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May 22, 2019
Remodels That Make Good Resale Value
Repeat after me: I am the master of my remodel. Perhaps you should say it again, because sadly, it’s not always so. Remodels sometimes have a tendency to develop their own inertia, as decisions lead to new dilemmas, unintended ...
The Home Renovation You Should Do in 2019
Unless you’re one of the lucky few who move into a house that’s absolutely perfect for you, we all start making that ideal home renovation ...
Southern Living
What to Know Before You Go Greige
On their own, the colors beige and gray aren't especially groundbreaking. But combine them and bam—you've got a color that’s'as versatile ...
Apartment Therapy
Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Eco-Friendly
A kitchen makeover transforms the feel of your home and energizes you to cook and spend more time in the kitchen. However, when renovating ...
Today's Home Owner
Exterior Projects That Add Up to Maximum Curb Appeal
The front of the house pulls a lot of weight, designwise. This space stretching from the curb to your front door is the view you come home ...
You Should Never, Ever Use Clorox Wipes on This Surface
Ready to get cleaning? One of the first things you probably grab for is a handy container of Clorox Wipes. The convenient disinfectant ...
Southern Living
18 Colorful Kitchen Paint Ideas to Help You Brighten Up Your Home
Sometimes, all you need to do is change your wall color to create a whole new space. Kitchens are where life happens: family dinners ...
Good Housekeeping
The Hottest Ideas for Cool Backyard Living
Someone once said you can tell a lot about the nature of a man and his home by catching a glimpse of his backyard space. There is no ...
RIS Media
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Brooklyn Bridge Opens
What Year
After 14 years and 27 deaths while being constructed, the Brooklyn Bridge over the East River is opened, connecting the great cities of New York and Brooklyn.
The day was May 24. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned."
Maya Angelou
Who was credited for inventing the Pendulum Clock?
See the answer below.
Phil Lazas
Phil Lazas Contracting, LLC
Bethesda, MD
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Trivia Answer
Who was credited for inventing the Pendulum Clock?
Answer: Christian Huygens