Cheap and Easy Brick Floors

When considering what material to use for a floor, few people look beyond a concrete slab, with something like tile or carpet as a finish. For us, however, there were several factors that made a stabilized compressed earth brick (SCEB) floor far more appealing, including cost, skill, and time required. MATERIALS Compressed Earth Blocks Screened…

Busting Some Common Apartment Rental Myths

Not sure if renting an apartment is right for you? Perhaps you've been scared away by some of the rumors (or so-called "facts") you've heard about living in an apartment building? Well, despite what you may have read or heard, apartment living is extremely desirable, safe, and efficient. This article will "bust" some of the…

Flatter Abs – Does Flat Matter?

Do flat abs matter? Yes, not just aesthetically but also for health reasons. Having flatter abs is a result of a healthy lifestyle. It gives you an image of strength and makes you more appealing to the opposite sex. Flat abs also helps decrease further health risks and allow you to lead a better quality…

Florida Helmet Laws

Since July 2000, motorcycle riders have not had to adhere to a universal helmet law, requiring all riders, regardless of age, to wear a helmet when operating their motorcycles. Today, Florida helmet laws stipulate that riders over the age of 21 who have at least $ 10,000 in medical coverage can legally ride their bikes…

Roofing Terminology

Knowing common roofing terminology will enable you as a homeowner to make an informed decision about roofing materials that are good matches for your home’s style and the region in which you live. It will also help you understand the contract with your roofing professional and the project updates. Some key roofing terms are listed…

Power Tools History

Since the ancient Egyptians began using a hand-powered lathe centuries ago, man has striven to make arduous building and assembling tasks easier, quicker, and more efficient through power tools. We’ve come a long way from those sand-covered turning machines, but the end goal is no different from our desert-dwelling ancestors. Today, nearly every home in…

Working As a Food Engineer

Food engineers perform a wide variety of jobs, and these jobs are incredibly important in terms of food safety and quality. Students who wish to become food engineers often complete a bachelor’s degree in agriculture or food science before entering the field. They must learn the rules of safety, preparation and storage, and the chemical…

Detachment – A Key to Faster Manifesting

"When you want nothing, you can have everything". Wanting nothing means you already are in a state of having it. I realize that the most challenging step in manifesting a magical moment is detachment. You intend, you visualize, and then you let it go and you repeat this process again and again until what you…

Blown-in Cellulose Insulation

Maximizing the insulation for your green home is the most important step you can take towards reducing the heating and cooling energy requirements of your home. Many options are available to you, such as fiberglass batt, rigid or blown-in insulation. Let’s look at cellulose blown-in insulation, which, in my opinion, is one of the greenest…

Reduce Cellulite And Stretch Marks Naturally

The first days of summer never fail to reveal a few bathing suit and short-clad cellulite thighs. It is a natural fact of life for women especially due to hormonal shifts, lifestyle, diet and genetics. During adolescence, pregnancy and women are most prone to develop cellulite because of the inevitable fluctuation of hormones. The lumpy…

Health Benefits of Bicycle Riding

I loved riding my bike as a kid. We would ride all around town and back and forth to school. After school we got together to ride bicycle and talk about what happened at school, our worries, our dreams. Bike riding kept us healthy, busy and happy. As an adult I realize bike riding offers…

Great Skirt Steak Recipes

People are always asking me if I have any great skirt steak recipes. So I thought that today I would share one with you that I take and then turn into some very tasty tacos. It is just a southwestern steak with chili lime butter. Now this is one of the fastest things that you…

Bar Code Label Makers

Bar code label makers are special computer programs that can design templates for bar code labels. These programs can perform tasks such as sizing the bar code, encoding the numerical information, database features and include other information such as name of company, product name, date of packaging and other customized details. Programs to design bar…

Hitting Long Irons

Long irons are the golf clubs from the 1-iron to the 5-iron. These clubs have relatively long shafts with the 1-iron having the longest shaft. The club shafts get progressively shorter as we go down in clubs from the one through the five iron. The lower the number of the club – the longer the…