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Climate Change Needs an Update of the Urban Drainage System

“Climate change” and “urban drainage” seem neighbors to some, but in reality, they are more like cousins. Their connection is far more intimate than people know. For one, urban sewage systems and drains need an upgrade of underground drainage fittings to bear the changes caused by rising sea levels. What’s the Deal with Climate Change?

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How to Get More Iron and Manage Your Anemia

Should you often feel exhausted and sluggish, you might have anemia. Anemia is a common blood disorder that people can have at some time in their lives. This disorder comes about when your body doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells, or they lack hemoglobin, an iron-rich protein. Most types of anemia are mild and

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Practice Makes Perfect: Why You Should Join a Toastmasters Club

Most people balk at the thought of giving a speech in front of an audience. Your palms start to sweat, your mind turns blank, and your tongue doesn’t seem to form the words you want to say. This feeling is called glossophobia or speech anxiety, the fear of public speaking. The dread and discomfort usually

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The New Normal: Creating a Productive Workspace at Home

More and more employees are working from home to curb the spread of the COVID-19 disease. But, for many, it’s becoming increasingly clear that working in a makeshift office can be a pain in the neck (literally). Some have set up their office on their beds, while others have migrated to kitchen tables or couches. Luckily,

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In Pursuit of Wellness: How to Improve Your Overall Well-Being

Wellness does not just refer to being physically healthy. The term means an active pursuit of a fulfilling life, free from illness in both body and mind. In recent years, there has been an emphasis on taking care of one’s well-being. However, this requires making positive changes to your lifestyle. If you want help, you can talk

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Resources You Should Know About During a Pandemic

With all the confusion and uncertainty surrounding the spread of COVID-19, knowing what resources and platforms a community can rely on has been ever more important. The need for timely and accurate information and the ability to get necessary services and goods have reached stark importance in the new normal of quarantine, social distancing, and

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Bathroom Upgrades You Won’t Regret Getting

When people talk about bathroom upgrades, they often think about big and expensive changes. A good example of this would be a complete overhaul of your current bathroom. But you don’t have to go that far to get good results. Here are some quick and affordable changes that will have a great effect on your

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The Historical Planes that Shaped Modern Aviation

The history of aviation is an interesting subject. The inventions in this field have resulted in humankind’s ability to traverse the skies. Many of the aircraft you see and ride today came on the heels of experimental marvels that defined a whole sector of transportation. Discover how unconventional concepts and memorable designs transformed aviation into

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Fragrance of France: How the Perfumed Court Came to Be

France is considered the center of the perfume world, with many heritage perfumeries founded in various French cities. People from across Europe have always looked to perfume houses here for the latest stylish scents and new techniques to capture the fragrance from flowers, wood, and other materials. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that French

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