"I think there is beauty in everything. What 'normal' people perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it."—Alexander McQueen

"I think there is beauty in everything. What 'normal' people perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it."—Alexander McQueen

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How the Electrical Cable has Evolved Through the Decades

While many of us take them for granted nowadays, electrical cables weren’t always here to distribute power to our devices and appliances and make our lives easier. How did electrical cables evolve throughout the decades? And just how different is modern wiring from its earlier iterations? 1800s to early 1900s The earliest use of cables date …

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Three Situations Where You Should Repair an Item Instead of Buying a Replacement

In modern times, no matter where you look, you can find plenty of evidence that we live in a consumption-driven world. Companies bombard us with ads suggesting that buying more and getting newer stuff is always better. But consumption also puts the power in the hands of the consumer. Many conscientious consumer movements are raising …

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Landscape

Soil Erosion Costs are Worth Millions, Threaten Food Supply and Water

Idaho is one of the states with the fastest-growing population. In 2018, its number of residents ballooned by 2.1%. Compare that to the national average, which increased by not over 1%. With more residents, the demand for housing and businesses also increases. Although this boosts construction activities, it also highlights the importance of erosion control, …

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Five Safety Practices in Putting Up Outdoor Lighting in Your Home

Most homes have some type of outdoor lighting, usually in the form of security lights or porch lights. Some even put up outdoor lights for décor, such as smart lights, especially during the Christmas season. Like anything that runs on electricity, there are specific safety rules you must follow if you want to have your …

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