Ice Damming

Ice dams are the accumulation of ice at the eaves and valleys of roofs, and in some winters create major problems. Insufficient attic insulation or attic ventilation can cause roof snow to melt and slide down to the eaves, where the roof surface is cooler and the melting snow freezes to the roof. Subsequent melting…

How to Maintain Your Violin Bow

In this article I will teach you how look after your bow. The first thing you must remember is that violin bows are very fragile; you must treat them with care and respect. Always keep your violin bow in your violin case never leave it anywhere where it can be stepped or sat on. Take…

Amish Fireplaces

You have probably seen those commercials on tv for the Amish Fireplace. So what is the story? It's really pretty simple. The Amish Fireplace is basically an electric space heater that looks like a woodburning hearth. So, if you'd like the look and warmth of a fireplace, but can not have one in your home…

Icynene Insulation

What is Spray Foam Insulation ?: It's a form of insulation, which is sprayed over an area you wish to insulate, instead of the conventional way of placing some sort of insulation in the wall cavity. When it is sprayed it quickly expends and fills in every single void it can, creating an almost perfectly…

Popular Treatment Methods For Trochanteric Bursitis

As we age, the natural lubricants in our bodies that surround the joints tend to break down, and the sensitive areas can become inflamed and painful. One of the most common examples of this aging related medical condition is known as Trochanteric bursitis and it directly affects the hip joint. Limited movement is only one…

What to Eat to Lose Weight

So what is the answer to the question what to eat to lose weight? You should eat something from all the food groups every day but in proper proportions. The food groups are as follows: 1) Fruit and Vegetables 2) Carbohydrates or starches 3) Protein 4) Dairy products 5) Foods containing fats and sugars. Most…

How To Make Toaster Tongs-Craft Project For All

How many times have you had toast or waffle stuck in your electric toaster and you, without thinking, started to use a metal knife to dig the toast out of the toaster? Of course, this could be extremely detrimental to your health! Toaster tongs are the perfect answer to this problem. This is a really…

Postmodern Film Approach: The Lady Eve

THE LADY EVE I’ve been spending quite a bit of time lately viewing the films Stanley Cavell calls “comedies of remarriage” and his essays on them in his book Pursuits of Happiness. We can leave aside the question of whether or not this type of film truly constitutes a genre in itself – there seems…

Joan of Arc – French Patriot and Martyr

St Joan of Arc (c. 1412-1431), also known as the Maid of Orleans, was a French patriot and martyr who challenged the English military ascendancy in France during the Hundred Years’ War. Born into a peasant family in Domremy, France, Joan at the age of 13 or 14 began to hear the voices of St…