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By: Admin    December 15 2017 , 08:54 am
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Category: Outdoors , Animals
All About Black BearsThe beautiful American Black Bear is the most common bear in the United States.Black bears are prevalent in 40 of the 50 states in the United States, so there is a good chance you have encountered one in your outdoor adventures. But, how much do you really know about these beautiful creatures?Black Bear CharacteristicsThe “black” bear is not always black, and they can range greatly in size.Black bears can be cinnamon, blue-black, brown or even white and can range widely in size! Because the more dangerous grizzly bear is also not a set color or size (some grizzly females can be smaller than large black bears), the two bears can sometimes get confused with one another. Here are some ways to differentiate between the two:Black bears do not have the characteristic shoulder hump that grizzly bears do.Black bears have pointed tall ears, grizzly bears have smaller rounded ears.Black ...
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By: Admin    October 27 2017 , 03:10 pm
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Category: Nature , Spa , Advice
Suffering from Back Pain?This information is for all gardeners, wood workers, builders, desk sitters, or anyone dealing with back pain on a routine basis. A recent study showed that one in every ten people in the world suffer from lower back pain. This statistic makes back pain the number one worldwide cause of disability. Although often times needed and helpful, constantly taking pain killers is not always the healthiest option to relieve pain. Luckily, there are some natural remedies that that can help relieve back pain without the potential harm of too many medicines.Herbal TreatmentHerbs have been used for centuries to heal and enhance human life. These three herbs, namely, devils claw, ginger, and willow bark are known especially to heal back pain.Devils Claw is an herb taken by mouth that has been shown to reduce back pain. The herb comes from Africa and possesses chemicals that reduce swell...
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By: Admin    October 27 2017 , 01:11 pm
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Solar Power is Increasing in PopularitySolar power in the United States is continuing to grow and homeowners, businesses, and farmers are cashing in on the cost-effective benefits. The government provides numerous funding opportunities to help those who install solar panels in their homes, businesses, or farms - which equates to more money in your pocket. According to the U.S. Department of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy:“Solar power is more affordable, accessible, and prevalent in the United States than ever before. Since 2008, U.S. installations have grown seventeen-fold from 1.2 gigawatts (GW) to an estimated 30 GW today. This is enough capacity to power the equivalent of 5.7 million average American homes. Since 2010, the average cost of solar PV panels has dropped more than 60% and the cost of a solar electric system has dropped by about 50%. Markets for solar energy are maturing ra...
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By: Admin    October 26 2017 , 03:30 pm
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Entrepreneurs are fascinating people. Whether they are owners of a small business or a large industry, entrepreneurs have certain characteristics in common that help their business succeed.VisionEntrepreneurs have a vision for something great. Most entrepreneurs previously worked for companies and though perhaps loving the line of work, thought of different ways and methods to accomplish tasks and build success. An entrepreneur is someone who thinks beyond the task at hand and constantly feeds their vision of a wonderful business. Great vision is important for an entrepreneur because it is the root and ground work of any company. Whenever the company goes through rough times it will be the initial vision that carries everything through.ConnectionsSince an entrepreneur wears many hats it is important to develop good connections with other business owners. Connections help not only when fundraising but a...
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By: Admin    October 17 2017 , 02:40 pm
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Agricultural Aid from… Robots?Robotics offer promising new innovations that are making waves in agriculture and landscaping industries. Farmers and greenhouse owners are using robotic innovations to help with labor shortages, maximize production, and save money. Take a look at popular crowd founding websites for a glimpse at what the future holds.Picking and Harvesting ProduceThese robots use vacuums to pick apples, and are able to gently remove them from trees in large quantities.A firm called Abundant Robotics is building a robotic apple picker with the help of a $10 million investment from GV (formerly Google Ventures). Here is a YouTube video showing their robot vacuuming apples off trees.In an article for Tech Crunch, CEO Dan Steere explained: “It’s very difficult to locate fruit that’s ready to be picked within a canopy and then retrieve it without turning it into apple sauce.” Yet, tha...
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