Paintings of Modern Art – "The Scream"

If any single painting exemplified the concepts of modernism, and how the philosophy influenced art, it’s “The Scream” by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The painting, which depicts an agonized figure against a blood red sky. There are those that say that the painting depicts the hopelessness inherent in modernism. Others call “The Scream” a symbol…

Parrot Feathers – How and Why Do Parrots Fly?

Your parrot’s wings operate as an airfoil, or aerofoil. An airfoil is a shape which produces lift and is used in wings, blades and sails. The shape of a bird’s wings mean that air flows faster over the top of the wing that beneath it, and thus there is greater pressure below the wings than…

Authentic Filipino Recipe: Sisig

Around Metro Manila, eateries selling Sisig have started to mushroom from time to time. Served on a sizzling plate, Sisig never fails to capture the senses of those who eat it. As renowned chef Anthony Bourdain would describe it-“a divine mosaic of pig parts, chopped and served sizzling and crisp on one side on a…

Why Electric Is the Best Option for Ondol Heating

Ondol heating has come a long way over the many years from its earliest use way back in 1,000 BC and modern technology has pushed this evolvement to what it is today. Ondol heating is widely accepted as one of the most efficient and productive forms of under floor heating around. However, ondol heating itself…

The Four Principles of Good Food Hygiene

In the field of food safety and correct food handling there are four recognized principles by which the food industry regulates how it relates to all issues of food hygiene. Together, these principles work to cover all critical areas where the contamination of food occurs. By observing these principles we greatly minimise the hygiene risks…

An Effective Oil Spill Clean Up Procedure

Oil spills are dangerous to the health of people and to the environment. The hazards include fumes, ignitions, asphyxiation, burns, water contamination, soil contamination and fire. In case of an oil spill make sure you know what to do. Immediate measures can help the oil spill from spreading. Be sure to have the presence of…

Does Term Plan Have an Edge Over Endowment Plan?

Why do we buy insurance? The answers could vary as per different needs. Insurance could be for the sake of financial protection, it could be a tool used as pure investment and for some it is just another means for Tax savings. Insurance plans available in the market are designed to cater different needs, thus…

Home Inspections – A Question and Answer Guide

A home inspection is an evaluation of the visible and accessible systems and components of a home (plumbing, heating and cooling, electrical, structure, roof, etc.) and is intended to give the client (buyer, seller, or homeowner) a better understanding of the home’s general condition. Most often it is a buyer who requests an inspection of…