How to Grow an Olive Tree in a Container

Olive trees add Mediterranean flair to any abode. You don’t need to live in Southern Europe or California to enjoy the leathery, gray-green leaves of an olive tree. Neither do you need to own a garden for olive trees can be grown on balconies or indoors quite easily. Most nurseries offer potted olive trees for…

Air Conditioning – Major Uses For Air Conditioning

During the twentieth century air conditioning has been used in many ways to enhance our quality of life. Since the 1950s new houses and commercial buildings have been built very much with the comfort of the occupants in mind. Although the technology to achieve a high degree of comfort in buildings was available many years…

EQ and Compression Techniques For Drums in Mixing

Even though the drummer plays the entire kit as a single instrument, the miking of individual drums and cymbals can make for a very complicated mix scenario. The reason I reference country and rock music specifically has to do with the fact that in these genres the sounds of the individual drums and cymbals are…

Photo Sleeve Album – Scrapbook Style

Remember the photo sleeve pages that we used to just slip our photos into? They displayed photos so they were easy to look at, but they weren’t very decorative. It was hard to put any feeling or personality into the pages, and there was little room to write information. Scrapbooks have become very popular and…

Depreciation

There is a special and direct economic relationship in real estate between Time and Value: as land becomes scarcer and appreciates, the improvements on the land are subject to obsolescence and depreciate. Obsolescence is an economic variable used by governments, economists, appraisers and Realtors that reflects the fact that the building sited on a piece…

Home Decorating For the Nursery

When you are expecting a new baby, you may want to re-decorate all the rooms in your home so that they are all suited to the baby but you will be most anxious to decorate your nursery. There are many different nursery themes out there. It is important that you pick out something that you…

Brick by Brick

“The great successful men of the world have used their imagination… they think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building, steadily building.” Robert J. Collier (1876-1918), Author I recently spent most of a week…

Apartments 101 – What Is An Apartment Locator?

“Looking for an apartment can be a time-consuming and tiring ordeal. If you use the old fashioned methods of searching for an apartment, such as looking through the newspaper classified ads or relying on word of mouth, you may feel as if you are caught up following endless leads that result in nothing but dead…

Flat Screen HDTV Buying Tips

Going big seems to be the popular option when it comes to HDTV. Projection HDTVs, are good choices when looking for big screen performance, but don’t really fit into the flat screen category. Although there are many HDTV models, the flat screen HDTV is definitely emerging as a popular favorite. This should come as no…

Horseback Riding Helmet Do’s & Don’ts

Riding Helmet Do’s & Don’ts! A riding safety helmet only works if it fits and you wear it correctly. Here’s the info on safety helmets, from choosing a helmet to avoiding common helmet mistakes. It’s a beautiful day for a ride. You tack up, pull on your boots, and head out of the barn. The…

Specialist Soffit and Eaves Lighting

With the economy the way it is, staying put rather than moving up in terms of house buying, is the reality for most people in this day and age. With this in mind, improving your home with small projects that enhance your house and its appeal, make life a little safer and easier for you…

How To Buy A Power Tool

Power tools are very expensive and when said and done all the tools can add up to a big expense. So when buying a power tool you want to not only make sure you are getting the most for your dollar, but you also want to make sure you are buying the right power tool.…

Engineering Jobs – Mechanical Engineer

The basic definition of the work an engineer is to apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop economical solutions to technical problems. Since the array of work possibly done by engineer is quiet large, engineers have to specialize in one of several fields. Mechanical engineers are specialized in the research, development, design, manufacturing,…