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5 Top Accidents That Occur in Zoos

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Zoos are safe places to visit with the family and kids. They offer a learning and fun environment where people, young and old, have a close encounter with exotic animal species including those from the wild.

But accidents do happen even to a zoo with the most stringent security measures. For example, people including kids can fall into the animal enclosures either when they get too close or when lapses occur. Some accidents ended up with no one getting hurt while other incidents don’t end up too well as zoo keepers are forced to kill the animal involved.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Windows

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Your windows are something you don’t often think about. Obviously, you notice the natural light or that a room feels more open, but you don’t always attribute such to your windows. Your windows were there when you moved in and it seems like they should last as long as the walls and ceilings, right?

Actually, just like any other aspect of your home, they have a shelf life. Windows are meant to increase interior comfort and aesthetics, but after a while, they can actually decrease your comfort level and turn into an eyesore.

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Can Your Siding Weather the Storm? 5 Things to Look For

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Temperatures are dropping all over the U.S. Winter storm warnings have also been in effect, and mountainous areas have received more snow and moisture than they’ve seen in years.

The moisture is great for agriculture but not so much for the siding on your home. If you’ve noticed problems with leakage or decreased energy efficiency, it may be time for a replacement.

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8 Projected Wedding Hair and Makeup Trends of 2017

In 2017, hair and makeup will shift away from the vintage styles we’ve come to know and love. In the near future, expect something a little more bold and different. In some areas, things will be more understated. In others, they’ll be more dramatic. Anyone getting married in 2017 needs to understand where these beauty trends are headed.

1. Smoky Eyes

Dramatic eyes are becoming very popular for wedding makeup. The smoky look provides an air of mystery and makes the eyes really pop. Some like to go more subtle with a little eyeliner and a light dusting of dark powder. Others want to make a bold, beautiful statement with eyelash extensions, colorful shadow, and thick eyeliner, similar to what you’d see in Asian wedding makeup.

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5 Interior Design Trends for 2017

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The new year is nearly upon us, which means we’ll be seeing new trends in interior design. January will begin a transcendent shift that will phase out old trends and introduce new decorations, colors, space planning, and unique elements that will give our tired homes of the last year a facelift.

What we’re seeing for next year is primarily a return to previous eras. We’ll see a lot of things from the 60s and 70s, plus some brand new modern additions that will add new life and a different spin on styles we’ve seen in the past.