Pole Barns

The type of construction one chooses will depend on the barn's style. The pole barn, also known as post-frame construction, is the least expensive. The post-frame construction is done by sinking posts into the ground, with lumber connecting them horizontally. Holes are dug for the poles that are then used for the foundation, bracing and…

The Wii Balance Board Story

It's now been just over a month since Wii Fit was launched in the United States and although response to the game has been mixed, overall it has been a huge success, showing once again why Nintendo continues to lead the video games market. In the run-up to the launch of Wii Fit, the Nintendo…

Installing Gas Lighting

We have always liked the old world charm of Gas Lighting. When we made a decision to build our own house we knew we needed to install them on the front porch of our home in the build process. We straight away asked our designer to modify our home plans, and he quickly revised them…

Piano Sheet Music

Piano sheet music is a printed musical notation for piano. Before phonograph and radio became popular, sheet music was used by musicians to make their compositions known to the people. Many of these were piano sheet music since piano was the most popular musical instrument back then. In the late 19th century, piano sheet music…

Dinner Party Etiquette – The Invitations

When you are having a party of any size, type, or scale, issuing the invitations can be a vital decision for its success. Invitations that you send to friends and family can be done by phone, mail, email, or Facebook. Making the invitation by phone makes it really personal, and also gives you instant feedback…

Resilient Times For Residential Flooring

Far removed from the stiff linoleum flooring of yesteryear, today's resilient flooring gives consumers a wide variety of options to create the perfect look for their home. Resilient flooring is a very popular choice, particularly because of the feel: it is somewhat cushioned to walk on. And unlike standard stone or tile installations, glasses or…

Advantages of Using a Fiberglass Ladder

The standard materials that ladders are constructed of are wood, aluminum, and fiberglass. While all of these ladders can serve their purpose, wood and aluminum are subject to corrosion by water and wind. These elements can cause the ladders to fall apart more easily. When people are working on a ladder, they want to know…

Easy Leg Exercises For Toned Sexy Legs

Are you interested in easy, but greatly effective, leg toning exercises that you can do anywhere, anytime – without having to deal with the hassles of ‘going to the gym’? Fitness centers and health clubs are filled with big, expensive machines. No matter what kind of leg exercise program you are looking for, the instructors…

Seven Reasons to Use RSS

The first reason to use RSS for internet users is that it keeps you up to date with the current news or favorite topics. As soon as a new post is added to a website or a news story is posted, it immediately goes to the RSS feed and is sent out to subscribers. This…

Balloon Framing Gable Walls

Prior to the 1950’s balloon framing of new homes was the standard construction method, until the advent of platform framing. Platform framing is a safer, quicker, and more cost effective method than balloon framing. With that being said, balloon framing still has many effective uses in modern house framing that can be incorporated with platform…

Shank 2 Reviewed

Published By: Electronic Arts, Developer: Klei Entertainment, Genre: Action, Release Date: Feb 8, 2012, Rating: M, Systems: PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360. Shank 2 is a 2D beat 'em up arcade downloadable game. It pays homage of sorts to movies I grew up watching during the 80's like Commando, Rambo and Missing in Action. Shank…