Wildlife Art – Its History and Development

Summary Some of the earliest of all known art (pre-historic cave and rock art) features wildlife. However, it might be more properly regarded as art about food, rather than art about wildlife as such. Then for a lot of the rest of the history of art in the western world, art depicting wildlife was mostly…

Activating Your Eight Life Aspiration Sectors in Feng Shui

After determining where the Eight Life Aspirations sectors are in your house, you will need to decorate and place items that correspond with those sectors. Remember that activating these sectors will benefit all the people living in your household. Please do not confuse this with enhancing your PERSONAL directions. Personal directions must be enhanced by…

Best Dinosaur Halloween Costumes – Raah!

Dinosaurs make one of the best themes for Halloween costumes. They can be scary or cute and work for all ages: babies, kids, teenagers and adults. Older children can be scary carnivorous dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex. There are some great T-Rex costumes. Stegosaurus and Triceratops are easily recognizable favorites too. And Pterodactyl costumes are a…

The Many Facets of Hunting for Garnets

While experienced hunters thoroughly enjoy a good day of garnet hunting, you don’t have to be an experienced hunter to find these dazzling little gemstones. In fact, they are probably the best stone for the inexperienced rockhound to begin hunting for. These delightful gemstones are quite common can be found in many US states and…

Port Stanley Charm

A diverse cluster of settlers poured into Southwestern Ontario by a meandering inlet on the Lake Erie shoreline early in the 1800’s and established a prosperous little community called Port Stanley. This small yet busy harbour was founded in 1804 by John Bostwick, who established and operated both a mill and warehouse. Today, this prosperous…

Everything You Need To Know About Barbie

Skipper. Midge. Ken. Barbie. Everyone knows these names, but do you know the name Ruth Handler? You should, she’s the one who brought Barbie and her friends to life in 1959. Ruth was the wife of Elliot Handler, a co-founder of Mattel toy company. In 1954, Ruth noticed that her daughter, Barbara, often gave her…

Why Camping Trips Go Wrong

Having spoken to many people who regularly go on camping trips, I find that a number of issues are frequently mentioned when they start focusing on why such trips sometimes go badly. Even though many people love camping holidays, the same problems appear to arise again and again. Common complaints include trips being ruined by…

4 Different Types of Steel

Steel is a catch-all phrase use to describe a group of iron alloys. These alloys all have one thing in common: malleability. Steels can all be melted down and used in the injection moulding process to create everyday items. Steels can be cast directly into moulds, or can be made into other forms which allow…

Differences Between A Gazebo, Pergola And Pavilion

Make your backyard unique by building a gazebo, pavilion or pergola. Some of these outdoor structures are better known than others. For this reason, it’s a good idea to learn the differences before deciding which one is best suited for your property. Differences Between A Gazebo, Pergola, And Pavilion Gazebo: A gazebo is freestanding garden…

A Draw-Down Schedule Is Vital For Every Business Plan

Every business concept has brilliant ideas or elements in them. Unfortunately, great ideas are not enough to produce a great business. I have seen hundreds of great ideas, but few of those great ideas end up creating a new business because so many ‘would-be’ business owners lack either the experience or the expertise to successfully…

How to Care for a Flagstone Patio

Adding a flagstone patio to your home will provide your household with a whole new living area and come in very handy when you want to entertain your friends or family. This type of backyard accent will boost the value of your home and at the same time provide an area for you and your…