It only comes around once every four years, but why? Why do we have Leap years? Who came up with the idea of adding an extra day to our calendar? Well, those are all questions we have asked at some point, and the whole purpose of leap year (and significance of the leap day) is very important. The Earth actually takes a little bit longer than a year to travel around the Sun. To … [Read more...] about Celebrating Leap Day 2012
Archives for February 2012
What would you like to see us filter? Would you like to see us filter wine? What about milk? Or maybe you would like to see us try sandy water or vodka? Whatever your choice is, let your voice be heard and vote! Go to our Facebook page and click on "Questions" on the left side of the page. Then you will see “What would you like to see us filter?” Click on it, and the poll will … [Read more...] about What Would You Like To See Us Filter?
The cleanliness of the air you breathe inside your home is very important. Indoor air pollution is one of the biggest, yet often overlooked problems in our society today. Every day activities such as walking, vacuuming and dusting stir up millions of particulates in your home. These particulates often include pollen, dust mite, pet dander, mold spores, debris, bacteria, and … [Read more...] about Trion Air Purifier: A Breath of Fresh Air
Today we are celebrating and honoring President’s Day, which was also known as Washington’s Birthday. This is a federal holiday that is typically celebrated on the third Monday in February. Some states pay particular attention to Abraham Lincoln, since his birthday is also celebrated in mid-February. Filters Fast would like to honor all of our Commanders-in-Chief for the … [Read more...] about Happy President’s Day!
Every year in New Orleans, Louisiana the traditional Mardi Gras celebration draws thousands of tourists to the city from around the world. This festival includes wearing throw beads, decorative masks, festive costumes, dancing, street parties and a spectacular pageantry of floats, bands and other parade goers. The term “Mardi Gras” is French for Fat Tuesday. On this day, … [Read more...] about Celebrating Mardi Gras 2012 The Big Easy Way