Types of Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a congenital defect that leads to both physical and mental problems. This genetic disorder is a common disability, affecting 1 in every 700-800 babies per year. It occurs more frequently to babies born to older mothers. In fact, by age 45, a woman carries a 1 in 45 chance of giving birth…

Chandelier or Chandelette: What’s the Difference?

When looking for ceiling fixtures, you may be pondering choices such as a chandelier. Once you’ve stepped into the world of chandeliers, you may also notice that some of these light fixtures are referred to as “chandelettes.” You may be wondering what the difference is between a chandelier and a chandelette. This guide will give…

How to Use an Impersonal Style of Writing

Wait a minute. Aren’t we supposed to strive for a more personal tone in our writing? Well, yes. But there are lots of writing opportunities where an objective and totally impersonal tone just works better. For instance, it will be tough to take a lab report seriously if the writer is constantly tying the findings…

A Closer Look on Knee Replacements and Social Security

Knee replacements can sometimes be inevitable. However, these procedures could also mean medical expenses, which you could only hope that your Social Security could cover. This is also for this reason that one should learn more about knee replacements and Social Security. What Is Social Security? Social Security refers to a social insurance program that…

Book Review – The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Jeannette Walls proves in her astounding memoir that bad parenting and abject poverty do not necessarily condemn children to a dismal future of the same. In “The Glass Castle” published in 2005 by Scribner, Walls reveals the intimate details of her upbringing within a dysfunctional yet loving family. “The Glass Castle” immediately grips you with…

Benefits of Melamine Dinnerware

You’ve got a picnic to go to, but what serving plates do you take? You can’t take your good dinnerware; you don’t want to chip it, or worse-break it. And paper plates are way too unsteady to trust, so what do you do? Thankfully there is a new dinnerware material which is virtually indestructible and…

Using Peladow DG Calcium Chloride For Dehydration of Hydrocarbons

Deliquescing desiccants such as Calcium Chloride have wide ranging applications. Advances in formulation, material blending, tableting, and equipment design have expanded the application range of Calcium Chloride desiccants. Desiccants such as Peladow DG are now used to dry sales gas, fuel gas, sour gas, “peak” gas, and for hydrate control. The operational simplicity of Calcium…

Top 10 Best Mouse and Rat Traps

Mouse and rat control is a lot easier than most people think. Preventive maintenance such as keeping lids on trash cans, eliminating entry points into your house and most importantly, sanitation, are crucial to controlling these pests. Uneaten pet food and piles of debris in and outside the house are havens for rodents. Sometimes elements…