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Tips to protect your devices from viruses

Tips to protect your devices from viruses
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Tips to protect your devices from viruses

The technology that is available to us today is incredible and in near constant use. With all this use come many opportunities for malicious acts. There are harmful viruses and mal ...

The technology that is available to us today is incredible and in near constant use. With all this use come many opportunities for malicious acts. There are harmful viruses and malware that are designed to trick us into giving access to files and sensitive information which can b ...

Fall Tips for Homeowners

Fall Tips for Homeowners
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Fall Tips for Homeowners

Sweater weather is coming, along with pumpkin and wreath décor. But there are more important things your home needs to get ready for the autumn season. There are ways you can prepa ...

Sweater weather is coming, along with pumpkin and wreath décor. But there are more important things your home needs to get ready for the autumn season. There are ways you can prepare your house for the colder season.  Clean, repair, or replace your gutters. A clogged gutter ...

The past and future of the Roman Colosseum

The past and future of the Roman Colosseum
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The past and future of the Roman Colosseum

The Colosseum measures 620 feet by 513 feet with seating for more than 50,000 spectators and was the largest amphitheater in the Roman world. The Colosseum was active for four cent ...

The Colosseum measures 620 feet by 513 feet with seating for more than 50,000 spectators and was the largest amphitheater in the Roman world. The Colosseum was active for four centuries until the 6th century A.D. It stopped all operations after a struggling Western Roman Empire, ...

How do sinkholes form?

How do sinkholes form?
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How do sinkholes form?

A sinkhole is a hole or a depression that is caused by a collapse in the surface layer. Sinkholes vary in size and can form within a short period of time or over a longer period of ...

A sinkhole is a hole or a depression that is caused by a collapse in the surface layer. Sinkholes vary in size and can form within a short period of time or over a longer period of time. Sinkholes can be an effect by natural or artificial causes. Natural Causes Limestone caves ...

How Satellites Determine the Weather on Earth

How Satellites Determine the Weather on Earth
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How Satellites Determine the Weather on Earth

The idea of using cameras to orbit and observe weather began as early as 1946. At the time, there was little observation data, and cloud cameras on rockets were expensive. On Febru ...

The idea of using cameras to orbit and observe weather began as early as 1946. At the time, there was little observation data, and cloud cameras on rockets were expensive. On February 17, 1959, the first weather satellite, Vanguard 2 launched. Unfortunately, a large amount of dat ...

How Data Centers Operate

How Data Centers Operate
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How Data Centers Operate

History of Data Centers Data centers began in the 1940's in large computer rooms that required the use of large cables to connect all of the components. There would also be a sing ...

History of Data Centers Data centers began in the 1940's in large computer rooms that required the use of large cables to connect all of the components. There would also be a single mainframe computer that required a lot of power and cooling to keep from overheating. Computers w ...

How Engineering Education Contributes to Innovation

How Engineering Education Contributes to Innovation
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How Engineering Education Contributes to Innovation

Innovation is critical in the advancement of improving solutions to many areas of our lives, such as sustainability. Since there has been a rise in sustainable solutions such as al ...

Innovation is critical in the advancement of improving solutions to many areas of our lives, such as sustainability. Since there has been a rise in sustainable solutions such as alternative energy sources, engineers are not only working to improve society or communities, but also ...

How Granite is Extracted from the Earth

How Granite is Extracted from the Earth
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How Granite is Extracted from the Earth

Granite is an extremely durable and hard type of igneous rock that is formed by the cooling process of magma. Because it's such a durable material it's most commonly used for count ...

Granite is an extremely durable and hard type of igneous rock that is formed by the cooling process of magma. Because it's such a durable material it's most commonly used for countertops, flooring and other practical elements. The Formation Molten rock is formed by natural radi ...

The Oil Spill of 2010

The Oil Spill of 2010
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The Oil Spill of 2010

Deepwater Horizon was a mobile and floating drill rig that was operational in waters up to 10,000 feet deep. It was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea and chartered t ...

Deepwater Horizon was a mobile and floating drill rig that was operational in waters up to 10,000 feet deep. It was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea and chartered to BP starting in March of 2008 to September of 2013. In 2010, the rig was drilling a well about 41 m ...

How Lumber is Obtained from Trees

How Lumber is Obtained from Trees
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How Lumber is Obtained from Trees

Lumber is a term relating to various woods as a construction material. The wood is cut from tree trunks lengthwise in square or rectangular sections. Wood has been used as a constr ...

Lumber is a term relating to various woods as a construction material. The wood is cut from tree trunks lengthwise in square or rectangular sections. Wood has been used as a construction material since before written history, with the earliest evidence is found in Nice, France us ...