The Scarlet Letter and Symbolism

The Scarlet Letter is a novel with much symbolism. Throughout the novel several characters represent other ideas. One of the most complex and misunderstood characters in the novel is Pearl, the daughter of Hester Prynne. Pearl, throughout the story, develops into a dynamic symbol – one that is always changing. Although Pearl changes, she always…

Which Real Butterfly Jewelry Is Best for Me?

In recent years, it has become quite popular for various vendors to advertise and sell real butterfly jewelry. Although many vendors are careful to only sell jewelry made from butterflies born, raised, and passed away naturally on humane butterfly farms, some vendors are not so careful so if you are environmentally sensitive, be sure to…

The Pros and Cons of Ceramic Sinks

Ceramic sinks have gotten a bad reputation in the sink industry as being a material that isn’t desirable for any bathroom, kitchen, and so on. However, what many people do not realize is that there are two sides to ceramic sinks, a positive and a negative side. These two sides exist for every type of…

Mobsters, Gangs – Johnny "Dio" Dioguardi

If there was a way to make an illegal buck, Johnny” Dio” Dioguardi, called by Bobby Kennedy the “master labor racketeer,” had his sticky fingers in the pot. Dio was such a treacherous thug at a young age, in 1936, U.S. Attorney Thomas E. Dewey claimed Dio was, “A young gorilla who began his career…

What Colour Is Your Golf Swing?

You may have noticed lately that at some golf courses the starter and will a point of asking, or sometimes even suggesting which tee box golfers will be using during their round. With the growing popularity of golf and more golfers on many Niagara courses, you should soon expect to be advised about hitting from…

How to Paint Mist Or Fog in a Landscape Painting

Painting mist or fog turns an ordinary scene into something special or specific. For example, mist can indicate that it is morning before the sun has burnt off the fog or it can indicate distance. Fog can add mystery, suspense or even peacefulness to paintings. You should decide beforehand if you want the entire scene…

Types of Construction Contracts

The management of a company plays an important role in taking the decisions in an organization. The management of a company is responsible for the success or failure of the decisions. Even before the project initiation, there are lots of steps that are carried out by the management of a company. The steps may involve…

How to Grow Pechay in Containers

Pechay (Brassica pekinensis L.) also known as bok choy, Pak choi or Chinese white cabbage is an annual vegetable crop grown for its foliage for used in soup, salad, solo vegetable dish and many other oriental cooking. It can be eaten as cooked or delicious raw as a single dish or mix with other vegetables.…

Sleeping Right Next to an Air Conditioner

Some people find that they cannot get to sleep at night during the summer unless their room is ice cold. Which is somewhat funny since some of these same people insist on being nice and warm during the winter. Anyways, it is important to make sure that you are not over doing it when it…

Guitar Effects – Compression For Guitars Explained

Ever wanted to get a more even tone when playing finger-style acoustic guitar? How about enhancing your percussive rhythm strumming when playing styles such as funk, reggae or ska? Compression for Guitars might be the answer. In simple terms, this effect produces a smoother, more evenly consistent sound by elevating the level of soft notes,…