Subscribe to the OSS Weekly Newsletter!

cars

Should there be any concern about working in an environment with continuous exposure to “new tire smell?”

22 Feb 2018

The short answer is that if you note a scent, some of the chemicals responsible for the aroma are finding their way into your body. Whether or not these are harmful depends on which specific...

Why Black Hair Dye Became Popular in 1930s Detroit

20 Mar 2017

Well, because Henry Ford decided that younger men could work more productively on his automobile assembly line and so began to fire older workers and higher younger ones. This prompted some of the...

Benzene in your car - and it's not in the gas tank!

20 Mar 2017

Everyone knows that driving car is a risky business but what about just getting into one? Especially on a hot day! And we’re not talking about burning your rear by depositing it on the plastic seat...

Who invented scotch tape?

20 Mar 2017

The Scots did not invent Scotch tape. But their reputation for thriftiness did inspire the name of this amazing product. Two-tone cars were the in thing way back in the 1920s and car manufacturers...

Back to top