The glass windows that surround brick-and-mortar shops allow passersby to sneak a peek into the inventory of a business. Those same windows also allow the sun’s warming rays to create all-natural mood lighting which can help create a sense of joy, all while brightening the spirits of employees and customers alike.
Tape generally has one purpose to fulfill, and that’s to stick things together. Whether it’s a stack of Christmas gifts or on steam-filled pipes located onboard an ocean liner, if it doesn’t adhere to the surface it’s applied on, then that particular roll of tape hasn’t lived up to its promise. Continue reading What’s Wrong With My Tape?
Practically all companies around the world are powered by an infrastructure built around delicate electronic components, highly sophisticated technological information systems, and computer software that allows system management and monitoring at the touch of a button.
The act of metal detecting is curious and quaint. For some, it’s a fun way to spend an afternoon in the backyard unearthing treasures buried from eras gone by. But metal detectors can also prevent a night of music and festivities for concertgoers from coming to a screeching halt with catastrophic consequences. Continue reading Using Metal Detectors for Fun & Safety
Nighttime can be the right time for trying to sneak a peek at a host of fantastic things. Astronomers will attest to the celestial delicacies that hang high in the sky and many sportsmen elect to hunt their prey under the cover of dark. If bird watching is more your thing, then you already know that certain fowl are nocturnal and simply can’t be viewed during the day.
Before you head off to partake in your hobby of choice, make sure that when packing your equipment that you bring along the right tools for the job. In the case of nighttime viewing, regular binoculars aren’t going to cut it; you’ll need something more fitting for the moment. Continue reading Anatomy of a Great Pair of Night Vision Binoculars
Learn everything you’ve ever wanted about your favorite adhesive.
It’s been said that inspiration is everywhere and that it strikes when we least expect it.
That was the case for Swiss engineer George de Mestral, who noticed that after a warm summer trek through the woods with his dog, burdock seeds had become attached to both his clothing and the fur of his pet. Ever curious as to the exact mechanism behind the seeds latching on and refusing to let go, his decision to further study the idea would build the foundation for what we now know as VELCRO®. Continue reading A History of Hook and Loop Fasteners (and 20 Great Uses!)
An easy-to-follow guide for those considering blood alcohol testing for their workplace.
(*This article is intended for informative purposes only, and should not be considered a replacement for professional legal advice. If you have any questions relating to BAC testing in your business, please consult with the appropriate legal professionals.)
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Ever wonder who invented breathalyzers, when was it invented and what brought about the invention of breathalyzers? Believe it or not, there was a precursor to today’s breathalyzers and it’s roots date back to the thirties – an era of both the Great Depression and Prohibition.
Some people feel more at home on the water than they do in their own backyard. The sound of the waves breaking and the smell of the ocean air beckon to their aquatic nature, and when that call comes, they answer it. But just as essential as it is to have a good fishing pole or a cooler full of snacks, any day spent on the open sea just isn’t complete without a great pair of binoculars.
While one could argue the point that any pair of binoculars would work just as well on surf as they do on turf, just ask anyone that has accidentally dropped a pair into the ocean. The truth is that regular binoculars are meant for those who haven’t quite developed their sea legs yet, and being on the water presents a set of challenges that require a special tool for the job. Continue reading Binoculars that the Seafarers can’t help but love