breath \ 'breth\ n [ME breth]
a. the air taken into or expelled from the lungs. (I was gasping for breath.) b. an inhalation or exhalation of air from the lungs. (She drew in a quick breath.) c. (archaic) the power of breathing; life. d. SPIRIT, ANIMATION— synonyms: life, life force; in one breath : almost simultaneously

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Breathtaking Cocktails

Breathtaking Cocktails

At a bar in London, instead of the tinkling of glasses, what you will hear is the sound of deep breathing. The owners of  Alcoholic Architecture have created a cocktail room where it’s possible to inhale a humidified version of a gin and tonic pumped out as vapor. The alcoho,l as well as being absorbed by...
Fast Facts About Legionnaires' Disease

Fast Facts About Legionnaires’ Disease

A recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease has been reported in the South Bronx of New York City and has resulted in 10 deaths. The victims were infected by inhaling the deadly bacteria in a mist or vapor from the contaminated source, which in this case was a cooling tower that had failed to be cleaned or...