Decorating Dining Tables Using Placemats

Where in the world did the idea for placemats originate? Some say they started in China and were made of wood or bamboo reeds. Others think they were simply fabric versions of a table cloth, but easier to launder. Perhaps it started with the cave woman, who used a giant leaf or slab of stone…

When Dogs Feel Dizzy

Even dogs feel some dizziness just like us. This happens when an ear is infected and affects the sense of balance as one of the ear’s functionality. In dogs, it is called simply dizziness or “labyrinthitis” in medical term. It comes from the word labyrinth, a part of a complicated structure of ear composed of…

Phosphate Industry Siege On Alafia River And Watersheds

The Alafia River watersheds and smaller tributaries in the area are known to be used as “navigable waterways” by the state of Florida during the early-19th century by European (1) settlers. During the early-19th century before and during the time of Florida’s statehood, the Alafia River was traveled by early Americans on a daily basis.…

Turtle Mating – Why Does the Male Turtle Flutter Its Claws?

Turtle mating-have you ever wondered how these slow-moving and serene animals procreate? Thanks to the substantial information that is now available regarding turtles and their anatomy, physiology, quirks and oddities, we now know quite a lot about how they mate. The languid turtles have limbs that are comparable to those of tortoises, but the turtles’…

Soil and Soul

Landscape painting has been a popular genre among the viewers of Pakistani art owing to its no-iconoclastic nature. Even a layman is a good admirer of landscape painting. This is one reason that we can find this style of painting, as a part of miniature painting, back in the times of the Mughals and then…

How Much Does A Log Home Cost?

“How Much Does a Log Home Cost?” is the single most asked question in the industry, and also the most difficult one to answer. The customers aren’t the only ones who are frustrated; dealers and manufacturers are fully aware that not giving an easy answer could lose a sale. However, in reality the answer is…

Do it Yourself Seal Coating in 7 Easy Steps

After 25 years in this business, I’ve pretty much got it all figured out… First of all, for those who’ve never sealed their own driveway before, all I have to say is RUN! Run to the nearest phone, and call your local seal coating professional and let them do the dirty work. Some of my…