What is a Bridge Rectifier and What Does it Do?

A bridge rectifier is a device used to transform alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC). Additionally, a bridge rectifier is used in model railroads to provide the correct direct current to run the motors and other accessories. Placed in the decoder, the bridge rectifier has many functions. Let's describe the functions of a bridge…

Terence Fisher and Hammer Horror

Terence Fisher (23 February 1904 – 18 June 1980) was a British director and a prominent name in the English gothic cinema. He is most remembered for his work with Hammer films, where he presented gothic horror in full lurid colour. The sexual overtones and explicit horror in his films, whilst pretty tame compared to…

The Bathroom is a Good DIY Project

Remodeling a bathroom can be one of the best investments you can make in your home. The return on the money that you put into redoing a bathroom shows some of the greatest rate of increase to the value of the home. Great bathrooms also make a home more appealing to buyers – if you…

Painting and Decorating Techniques: Dragging

To create a feeling of luxurious silk or designer wallpaper "faux dragging" can be applied on the majority of perfectly smooth and readied surfaces. Whilst it is a fairly easy technique to actually learn it creates impressive benefits to the overall painting and decorating project as the finishes are both luxurious and stunning. A huge…

Basic Barbeque Safety Tips – Part One

Barbeque used to be a once-per-year, summer activity where family and friends gathered all together and cooked tasty, meat-based food outdoors. Nowadays, barbeque has become a very common practice; it has broken the boarders of the once-a-year practice and it's not uncommon to find families that will arrange a barbeque several times a month! However,…

Little Giant Ladder Accessory Guide

When you purchase a little giant ladder it is very usual that you will be provided with a ladder manual and a list of accessories. You must know the name of the accessory that you may need to replace in the course of its frequent use. Wear and tear, dent, nick, crack etc. are the…

What to Know About Child Insurance?

Life insurance plans are designed to make life easy for their beneficiaries. The life insurers study the problems that a person can face and device financial solutions to ease them. One of the big problems many people struggle with is to provide a sound future to their kids. Cost of higher education is really back…

Hyperactivity – Checking Restless Nature in Kids

Hyperactivity or hyperactivity refers to a mental dysfunction, and is also referred to as ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). Hyperactivity is generally found among the school-going kids. However, more often than not, this disorder is diagnosed only during the teen stage. However, it must be borne in mind that every child is naturally over active…

Curling Iron Vs Hot Rollers

The use of curling iron dates back to years as they have been successfully tested on different hair types so far. Hair curlers of different brands, styles, features and prices are available to choose from the best one suited according to the different hair types. Women who are blessed with amazingly straight hair may occasionally…