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Are You into Motorcycles? Meet the Fastest Motorcycle in the World

Motorcycles and everything about them can start out as a hobby, but if you start riding and racing them, you can easily get hooked and then it becomes a passion. From the motorcycle riding gear to the quickness of the machine, everything about a motorcycle becomes a thrill. And that’s just for a regular ole’ […]

Helping feed a hungry world [Infographic]

(BPT) – By 2030 humanity will need 30 percent more water, 40 percent more energy, and 50 percent more food to satisfy the needs of the global population. Not only is the global population growing, but the affluent middle class is accountable for most of this growth. What does this mean for the rest of […]

Phipps Garden Center Enlivens the Season with Gifts and Greens Market Pittsburgh, Pa.—On Dec. 4, 5 and 6, 2014, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will host its annual Gifts and Greens Market at Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park, providing a large assortment of fresh, aromatic specialty greens for “decking the halls” and one-of-a-kind wreaths made to order. The Shop in the Park will also be open for holiday […]

Must-have technology is making bathrooms healthier, safer, more enjoyable

(BPT) – Think home technology begins with your wireless, programmable thermostat and ends with the high-definition, 3-D, web-enabled flat-screen TV with surround sound? Think again – whole home technology means using leading-edge devices to improve life in every room of the house, including the bathroom. From toilets that flush without being touched to waterproof TVs […]

Side by Side: Stuff for Your Toys

Outdoors enthusiasts appreciate the stress they put their vehicles under; whether you ride an ATV, a dune buggy, or another kind of four-wheel drive utility vehicle, you know that it suffers a lot of abuse while under your control. Those used for recreational activities see just as much abuse as those used in working conditions. […]

Nomophobia: When a modern smartphone affliction leads to addiction

(BPT) – Everyday technology consumes everyone’s lives as the phone, computer, tablet and other high tech devices have become not just an object, but also a close companion. And for those who are extremely connected to their devices, going without them, even for only a few minutes, can be an anxiety-filled experience. A majority of […]

The Most Trending Halloween Treats in 2014 – Per State [Infographic]

  According to our friends at Sumocoupon, and their study of Google Searches, this is what Halloween candy/treats stand out most per State. While there’s a lot of what we’d expect to see on there, we see some opting for Oranges, Apples, and Pencils (?!) What is the choice for your state?  do you agree?

Prevent frozen water pipes from flooding your home this winter

(BPT) – If you think water damage isn’t a real threat for millions of Americans, consider this: water damage caused $9.1 billion in annual homeowner property losses over a three-year period, according to a 2011 ACE Insurance Underwriters study. Despite that, many people don’t worry about protecting their home against water damage because they believe […]