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How to Find the Right Trade Show Booth Vendor

When exhibiting at trade shows, first impressions are everything. The look and design of your booth is important and it’s important to choose a booth vendor that understands your needs, provides a variety of quality products, and has knowledge and experience. Below, we’ve outlined five criteria, courtesy of Kristin Hovde of Trade Show News Network, […]

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3 Reasons for Why Your Lawn Tools Need to Be Sharp

With any DIY job you might be doing around the house, you need the right tools. Even more importantly, those tools need to be in tip-top condition. This time of the year, most folks here in the Midwest spend a lot of time outside tending to their yards. Whether it be mowing the lawn or […]


What to Know Before Renting Heavy Equipment

When it comes to certain pieces of equipment – lawn care, construction, etc. – it often makes sense to rent before you buy. Renting gives homeowners, contractors and other folks a chance to try out the latest and greatest models and all but eliminate any project downtime that can happen when a piece of equipment […]

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Drones Play Major Role in Disaster Relief Efforts in Nepal

It seems like talk of drones (or drones themselves) is everywhere these days. Whether they are being flown as a hobby or to survey land or to film a scene in a summer blockbuster film, drones are now used across many different industries to do many different things. One of the most important uses, however, […]


Drone Designers Look to ‘Animal Kingdom’ for Inspiration

Earlier this week, the folks at Gizmodo visited the RoboUniverse conference in New York City to get a sneak peek of the future of drones. What they found is that many engineers are looking to the “animal kingdom for design ideas.” Here are a few examples: Eagle-like grasping: Researchers want drones to mimic the actions […]

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How Drones Will Change the Surveying Game

Not since the laser scanner has a new piece of technology been expected to have such a big impact on the land surveying industry. That new technology? Drones. According to an article at Point of Beginning, the “advent of practical, lightweight lithium polymer batteries, low-cost drone technology, lightweight digital cameras and advances in close-range oblique […]


How to Save Some Money on Your Next Summer Vacation

In just a couple of weeks, school will be out for the summer and everyone in the family will begin counting down the days until the annual family vacation. Although the economy is still a bit shaky, many families can still afford to take a trip somewhere this year if they know how to budget […]

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Decorating Your Rental? Take a Pass on These Six Pieces

  When it comes to decorating a rental, being sensible is often the best approach. Having said that, we’ve shared a list, courtesy of Julia Millay Walsh of Dumaine, of six home décor items renters should avoid if possible. Be stylish and smart. Heavy items: Walsh recommends not purchasing extremely heavy furniture if you move […]

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A Handful of Things Only the Super Wealthy Can Rent

Most folks can afford to rent the most commonly rented items: cars, tools, vacation homes, and apartments. But there are certain things out there for rent that only the wealthiest people can rent, charter or lease. Here is a a list with five items, courtesy of Andrew Lisa of GoBankingRates.com: Private Jets: Rather than sitting […]