Lack of Education Contributes to Crime

As more and more low-income families move into neighborhoods that once catered to the middle or upper class, one must be on the lookout for his own personal safety and report any criminal activity going on in their surroundings. Crime is everywhere in these neighborhoods where kids find too much time on their hands after…

What Are Spill Kits?

A spill kit is really exactly what it says it is – it’s a kit for dealing with and cleaning up spills or spillage of various kinds. No matter how careful we are in life, there is always going to be spillage of one kind or another and although we can do our best to…

Turn Your Basement Into a Virtual Shooting Gallery

An indoor shooting simulator is easy to add on to most projection based home theater systems, and in most cases is an inexpensive way to add hours of entertainment for the whole family. People of all ages enjoy playing the wide range of games that are available for the system, everything from “Baseball Challenge” to…

Analysis of Philip Levine’s Poem – "Starlight"

In introduction, I will identify and analyze various components of Philip Levine’s “starlight,” such as, speaker; situation; diction; imagery; figures of speech, and other elements of poetry. Throughout this article the preceding elements will be meticulously expounded upon. The speaker of the poem I will termed as a ‘he’ because the poet is a male.…

Make a Retirement Survival Kit

A retirement survival kit is a funny twist on a wedding survival kit. The great part about a retirement survival kit is that you can put it all together yourself! This can be a really great gift to give during a retirement party because it can be sure to garner a few laughs. Here are…

Maritime Frauds

What is a fraud? An international trade transaction involves several parties-exporter, importer, ship-owner, charterer, ship’s master, officers and crew, insurer, banker, broker or agent, freight forwarder. Maritime fraud occurs when one of these parties unjustly takes another’s goods or money. In some cases, several of these parties act in collusion to defraud another. Banks and…

Major Parts Of An Excavator And How It Works

An excavator is an engineering vehicle that is used for digging or refilling of big holes. The basic structure of an excavator comprises of the arm, the bucket and tracks. The drive and power source of the excavator is one of the major components of this equipment. Basically, excavators run on diesel as the main…

Looking for Outdoor Chairs

When the weather is nice, your thoughts gravitate to outdoor activities. When hosting an outside function of any sort, it’s important to make sure you have enough chairs for everyone. No matter what the activity is, adequate seating is of utmost importance. For outdoor patio seating, swivel club chairs are perfect for visiting, relaxing or…

The MAGPRO Marauder Report

Yes. The Marauder is the new kid on the Precharged Pneumatic [PCP] Airgun block that can’t be punked. After being in the Airgun world for 35 years and establishing a business in the shooting sports industry over the past 6 plus years, I’ve developed an appetite for product quality, fair value and manufacturer integrity. I…

How to Choose a Transformer

When choosing a transformer, there are two primary concerns: the load and the application. Several factors must be evaluated carefully while making the choice, to ensure that the needs of both primary concerns are met. To use a cliché, it is typically a ‘no-brainer’ to choose smaller transformers. A unit with a kVA rating that…

Concrete Permeability and Factors Affecting It

Permeability in concrete has direct relationship with the durability of the concrete. The lesser the permeability, the more durable the concrete will be. Permeability will make the concrete vulnerable to external media attack. These media include water, chemicals, sulfates, and etc. These external media, once capable of penetrating into concrete it will deteriorate the life…

Aircraft Structures Design

Airframe structures can be made light, yet strong and stiff, and the aircraft skin contributes to the overall strength of the structure. All airframes, whatever the aircraft, are designed using the same principles. The smooth exterior provides a streamlined shape, with extra supporting structure underneath to provide the strength and stiffness needed to operate effectively.…