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Global Warming Vs. Donald Trump

Many are now asking themselves whether the phenomenon of global warming really exists and is happening, or whether it is an elaborate lie propagated by the world-wide media. You will hear many people with very differing opinions on the topic. Some strongly support the theory of global warming, while others think it is just a…

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Saving Gas by Drafting: Lethal Trend

Over the last few years, a few showboating motorists have been experimenting with an extremely dangerous technique for saving gas. This technique is called drafting, and it’s incredible reckless. Drafting is not a brand new idea, but it’s become a little more well known since the popular science television program Mythbusters demonstrated that the technique…

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Urban Dogs

With new developments and skyscrapers springing up everywhere in major cities, open spaces where you can take your dog for a good walk are slowly disappearing with each passing moment. The few options left, if you’re in an urban community, are dog parks, your apartment, and the sidewalk. So what are a few fun things…

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The Great Bacon vs. Lettuce Debate

If you had to make a choice to omit one ingredient from one of America’s favorite sandwiches, The BLT, which would you choose? Without the bacon or the lettuce, there’s no BLT, but if it meant being more environmentally friendly, which ingredient would you choose?   For years, vegetarians have been eating what many think…

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Reconsider Raking: Don’t Touch the Leaves

With winter right around the corner, raking leaves and general yard cleanup is at the top of many autumn to-do lists. Neighborhoods on the weekends become a noisy chorus of leaf blowers, lawn mowers, and the rhythmic sound of raking. Additionally, many lawn care companies are getting their last boost of business before the snow…

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The Chances You’ve Been Exposed To Asbestos In NYC

Asbestos is the material that has been manufactured from a mixture of fibrous minerals. The sub-classification of asbestos includes crocidolite, tremolite chrysotile, amosite, anthophyllite, actinolite. The most common forms of asbestos are amosite and chrysotile. Asbestos is durable and fire-resistant. It is also resistant to all major chemical breakdowns and reactions. That is the reason…

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Will Autonomous Cars Be Good for the Environment?

The big buzz in automobile talk is the autonomous car, which sounds like it comes straight from the pages of a futuristic novel. Although there has been a slow introduction, with the Google Car for example, technology experts are confident that the autonomous car will be a staple on our roadways by 2040. The driverless…

Take a Look at DCs Growing Bicycle Culture

Take a Look at DC’s Growing Bicycle Culture

In an effort to diversify content, I’ve decided to create a spotlight at Washington DC and its bike friendly culture: These days, it seems that every city, big and small, wants to be “bike friendly”. Seems easy enough to put in a few bike lanes, open a bike shop, and promote helmet use. Many communities…