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Your Ultimate Guide to Cable Pulleys and What They Do

Your Ultimate Guide to Cable Pulleys and What They Do

Cable pulleys are the original steroid. They make us stronger with little to no exercise required. Science is strong, and pulleys are some of the earliest examples of this in action. With cable pulleys, ancient buildings were built, elevators rise like they’re levitating, and our world turns. Let’s take a closer look at some cable pulley facts. Pulleys Are Levers…

The Machines Shaping the Earth: A Closer Look at Their Fragile Position

The Machines Shaping the Earth: A Closer Look at Their Fragile Position

The world is constantly evolving around us. And not just the earth itself, but our cities, nations, and cultures too. In the past century alone, there has been an exponential explosion of technology — from television, cell phones, and computers to increasingly advanced road systems, sprawling cityscapes, and continually-developing land projects. And while there are a variety of important social, economic, and…

5 Staffing Agencies That Help Chemical Companies Recruit Chemists

5 Staffing Agencies That Help Chemical Companies Recruit Chemists

Here’s the thing. The chemical industry is already valued at $553 billion, meaning that it’s one of the hottest job markets in the country. But how hard is it to find chemists who are seeking work at chemical companies? To tell you the truth, it depends on several factors. Take a look at five staffing agencies that can help chemical…

Think You’re a Space Expert? Think Again. 5 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Universe

Think You’re a Space Expert? Think Again. 5 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Universe

The scale and scope of the universe are beyond comprehension. There’s so much we don’t know about this vast and endless space. Even so, humans have managed to gather a few facts about the universe that are pretty mind-boggling. So next time you’re staring up at a starry sky and pondering life, consider the following cool facts about space. 1.…

A Simple Guide on How to Tell If a Sewer Pipe Is Leaking

A Simple Guide on How to Tell If a Sewer Pipe Is Leaking

Did you know that water is a common denominator in about 80% of all infectious diseases? Diarrhea, cholera, and E. coli infections are just to name a few of these water-borne hazards. Raw sewage and wastewater, in turn, are some of the top causes of water-borne illnesses. Exposure to these harmful matters can occur if you have a damaged, leaking…

Safety Shield 101: How to Get Scratches Out of Face Shields (the Right Way)

Safety Shield 101: How to Get Scratches Out of Face Shields (the Right Way)

A safety shield is an essential piece of equipment in many industries. In contrast to safety glasses, face shields protect the whole face from flying objects or liquids. For shield safety, it’s important to keep the visor in good condition. If there are scratches on your safety face shield, it can make it hard to see out. If you work…

What Is Natural Gas?: The Fast Facts You Need to Know

What Is Natural Gas?: The Fast Facts You Need to Know

What is natural gas, what is it used for, and what are the benefits? In the United States, more than 31 million cubic feet of dry natural gas was consumed in 2019 in residential, commercial, industrial, and electric power settings. With such high use, it’s important to understand natural gas. For those looking for additional understanding, we explain the facts…