Whether you are trying to book a band for a venue, or are going to a concert, you may be wondering how noisy a live band can be. In order to understand a band’s apparent loudness, we need to be able to quantify it with a thing called a decibel. What is a decibel, and…

Thermostats of today can be a bit overwhelming. But out of all the different settings and programs, the most common question is what the hold button does – but before I can answer this you need to understand a little bit about thermostats and how to program them. What is a thermostat? A thermostat is…

When it comes to planning a wedding, there’s a lot to think about. What flowers should your party be holding? What shoes will the groomsmen wear? When do you need to put down the deposit on a venue? And, a topic that’s bound to come up before someone ties the knot: what to do for…

The fastest boats today, duly called the speedboat, can reach speeds our ancestors couldn’t even imagine. There is a lot that comes with these type of boats, so before we touch on their speed let’s look at the different styles and history a little closer. What are the different types of boats? Before we can…

Whether you are in the city or in a rural area, one of the requirements of owning an indoor pool is that it should have a proper pool fence around it. Proper fencing guidelines have been set forth by the Consumer Safety Product Commission (CPSC). Basic requirements by the CPSC include: Minimum height of the…

Looking back in history, there is one thing that you might notice about the creatures we know today as insects – They were huge! Many fossils have revealed that insects used to have wingspans of up to one foot in length! There were even beetles that were the size of dogs. Nowadays, when you picture…