Month: June 2017

The End of Thinking

I was born in 1962. In 1967, Mrs. Bellows taught me how to read. In fact, she taught every kid in our kindergarten class how to read. She used slate chalk boards and big pieces of chalk. The letters of the alphabet displayed over the top of the board. Our wooden desks still had the hole in them where the ink well was supposedly to sit. We did not have computers or anything too fancy for a class-ro... »

Dungeon Master Basics – The Problem of Random and Unimportant NPC’s

The waitress in the inn common room. The owner of the General Store. The two guys on guard outside the merchant’s shop. Your world is peopled by thousands of unimportant NPC’s that your players will breeze right by. But every DM has faced that moment when, in the midst of dealing with the stableboy, one of your players turns to you and asks, ‘What’s his name?’ And you... »

Is It Time to Eat?

Timing can be everything “in the right place at the right time” and this phrase can also sum up the time slot you choose to fuel your body. Now in starting the day with your first meal, we know that it means you are breaking your fast aka-breakfast. But how many of you are consuming breakfast within an hour of getting up? I’m not clairvoyant, but somehow I think most folks may no... »

Luxury River Cruising in Europe

Luxury European River cruises combine elegance with visits to the many small towns along the river’s edge. This gives travellers the opportunity to experience the country’s true culture firsthand. Amadeus Waterways – Paris to Istanbul With Amadeus Waterways your European vacation begins in Paris, the City of Lights, where passengers spend several days exploring the city, viewing ... »

5 Best Furniture Manufacturing Countries

Many people would prefer to purchase a new bedroom set every few years for $1000 and have the latest trend in their home than to purchase a solid set for $8000 that has the same look but will last for years and years. The same goes for living room furniture. Making furniture with a modern look but for a fraction of the price can be done because of the lower cost of labor, materials and machinery i... »

Tiffany Style Lamps – Beautiful And Unique All In One

In this day and age, people are not known to conform to the norm. We are Always on the lookout for home d├ęcor that is unique and beautiful at the same Time, which are exactly the words used to describe Tiffany style lamps. Though These types of lamps are no stranger to the world, they have just begun to rise In their popularity. Tiffany style lamps were once very popular in the 19th Century, but t... »

The Benefits of Getting Your Child Into Taking Music Lessons

One of the leading conductors of the early and mid-20th century, Leopold Stokowski, once said, ‘A painter paints pictures on canvas, but musicians paint their pictures on silence.’ In both cases, both have virtually nothing to work on or start with except inspiration and passion. Working from and with nothing can be tough, to say the least, and such is the challenge faced by musical co... »

How Long Is The Perfect Duration Of Rest Between Workout Sets?

Rest is part of the workout routine. Resting between sets can give significant impacts on your progress. When done correctly, you'll get to see the results in a short period of time. You do not have to be a genius to know that longer rest will enable you to lift more weight or repetitions when you do the next set. Resting for too long will reduce the training intensity while on the other hand ... »

Better Emotional Health In The New Year

Emotions are powerful forms of expression. They can affect how you see the world and how the world sees you. Since emotions are such an important part of your inner workings, they can determine the quality of your life by shaping the way you feel, think and act. Healthy emotions refresh and reward while negative emotions can drain your energy in destructive ways. Here are some ways to cultivate he... »

Five Tips to Keep Your Car Tires in Good Condition

Driving carefully by not over accelerating, braking hard and sharp corning is the best way to extend the life of your car tires. This article has five other tips to keep your car tires in good condition: 1. Correct Tire Pressure Regularly check your car tires are not under or over inflated. Under inflation causes greater flexibility of the rubber, increasing the operating temperature and reducing ... »