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In recent years, the home theater system has grown in popularity, and with so many great movies to enjoy how could you not succumb to the temptation to create a specific space to enjoy your favorite flicks? So, if you have decided to devote a part of your home to become a theater, or you want to just revamp your previous one, then you have come to the right place. Here are some of the vital ‘must haves’ for your home theater system.


This may be obvious, but it is key to having a spectacular movie viewing experience. However, don’t get us wrong, we are not suggesting that you go out and buy a 70 inch High Definition TV the next time you are in the store. The key to a good television is the picture. You don’t need anything extravagant;…

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As you read this, you might be taking for granted the device you are reading this on. A computer, sure, but to be more specific: a screen. Before, and possibly after, you read this, chances are you were enjoying television. Perhaps you're enjoying your favorite show, or catching up on the local news. But did you ever stop to wonder where the television came from? No, I don’t mean the manufacturer, like Panasonic or Samsung. I mean the inventor of the television. Just like the telephone was invented by someone, so was the television.

According to the city of Rigby, Idaho the television was first created right in their town. It’s a small town, nestled between Rexburg and Idaho Falls along Highway 20. But, it’s home to the Jefferson County Historical…

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These days, it's hard to believe that any household in America is without the internet. The Internet hasn't even been around that long – while it's hard to pinpoint an exact time when the internet came into being, it was during the mid 1990s that it began profoundly affecting culture and commerce. The internet came out of the ARPANET, a network sponsored by the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the U.S. Department of Defense during the 1960s. Now our country is full of internet access provided by a full range of providers and available in a large variety of forms using different modes of technology in all kinds of speeds and costs. It's overwhelming.

It's pretty amazing to think that roughly 81 percent of Americans are online, making our country…

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Idaho is not just an agricultural hub and farming supercenter, it's an entrepreneurial paradise. One thing about Boise hasn't changed in the 149 years since it was incorporated as a city in 1863, and that is the forward-minded, forward-thinking people. Boise has been productive since the days when it was the third highest gold producer in the nation.

Fortune Small Business listed Boise among the "6 Tech Launching Pads".

Kiplinger's Personal Finance named Boise #4 on list of "10 Great Places to Live, Work, and Play."

MSNBC ranks Boise #2 "Top Ten Best Places to Live in the U.S."

Inc. Magazine put Boise 9th in "Mid-size Cities for Doing Business."

Brookings Institute rated Boise "Top in Key Economic Measures."

Wall Street Journal…

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The Information Age has transformed the way we do almost everything - including buying a home. Living in a knowledge based society makes the transaction of buying and selling real estate far easier than it has ever been before. To compare, think back to the early 1990s when buying a home involved cruising around town for hours searching for colorful signs in seller's yards. This was especially hard for those who were moving states, sometimes taking as much time as a part time job. Buying a home today on the internet is not only faster, but it's easier to find the home with all the specifications you are looking for. And instead of cruising around neighborhoods, people can easily do much of their Idaho house hunting right from their home computer, an…

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Who knew that Idaho was such an inventive state? With nearly 3 patents for every 1,000 residents, Idaho takes the cake when it comes to entrepreneurship and creativity. In 2011, Idaho ranked amongst the top ten states with the most patent activity. There is over 500,000 patents in Idaho this year (2012).

According to CNN Money, Idaho thrives with patent activity due to robust technology, semiconductor and bio-agriculture industries. Idaho is home to both tech giant Micron Technology (a 2012 Fortune 500 company) and the Idaho National Laboratory, a research and engineering facility owned by the Department of Energy. The INL is the department of energy's lead nuclear research and development facility in eastern Idaho. Currently, a NASA Rover is…

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For many of us who call the mid-sized metro, Boise, Idaho home, it can be difficult to imagine the broad and barren expanse of space that lies to the east. But once you look out over this sweeping, flat plain, it becomes clear why it has been used for nuclear reactor experimentation and development.

This is the site of the Idaho National laboratory. The Idaho National Laboratory is a huge complex located in the high desert just east of a couple of tiny towns named Arco and Atomic City, and employs more than 4,000 people. The laboratory was established back in 1949, and today they do research in nuclear energy, national security, energy and the environment.

What many people may not know about Idaho or the Idaho National Laboratory, is that in the…

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