Roy Lichtenstein’s Famous Works

In the early 1961, Roy Lichtenstein was challenged by his young son to “paint as good” as the artists of the Mickey Mouse comics the lad was reading. Thus, a icon of the American pop art scene stumbled upon the format that would make him famous. Two of his best-known works are the comic-inspired pieces,…

Security Entrance Products That Prevent Tailgating and Piggybacking Into Buildings – A Brief History

In today’s civilized society the art and science of protecting ourselves and our properties from harm has evolved considerably. Just look at the numbers, variety, and types of doors, locks, alarms systems, video monitoring devices, and other technology designed specifically to keep us safe and protect our privacy and personal property/vehicles. The technology and industry…

Sheet Music

Modern sheet music comes in many different formats including the recent invention of digital sheet music (often downloadable in the .PDF Portable Digital Format) and it can be argued that at least in the Western world what was known as printed music is now moving away from the paper format. Sheet music is different to…

Why Are Ladder Accessories Necessary?

There are many different ladder accessories that can make your job safer and easier. “Shoes” can make using your ladder worry free because they eliminate the possibility of the ladder losing traction from being on an unstable surface and slipping. Ladder levelers ensure stability on uneven ground or stairs so that you will not be…

Stairs – The Ups and Downs of Staircase Design

Our stairs are generally governed by the type of houses we have. In smaller terraced houses the stairs are often steep and are built between walls, which means the “strings”, the main frames of the stair construction are not seen from the side. These stairs are often carpeted and have a separate handrail attached to…

Laminate Flooring Advantages

Durability Because it’s designed with a tough and durable wear layer, laminate flooring is much stronger than most installed solid hardwood flooring, carpets and vinyls, it’s more resistant to scratches than softer surfaces (solid hardwood floors for eg.) and is one of the best choices for households with heavy foot traffic, kids, or pets. But,…

Eight Unique Gift Ideas For Co-Workers

Do you have co-workers that you feel you need to surprise with a gift that is not only different but also unique? Well, you certainly should consider gifts from Russia. Because of the high number of people found in this country, there is a diverse yet very rich culture. In expressing themselves, there are unique…