Blood Pressure Terminology

Traditionally, BP measurements report two basic pressures (Systolic pressure and Diastolic pressure). This article explains the reason why diastolic pressure should be actually called as ‘lowest or baseline systolic pressure.’ Whenever BP is measured, external pressure (cuff-induced) combines with baseline arterial pressure to challenge the heart to pump the blood beyond the artificially vasoconstricted region.…

Factors that Affects the Selection Process

Introduction Recently on some of the forums we discussed some of the factors that affect the Selection Process. People don’t want to accept that factors like mode of your master’s or specialized areas; the type of industry that you are working in; and the salary that you are drawing in your present job can affect…

Sophisticated Marketing Techniques

Business is forcing people to take extra steps while dealing with all the marketing strategies. Traditional mode of marketing is not any more paving road to success when it comes to the launching of new products and services. People are almost used to all sorts of marketing techniques commonly used by the business professionals. In…

My Favorite Cave, Pettyjohn Cave

I could write many stories about Pettyjohn Cave, however I would like to explain here why this great cave is my favorite. For a Horizontal caver like myself, Pettyjohn has plenty to offer. Good climbs, challenging passages, waterfalls, formations, intriguing passages, extreme hard to reach places most of which I have not seen, possibilities for…

Top Qualities That a Metal Fabrication Company Should Have

The services offered by metal fabrication companies vary from one company to another. Some provide bulk production runs at a relatively lower cost, whereas others cater to smaller businesses that offer more customization options. Some offer a wide range of services, while others only specialize in some types of services. Most companies, however, try to…

Climbing Mount Everest

There are people who seek great challenges in life to test themselves both mentally and physically. One of the greatest challenges, if not the greatest, is to climb Mount Everest. Rising 8,848 meters above sea level, it is the highest peek on our planet. Its breathtaking scenerys have been a source of attraction for many…

His Most Famous Painting (The Parasol) – Francisco Goya

Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes of Spain was a very famous painter and printmaker of the eighteenth century. His immense popularity is attributed to his European style of painting, fetching the appreciation of the European kings and queens. Goya’s “The Parasol” or “the Quitasol,” painted in 1777, is by far his most successful painting.…

Color Code for Electrical Wiring

Electrical wiring is something that requires foresight, planning, and a certain degree of know-how. Going into electrical wiring without these tools at your disposal can potentially have some pretty frightening consequences! Electricity isn’t something to be toyed with haphazardly. – Having said that, it’s not something that you should necessarily be afraid of either. There…

Overcoming the Limitations of Being Wheelchair-Bound

If you’ve never been a wheelchair or mobility scooter user, you’ve probably taken very little time to think about the challenges that disabled or elderly persons face when they want to go out and about. In a wheelchair, everything is that little bit more difficult. Being lower down than a standing person, every day scenarios…