Metal is defined by several properties including tensile strength, compressive strength, yield strength, and impact strength. In the following infographic, Viking Steel Structures provides in-depth information about the properties, uses, and interesting facts about the top 10 strongest metals on earth.
Water conservation is a hot topic for a few different reasons which are mainly environmental and financial. While water conservation can be a national issue, there are small ways that you can make a difference on the local level. By making small changes to conserve water in your home, you can help reduce water usage which also saving money on your water bill.
Did you know that Yuma, Arizona is the sunniest place on earth with an average of 4,015.3 hours of sunshine each year? Or that the least sunny place is Totoró, Colombia? This infographic visualizes sunshine duration hours around the world. Sunshine duration measures the total number of sunshine hours annually, which gives a general impression of how cloudy a city is.
The problem with plastic straws is that we use them once and then throw them away. While they are convenient to help us drink down our juices and sodas, they can and often do end into our oceans after we discard them. And because in many ways they are the ultimate in single-use plastic, this is one throwaway item that we could absolutely do without, or replace with reusable straws instead or their paper counterparts.
How can eliminating paper waste can save your company? In the following infographic, courtesy of Jobsite By Procore, learn about the real cost of paper and how you can eliminate the paper weight from your business.
For those of us who love the woods, trees are a constant source of wonder. Towering forest giants can make you feel tiny wherever you are, but some dwarf the rest. In the following infographic, Candide looks at the tallest trees in the world, comparing them to the Space Shuttle and Big Ben.
just because Hurricane Barry is no longer registered as a hurricane does not mean everyone is in the clear just yet. If your home was affected by this hurricane, make sure to follow the following safety precautions from Restoration 1 of New Orleans to protect your home and family.
By 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by weight. What can we do to slow, or even stop this process altogether? The answer is to take a closer look at the amount of plastic we use in our lives, and change our daily habits to reduce this unnecessary amount of plastic consumption. Start small by incorporating a few changes and work your way up from there.
This infographic looks into the energy issues currently facing South Africa due to load shedding. Many South Africans are looking to solar power to help support them through load shedding but research has found that something much bigger must be done in order for South Africa to recover and supply energy to every home across the country.