What is Contemporary Garden Design?

Contemporary garden design came about as land areas for gardening became less and less for house owners in the urban areas. With the small land areas, many landowners who are urbanites will prefer a modern look to their garden, just to match their personality and lifestyle. Cultivating plants for eating is not in their minds.…

The Primacy Of Planning

“@#$%& it! Will you quit bugging me with your planning meetings – I’ve got work to do!” That was a statement made to me by a manager when I asked him – for the third time – to work with a group of us assigned a critical project. The project, if carried off well, would…

Outdoor Ceiling Fans

If you’re like me and you’re looking to beat the heat this summer, you might want to think about installing a ceiling fan in your outdoor patio area. If you’re also like me, you might be completely in the dark as to which and what kind of ceiling fan you’re going to need. Here are…

Safe Sex – Is it Really Safe?

Safe Sex is Good For You . . . Safe sex is good for you – it’s official – medical science says so, everyone wants it and billions of dollars are made through talking about it and selling it in one form or another. However, in the world of bioenergy – where we look at…

Maya Ceremonial Centers

The content of Maya classic civilization is very rich and can be summarized only in a briefest way. They consist of large pyramidal mounds and platforms made of earth and rock fill. Many of the Maya buildings are tremendously high and amazingly steep. As examples, the great temple pyramid of Tikal rise tower-like to heights…

Mini Fridge – Benefits and Drawbacks

Mini fridge has become an indispensable home appliance for many people. It looks good for your mini bar. You can choose from many designs, shapes and dimensions. Perhaps you’ve seen one that resembles a big coke bottle or can. Without a doubt, this model is eye catching but may not be as portable as you…

Bird House Basics – Do’s & Don’ts

Like weather vanes and sundials, bird houses can be as artistic as they are functional. Bird houses come in many styles, from gaily painted wooden antiques to sleek metal models to plain old wooden ones. However delightful they may look to you, you’ll want to make sure the birds find them attractive as well. Learn…

Plasma TV Maintenance

After you buy a plasma TV it is a good idea to learn how to maintain it so it will last you a long time – after all it is not a cheap gadget that you can change every few months without feeling a sharp pain in your pocket. So just make sure you know…

The Development of Flashlights

Flashlights were originally invented by Joshua Lionel Cowen in 1898, but he did not intend it to be a portable lighting device. Instead, Cowen meant his design to be sold as decorative lighting to go with potted plants. Cowen met with no commercial success and ultimately sold his company to Conrad Hubert. Hubert hired an…

Engine Cutaways: How, Why, Who

Engine cutaways can be used for many applications; at a trade show booth, in a training session for engineers and technicians, at a sales call with customers, in a lobby to show off your latest design or in an investor relations meeting to emphasize the uniqueness of your product. Of the many ways available to…

Benefits of Using Carrara White Marble

Carrara marble is one of the most commonly used building and sculpting materials in the world. The stone is quarried in Italy in white and gray color and shipped throughout the world as blocks. These blocks are then shaped and cut into counters, tiles, statues and thresholds. When choosing these White Marble Tiles for use…