The best tip was don’t keep food in your tent, “or it and you might be the next meal.” Keeping your food away from you and away from animals is big deal.
Jim Marlatt, senior instructor at Colorado Leeds school of business, discusses a student project in Botswana to develop a nutrition bar working with an international food company that would sell goods made in Botswana, made by people in Botswana, that people in Botswana can afford.
Donna Sockell, director of the Curriculum Emphasis on Social Responsibility, discusses the program, the kinds of businesses students want to run, and the kind of business leaders they want to be. Something for all of us to think about.
The wheel loader can hold up to 38 tons, the weight of 12 full size pickup trucks. It digs, transporting material, spreads dirt, and loads trucks.
The Scraper has a shovel so big it needs 6 wheels and a massive engine to keep it off the ground and moving. Used in large earth moving projects, sometimes so large a bull dozer will push from behind!
Has a large blade in the middle called the mulboard. The first Grader was invented in 1875 and pulled by horses. Used for spreading, fine grading, and earth moving.
Used for ditching, trenching, and digging. It is able to dig a whole more than 38 feet deep.
Cranes are vital where heavy materials are handled constantly and need to be lifted and lowered with pinpoint accuracy.
The backhoe is like the Swiss Army Knife of construction equipment. Used for digging, ditching, loading trucks, transporting dirt, and excavating.
Used to create a more stable building surface. It vibrates as it moves forward smoothing the ground as it goes.
An essential part of a building construction site. Large models can easily lift a load equal to that of a pickup truck and hoist it the top of a 4-story building.
One of the first things on a job site. It’s transporting and dumping capabilities are invaluable.
Originally designed as a tractor for pulling trees, the blade was added and now it is used for ripping, back-filling, spreading dirt, and towing equipment (or pushing equipment like the scraper )
Small but vital. Levels, smoothing, and transporting. It can be transformed to do the work of many machines with a wide variety of work tools.
DO NOT WATCH THIS UNLESS YOU HAVE ALREADY PLAYED THE MAZE GAME FOR YOURSELF!!!!
Play the Maze Game now! The Maze Game is an amazing game of skill and patience. Do not touch the walls or you will have to start the game all over. Sound effects will help find your way to the end. Try and finish all 4 levels.
This promo video for the European Association of Electrical Contractors (AIE) explores the potential and possibilities of electricians in the 21st century and the advancements in technology that are changing this industry and modern life.
Are you a mad scientist? Apply within. With or without “evil laugh” (but I understand there is an additional bonus available) ~ Solder Paste product development in a lab environment – developing formulations.
Donna Sockell, director of the Curriculum Emphasis on Social Responsibility, covers some of the specifics of the program and issues that students confront, and maybe we all should.
Jim Marlatt, senior instructor at Colorado Leeds school of business, describes the role and purpose of the annual project fair. “These are projects that companies may not have enough resources or expertise to address, such as market research, new product development, product promotion, web site design, supply chain audits and process improvement.”
Recently we had a black out that lasted 72 hours. The cross tree on the power pole rotted and broke shorting out the entire street. I got out the flashlights and battery lanterns and went on with business. The next door neighbor, (who has made fun of me for being a survivalist) wanted to borrow a couple of flashlights. He asked me to put together a list of items for a basic disaster kit. Here is that list.
This video from Adventure Medical Kits explains what the Easy Care System is, how it works, and why it makes Adventure Medical Kits a superior choice when you are out in the wild.
As you pass from village to village, each city has a sign at the edge of town letting you know you are entering that city. One man learns a valuable life lesson from those signs.
Donnie Hoyle escapes life’s struggles through Photoshop. In this episode Donnie deals with an annoying cat. (NSFW)(#1 )
Are you aware that nearly every photo see in magazines are retouched? This video shows how it is done and discusses the implications of this altering of reality.
In this report they explore the novelty of perhaps the most unusual stimulus plan.
This WGN broadcast showcases how one Chicago woman turned a $200 a week grocery bill into $50. No generics in her cupboards and a lot of the stuff is just free!