic particles” into the air once they’re turned on. Yes, that is seriously what the study says. Apparently, burnt toast is particularly harmful. So, if you can’t quit eating that yummy burnt bread, researchers suggests only heating it to a light crisp. Which is barbaric, whatever science.

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Researches used advanced sensors and cameras to monitor the indoor air quality of a 1,200 square foot manufactured home on the University of Texas Campus in Austin, Texas. Over the course of a month, the researchers conducted a variety of daily household activities such as cook a full Thanksgiving Dinner and clean items around the home.

But that’s not it! So what else hurts us and releases a greater source of global atmospheric air pollution? Apparently house cleaners, air purifiers, and pretty much any other type of spray. Oh, and also cooking...
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