Fiber – The Bodybuilder's Best Friend

Are you a bodybuilder who works non-stop in the gym (training), the kitchen (cooking & eating) and in the bedroom (sleeping – Get your mind out of the gutter), but can not seem to see the results you should be seeing from such efforts? One factor which is commonly overlooked but which may make a…

Renting in Tucson With Bad Credit

Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, the home to University of Arizona, has a diverse population and culture. You have Native Americans, Mexicans, Spanish, and of course your good old westerners among the 541,811 Tucson citizens. You have attractions such as Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory. You could enjoy a ballet at…

How to Take Care of Your Car Headlights

It is a common occurrence on the road – gleaming cars with sleek bodies, washed and polished to a fault, sporting yellowed, cloudy headlights! You see dirty, unkempt, cloudy, scratched headlights on old cars and you see them on swanky new cars. It is surprising that people would go through the trouble of vacuuming their…

Top 5 Window Tinting Myths

When it comes to window tinting, especially car tinting, many people share common misconceptions. We are going to discuss the myths surrounding the window tinting industry and reveal the truth. Myth 1: Car Tints are only for boy racers! Well, we won’t deny the popularity of tints in the racing community. It can make sports…

Troubleshooting an Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Acoustic guitars come in all shapes and sizes with a number of options. One of the most popular options is the addition of a pickup system that allows the guitar to be plugged into amplification. When a pickup system is added to an acoustic guitar it becomes an “acoustic/ electric” guitar because it can be…

A Brief History of Tapestries in American Decor

The myriad details of restoring or furnishing a period house are enough to overwhelm even the most dedicated homeowner. Paint colors, wood finishes, floor covering, lighting fixtures; chosen wisely, these elements can combine to produce a satisfying authenticity. The selection of appropriate textiles can add a visual and textural dimension, a finishing touch of comfort…

Russian Superstitions

Russians are very superstitious people. They will deny this, but it is true. These superstitions affect my life on a daily basis. Most of the time they are harmless and I go along with them to humor my wife. Sometimes I tease her about them. New superstitions pop up all the time, as new situations…

The 3 Idiots of the Education System

“I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think”. ~ Anne Sullivan. I was conducting a Discover Your True Calling workshop at IIM, Indore last week. I…

Boundaries, Bottom Lines, and Threats – Knowing the Difference Can Empower Family Member Recovery

One of the most frequent questions by family members of alcoholics/addicts is “What’s the difference between boundaries, bottom lines, and threats?” Before these significant others get very far into recovery, they hear these terms and are confused. Clearing up the confusion with definitions makes a good beginning, but application gives these concepts the most meaning.    A bottom…

Neuro-Pharmacognosy: Is It Nature’s Answer For Neuropathy?

Neuropathy literally means sick nerves. There are a number of different reasons why people develop neuropathy. Neuropathy quite commonly is associated with diabetes, vitamin deficits, inflammation of the nerves and toxins that poison the nerves. We have discussed many of the conditions that cause nerves to become sick in patients in other articles. Patients suffering…