Fiber Optics Microwave Transmission

Optical fiber is the medium of choice for high capacity digital transmission systems and high speed local area network. Besides these applications, optical fiber also can be used to transmit microwave signals for cable television, cellular radio, WLAN and microwave antenna remoting. To transmit microwave over optical fiber, the microwave signal is converted into optical…

How to Increase Your Bottom Line in Restaurants

When sales and transactions start to decrease we are all looking for ways to help increase these. The best way to increase your bottom line while transactions are decreasing is to offer catering on a take out basis. Many local businesses are always looking for a way to feed their employees to help boost moral,…

Sewing and Ergonomics

With an increase in overseas garment manufacturing, many apparel plants in the US have very low profit margins. It may seem that investing in ergonomics is a luxury in such a difficult economic climate, but it may in fact be a necessity. Up to 30% of operators in some apparel plants report symptoms of musculoskeletal…

Cash-Out Refinancing Is Out – Cash-In Mortgages Are In

Not surprisingly, cash-out refinancing is way down. What is surprising is the huge jump in cash-in refinancing, something practically unheard of during the housing boom earlier in the decade. Over a third of borrowers doing mortgage refinances in the third quarter did cash-in refinancing, according to Freddie Mac. The share of cash-in refinancing jumped to…

Metabolic Bone Disease in Iguanas

Metabolic bone disease is a term used to describe various conditions that cause bone deformities in iguanas. Iguanas in the wild never suffer from this condition. It almost always occurs because of improper care by the owner. Causes This disease can be caused by one or more factors. The most common is a lack of…

Dangerous Multivitamin Side Effects

There is a first rule we all should always have in mind and that is that all medications, whether multivitamins or not, have side effects. However, the safety margin of vitamins like other medication is determined by the severity or number of side effects involved. Some vitamins when given an overdose can have mild side…

Why Your Home Needs Gutter Guards

As a homeowner you need to be proactive in keeping up with maintenance on your home. Neglecting important areas of your home such as foundations, roofing and siding can lead to damages that will end up costing you a lot in repair and replacement bills. Also, if you are not diligent about home improvement you…

The Positive and Negative Consequences of Deforestation

Earth and the lives of everything that depends on it – from the smallest bacteria to the largest sea creatures – rest on a delicate matter and that is balance. A single, seemingly harmless disturbance in this balance has consequences that are both beneficial and disadvantageous. One of these is deforestation. Deforestation has always been…

Summer Family Road Trip Ideas on Budget

Summer is the classic family vacation time in America. It is the time to cram the vehicle, pack in the gear and snacks, prepare the kids, and pull onto the highway for a family road trip. There are so many things that you can do under the sun this time. Definitely, the pleasure becomes double…

The Housing Market

London, as is also the case with other successful large metropolitan urban centers, is faced with a housing shortage problem that is exerting pressures on the middle income segment of the population. Plans and policies as enacted by the Mayor of London as well as the Government, House of Commons, have not only acknowledged the…