What the Heck Is a Donkey Steam Engine?

What the heck is a Donkey Steam Engine? Is it animal, vegetable, or mineral? Is it a gray animal with big ears or a steam snorting machine? I will answer these questions in due time, but first it is important to understand logging operations in the West prior to 1880. Logging as an industry has…

Long Lasting Vinyl Porch Railings

Wooden porch railing is slowly being replaced by Vinyl railings since it has many advantages over wood railings. The major advantages are The vinyl porch railings are long lasting. They last longer than wood railings They are virtually maintenance free. The painting required for wooden railings is not required for the vinyl railings. (You have…

General Contractor + Specialty Contractors Overhead & Profit Values in Replacement Cost Values

How Insurers & Adjusters Can Underpay Basic Construction Replacement Cost Values Many contractors and consumers that are involved in establishing/estimating replacement costs for a catastrophe damaged home or business may run into a very unfair and irrational construction estimation methodology that some insurers try to force on naive or even educated insurance claimants. To understand…

Baby Bottle Mania

If you are a first time parent, one of the first things you will receive at your baby shower is a baby bottle. Everyone knows and accepts that babies would need a bottle very soon, even if you plan on breastfeeding at the start. Baby bottles come in different sizes, shapes, and bottle oz (ounces).…

FIFA Ultimate Team Login

FIFA Ultimate Team login has fast become one of the most popular modes in FIFA history. The latest edition comes jam packed with extra features and modes meaning there are now more ways than ever to create your dream team. With all these new additions it has left the game a rather daunting prospect for…

What Does a Network Switch Do?

A piece of network hardware that allows computers to talk to each other is called a network switch. You’ll find several options when you look into purchasing a switch. These include unmanaged, managed, and smart managed. Within these categories there are also switches with additional features built in. Switches perform the same function as hubs,…

Teenage Driving Safety

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for US teens. Sixty-one percent of teen passengers are killed while riding with a teen driver. In response to those two statements, most US states and territories have adopted GDL laws. GDL is the acronym for Graduated Driver Licensing. While GDL does not guarantee your teen will…

Waterfront Properties in Belize

A serene cool breeze blowing over the blue shining water greets you with the first light of morning, the water tide sweeps across your doorway and the dazzling sky merges with the water to give you the much needed peace of mind in this materialistic world. This peace can be experienced only at a glorious…

Top 5 Must See Attractions in Budapest, Hungary

Beautiful and majestic Budapest sits on the two banks of the Danube river, and is ready to dazzle its visitors with the many splendors it has to offer. Some people say that if you land in Budapest blindfolded with no idea of your destination, coming from Paris, you could think you landed in Moscow, whereas…

Copper Pipes and Connectors

Plumbing refers to a system of pipes that allows water into and out of a building or a structure. The term itself comes from a Latin term, plumbum, which is commonly known as lead. Here is a piece of history on plumbing. The first plumbing systems were installed to get rid of human wastes. In…

Stained Glass Art – The Basics

Some Basic Facts About Stained Glass Art Stained glass art is a deeply rewarding hobby for amateurs, and colorfully expressive medium for serious artists alike. There are many aspects to the craft that you should learn about and master if you are to be successful at it, including how to cut the glass, foiling heavily…

7 Tips For a Basic Tool Chest

If you’re thinking about buying a home or are a new home owner, there are some basic tools you need to have around. There are lots of tools out there, but you need just a few basics tools to get started. I started out with a hammer, rubber mallet, hand saw, drill, pliers,   socket  set,…

Opening a Restaurant?

Are you planning to open a restaurant? That’s a great idea, but only if you have completed all your homework perfectly. This business is one of the most competitive businesses. Opening a restaurant is not as easy as it seem to be. It’s a real business, just like any real business, it takes lot of…

Las Grietas Swimming Hole in Galapagos

Many people often wonder: What kinds of things can I do in the Galapagos Islands without a Naturalist Guide? The answer is: lots! There are boundless opportunities for a variety of things to do and trips to keep you busy that allow you to soak up the Galapagos Wildlife and endless beauty. This second part…