Rights of Passage, Or, What’s Yours is Mine, Too

First, a visual. Your screen (you may want to use the wallpaper with that green hills background) is a 100-acre parcel owned by Kong. (Okay, if you use the wallpaper, you’ll have to visualize a 15 foot-wide, mostly linear creek that divides the two parcels about equally into two, 50-acre tracts.) While Kong owns the…

What Are The Top Brands of Circuit Breakers?

Cutler-Hammer, GE, Siemens, Westinghouse, and Square D are all popular brands of circuit breakers. Circuit breakers are some of the most important electrical devices that is necessary in every home, office, building, factory or electrical device and equipment. It provides safety to your electrical system and without this, you and your structure or equipment will…

Interior Design Ideas for Modern Homes

Interior design is the most interesting concept that is subject of much enjoyment for home owners and home builders. If you like playing with floors, ceilings, kitchen area, wash area, furniture and spaces, interior design is for you. Today, it has greatly revolutionized and home owners with builders are designing innovative and creative interiors through…

What’s the World’s Largest Candle?

How many people have asked themselves this question: what is the world’s biggest candle? Not many, but undeterred I shall press on regardless. It is a mission that will take use from one side of the world to the other, meeting all sorts of people ranging from the eccentric, to the mildly deranged. The search…

Different Types of Card Games

There are limitless types of card games to be played. People think because two games use the same deck of 52-cards that they are similar games, but nothing could be more different than Barbu and Speed, or Pai Gow and Pinochle. Here’s a list of twenty different kinds of card games, and some facts about…

Unsaleable – Reducing the Cost of Damaged Goods

Even with improvements in packaging, shipping practices, warehouse design, and software, cutting the cost of unsaleable products is the constant challenge for those in the grocery industry. According to the June 2005 issue of Occupational Health, the Food Marketing Institute estimated that the grocery industry sustains nearly $20 billion annually in damaged merchandise. For Mead/Westvaco…

The Company House At Gloryholler

A little country town, during the 1930’s and 1940’s, nestled deep between two steep and rugged hills, was indeed booming. Coal mining was the occupation of many young men in the town and there was one mining company that employed the dozen or so men who lived around the valley. But, there were some men…

Pros and Cons of Going Camping

Imagine going to a faraway place for a camping trip with your family. No electricity, no supermarket, no technology, no cellphone signal. No advantages of having a subway or car, it is only you and the nature. Backpacking is the only option and so you carry only the most basic things that you would need.…