Planning Your Thailand Holidays

Thailand holidays can be customized to fit virtually any traveler’s budget and personal tastes. Because tourism is such a vital part of the Thai economy (representing a larger percentage of Thailand’s GDP than that of any other Asian nation), almost every part of the country is equipped with food and lodging catered toward foreign visitors.…

Housing Trend – Jewel Box Homes

A new trend in housing has arrived in Central Florida: Jewel-box houses, as they are being called, are modest-sized homes that are constructed with premium materials, ornate detailing and custom interior-finishes. The good thing about these new homes is that they appeal to a variety of demographic groups. Young professionals and newlyweds, as well as…

Foundations – What You Need to Know

OK then, you have done your site investigation, the outline planning is through and you are ready to start designing your foundations. Here’s what you need to know. There are five main types of foundation common to low-rise buildings within which category domestic housing falls. What type of ground you are building on will determine…

Bridge of Love

Perhaps I should have been more interested in the pending Geography lesson, but the kid who slipped into the seat next to mine tugged at my curiosity more than the teacher could. Opening my notebook to a blank page-and on the third day of school, I did not have to dig very far to find…

How Electron Beam Welding Works

Electron beam welding is a process that is foreign to most people who are not highly involved in manufacturing, even though the technique was first developed almost 60 years ago in 1958. Most of the time, when we are imagining the process that affixes two pieces of metal together, we picture a man in a…

Architecture and Different Design Phases

 Architecture  is a process of creating different structures. It wouldn’t be wrong to suggest that  architecture  is an imaginative art where an architect uses his imagination to create outstanding structures. But, it is also important to mention that  architecture  is not all about imagining something but there are certain scientific rules involved in the process…

Components of DIY Solar Panel Kits

Basic DIY solar panel kits have the following components which when put together to make a solar panel can help you to save money which you, would otherwise, pay as electricity bills. 1. Plywood: This wood is very inexpensive and can be bought from any hardware store. It is advisable that you buy plywood in…

Lean Six Sigma

The root of both  Lean  and Six Sigma reach back to the time when the greatest pressure for quality and speed were on manufacturing.  Lean  rose as a method for optimizing automotive manufacturing; Six Sigma evolved as a quality initiative to eliminate defects by reducing variation in processes in the semiconductor industry. It is not…

Bridge Card Games

Bridge has been an ever-increasing popular game among card lovers, especially contract bridge. In fact, papers around the world have daily bridge columns. There are many bridge competitions with people around the world trying to become “Bridge Masters.” Bridge is the second most popular game in the world, after poker. Bridge is a card game…