Working with concrete in a bag
I can already tell you that you will do well, especially if you follow my tips. Let's talk about the actual concrete mix in the bags. Believe it or not, the concrete in the bags that you see at hardware stores and home centers is pretty much the same ...
How NYC's Newest Neighborhood Will Float Above an Active Train Yard
West Side Yard, a sunken rail yard wedged above the High Line and ... and 14,000 cubic yards of concrete. It will weigh more than 35,000 tons. For comparison's sake, the bridge portion of the Brooklyn Bridge weighs around 14,680 tons.
How Much Snow Can Your Roof Hold?
So how much snow does this ... in my back yard to see what it weighed; 1/2 of a cubic foot was about 10 pounds. The depth of the snow varied between 14" and 20", so to make the math easy, lets say it was 18". That would make the snow weigh about 30 lbs ...
How to ask for help (and not feel bad about it)
Not only do we overestimate how much of a burden we are, we also overestimate how often others will reject to help us. Study after study demonstrates this. In one ... concrete from which they can base their actions on. It allows that person to weigh ...
Appeals court to weigh how much is too much solitary confinement
Tommy Silverstein, 61, has lived in solitary confinement ... On the one or two days a year he had to leave the cell for a medical or legal appointment, he was chained to a wheelchair and escorted by more than a dozen guards. Too much alone, too long ...