Articles by: JRO

Business, Travel

Is Free Shipping All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Is Free Shipping All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Throughout the long history of retail shopping, buying on the Internet is a relatively new phenomenon. It has increased over the last decade or so, allowing traditional brick-and-mortar retailers to offer their wares to a larger audience. Online shopping also allows an individual to access a large variety of products […]

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General

What’s Up With Museum Glass?

What’s Up With Museum Glass?

Some people seem to think that all glass is created equal and that it is only the thickness of different kinds of glass that really makes a big difference. It’s easy to assume that the substance that goes into making a fragile wine glass is mostly the same as what […]

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Green

The Largest Reservoirs In The U.S.

The Largest Reservoirs In The U.S.

A reservoir is a large body of water, like a lake, that is either naturally occurring or man-made and is used as a water supply. While reservoirs in the United States don’t even make the top-10 list for largest reservoirs in the world, the largest in the United States is […]

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Home Improvement

New Ways To Prevent Mold and Mildew

New Ways To Prevent Mold and Mildew

To keep mold and mildew from taking over your home, there are a few preventive maintenance steps you can take. Because mold and mildew can cause or aggravate existing symptoms of allergies and asthma (and can sometimes be the cause of even worse health problems) it’s a no-brainer that you […]

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General

A Quick Look At The Sewage System Of Houston, Texas

A Quick Look At The Sewage System Of Houston, Texas

Residents of Houston, Texas may not think about the city’s sewage system often, but it’s an integral part of healthy life in this community, and is the largest such system in the state. Houston is home to more than two million people, and with a city of this size, it’s […]

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Business, Law

The Most Dangerous Work Environments Of 2013

The Most Dangerous Work Environments Of 2013

Some people go to work worrying about what to cook for dinner; others make the commute while worrying if they will get home alive. There are plenty of safe jobs that put employees at virtually no risk, but there are other, equally necessary positions that individuals must take in the […]

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General

Could A Cockroach Really Survive A Nuclear Explosion?

Could A Cockroach Really Survive A Nuclear Explosion?

It’s been said that a cockroach — arguably one of the creepiest insects around — can survive a nuclear explosion. Known for their grit, determination and tenacity, cockroaches have a tendency to pull through some of the most harrowing and tragic events. They reproduce at an alarming rate, can live […]

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Law

A Guide To Legal Education In The Netherlands

A Guide To Legal Education In The Netherlands

The Netherlands has a unique international reputation. This country is the legal capital of the world and hosts the International Court of Justice at the Hague in Amsterdam. Other tribunal courts are hosted here, including the International Criminal Tribunal and the Iran U.S. Claims Tribunal. A legal education in the […]

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Travel

The Lure Of Cuernavaca

The Lure Of Cuernavaca

Cuernavaca or Cuerna as locals call their beloved town is a Mexican city known for its brilliant confluence of luxurious comfort and cultural value. According to The New York Times it also has the best Spanish language immersion school in Mexico, The Center for Bilingual Multicultural Studies. Also known as […]

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Home Improvement

Architectural Trends For Residential Homes In Modern Europe

Architectural Trends For Residential Homes In Modern Europe

Architectural trends in Europe for residential homes, as in the United States, North America, and other areas of the world experience periods of renaissance as new technologies are introduced and ways to improve the building process are born. The green movement of the last decade has also played a role […]

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