Let’s Abolish High School

This is the title of the article published by Robert Epstein in Education Week datelined April 4, 2007 to which a student Robert Zahari says, “Epstein for some reason seems to be nostalgic for the “good old days” of child labor when children worked 12-hour days under exploitative and dangerous conditions in impersonal factories, and…

Clemson University Name Explained

Established in 1889 as part of the land-grant university program enacted by the United States government (through the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890) in the 1800s Clemson University derives its name from an area man by the name of Thomas Clemson. Born around the turn of the nineteenth century in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Mr. Clemson…

How to Choose a Contemporary Rug

Contemporary rugs are the perfect complement to a modern living space, but with the variety of choice out there on the market today it can be hard to know where to start looking. Many contemporary rugs are characterized by their bold colours and geometrical shapes, whereas others are minimalist and styled in muted tones, giving…

Top 10 Skimboarding Tips

Skimboarding is an enjoyable hobby that will bring you many hours of pleasure. This please is accentuated when you have the proper technique. Please find below the top 10 skimboarding tips that will help you become more skilled at skimboarding. 1. Choosing the right skimboard method. You should match your skimboard method to the type…

Biocides In Textile

Any unwanted modification in the properties of a material brought about by the essential actions of organisms is called Bio-deterioration. Present article is concerned with the degeneration of textile materials produced by microorganisms like fungi and bacteria, and the solutions to avert or reduce their effects. Not all failures of materials by microorganisms are unwanted.…

Trainspotting Analysis

Trainspotting adapted from Irvine Welsh’s novel and made by the Shallow Grave team of writer John Hedge, producer Andrew Macdonald, and director Danny Boyle, giving us characters and moments that are unforgettable. Ewan McGregor plays Renton, an on-and-off heroin addict who can’t decide whether to clean up or regress in the company of his loser…

The ABC’s of Song Structure

I’m certainly not one to try set specifications how art should be created or performed (that kind of defeats the purpose of art). Like many expressions of art, songwriting doesn’t have to follow any hard set rules, but for your music to have broad appeal (if that’s what you’re going for), it’s a good idea…

The Difference Between AutoCAD and SolidWorks

SolidWorks is what we call a “parametric” solid modeller used for 3-D design. Parametric means that the dimensions can have relationships between one another and can be changed at any point during the design process to automatically alter the solid part and any related documentation (blueprint). AutoCAD, however, is primarily a 2-D design tool with…

Pros and Cons of Back to Wall Toilets

The look and design of a bathroom is almost always the top priority when remodelling a bathroom. The main consideration is usually the decor with matching tiles and fittings or vanity units. However, a clean, hygienic and well-designed toilet not only looks appealing but also allows the optimum utilisation of space. After the kitchen, the…