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Flint, Michigan

At this point, most are aware of the water disaster in Flint, Michigan. It took nearly two years, but the severity of the situation has finally garnered the appropriate legal and media attention. The ill-fated, cost-cutting decision to source water from the Flint River has left some residents with potentially long-term health problems, and a …

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Drain problems are one of the more common problems homeowners worldwide end up facing. Since the process usually requires special equipment and expertise, most homeowners put off drain cleaning until it is too late and serious damage or clogging has formed.

This, in turn, can greatly increase the costs associated with repairs needed compared to …

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Seller Beware

About this time a year ago, a Texas plumber had a very strange and disturbing day. Angry phone calls – some threatening harm and even death – started rolling in, accusing him of supporting a militant group in Syria. Photos posted on Twitter had gone viral, and chances are you’ve seen them.

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Stephen Curry dreaming about his toilet

2014-15 NBA MVP Stephen Curry is blessed with many things. He’s the point guard on a team that appears bound for unprecedented glory, he can sink 30-footers having handled the ball for only a fraction of a second, his moves can sprain ankles, and he has a beautiful family that will never want for anything, …

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As many people are aware, urine is a veritable gold-mine of nutrients that plants love – like nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium. Don’t go peeing all over your houseplants just yet, though. Other compounds found in our urine can be damaging to plants, not to mention creating unpleasant odors. However, Treavor Boyer, a professor at the …

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Loo of the Year 2015

It’s that time again…time for the Loo of the Year Award – and this year a Southport pub takes home the highest honor. A platinum rating for their toilets. Authorized inspectors make unannounced visits to hundreds of toilets at sites across the UK, in order to judge them. The restrooms are judged on a variety …

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The Best Restroom in America...

America has voted. Resembling a passageway into a Rocky Mountain mine, the public restroom in Minturn, Colorado, caught the attention and accolades of enough Americans to win this year’s Best Restroom contest. The annual contest hosted by Cintas is in its 14th year, and as the 2015 winner, the town will receive a $2,500 credit …

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