Main Components of a Tractor

Tractors are the workhorses of modern agriculture. These powerful and iconic machines, thanks to their legendary versatility, fill many roles on today’s farms, from plowing to planting to grading and mowing. But what makes them tick? To find out, let’s take a look at some of the main components of today’s tractors. Engine The engine…

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Removing Natural Stone Flooring

Natural stone such as slate, granite, limestone, sandstone, and other materials, are some of the hardest floors to remove. Unfortunately there is no way around it, the process involves a considerable amount time and manual labor if you want to do it right. The first thing you should do is remove and base moldings that…

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How to Properly Insure Your Concrete Pumps

The business of concrete pumping comes with many challenges, one of them is being adequately insured when something goes wrong. Many concrete pumping companies have pumps and assume they’re automatically insured under their general liability policy, unfortunately they are not. Trailer concrete pumps should be insured under what is called an inland marine floater. This…

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The New Age of Aging

In her article titled ‘The New Age of Aging,’ released on February 22/February 29, 2016 in the ‘Longevity’ issue of Time Magazine, Laura L. Carestansin of the Stanford Center on Longevity touched on several hurdles seniors confront in the twilight of their lives. Americans now live into their eighties, nineties and beyond, she said. With…

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Common Mistakes When Building a Patio

When it comes to building a patio, there are right and wrong ways to get the job done. When the right ideas, plans, and designs are used so installation is done properly, the result is a beautiful space that adds value to the property and creates more functional space for family and friends. On the…

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Of Playing Card Suits

Playing cards have long been a source of entertainment for the young and old alike. Card games have become a part of our lives so much that even in the age of the Internet; we still have digitalized versions of those games in our computers. The usual appearance of cards has remained unchanged throughout the…

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Introduction to Shower Heads

A shower head is a device which, when connected to the extreme end of a source of water, scatters water to give a constant flow of water beneath which one can wash. Such instrument comprises of tiny holes, provided on the front of the fixture that faces the bather. The material used for making these…

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Woodworking – Tips for Beginners

Woodworking to a beginner can seem overwhelming, complicated and costly. From the expense of the woodworking tools and materials to the time needed to go over the plans and blueprints of a project. The truth is, woodworking is not difficult to learn. Once you get the basics down, the rest will fall into place. It…

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Wassily Kandinsky and His Many Styles

Wassily Kandinsky is the artist responsible for painting the first strictly abstract works. Born in Moscow on December 16, 1866, Mr. Kandinsky grew up in Odessa before enrolling in the University of Moscow. He chose to study economics and law and was very successful in these fields. He was even offered a professorship at the…

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