Best of Budapest – Top 10 Attractions

To see the best of the "Other Europe," go to Budapest, Hungary, the city on the Danube, the city of rose-tinted sunsets and ancient hills crowned with fabled fortresses. It is both the capital of Hungary, home to 2 million of the country's 10 million people, and the seat of Hungarian history. It is a…

I Refused To Raise Two Mama's Boys

Over the long nineteen year period … the problem was not with the handling of the boys. The problem was with my ex-wife. From day one, she did everything for them … clean their rooms, pick up after them, etc. If I assigned the boys a chore, she would do it for them if she…

Three Tips For Beautiful Volleyball Sets

In a previous article I discussed how important it is to have a solid footwork foundation. Now it’s time to expand your setting skills to include not only footwork but your hands as well. There are three main principles that you should keep in mind when setting: 1. Your hands need to be both soft…

Premature and Blue Babies Are Never Alone

Last week it was my daughter Heather's birthday-now 25! Out of college, employed, about to get married, and wise, and pretty, I could not be but the proudest father on Earth. I thought I heard her say, "… a promotion with a salary increase," as she punched the microwave buttons to heat the fudge. In…

Cost-Saving Affordable House Plans

Building your dream home yet remaining within a realistic budget can be one of the most challenging aspects of home building. If you build the dream home you really want but can’t afford you either don’t build or surpass your budget and probably lose your home in the process. At the other spectrum, you may…

5 Tips on Preparing Crock Pot Meals

Slow cookers are often tucked away in a cabinet and seldom thought of as a regular kitchen tool. Most of us cook from habit; grab a familiar pan and stand over the stove stirring and adding ingredients. Think of the time and energy that could be saved as we learn to rely on the slow…

Starting Your Own Janitorial Company

If you decide that you want to start your janitorial company you should not just start buying supplies and equipment and look for people to work for your company. You need to take the time to do research on whom your perspective customers will be and drawing up a business plan. The business plan is…

Classification of Values

Education is a social process; Education is growth; Education is not preparation for life; Education is life itself. — John Dewey The prosperity of a country depends not on the abundance of its revenues, not on the strength of its fortifications, not on the beauty of its public buildings; but it consists in the number…

Fuses in Electrical Appliances

One aspect of electrical appliances that tends to cause a lot of confusion is the question “What fuse should this appliance have?” In this article, we look at fuses in detail and give guidelines on how to work out the correct fuse for the appliance. What are fuses? A fuse is an electrical component that…

Benefits of Hybrid Automobiles

High fuel prices and concerns over the environment have inspired more people than ever to go in search of alternative energy sources. The internal combustion engine is considered to be the largest polluter on the planet. Hybrid automobiles have been gaining attention and popularity as a result of these concerns. Most manufacturers either offer these…

Malaysia Itinerary Ideas

You will find that most Malaysian itineraries begin in the capital of Kuala Lumpur or KL as it is commonly known as. This lively city is home to a hotchpot of different cultures and traditions, each providing their own stamp and influence on the city and its development. With a variety of different regions and…

Top 7 Benefits of Recycling

Recycling is a process – a series of activities, if you will, that includes: the collection and sorting of waste materials, the processing of these materials to produce brand new products, and the purchase and use of these new products by consumers. Recycling is more optimized and efficient if we practice the three R’s of…

Top Five Live Music Venues in London

I. THE PIANO WORKS Located in the heart of Farringdon, it is a non-stop live music venue. One of the best things about it is that the repertoire is decided by the audience and played by two greatly talented pianists and accompanying musicians. Every Tuesday there is an open mic night that aims to discover…

The Versatility of Boys Hoodies

In the year 2009, hoodies are as popular with young adults now as they have ever been. It seems that the majority of boys and girls have a selection of different styles and colors of hooded tops in their wardrobes which they wear whatever the season. Hoodies are an extremely versatile item of clothing, they…