The Ecological Benefits of Bamboo Flooring

Forests are disappearing at a rate of almost 1 million acres each week. This staggering speed of deforestation is forcing many world lumber companies and governments to rethink their manufacturing policies and business practices. A 70-75 foot tree that is cut for lumber can take up to 65 years to replace. Bamboo, on the other…

Laptops

Think about a moveable computer that is light and small enough to fit in your lap. The first laptop computer came out in 1981. It was called the 'Osborne 1', after the name of Adam Osborne, the founder. As heavy as 24 pounds, this laptop was priced about $ 1,795. Now, laptops can weigh as…

Africa

AFRICA (to africans in diaspora) africa here i come, africa africa of the black soul the soul of an ancient culture the culture of your timid tribes. its your voice i hear africa your voice of the talking drums your beaded drums and the royal trumpeter the metal gong of your town crier i have…

How to Answer a Summons For Credit Card Debt

When a stranger hands you legal papers–READ THEM and don’t avoid them. To avoid being served legal papers only delays the inevitable and can cause more harm than good. Even if you have NOT been properly served, you can still appear in court and argue this point. However, keep in mind that just about every…

Iron and Wine for an Elegant Kitchen

If you are like many others, your kitchen and dining area may be in serious need of an update. Iron and wine is the answer, if the elegant look of french vineyard is what you're looking for! And since these accents are in high demand these days, you will easily find what you need to…

Energy Efficient Lighting

Over the next few months we shall consider many types of energy saving products and how they can be integrated into the business environments. The first item we shall consider is lighting. Lighting can consume a significant amount of the electricity used in the running of an organisation, and this can be as much as…

Nissan Chooses WhereNet Locatable Active RFID System

Nissan North America, Inc. announced earlier that it will be using WhereNet Locatable real-time locating system (RTLS) technology to automate both its inbound supply chain and outbound delivery chain. The automaker partners with WhereNet Corp., a leader of wireless solutions, to strengthen continuous improvement initiative at its four-million square foot assembly plant in Canton, Mississippi.…

Lifting Heavy Objects and an Employer's Duties

Every year countless people suffer from serious back injuries because they try to improperly life extremely heavy objects in a careless manner. One moment you have a perfectly healthy and young individual who thinks he or she can take on the world. The next moment he or she is trying to lift something way to…

9 Ways to Increase Your Home Value

There are many ways to increase the value of your home. Some of these can be done on the interior and some on the exterior of your house from hiring a contractor for the large jobs to doing the smaller things yourself. You can do a little at a time or all at once. Most…

The Perfect First Date Meal For The Culinary Illiterate

The Microwave Generation of the 1990’s has now finished school and stands ready to step forward into the competitive marketplace. It goes without saying that the workplace is a fiercely competitive place but the marketplace most young adults (and, unfortunately, the newly divorced) have the most difficulty with is “formal” dating. Being a hardened veteran…