Monthly Archives: December 2011

Olde Towne Pet Resort – The Latest in Pet Pampering

Who said five-star resorts are only for people?  Not the folks at Olde Towne Pet Resort. These photos are from the new Olde Towne Pet Resort in Sterling, Virginia.  At an impressive 35,000 square feet, the resort features an indoor … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve – It’s all About the Ball

The quintessential American New Year’s Eve event is the dropping of the ball in Times Square.   But what do we know about the ball that has been an American tradition since 1907? That first ball was constructed of iron and … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift for the Architect

Some of the most iconic buildings in America are railroad stations. America’s Greatest Railroad Stations by Roger Strauss III presents an amazing collection of photographs and information on railroad stations large and small across the nation. It’s a great gift … Continue reading

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Metal of the Gods – Titanium

From Kaufmann-Mercantile comes today’s story about titanium.  This short blog relates the history of this amazing metal, which has all the strength of steel, but weighs half as much.  Titanium is so light and strong it is used to make … Continue reading

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Can Cats Communicate With Their Owners?

Today’s Huffingtonpost presents a blog from Dr. Karen Becker about research undertaken by Dr. Dennis Turner, an expert in the feline-human bond. Dr. Turner’s research reveals how cats communicate with their owners and backs up what we already know – … Continue reading

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Moisture Mayhem

Mark Hafen’s latest article for Veterinary Economics’ website DVM360 is about how to avoid flooring failures that arise from moisture. From wet concrete to squishy flooring glue, Mark discusses the dos and don’ts of installing flooring in your new or … Continue reading

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Weekend Reader

This week we are recommending a trip into the amazing world of Vincent Laforet with his new book Visual Stories: Behind the Lens with Vincent Laforet (Voices that Matter). Laforet, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer, not only displays his work, but … Continue reading

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