The History of Transoms in Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture

Transoms are elegant architectural assets which can be added above doorways and windows for a multitude of purposes, from brightening an entryway to allowing better airflow through the interior of an office building. However, they are not simply utilitarian. The inception, development, and use of transom windows spans more than…

Choosing a Blanket for Your College Dorm Room

No bedroom is complete without a comfortable and stylish blanket — and this includes a dorm room. Having your own blanket, comforter or quilt is an essential piece of college dorm bedding and should be one of the first things that you purchase before you get ready to move. There…

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The Intriguing Life of Robert Hooke

By Samuel Phineas Upham Most people learn about Robert Hooke when they learn about the “cell” in high school. He is credited with coining the term in the most important publication that he’d ever produce, a manuscript called “Micrographia.” In that particular passage, Hooke detailed the structure of a cork….

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Is a Bed in a Bag Really All You Need?

Summary: Here are some other items you might consider besides a bagged bedding set. A bed in a bag is a good starter gift for newlyweds and college students especially. Most sets come with everything someone might need to set up a bedroom, but as your home grows you’ll find…

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How to Plan Grand Cayman Vacations

Written by Andys Rent-A-Car Grand Cayman is a popular destination for thousands of tourists every year. When it comes to planning a vacation to Grand Cayman, almost the same processes would be applicable as for other destinations. The tips below might come handy to cover all the necessary planning before…

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How to Plan Grand Cayman Vacations

Written by Andys Rent-A-Car Grand Cayman is a popular destination for thousands of tourists every year. When it comes to planning a vacation to Grand Cayman, almost the same processes would be applicable as for other destinations. The tips below might come handy to cover all the necessary planning before…

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The Story of Pacific Aero Products Co.

By Phin Upham The Heath’s Shipyard in Seattle would become the first airplane factory for a fledgling company started by a man named William E. Boeing. He incorporated on July 15th of 1916, naming his company “Pacific Aero Products Co.” Boeings was a graduate of Yale who took a job…

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Tips to Navigate Construction Claim Preparation

A construction claim can happen to anyone at any time, even in projects that have been planned by experts with years of experience. Accidents happen all the time in construction. Not just personnel either. Claims can arise over hours worked, delayed shipments and other aspects of working on a construction…

Memory foam in Dog Beds

Written by Foam Factory, Inc. Dogs are one of the most loyal pets to the individual and they show a great deal of affection and gratitude towards their masters in all circumstances. Pets have become integrated parts and parcels of the lives of people are now considered as members of…

Reducing Energy Costs in the Home

Just walking your home and sealing some of the drafts you find in windows and doorways is an excellent way to reduce the amount of heat loss in your home. Energy consumption in the home can quickly add up, especially if you run a lot of computers or appliances in…