Room Orientation and Natural Light

Room Orientation and Natural Light

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What makes a beautiful home? While home buyers may get drawn in by curb appeal and stylish layout, many are also looking for something a little less tangible: natural light. Letting in light can make a space feel open and fresh. It can create drama and enliven your home. However, having more windows doesn’t always make for better light. Your …

Tips for Displaying and Protecting Your Artwork

Tips for Displaying and Protecting Your Artwork

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Showcasing artwork in your home can make a statement and gives your home a personal feel. Whether it’s beautiful antiques or contemporary paintings, the substance and style of artwork gives your décor comes with some extra considerations. Preserving a piece of art requires protecting it from moisture, heat, dirt and light so you can enjoy it for years to come. …

The Science of Rainbows in the Desert

The Science of Rainbows in the Desert

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Arizona’s big, clear desert skies make for some truly breathtaking phenomena. From viewing the expanse of the Milky Way to catching a Technicolor sunrise, to a spotting a brilliant rainbow after a summer monsoon, the sky’s the limit when you turn your eyes towards the heavens. As the summer rainy season approaches, Phoenicians will be treated to gorgeous, intense rainbows …

Arizona's Wildest Weather Events

Arizona’s Wildest Weather Events

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Arizona is a land of extreme beauty, but alongside our gorgeous landscape comes weather that can run to dangerous extremes of its own. From fiery heat waves to sudden flash floods, Arizona weather has its share of unpredictability. Here are just a few of the notable weather events from Arizona’s history. When it comes to heat, it’s hard to surprise …

CC Sunscreens - Common Myths about the Sun

Common Myths about the Sun

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While the sun brings warmth and light to our lives, it also requires we use caution. Sun exposure is no joke, and sun damage to skin can cause aging and even cancer. Unfortunately, myths about sun exposure can keep people from using the proper sun protection and leave people vulnerable to harm. Here are a few of the most common …

CC Sunscreens - 4 Ways to Celebrate the Vernal Equinox

4 Ways to Celebrate the Vernal Equinox

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This month is the season of one of the four big solar occasions of the year, the Vernal Equinox. The year has two equinoxes, the points in the earth’s orbit around the sun where the length of day and night are equal. The word itself, “equinox” comes from the Latin words for “equal night”. The two annual equinoxes are the …

CC Sunscreens - Springtime in the Sonoran Desert

Springtime in the Sonoran Desert

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Springtime is perhaps the most beautiful time of year in the majestic Sonoran Desert we call home. With winter’s temperature drops tapering off, the unique mix of cacti and other plants of the desert get ready to burst into a parade of color and blooms. Often giving us a glorious display of wildflowers, the amazing ecology of the desert is …

The Right Light: Plants & Windows

The Right Light: Plants & Windows

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Plants bring a breath of fresh air into your house – literally! Plants absorb our carbon dioxide and produce oxygen in return. Plants cheer up a place by adding texture and color. When bringing plants into your house, your best chance at success in keeping them alive and thriving depends on two major things: water and light. Here, we take …

A History of Golf, Part 2

A History of Golf, Part 2

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Last time, we looked at the origins of golf and how this sport has undergone various periods of popularity and growth since the 15th century. After a period of being banned – because King James of Scotland believed golf was getting in the way of military training – golf became popular throughout Europe and eventually the globe, with its connection …