Ice Melt – How Does It Work?

This time of year, many building managers and building service contractors have to deal with the problem of icy sidewalks. To keep sidewalks safe, most building managers use an ice melting compound. There are dozens of ice melting products on the market today, so what’s the difference? The active ingredient used in ice melt is…

5 Benefits of Climbing Mount Everest

According to Mount Everest facts, this tallest mountain is approximately sixty million years old. Ever since its expeditions over the years, mountain climbing enthusiasts are always excited to climb Mount Everest. Although its challenging height can be dangerous, one should never miss the chance to experience this great adventure. If you are well-prepared and well-trained…

How to Notch Wood by Hand Easily and Quickly

Incorporating notches in woodworking is something I recommended in a previous article called “Why Wood Notching – Tips and Benefits”, but in this article I’m going to cover the step by step process you can use to actually do the job. There are several tools and methods you can choose from to accomplish this task,…

The Origins of Diversity Management

In this article I would like to outline where the idea of diversity management came from, different schools of thought and how one author named Deborah R. Litvin believes that diversity can continue to be relevant in the future. The Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s/ 1960s in the US gave rise to Equal Employment…

Choosing the Correct Glass Lamp Shade

There are many styles and sizes of glass shades, many of which are standard. It can be initially confusing trying to figure out the right size and style for your particular fixture or lamp, but here are some guidelines that will assist you in making the right choice. First tip: Always take measurements from outside…

How Microbiologists Use Chromogenic Agar Media

Standard growth media in the microbiology laboratory has been advancing in its development over the decades since the late 1800s, when agar was discovered by the use of extracts from red seaweeds, a gelling agent used also in making jellies. Agar is still in use today, and its use has not changed much over the…