Muzak: The History of Elevator Music

Muzak: The History of Elevator Music Have you ever been in a lift and noticed music playing? If you haven’t, then that’s the point! Elevator music, more commonly known as Muzak, the sound that surrounds us in shopping centres, waiting rooms, when we’re left on hold and, of course, lifts, but mostly, it blends into…

Four Steps to Making Your Workplace More Inclusive

Four Steps to Making Your Workplace More Inclusive Over the past few years, there has been an emphasis on the importance of diverse workplaces. This essentially means not discriminating against anyone based on something that is inherent to their identity, such as race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or a disability. However, inclusivity goes one step…

Five Foods to Help with Arthritis

Five Foods to Help with Arthritis Living with arthritis can be challenging. Arthritis is an inflammation of the joint and is used to describe stiffness, swelling and pain in a joint. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and while there is no diet cure for arthritis, certain foods have been shown to…

A Mini Guide to Making Your Home Accessible

A Mini Guide to Making Your Home Accessible If you are looking to make your home wheelchair accessible, you may be surprised to find that it doesn’t always mean redesigning your home completely from scratch. Depending on the general layout  of your home, there are a few adaptations that you can make to your home…

How Escalators Changed The World

How Escalators Changed The World An escalator is essentially a moving staircase; a motor-driven chain of individually linked steps that can be used both indoors and outdoors, and for a variety of different applications. However, the earliest escalators are far removed from the sleek, modern escalators as we know them today. Nowadays, escalators are a…