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Ubiquitous in everyday life, lithium-ion batteries power weed trimmers, leaf blowers, chainsaws, drills, impact wrenches, and other cordless tools. Now that Li-ion batteries have recently entered the recreational boating industry, what safety precautions do we need to consider when using them? ... See MoreSee Less
Lithium-ion battery safety for boatersUbiquitous in everyday life, lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries power weed trimmers, leaf blowers, chainsaws, drills, impact wrenches, and other cordless
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To celebrate turning 80 as well as their 60th wedding anniversary, a couple take a long-distance cruise on the Down East Circle Route. The journey took more than 2,000 miles from New York Harbor through the Erie Canal and the St. Lawrence River, around Nova Scotia, and down the New England coast, ending back in New York Harbor. ... See MoreSee Less
To celebrate both of us turning 80 and our 60th wedding anniversary, my husband, David, and I took a long-distance cruise on the Down East Circle Route.