The Occipital Lobes and Their (Dys) Function

Because the occipital lobes are located at the back of the skull, they are not as frequently injured as other parts of the brain. However their role is extremely important when it comes to the survivor's vision or lack thereof. Essentially, this region of the brain is the visual cortex-the portion concerned with all things…

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Choosing Socket Wrenches

A socket wrench is one of the most important tools anyone should have. These tools come in handy wherever you are a professional mechanic or just the neighbors' handyman. If you want to do your own repairs, invest in good socket wrenches. It seems easy to say that you have to invest in these tools,…

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Why Advertising LEDs and Business Signs Work

Businesses have long used signs to place themselves on the map, draw attention, communicate with customers, and describe their services and locations. Everything from large road-side billboards to the small "open" sign that hangs from the window in the front door. Now, technological advances have finally made it into the business sign industry. The most…

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Crawlspace Vapor Barrier Mythbusters

Outlined below are the most common 4 methods I have seen used in installing a vapor barrier. If you talk to different builders, you usually will end up with many different methods of installing a vapor barrier in a crawlspace. Here are the most common: 1. Pea Gravel on top of plastic vapor barrier –…

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Fireproof Floor Safe

It does not do a whole lot of good to keep people from taking your valuables if you can not protect them during a disaster. Should your house ever burn (God forbid), you want your most precious possessions to be safe and sound, and that is why you need a fireproof floor safe. Let's look…

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