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Basic Types of Construction Equipment

Construction Equipment is one of those things where the overall influence it has primarily rests on other factors on construction sites. So then what …

In time for Halloween: 12 of history's greatest epitaphs

Your epitaph — the text written on a headstone — is the last thing you can say to the world.<p>Sometimes it's a matter of getting your own account of your life out there. Richard Nixon, disgraced by Watergate, wanted to be remembered as a peacemaker.<p>Others highlight a favorite line from their major …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Abraham Lincoln monument

'If this is victory, then let God stop all wars': the revealing 66-letter epitaphs on the graves of the Somme dead

<b>Archivist Sarah Wearne has compiled some of the 66-letter inscriptions chosen by the families of those killed during the Somme</b><p>“Now heaven is by the young invaded.” That epitaph sits on the grave of Second Lieutenant James Ekin, who died a century ago today. Ekin, 19, was killed alongside his …

World War I

18 Quotations from Tom Hanks on Life, Leadership, and Heroism

Many say artists are flakes, but Tom Hanks shows how artists can bring joy and riches when they use their talent in powerful ways.<p>I have followed Tom Hanks career from the beginning. Yes I was a fan of <i>Bosom Buddies</i> and enjoyed Hanks performing outfitted in his dress along with Peter Scolari. It's …

Tom Hanks

Can Jeremy Corbyn provide the leadership that Labour needs?

Ronan Bennett’s “leadership” as exemplified by Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell (You want leadership? Corbyn’s been on the right side of history for 30 years, 17 September) isn’t “leadership”, it is a catalogue of opposition. Corbyn and McDonnell opposed “Cameron’s bombing of Libya and Blair’s …

Northern Ireland

The 6 Biggest Startup Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any entrepreneur can attest, there is a lot to do when starting your own business. It’s easy to make mistakes in the early days but you can avoid some of them if you know what they are. Many start-up entrepreneurs fall into these …

Small Business

5 Must-Know Lessons About the Small Business World

Common sense strategies will grow your tribe, if you're consistent.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last five years there have been some really hard lessons I’ve had to learn. Some were painful, some cost me money, some set me back from reaching my goals, but …

Entrepreneurship

How Colleges Can Close the Achievement Gap

There's a lot of talk in P-12 learning about how exactly to best close the achievement gap or the space that separates traditionally advantaged …

Achievement Gap

Financial Literacy – Live Mutual

Building your financial pyramid<p>The concept of a financial pyramid not only can help you prioritize financial goals, it also can make sure you aren’t …

Retirement

Construction Work and Material Specifications

General specifications of work quality are available in numerous fields and are issued in publications of organizations such as the American Society …

Engineering