It has been a long time since Americans were, on average, happy with their cable television options, but things are starting to change. For many years, one of the most common complaints related to how cable providers tended to offer only packages that saw most subscribers paying for a number of channels they would never want to watch. While there were some murmurs from time to time about the FCC making it mandatory to offer "a la carte" programming, nothing of that sort ever happened. As a result, millions of Americans suffered in relative silence with service that did not suit them especially well.
That happened mostly during a time when viewers had relatively little leverage, though, and things have changed quite a bit. Today, with so many people giving up on cable and turning to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu to fill in the gap, cable providers and others have been forced to take notice. Knowing that the momentum is not likely to reverse on its own, both major providers and insurgents have been looking for ways to offer something even more appealing.
In fact, a bit of progress has been made already, with a few companies companies changing the TV industry in ways that are starting to resonate with viewers. On interesting early experiment was the service associated with Sony's PlayStation video game console, where streamers could choose from a number of channels to subscribe to. That service proved to be fairly popular in its own right, exposing many, for the very first time, to the ability to pick exactly which programming to pay for.
With that early experiment having proved successful, other ventures of the same basic sort are naturally on the way. One company named VidGo, for example, proposes to deliver the same basic idea to an even broader audience, freeing Sony's service from being bound to a particular piece of hardware. Although setting up a service of this kind can be difficult, since content providers tend to be afraid of rocking the boat, the undoubted appeal of such products seems likely to ensure progress. That seems particularly true in light of the fact that viewers will be bound to expect such options in the future.
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(St. Louis, MO)—On September 11th 2016, America’s Heartland Remembers (AHR) will fill Art Hill - the iconic St. Louis destination in Forest Park - with nearly 7,000 American Flags. This awe-inspiring display, which will be known as “Flags of Valor” will pay tribute to the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting the War on Terror since September 11th, 2001 to keep citizens free and safe here at home.
Each and every flag in the War memorial will bear the name and photo of a hero that bravely served their country but never came home. The flags will be placed in chronological order according to the date each of the Veterans lost their lives and will allow loved ones and visitors to walk through the massive display so they can easily find and honor each hero.
AHR wants to ensure Gold Star Families have the opportunity to bring their Hero’s flag home. Family members can acquire their Hero’s flag at a reduced rate by visiting flagsofvalorusa.com. Here, they can also search for the location of their Hero’s flag on the Art Hill prior to the September 11th weekend event. AHR implores everyone to share this website and news of the event with other military family and friends who may wish to attend or contribute. Additionally, members of the general public can sponsor a flag for a Gold Star Family, as well as acquire an unclaimed flag for a small donation.
Apart from helping America’s Heartland Remembers fund two memorials for a fallen New York firefighter and a Marine from Iowa, all profits from the event will be donated to one of the following not-for-profit organizations that are closely aligned with the mission of America’s Heartland Remembers: Missouri Military Memorial Foundation, Semper Fi Fund, Missouri Memorial Military Foundation, and The Greater St. Louis Honor Flight.
About America's Heartland Remembers:
In an effort to never forget those who perished on September 11th 2001, Pace Properties and America’s Heartland Remembers organized a flag tribute to each of the Heroes who were lost in the attacks at on our homeland that fateful day. Hundreds of volunteers gather to assemble and erect the massive display of flags on Art Hill in Forest Park. As a 501(c)(3) organization, AHR has given to countless organizations that help Military and their families. In addition, they have erected hundreds of Flag displays at Veterans funerals and worked with families of the fallen to create lasting tributes to their heroes.
How to Choose the Right Fish Tank
When looking for an aquarium, you should consider your personal preferences. Just because another person is happy with a particular aquarium does not mean it will be right for you. When you want to buy a fish tank for your home or office, there are a number of factors that should be taken into account.
You should research carefully to determine whether a particular aquarium will be right for you. If you have decided on the specific species you would like to keep in the tank, search online about its habitual requirements. The location, construction and size of the fish tank will majorly be affected by the habitual requirements of the fish species you wish to keep.
Considering the Location for an Aquarium
You should set up the aquarium in an area where you frequent and spend most of your time. This will ensure you enjoy the beauty of the aquarium. Maintaining an aquarium that is set up in the back room or basement can be difficult. The fish can get diseases if you do not take good care of the tank. Apart from this, the aquarium is likely to malfunction.
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The set up place of the fish tank should be a room where you can easily view and enjoy the tank. However, make sure that the location of the room does not prevent you from maintaining the fish tank. The fish tank will be weighing at least 10 times its capacity after it has been set up. If you want to move the aquarium, it will have to be disassembled. Tearing down the system can make the fish stressed. This being the case, you should take your time to find a suitable location for the fish tank.
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Choose a location that will leave some space around the fish tank. You will need space around the aquarium to make cleaning easy. Make sure the fish tank is set up not to block the accessories you use on a regular basis. The back and top of the fish tank should also not be difficult to reach. You will need to access the top for lighting and changing water and the back for filtration.
You can control the growth of molds and other plants that thrive in humidity by maintaining the fish tank properly. Moreover, it also prevents heat from building up. To prevent water from evaporating and humidity levels from going down, you should cover the aquarium.
Set up the fish tank in an area close to the electric outlets sod that you will not need an extra-long cord. Make sure the cord you are using is less than 3 inches long.