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Developed in 1934 as a device to train astronauts, the humble trampoline made its Olympics debut in Sydney for the 2000 Olympics. While the jumping sensation is exhilarating, but like any other sporting activity, it has inherent risks and hazards.  Below are some few precautions to minimise injuries associated with trampolines, especially among children. Adult Supervision Your duty as an adult supervisor will be to enforce trampoline safety measures. At no given time should you take your eye off the children on the trampoline. Indeed,...Continue reading »

On Wednesday 25 may, 2016, Attaporn Boonmakchuay survived a bloody ordeal in the toilet. The now famous Thai man was using his Asian-style squat toilet when a 10ft python latched onto his testicles and began “yanking very hard.” The snake had been lurking in the toilet bowl. Although dramatic encounters in the bathroom are rare, stories of creatures swimming up toilets are quite common. Here are some of the animals that you can see in your toilet bowl:  Rats Animal removal experts and plumbers in Denver say sewer...Continue reading »

There is no mandate in any country ordering car owners to perform regular maintenance procedures. This does not mean that nobody does it. According to an industry report by PwC Strategy&, vehicle servicing, including vehicle key replacement, is peaking at historic levels, setting a sales record of just under 17.5 million vehicles in 2015, up 5.7 percent from the year before and topping the high-water mark of 17,402,486 in 2000. Despite having no immediate benefit other than the refreshing of car components, more and...Continue reading »

People who work in nuclear facilities are exposed to hazardous radioactive materials. As a result, most of them suffer life-threatening illnesses and disabilities. The result is diseases such as cancer, black lung disease, and even radiation poisoning. It's unfortunate to see how these workers sacrifice their wellbeing for the service of their country. Fortunately, there are high-quality healthcare and free in-home medical benefits to those people. This is done under the following benefits packages:  The Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) The Radiation...Continue reading »

Clay tiled roofs have a certain beauty to them that seems to withstand the test of time. Famously used in old European structures, some clay tiled roofs have been there for more than a hundred years, with only minimal wear. Clay tiles are popular in Auckland because of their appeal and durability. As a preferred roofing material, there are several companies that specialise in roof repair and restoration, which include local companies like Barrier Roofing Ltd. The Durability of Clay Auckland has an oceanic climate, so it experiences long, dry summers and wet winters with...Continue reading »

No matter how hard you keep your bathroom and kitchen drains clean, clogs can happen in the main sewer line anytime. This problem may be a cause of overgrown tree roots near the sewer line or extensive damages in pipe works. But whatever the cause is, a clogged sewer line usually results in major sewage backups. If you don’t want to deal with a nasty sewage backup, look out for these early signs of a clogged sewer line:Backed Up Water in Wrong PlacesAccording to the Done Plumbing & Heating and other professional plumbers in Denver, CO, water backing up onto...Continue reading »

The console, the PC or Mac, the Android device or the iPhone/iPad, portable gaming devices: you are never more than 50 yards away from at least one of these. You spend more time playing video games than hanging out with friends. There is just something about gaming that’s hardwired into people’s brains. For most gamers, a gaming device is the last thing they see before they go to sleep (when they finally go to sleep), and the first thing they grab when they wake up. Can’t imagine yourself doing anything else with your time? Make a career out of it! What’s...Continue reading »

Plastic takes many forms in the modern world we live in today. From food containers, grocery bags, parts of electronic gadgets, credit cards and even parts of cars. The basic form of plastic starts from polyethylene, either in sheet form or as films. These are eventually shaped by the various industries to suit their needs.  Almost everything in this world is now plastic and this is why a large percentage of water and air pollutants are traced back to plastic. Recycling Plastic Recycling and reusing plastics are the most efficient way...Continue reading »

The funny thing about a house is it will never feel complete without working appliances. You can relax all you want in the living room, dive into the softness of the sofa, for instance, but everything will seem to go dark when you find out the TV’s not working. Same goes true when your dishwasher breaks down. Repairing dishwashers is a big boost to get your kitchen going. Dishwashers save you not only precious water and energy, they buy you plenty of time – attention you can give to more pressing matters. As Energy Efficient as Possible If you haven’t...Continue reading »

Besotted with its charming Swiss village-like topography and heady adventure activities, skiing enthusiasts flock to Vail for some much needed outdoor sporting action and rejuvenation. Whether you want to go on cross country skiing expeditions, the region’s night spots or simply relax at one of the eateries, Vail offers all these and more. Cross-Country Skiing Enjoy backcountry and cross-country ski tours around Vail’s breathtaking wilderness, across all levels. There are both private and group tours, with convenient ski equipment...Continue reading »