3 Reasons to Get a Personalised Number Plate

Personalised number plates are exactly that – a plate that is personal to the owner. Typically when a car is bought, it comes with a registration number. This is specific to the vehicle. Personalised plates are often called cherished plates or private plates. The terms are relatively inter-changeable. Whatever term you use, practically anyone can…

The Pellet Stove – An Under-Appreciated Heat Source

As temperatures continue to drop and the cost to heat the home continues to increase, we start to scramble for affordable alternatives to gas and oil. While many people drift toward electric space heaters, gas fireplaces, gel fuel fireplaces or other secondary heat sources, the pellet stove is often bi-passed completely. It's time to spotlight…

9 Tips When Buying Your Slow Cooker

There are many home appliances in the market nowadays which help to make the food quickly and easily, and slow cooker is one such home appliance. It helps in making the food slowly in order to make the food delicious and relish the food by the family members as well. It is a counter top…

DIY Solar Panel

There are DIY guides for most projects that you can get a hold of in order to make any dream a reality. First of all, you need to have the determination to follow through on a particular project. Plenty of people purchase guides and they sit around gathering dust as a "could have been" item.…

Stairs – The Ups and Downs of Staircase Design

Our stairs are generally governed by the type of houses we have. In smaller terraced houses the stairs are often steep and are built between walls, which means the “strings”, the main frames of the stair construction are not seen from the side. These stairs are often carpeted and have a separate handrail attached to…

The Temple of Athena Nike

This jewel of Attic architecture, better known (though incorrectly so), as the Temple of Apteros Nike, or Wingless Victory, is the work of the celebrated Callicrates. Standing on a 9.50 m. high bastion, it was erected by order of Pericles in the fifth century BC and dedicated by him to the goddess Athena in commemoration…

Nikon Remote – ML-L3 – Review

I received this for Christmas this year. What a handy little gadget. The NB-3L is the infrared remote for Nikon cameras that support remote shutter release. It lets you snap the shutter from a distance. Why would you need this? Well for a few reasons. Situations where you want everyone to be in the picture…

Hyundai Ix35 SUV

THE VERDICT Good: Modern & funky exterior PLUS a powerful-yet-frugal Turbo Diesel engine PLUS six-speed automatic gearbox PLUS an improved interior EQUALS strong value for money. Not so Good: Hyundai ix35 SUV sports a rather heavy design with a petrol engine that gets noisy under hard acceleration. It also gets firm while riding over rough…

Tackle Skin-Related Concerns Smartly

Exposure to the sun can lead to uneven skin tone and appearance of age spots, wrinkles, fine lines and everything else that promotes or aggravates the process of pre-mature ageing. Your skin is a beautiful feature that needs to be protected when the weather simmers up. It is a protective shell for your body that…