5 Modern Bathroom Design Ideas

Would you say your overall design style is sleek and chic? Do you enjoy the true architecture of a space with its linear simplicity rather that an overly adorned and accessorized space? If you’d like to translate your modern vision into your Master Bath here are a few design ideas to help get you started.…

How to Prepare Your Palette for Oil Painting

In oil painting palette has two meanings. The first refers to the surface on which your paint is mixed; the second meaning is the array of colors employed for painting. Most artists prefer a wood palette. Some use a thick piece of glass placed atop a sheet of gray paper. But a glass palette is…

Why People Collect Antique Plates

Those who don’t have a passion for collecting antiques often wonder why people collect these objects at all. Usually they see the items as worthless or junk, things that clutter up a home. Maybe it’s because the objects don’t fit in with their design philosophy, or maybe it’s because they don’t see the point in…

Holy and Unholy Numbers

Many of our great religions hold that numbers contain hidden meanings that in turn hold the mysteries of the universe and God within them. Ancient Hebrew mystics referred to this as Gematria. Numbers are also given corresponding associations to various deities, colours, plants, gemstones, and superstitions. Here are a brief list of associated correspondences and…

The Coolest Snowmobile Gear

Outdoor winter weather gear has changed a lot over the years the accessories that we are use to wearing such as gloves and boots are now better that ever at protecting us from the cold weather and giving us the protection we need to enjoy outdoor winter activities, such as snowmobiling. There are also more…

Battery Design: Flat Plate Versus Tubular

The flat plate and tubular are the two types of UPS batteries that are available to the users these days. Companies such as American Power Conversion (APC) manufacture all sorts of UPS models, some with flat plate batteries and others with tubular batteries. Basically, it is the design of the positive plate that differentiates a…

How to Lose 100 Lbs in 2 Weeks

Recent studies show that there has been a greater increase in the number of obsessed Americans in comparison to the last 50 years. The hectic life style coupled with stress is the major reason. The lack of active life style and unhealthy eating worsens this further. Obese people have higher risks of heart diseases, high…

A Sample Catering Business Plan Template

Before you start a catering business it is wise to put together a comprehensive business plan. It is important to set out clearly what you hope to achieve in business and to set measurable goals. Having a business plan will give you direction and keep you on a course for success. A plan may be…

Windermere’s Refit

Windermere, a Classic 37′ yawl, was designed by the New York firm, Sparkman and Stephens, and built in 1966 by Grampian Yachts for Murray Koffler of Canadian drugstore fame. After two more owners in between, the boat came into my possession in the early eighties. I commissioned a major refit of the boat’s interior in…

Why You Should Use Fake Stone for Your Landscape Patio

Some people who favor natural stone for patios say that concrete pavers designed to mimic real stone looks fake. When you compare the cost, durability, maintenance and safety factors between natural stone and manmade concrete pavers, your decision may come down to choosing a material that is both affordable and looks great. It is too…