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Sense or Nonsense? Streetcars and Increased Property Values

There is a lot of talk about the streetcar increasing property values. The following information attempts to shed light on this issue. Answers have been gleaned from the sources indicated below. 935 more words

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Latest blog post on Tappex self threading thread inserts for metal, plastics, composite materials and wood

Tappex® has acquired, since it was established in 1957, a comprehensive knowledge of the application requirements of Threaded Inserts fastening across global Industries. In recent years, in particular,  our range of self-threading inserts have been progressively developed to include new products necessary to meet the demands of the metals processing industries and more critical customer applications. 255 more words


Travel Tuesday :- Discover Germany by Bus

My first time in Europe was back in 2002, I pre-purchased a EUrail pass and traveled to multiple countries in Western Europe. That was the thing to do with a backpack. 646 more words


Practice makes perfect, even when it comes to embarrassing situations – don’t you just love consistency?

I take comfort (sprinkled with a dash of pride) in the fact that no one can quite muster as much perfection as I can when I fall flat on my face, armed with a coffee in one hand and a cream assaulted cake in another, in front of that drop-dead gorgeous Johnny Depp lookalike in the midst of an audience of about, ooh, 100 people at the city train station the way I do. 11 more words

Venting & Other "bleh" Scribbles