Blur the Line Between Work and Play

Make your vocation your vacation. I think that’s one of the smartest business concepts that I’ve ever run across. I learned it from a book called Work is My Play by Wallace E. Johnson, one of the founders of Holiday Inn. One of the things that Johnson says in his book that I like so…

Pump Shaft Bearings

A pump shaft is a major part whose function is to transmit input power from the driver to the impellers mounted on the shaft. It is subjected to several stresses flexural, shear, torsional, tensile, etc. Of these, the torsional stress is most significant and is usually used as basis for sizing the shaft diameter. The…

Tools to Use for a Professional Translation

When you look at working as a corporate translator there are many tools at your disposal. There are many native speakers out there; however, knowledge of a language does not necessarily mean that you can do a good job of professional translation. Look around and you will find an abundance of resources. Dictionaries, theses, and…

Fire Protection Design – Engineering Your Safety

In the United States and Canada, fire codes guide the design and construction of every building. Whether it's a complex of apartments or condominiums; a warehouse or factory; or an office complex, everything must be constructed to code, and keeping residents or employees safe is an important concern. Fire protection engineers are charged with maintaining…

Drinking Tea – The Health Benefits

Herbal teas have been used for centuries to cure minor ailments. Whether or not you believe that they do have specific medicinal benefits, one thing the teas do have is a high vitamin content. Why not substitute your coffee or diet drink for a delicious fruity tea instead. Who knows, they may have those hidden…

High Protein Snacks for Travel

Protein bars are a perfect choice for a tasty and nutritious snack that is easy to pack. For people who are always traveling and on the go these food products are ideal. These healthy bars deliver healthy, nutritional benefits as well as flavorful goodness and they can be stowed in a suitcase, backpack, purse or…

Today's Dog Fencing

Dogs have this energy, curiosity (especially with their noses) and instinct to roam and wander, run and play, hunt and chase. Even some dogs will stay by the house even when offered unlimited freedom; most dogs have a natural curiosity that leads them to stray when the opportunity arises, so it is important to find…

Sinus Pressure – A Quick Cure – Step One

Among the various sinus ailments afflicting modern society, sinus pressure could rank as one of the most common since it is connected with other related sinus afflictions. Yet, as this article will endeavor to show, it is avoidable in many cases, at least to a substantial extent. But before I try to do that I…

Pointers in Proper Maintenance of Outdoor Decks

Regular upkeep of your deck is necessary. This is exposed to harsh weather and can easily deteriorate. Make sure to wash the decking thoroughly before making any repairs. Use a pressure washer if possible to get rid of dirt and fibers. The pressure stream should be moving or else it is possible to scratch the…

Plastic Model Airplanes

Plastic models are generally distributed as kits which will need to become assembled by the user. The plastic models are also known as scale models and they’re mainly bought for static display. Almost all of the plastic model airplanes are injection and cast in polystyrene, parts are connected together with the help of adhesive or…

Gaslighting: How to Recognize

Gaslighting is a form of psychological manipulation. It seeks to sow the seeds of doubt in the targeted individual. The goal of the gaslighter is to make the victim question her own perception, memory and sanity. Befriending you and gleaning information from friends and relatives are ways the abuser gains insight into how to undermine…