Reverse Floating Walls in Basement Construction

When you are working in expansive soil such as clay and other soils that expand with moisture content, you need to take special precautions to keep from having structural damage to the foundation and basement walls. One of these precautions is floating walls. A floating wall is not attached at top and bottom like most…

Dutch Ovens: Legs Or No Legs

Have you ever noticed how some cast iron dutch ovens have little legs on the bottom of them and how others don’t? Ever wonder what purpose those little legs serve? Well, believe it or not, those little legs make the difference of how you are going to cook with your cast iron dutch oven. For…

As Civilization Advances Culture Declines

Civilization and culture are two constellations that lie in the same continuum. Each influences and is in turn influenced by the other. Civilization is an advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development in human society, marked by progress in the arts and sciences, the extensive use of record-keeping, including writing, and the appearance of…

Building a Jetty for Your Pond or Lake

In my travels I have seen a wide variety of bridges, jetties, and decking arrangements. A good jetty can really make your pond or lake look special, as well as providing a convenient way to get in and out of your pond boat or lake boat. Whilst some of my customers prefer to build their…

2000 Calorie Diet Menu and Meal Plan

The 2000 calorie diet plan limits a person’s daily intake of food to 2000 calories. This is almost close to the normal amount of calories a person consumes in a day. But the difference between a 2000 calorie diet plan and a normal everyday eating is that the 2000 calories from a diet plan come…

Sinus Disease Symptoms Explained

Sinus disease symptoms are very common during a common cold or flu. This happens because the viral infection due to a cold causes the lining of the sinus membrane to inflame creating sinus like symptoms. Though this form of sinusitis is easily curable by the medication taken for the cold or flu, other forms of…

Challenges of Adopting IFRS in Developing Nations

Introduction Accounting methods vary around the world. The environments that allow the prominent methods, such as U.S. GAAP and IFRS, to flourish tend to be in the First World countries such as the United States, European nations, and Russia, or nations that closely use these areas as business models. The First World has the resources…

Writing Effective Sales Messages

A sales letter is a document designed to generate sales. It is a distinctive type of persuasive letter. It persuades the reader to place an order, to request additional information, or to lend support to the product or service or cause being offered. For most sectors other than retail, a sales letter is the first…

How to Host a Cornhole Game Tournament

A cornhole game tournament is a great idea if you are having a backyard BBQ, tailgating party, or even having a fundraiser for a charity event. A cornhole tournament can be played anywhere there is flat surface, like at a park, a backyard, or even a parking lot. A cornhole tournament can be played by…