The Urinal

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On October 12, 2016
The urinal was patented in the U.S. by Andrew Rankin.  The patent was issued in 1866 after the Civil War, known as the upright flushing apparatus.  The device enjoyed wide popularity in large northern cities that witnessed large population explosions.  The urinal drastically reduces the amount of space required for a men’s restroom as several […]
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Germs

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On October 10, 2016
Germs are a permanent part of our world.  Is it safer to eat food that has fallen on the floor or in your kitchen sink?  Your kitchen sink is one of the germiest places in your home, it has 18,000 bacteria per square inch vs the floor having 830 bacteria per square inch. Should you […]
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Furnace Preventive Maintenance

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On October 5, 2016
Furnace preventive maintenance is a must for your HVAC system.  You should have your furnace checked before the heating season begins to assure it is going to function before you turn it on the first time.  You wouldn’t drive your car without changing the oil, the same logic applies with your HVAC system. Furnace filters trap […]
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Fruit Bars

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On September 30, 2016
Recipe for fruit bars.  *1- box of yellow cake mix *2/3-cup quick oats *1/2-cup butter-melted *1-egg-beaten *any fruit filling *any chopped nuts-your choice (optional).  Preheat oven to 375*  In a medium bowl mix together cake mix, melted butter, 1/3-cup oats, egg and optional nuts.  Reserve 1-cup of mixture and mix other 1/3-cup oats into it. […]
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The Statue of Liberty

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On September 28, 2016
The Statue of Liberty weighs 225 tons * On October 28,1886, a million people flocked to Lower Manhattan to witness the unveiling of Liberty Enlightening the World (aka the Statue of Liberty)  * The cost of building Lady liberty and her platform was $500,000 at the time, today it would cost twelve million dollars *In […]
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FOG

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On September 23, 2016
FOG = fats, oil and grease.  FOG comes from meats, butter, lard, food scraps, sauces, cooking oil and salad dressings to name a few.   When FOG goes down a drain it hardens or creates a sludge that causes sewer pipes to clog.  Fog is one of the leading causes of sewer backups and overflows […]
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Foods Not To Toss Too Soon

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On September 20, 2016
Foods not to toss too soon.  Eggs-refrigerated uncooked eggs can last up to three weeks past the “sell by”date.  Peppers- All peppers can last a week in the refrigerator, green peppers stay fresh even longer, two to three weeks because of their low sugar content.  Deli Meats – unopened vacuum sealed pouches of deli meats […]
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Did You Know ?

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On September 19, 2016
Did you know that Arizona produces enough cotton each year to make two T-shirts for every American  *In Florida the remains of an 8000 year old human civilization was found buried in a peat bog, the bodies were so well preserved that human brain tissue was found in a woman’s scull with her DNA in […]
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Dirty Furnace Filter

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On September 15, 2016
A dirty furnace filter is one of the most common causes of furnace problems.  Dust and dirt can restrict air flow.  If the filter gets too clogged, the heat exchanger will overheat and shut off too quickly and your home wont warm up.  If the blower is running and no heat is coming through […]
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Your House

  • Posted by Lawrence mgdf.ru
  • On September 12, 2016
What your house reveals about you.  *Conservatives tend to be neat with brightly lit organized rooms and liberals homes tend to be cluttered and have a variety of books  *Internet connected TV’s collect data, if you have one that is set up to do it-turn off data sharing in your TV settings  *One study found […]
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