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Tim Ludwig

Tim Ludwig

HVAC systems play a major role in the lives of Americans. From the bitter cold of the Northeast to the sweltering heat of the southwest, people have relied upon their HVAC units to keep them warm in the winter and cool in the summer. These machines run year-round to ensure

As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, data centers have come under scrutiny. The massive buildings contain tens of thousands of electronic servers which not only need energy to function, but require an incredible amount of energy to prevent overheating; in fact, an estimated 80% of data centers are interested

Learning how to drive is one of the greatest achievements in a teenager’s life. All of a sudden, the entire world is your oyster; you can go where you want when you want and get to experience a sense of true freedom. As you grow up, you’ll discover the joys

Valentine’s Day is known for romance, love, and more than a few stolen kisses. After all, almost 51% of people plan to celebrate the holiday of love this year in a number of different ways, but local Oregon haunted house venue, Murder Manor, is hoping to fuel the day with

New Hampshire Public Radio recently announced that the state is still struggling to control the conflict between humans and its native bear population. In the last year alone, conflicts between humans and bears have doubled with nearly 800 encounters reported. Though most conflicts are benign — a bear might go

In today’s society, people are spending more time indoors than ever. People don’t even have to leave their houses to go shopping anymore, especially with about 79% of consumers doing online shopping in 2017. Unfortunately, this means more and more kids and teens are spending most of their time indoors

Camping is certainly one of the most popular American pastimes, with nearly six out of 10 U.S. households reporting that at least one of the residents has gone camping. But if you thought that this beloved activity was limited to the summertime, think again. You can just as easily camp

The health benefits of staying active and getting outdoors are undeniable. Exercise in any form keeps your cardiovascular system and muscles in good condition, and spending time with nature brings many a sense of peace and serenity. Perhaps also unsurprising, spending time with a pet brings individuals many mental health

To say the world is big would be a huge understatement — the Hawaiian island of Oahu is 597 square miles just by itself! And with there being so much to see, it’s always great to get outside and experience all that nature has to offer. No matter the season

Just because the cold weather has arrived doesn’t mean your love for the outdoors has to stay tucked away inside. Winter hiking and camping is just as fun as warm-weather activities, as long as it’s done right. So what exactly do you need before you head out on a snowy