Air Conditioning – Is it Environmentally Friendly?

Air conditioning means the cooling of indoor air for thermal comfort. It refers in a broader sense; any form of cooling, heating, ventilation, or disinfection that modifies the condition of air. Any appliance, system, or machine that is designed to stabilize the air temperature and humidity within an area (used for cooling as well as…

Filtered and Fabulous: Things That Use Filters

According to Dictionary.com a ‘filter’ is: – Any substance, as cloth, paper, porous porcelain, or a layer of charcoal or sand, through which liquid or gas is passed to remove suspended impurities or to recover solids. – Any device, as a tank or tube, containing such a substance for filtering. – Any of various analogous…

9 Killer Tips for Solving Kenken Puzzles

These intriguing math based puzzles are easier to solve than you might think, and they are a fun tool for sharpening mental arithmetic skills as well. Here are some great tips for those who are new to Kenken puzzles, and you’ll be familiar with the logic of most of them if you already do Sudoku…

How to Make Homemade Cosmetics Using Spices

Did you know that in ancient times there were no cosmetic products for makeup or skin care? Nevertheless women of that times had perfect skin and cosmetics for makeup they made by themselves. They looked so beautiful because they knew some magical secrets of ingredients that nowadays can be found in every kitchen. Nowadays we…

Build Your Own Gymnastics Balance Beam

There are several methods to make a gymnastics balance beam for home use. They can run the gamut from the most basic wooden beam to one covered with carpet. Or you can make a more elaborate balance beam padded and wrapped in synthetic suede. However you decide, this project isn’t too difficult and can save…

Do All Flat Feet Need Surgery?

Studies suggest 20-30 percent of all people suffer from flat feet. Duck feet, as some may call it, is medically describes as pes planus. Though flatfoot is a well recognized diagnosis, its cause is not as well defined. Flatfoot can be seen in young children and is actually considered normal up to the age of…