Buying Apartment Buildings – Good Move?

Buying apartment buildings used to be what people thought of when they were thinking about investing in real estate. However, thanks to the whole flipping phenomenon the popular notion of investing in real estate has become something more akin to fixing up junker houses. Not that there's anything wrong with fixing up junkers, you make…

The Helmet Camera Story So Far

23 years ago an individual called Mark Schulze decided to put together the world's first "helmet camera" to make an action video. His subject was mountain biking. As the chip camera had just come out, he obtained one and proceeded to affix it to a motorcycle helmet. What he did then was to attach a…

Getting a Grasp on the Anatomy of a Roof

Your roofing contractor is a great source of help when installing a new roof, however do you find you're not speaking with the same vocabulary? A good basic roof vocabulary makes the process of reroofing much less confusing. All About Your Roof • Shingles: One of the most basic pieces of a roof are shingles.…

Petroleum Engineer Salary

Petroleum is used everywhere form cars, to cooking, plastics, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, beauty products etc. Petroleum engineering is an important field of engineering and it basically deals with extraction of oil and natural gas from the surface of the earth for the benefit of the human civilization. Today oil and natural gas determines the world economy.…

I See a Fruit Fly in My Eye!

Is that normal?? That’s a very common complaint when patients call the office. They are usually puzzled, often scared, and always eager to find out why they are seeing weird dots, floaters or webs inside their eye. The only way to really assess this problem is with a complete, dilated eye exam. Even though the…

The Importance of Good Home Insulation

There are several areas of your home that may drastically cut down your energy consumption and cost if they are well insulated. There are also many options to choose from when it comes to finding an insulation solution that is best for you. There are several environmental advantages to having a well insulated home. By…

7 Simple Home Remedies For Treating Dandruff

Having dandruff can be embarrassing and irritating at the same time. An excessive oily scalp with oil accumulation, exposure to extreme temperatures and consequent dryness of scalp, hormone irregularities, stress, lack of sleep, usage of harsh chemical based hair styling products, unhealthy diet, deficiency of vitamins and minerals and fungal infection are some of the…

Different Home Bar Ideas

Having a bar in your home is a beer enthusiast’s dream. I remember when I bought my first home. While I was walking through it, my wife was looking at all the possibilities while I was wondering where the best place for my bar would be. We all have dreams and a beer enthusiast’s dream…

Methods For Advanced Fine Woodworkers

The joinery methods listed below, are some of the most challenging types in fine woodworking, and are not suited for the beginner. These advanced joinery methods include: Mortise And Tenon Joints Used extensively by experienced woodworkers, for joining furniture parts. Also used in timber framing. The mortise is a square hole, made by drilling holes…

Using Rocks As CO2 Sponges

Researchers studying peridotite rock in the Middle Eastern country of Oman say the material could be an amazing absorber of carbon dioxide. Peridotite is found in abundance in the Earth's mantle, about 12 miles down and under the Earth's crust. Large chunks of the rock make their way to the surface as the crust moves…