Down Syndrome – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Down syndrome is the most common genetic disorder that causes severe learning disability in children. Children with Down syndrome have some distinctive features which include flattened facial features; a protruding tongue; a small head; upward slanting eyes; unusually shaped ears; broad, short, hands with relatively short fingers; and poor muscle tone causing excessive flexibility. Down…

Cubism, Picasso and Michelangelo – What Links Them?

At the dawn of the 20th century, painters in Paris began experimenting with new ideas. Among others, Cezanne was breaking away from the idea of ‘reporting’ the world of nature in paint. He was cutting natural forms into geometrical ‘bits.’ Sisley was taking a scientific approach to colour, devising ‘programs’ to trigger a psychological response…

The Advantages of Dome Skylights For Homes

Dome skylights offer many advantages to the homeowner. They are lightweight and require little, or no maintenance. They are the best choice for a skylight if you live in a climate with extreme temperatures since they keep energy transfer to a minimum. They can be purchased as a single, double, or triple dome, but if…

How to Play Corona Solitaire

Corona Solitaire is a fun solitaire game, requiring skill, planning, and patience. There are decisions to make throughout the game, but you may not know if the game can be finished until the very last card. It is quite an obscure solitaire game, but those that play it find it immensely fun… in fact, it’s…

Escelating Density Training and the Olympic Lifts

There’s gotta be a better way! I’ve been competing in Olympic Lifting for about 8 years, on and off. It’s a wonderful sport filled with great people and challenging, but rewarding exercises. While the Olympic Lifts and their variations have been a part of my programs since I started nearly 15 years ago, they were,…

Electric Wok and Its Benefits

If you love foods that can be fixed in a wok, you should consider purchasing an electric wok. It doesn’t take up much room so it can store easily and fits perfectly on your countertop when in use. One of the biggest benefits is that no stove is required. Why an Electric Wok When we…

Domestic Consumer Units and Circuit Protection Devices – A Glossary

Consumer Units, Circuit Protection Devices and Accessories – A Glossary Consumer Unit A consumer unit is the electrical device used to distribute power throughout a domestic dwelling. Acting as a safety device, protecting against injury through electrical shock, a consumer unit houses protection devices which also protect household appliances from overload. A consumer unit’s first…

Die Casting – Advantages and Disadvantages

Die casting is a process in which molten metal is forced under high pressure into mold cavities. The metal hardens to get a desired shape. In recent times, plastic molded parts have replaced die-casting, as they are cheaper and lighter than die cast parts. Die-casting can be done using a cold chamber or hot chamber…

Medicare Supplement Plans – Medigap Plans M and N

Medicare Supplement plans have been primarily the same since 1992, when they were originally standardized. However, as of June 1, 2010, two new plans, M and N, are being introduced, among other changes to Medicare Supplements. This article is intended to explain how the two newest plans, Medigap Plan M and Medigap Plan N, work…

The Dangers of Stairs

Don’t be fooled by their commonplace appearance; stairs are a serious danger that cause over a thousand deaths every year. Obviously, the danger that stairs pose is that of falling. However, the damage can vary widely based on any of a number of factors, from what direction you’re heading, to how high up you were…