Ever Wonder If It's Actually Legal to…

Ever Wonder If It's Actually Legal to Wear Headphones When You're Driving? [Safety]

You know you're supposed to go hands-free with your phone in the car, but did you know in some states it's illegal to wear headphones when you're driving? Is your state one of those? We teamed up with the American Automobile Association (AAA) to get to the bottom of the issue. Find out where you can rock out while you drive and where you should make sure your earbuds are out before you head down the highway.
It's not exclusively a hands-free phone issue, of course. You may also have wondered …

Interesting… We’re apparently on a “Sand…

Interesting… We're apparently on a "Sand Rush"…

Sand Mines

This is a map of the silica sand deposits in Wisconsin. My farm and house are in the central part of the red blob covering the western part of the state. The photo below is of the closest sand mine to me, outside of Menomonie. Imagine this part of the state covered with these. Sand mining is suddenly a big concerin in Western Wisconsin, since proposed mines are cropping up at an alarming rate. Projections are that western Wisconsin will have over 100 frac sand mines in the next two years.
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