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5 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Kids Excited About Your Boat Trip

Written by David Jones on July 27, 2015

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Boating is one of my top favorite hobbies. The sun and surf are always gorgeous, and the time I spend with friends and family on the water is priceless. When my kids grew old enough to join us on the lake, I expected them to inherit a similar passion for watery fun — but to my surprise, one was utterly uninterested while the other was terrified of the loud motor, chopping waves, and distant shoreline. However, with a smart strategy (and ample patience) I was able to turn their frowns upside down. Here are five ways I got my kids to fall in love with boating. (more…)

How to Design your Home via Linear Motion Systems

Written by David Jones on June 7, 2015

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Linear motion systems involve the movement of components or parts in a precise single axis motion. The part is usually restricted to the single axis for freedom for automation. The complementing guide components often include the profiled rails, racks and pinion and even the sliding contact bearing structures fitted to provide additional support for the part being lifted and the moving elements of the actuating device. The designer’s profile and the axis of movement should be maintained so; otherwise, issues like misalignment and erratic motion will occur. Erratic motion produces undesired vibration and this would affect the overall accuracy of the linear motion systems. Misalignment will lead to shortened life of the actuating device and even premature wear on the moving parts. (more…)

7 Steps to an Allergy-Free Office

Written by Scrivs on May 28, 2015

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Believe it or not, summer is one of the worst seasons for allergies. After springtime showers, menacing, pollen-producing plants come out in force during May, June, and July, forcing allergy sufferers to seek shelter indoors. Unfortunately, most inside spaces lack the precautions necessary to keep many allergens outside.
Seasonal allergies plague as much as 30 percent of the population, which means that in the next few months, you may lose up to a third of your workforce due to untenable allergy symptoms like congestion, dry throat, headaches, and more. If you want to keep your employees healthy and working hard throughout the summer, you should consider transforming your workplace into an allergy-free zone with these simple steps. (more…)

Drunk Driving in America – Infographic

Written by David Jones on May 21, 2015


Via: ArrestedToday.com

Medicaid Expansion By The Numbers [Infographic]

Written by Scrivs on May 1, 2015


Via: Potashnik & Associates