Security Into The Future

Mobile phones, fax machines, personal computers, PDA's, the Internet and DVD players – these are just some of the items we have come to take for granted in our daily lives. Items which just twenty years ago, would have been the stuff of science fiction – in the same realm as laser guns and teleporters.…

What is the Best Barbecue Book?

There are a lot of books claiming to be the Best Barbecue Book in the world. But while most books only have recipes and some only have tips on how to make the perfect barbecue, there are a few that combine both plus more additional information packed into one neat volume. The Best Barbecue Book…

Sinus Drainage

Sinus drain is basically the over production of mucus and blockage of the sinuses that is caused by irritation of the nasal lining. What happens during this process is that as an irritant like dust or pet dander enters the nose defences try to get rid of the irritant by releasing histamines, which end up…

Learn More About Teak Lumber

Teak wood is continuing to gain popularity as more people realize the many benefits that teak products have to offer. Teak decking and furniture are highly accredited for their unique beauty and impressive durability, but to truly appreciate the wood, it's necessary to understand where it comes from. Knowing about the history and the ethical…

How to Windsurf – Lesson 5 – Planing

Plowing through the water with our big windsurf board will start to become boring sooner or later. What we really aspire to is experience the thrill of gliding over the waves. What is planning? Planing is when the trailing edge at the back of our board does so with a laminar flow rather than a…

The Front Porch

As a young child, I remember my grandparents reliving tales of the Front Porch. It was a gathering place for all the community. As the sun began to set on the weekend, families came – by foot, or horse or model T. There was a division of seating by age and gender. The young children…

The Best Way to Grow Your Own Backyard Pea Plants

Pea plants are a good choice if you are looking for an easy vegetable to cultivate. They were on the first vegetables to be cultured. Pea plants mature quite quickly and are well worth the time and effort you put into growing them. Many varieties exist including snow peas, shelling peas, snap peas and sugar…

Cheap Flooring That Looks Great in Any Room

When you redo a room, you may be surprised to find that flooring is often the most expensive part of the job. This does not have to be the case. You can find alternatives to high dollar flooring that will not break the budget, while still looking great. Do not go with the usual standards…

Cleaning Your Woodstove – How To Handle Ash

Whether you have a wood burning stove, an open fireplace or a even a pellet stove; you will have to regularly remove the ash. Modern stoves are usually designed with ingenious moving grates and trays to make ash clearing easier and some simple tools can help keep the place tidy. One of the big complaints…

Making Chicken Soup Using Pressure Cookers

Among all pressure cooker recipes, one simple, healthy one everyone must know is the chicken soup. Used to rid flu and a great body warmer, the benefits of chicken soup is only made better using a pressure cooker. First, gather the following ingredients. For the main flavoring, get a pack of chicken breasts that has…

Are Bioplastics the Future of Plastics?

We all know about the issues we face with plastic, it is a material typically derived from petrol based chemicals and basically, do not degrade like normal materials. They are also not particularly well suited for recycling, though this has changed in the past decade. While reducing our plastic use, and recycling plastic is the…