Rise of Daash (ISIL, ISIS)

The terrorist group known as Daesh (or ISIL, ISIL) is the sad and arguably preventable metamorphosis of al-Qa’ida in Iraq (AQI). The group is now more successful in terms of acquisition of land, capital, followers and propaganda than it’s predecessor ever hoped. AQI, led by al-Zarkawi, was successful in creating […]

Insulating Your Home

As winter approaches, many “do-it-yourselfers” will try different ways of keeping their home warm, cozy and energy efficient. If you’re looking to beef up your insulation, here’s a great tool from the Department of Energy. This R-Value Recommendation tool will help you determine the minimum recommended R-Value depending on the […]