Metal is one of the most versatile materials, used in everything from construction to currency and fine jewelry. But not all metals are created equal. Each has its own distinct characteristics, including hardness. Alan’s Factory Outlet made this infographic, titled “The Hardness of Metals: a Visual Representation of the Mohs Scale for Metallic Elements and Alloys (and Their … [Read more...]
Interesting content about the environment. This category includes environmentalism relating to land, sea, and everything in between.
Vaping is replacing smoking as the preferred way to get a nicotine fix. Purportedly healthier and less pollutive compared to traditional cigarettes, vaping involves inhaling vapors as opposed to tobacco, with fluids available in a broad variety of flavors and scents. However, not everyone is thrilled with the new trend in smoking, largely due to some vapers lack of etiquette. … [Read more...]
Custom Made, in partnership with Ghergich & Co., created this infographic entitled “Spiraling Out of Control: Plastic Buildup in Our Oceans.” First, the graphic discusses the prevalence of plastics above sea level. It shares data like the amount of oil consumed in the production of plastic, and how much plastic manufacturing and consumption has increased over the past 100 … [Read more...]
Severe weather can be destructive. Whether your region is exposed to tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, blizzards or other severe weather events, it’s important for apartment managers to properly prepare. And very often, those preparations begin far before the storm hits. Want to protect your property and keep your residents safe? We’ll help you be ready for the worst with … [Read more...]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association published this infographic outlining steps individuals can take to promote a healthier planet. In the top left, the graphic begins by suggesting people bike more and drive their cars less. The infographic also suggests educating yourself on ecological matters in order to make better choices and inform others as well. In addition, … [Read more...]