Why There Are No Skyscrapers in Washington DC?

If you have ever visited our nation’s capital you certainly noticed aside from the Washington Monument (555-feet tallest in the city) and a few other landmarks including the US Capitol (289-feet ranked 5th tallest) there are no real tall high-rise or skyscraper buildings. Look across the Potomac River to Crystal City and Rosslyn and you’ll…

How to Buy an Oven or Cooker

Are you shopping for an oven cooker? If so it would be worth reading on to gather all the information before you buy online! Millimart has done the research to present the most important features that you should bare in mind when shopping for an oven. Self cleaning ovens At last we have the ovens…

Shaolin Kung Fu: "Bullet Fist!"

Introduction The Shaolin Temple’s 72 Consummate and Secret Arts fall into two categories: Yin/Rou Soft Internal Energy Training and Yang/Gang Hard External Power Training, respectively. Bullet Fist falls into the second (Hard) category and is a specific exercise of the fists. Technical Analysis Bullet Fist (Danzi Quan) aka ‘Pellet Fist’ or ‘Spring Fist Exercise’ has…

Warning! Do Not Buy a Medigap Plan F

If you think my headline is a little dramatic, I promise it’s not. The following information is critical to anyone considering a Plan F Medicare Supplement. Plan F has long been the most popular of the standardized plans, and it does have a purpose. However, you should explore all of your options and make yourself…

Advantages Of Wood Deck Railings

Wooden railing is the first choice for any owner or the builder as the elegance and the style that you get from wooden railings is nothing compared to other materials. Some time the light reflection from all sources disturbs you. Wood does not reflect light as much as steel does, a kind of sereneness, and…

Growing Up Ukrainian In Toronto

I was born in Toronto in 1936. I lived above a hairdressing and barber shop run by my mother and father, an aunt and two uncles, at Queen and Seaton streets, in Toronto. The smell of fingerwave solution and the unique odour of a permanent wave still trigger an eruption of memories of playing in…

Phineas Gage Evidence for Dualism

Once you understand the extent of Phineas Gage’s accident, you can begin to see its implications on how we can study the human brain and mind. There are three classical ways to view the situation when using Phineas Gage to address the mind/brain question (whether or not our identity is made up of two components,…

Embracing the Child Sensitivities Within

I’ve become more aware recently of the child sensitivities within, which are common to us all. It’s easy to see these sensitivities within children – I’ve certainly seen them in my pre-school-aged son, and within the students I work with. But we don’t see the dynamics of sensitivity within ourselves, or perhaps we’re aware we’re…