Breaking Psychological Barriers

Before 1954, running a sub four-minute mile was considered to be impossible according to physiologists at that time. It was thought that a four-minute mile was the physical limit of the human body. When Englands’ Roger Bannister ran a 3:59.4 to break the world record, he not only broke a physical barrier but he also…

Network Switch Selection – How to Select a Network Switch

Overview The network switch is the most common network device implemented with company infrastructure and as such the selection of any new switches or upgrading is a key part of most network design projects. The Cisco network switch components include Switch Chassis, Supervisor Engine, Switching Modules, IOS/CatOS software and Power Supplies. The decision to buy…

On the Brain, the Soul, and the Afterlife

Central to all the Abrahamic religions is the doctrine of an afterlife. Adherents of these religions believe that after this earthly life, people will continue to live on in another state – for an eternity. This doctrine has influenced many human activities, as well as inspired many beliefs. The earthly existence is considered a transitional…

Riparian Rights and Land Surveying

Riparian rights, also known as littoral rights or riparian water rights, is a system of allocating water when multiple landowners possess land around the source of the water. With origins in English common law, Riparian rights exist in many countries, including Canada and Australia, as well as many states within the United States, particularly in…

How to Remove Corrosion From Stained Glass

Corrosion on stained glass is commonly referred to as white mold. It appears on the lead or solder lines, leaving the stained glass piece spotted and unattractive. The corrosion or white mold is frequently the result of flux residue that was not thoroughly removed. One method used to remove the corrosion is to scrub the…

Making the Picture Necklace Which Is Soldered

The picture necklace which is soldered or the soldered picture necklace can be your choice for the handmade or personalized jewelry or accessories fans. The necklace is made from the slides of the microscope which can fit for your jewelry collection. Before you start the process to make the necklace, it is better for you…

How to Test Electrical Ring Main Circuits

The UK was the first and is now is probably the only country in the world which still uses the 30 amp ring system for wiring socket outlets in electrical installations. The ring main circuit has long been the subject of many a heated discussion between electrical experts, but as an electrician you’ll no doubt…

Opening a Branch Office – Options & Considerations

An obvious and potentially exciting strategy to build your business is to expand interstate, or into another city or town in your region. Many people follow this path very successfully, and build a national network of offices, but others are not so successful. Work though the following checklist before you proceed, in order to determine…

Hole In One Displays

Hole-in-one displays are instrumental in keeping proud moments alive. Hole-in-one displays are precious to any golfer who has made a hole-in-one. Let’s discuss some of the extremely popular displays. Golf clubs and balls are one type. The golfers can proudly display them at their offices. They can also opt for replicas. The replicas are less…

Why Should You Have a Fireproof Safe?

Keeping the valuable processions in a regular locked cabinet may prevent them from theft, but definitely not from fire. However, fireproof safes have proved to protect the valuables from fire disasters and theft. These are available in different sizes and shapes. While small, compact safes are ideal for house usage; large fireproof safes are used…

How to Properly Install a Wood Stove

Always wanted to add a fireplace or wood stove into your home but didn’t know how to go about it? Before you actually have it installed, you have to be aware that there is a lot of maintenance involved so that the fire stays within the wood stove and does not make its surroundings catch…

Preparing a Popcorn Ceiling for Ceiling Tiles

There are two options for putting ceiling tiles onto a popcorn ceiling. The simplest option is to install polystyrene or Styrofoam tiles over the top of the existing popcorn ceiling. Preparing for Styrofoam Tiles If you are taking this approach, then you must be sure that the ceiling is both solid and stable. If the…