A Yellow Plastic Duck

I guess you have no interest in my bathing habits but, I am sorry, you are just going to have to read a little before you get to the meat in today’s sandwich. I shower and never take a bath. It is a preference and nothing to do with saving water. I just prefer standing…

Unity Wedding Sand Ceremony

The unity sand ceremony, or another name is a wedding sand ceremony, is becoming a popular alternative to the traditional unity candle lighting ceremony symbolizing the unity of one. During the candle ceremony, the tapered candles are lit, then the bride and groom will light the unity pillar candle together concluding their union as one.…

5 Interior Design Principles for Business

There is only one goal in every designer’s mind when they create an interior design for a shop. That goal is to attract as many customers as they can, and influence them enough so the customers are willing to part with their cash. As of right now, there are many ways to do interior design…

3 Facts About Ergonomic Keyboards and You

Ergonomic keyboards. In a world full of technology you hear about these quite often. However, alternative keyboards might not be all they are cracked up to be. Why? Because too many people choose to use alternative keyboards as crutches rather than tools. Even while typing this article I am finding myself having to lift up…

Using Gymnastics Rings to Train for Rock Climbing

Gymnastics rings are an incredibly versatile training tool for rock climbing. While they will not train your finger strength, they do work a lot of important muscles, like your arms, shoulders, back, and core. They also build a high strength to weight ratio, which is important to gymnasts and climbers alike. I bought my own…

Two Great Churches to Visit in London

Westminster Abbey is an active church where life revolves around Christian worship, just as it has done for centuries. Westminster Abbey is also where the royal coronations have taken place since 1066. Westminster Abbey is also the burial place of many of the past Kings and Queens of England and Scotland, as well as many…

A Buyer's Guide to Flatbed Scanners

Flatbed scanners generally deliver the best combination of quality, flexibility, and usability in scanning. They can be used to scan different kinds of media, including photos and film (with the additional use of a transparency adapter); they can be used to scan text for OCR and document archiving; and they can be used to scan…

Magnetic Materials

Most people recognize magnets as toys or materials with limited applicability like fridge magnets or simple magnets to hold papers when attached to a metal surface. What many people do not know is that in fact magnetic materials (magnets) have a wide range of applications in many areas of our lives like medical services, security…

Life Insurance: Back to Basics

Life Insurance: A Slice of History The modern insurance contracts that we have today such as life insurance, originated from the practice of merchants in the 14th century. It has also been acknowledged that different strains of security arrangements have already been in place since time immemorial and somehow, they are akin to insurance contracts…

A Division Table Makes Dividing Numbers Easy

Learning addition, subtraction, and even multiplication for a child is somewhat natural. Division on the other hand is the least natural arithmetic operation to learn. So learning to divide numbers between 1 and 12 may painfully frustrating for a child. Once the child learns multiplication, division becomes natural and easy to learn. Why is learning…