Suffocation is an obvious danger when running an automobile's ventilation system on "recirculate" with the windows rolled up. People in the car will eventually use up all the oxygen in the vehicle, and then they die. Less widely known, however, is the equally deadly hazard of setting the heating/cooling system to pull in outside air under the same circumstances. Pressure inexorably builds up --- until the auto explodes ...

(see also DesertTest (4 Sep 2002), ... )

TopicHumor - 2004-07-02

(correlates: AirFlow, IpodMiniCooperAccessory, TalentForCollaboration, ...)