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Why America Needs Apprenticeship Programs to Fill Skills Gap

Across Europe, apprenticeship programs growing. Providing alternative routes to a successful career has the potential to be a viable option in the US as well.

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How to Become An Early Riser: 25 Science-Backed Tips

Waking up early has its benefits, including better health and more productivity. For those who want to change their schedule, we rounded up 25 science-backed tips to becoming an early riser.

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17 Science-Backed Benefits of Working Outdoors

Many jobs, including those in construction, take place at a desk. We cover the dangers of having a desk job and highlight the science-backed benefits of taking your work outside, from mood and stress to sleep and health.

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16 Motivating Podcasts to Help You Work Harder

From time to time, we need a boost of inspiration to help us to do our best work. We rounded up 16 podcasts to listen to motivate you to work harder on both on the job site and in your personal life.

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What Famous Ancient Structures Would Cost to Build Today

Long before modern engineering, humans brought to life some of the most impressive ancient wonders like the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Taj Mahal. How much would it cost to recreate these structures in the modern age? We estimate the cost of nine iconic ancient structures.

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Transition to Adulthood: Home Modifications for Young Adults with Special Needs

With some thoughtful modifications, it’s possible to turn your home into a multigenerational space that provides adult children the opportunity to do more for themselves, while keeping them under the same roof.

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How To Make The Best Mulch For A Vegetable Garden

Making mulch for your vegetable garden is one of the best things you can do for the health of your plants. Homemade mulch works better than store-bought mulch. It costs nothing and is a sustainable choice. It takes a little hard work, but a self-sufficient food producer like you isn’t the type to shy away from that.

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Main Reasons to Rent Storage Containers

You’re getting ready for a new construction project when you realize that there is no available storage at the site. Don’t panic! You can easily rent storage containers in any size to fit any of your needs. Renting a storage container gives easy access, provides versatility, and finally, security when on an on-site project.

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How to Prepare a House for Sale

The idea of preparing your house might feel overwhelming, but it can make a big difference. By taking care of certain tasks before your showings start, you can increase the chances of getting offers and more value out of your house.

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Underground Infrastructure: Humanity’s Subterranean Footprints

From ancient sewers and turn of the century trolley tracks, to fiber optic cable and natural gas lines, there is a lot of underground infrastructure. This article will describe how generations of engineers, city planners, and whole civilizations have layered their legacy through the earth.

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Movember – More Than “No Shave November”

The BigRentz team was challenged to talk to all the men in their lives—husbands, fathers, brothers, and sons—about men’s health and to encourage them to get their annual checkups. They were also given specific steps that they or their loved ones could take to improve their health. These ideas to encourage more movement included taking a walking meeting, biking to work, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, and parking farther away to walk more.

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How to Build a Greenhouse

More and more people across the United States are growing fresh food in backyard gardens. The Slow Food movement promotes local, organic foods over fast food produced with pesticides on factory farms. Many people who don’t have backyards or live in apartments can grow food with their neighbors in a community garden. Gardening is a great way to become self-sufficient or turn a profit. It also gives you an opportunity to enjoy working in the outdoors. A serious gardener can grow delicious fruits and vegetables at home by building a greenhouse.

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