University of Virginia (UVA) Cavaliers – Nickname Explained

The University of Virginia Cavaliers share a nickname with the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA franchise but that is where the similarities end. The explanation for the University of Virginia Cavaliers nickname actually involves a story of historical significance to the region. Located in Charlottesville, Virginia the school with a total student population of close to 20,000…

Sump Pump Review

What Factors Should Be Reviewed? There are eight major factors to consider when comparing sump pumps: mechanism causing the sump pump to operate, material used in construction, operational capability, dimensions, size of discharge, protection against spherical solids or sludge, energy consumption and manufacturer’s warranty. 1. Mechanisms Causing the Sump Pump to Operate What Are the…

Non-Toxic Window Blinds

A little known reality of home d├ęcor is the fact that some items in your home contain toxic substances that can actually have a negative impact on the health of you and your family. Carpet, upholstery, and even window blinds are just a few of these items, so it’s important to know what you have…

Australian Bluestone Vs Imported Bluestone

Australian Bluestone has a very good reputation as a high quality product. It has a particular shade of grey/blue which is unique and has a low iron pyrite content which means it does not experience much or any colour change over a period of time. From a durability perspective there is no practical difference between…

Top 5 Spots to Roller Blade in Tampa Florida

Roller Blading is a great, fun way to exercise while enjoying really great, tropical Florida scenery. Blading is less taxing on your joints and lets you enjoy longer excursions than running might allow. Having just moved back home after living up in cold New England- I decided to scope out the best top 5 spots…

Top Tips for a Startup Construction Business

In spite of all the investments which followed after the independence in industrialization, infrastructure along with a series of restructurings, Ghana is still far behind in organization setups and procedures. The country’s inability to meet these requirements is largely due to the character and nature of her integration in the international system where she has…

Do You Have These Panic Attack Symptoms?

A panic attack is a one of those things that literally grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let go. A sufferer can virtually find himself or herself running around in circles trying to “escape” the feeling of dread. However, that’s the extreme case. What about those times when you’re quite not sure what it…

The Four Dimensions of Jesus Christ’s Ministry

In this long journey of life, I have sought a spiritual interpretation of Christ’s mission on earth, its implication on our lives and whether it really achieved the intended mission. This is a chronological account of various acts of Christ- preaching, teaching, healing and the overall impact. I have attempted to distinguish the four main…

They Who Paint in the Sun Should Not Be Painting!

He who paints in the sun will not get the professional results they are expecting. Paint whether oil or latex, thinned out or not dries or cures from air temperature, slower in the shade and faster in the sun. The solvents or driers such as ASA (anti skinning agent), cobalt, naptha, mineral spirits, xylene, found…

History of the Swarovski Brand

The Swarovski Company was founded in the late 19th Century when Daniel Swarovski invented an automatic cutting machine for crystal, and in 1895 established a crystal cutting factory in Austria. The birthplace of the factory was Wattens, which was chosen because local hydroelectricity made the energy-intensive process involved more cost-effective. Today Wattens is home to…