An entire field of degree-earning study is devoted to the human-animal relationship, with more than a century of research (especially findings within the last 20 years) indicating a direct link between exposure to animal cruelty and an increased likelihood of future violent or criminal tendencies in humans.
Money that used to support local small business is now easily spent online, and for several decades, the future of thriving downtowns looked bleak. And yet, something positive is emerging … a changing of the guard, so to speak.
A properly designed and built retaining wall can be multifunctional and have a pleasing aesthetic. Its main purpose is to provide stability to soil at risk of erosion and to protect structures from water runoff that could lead to foundation issues.
In a modern world where bookstores are scarce and facing extinction, there remains a relic, of sorts, in Detroit that is worth an afternoon’s visit.
The good news is that life on a busy street doesn’t have to mean compromising comfort or aesthetics. Landscaping designed to target unwanted sounds is the solution, and there are options to fit every budget.
The variety in tile design is nearly endless thanks to options in material, color, shape, pattern, and layout.