Text Neck and the Heads Down Generation

There’s a new “buzzword” circulating the health news: Text Neck – a term used to describe pain and damage in the neck caused by looking down at a mobile phone. Text Neck is on the rise! But why is this modern condition causing pain and discomfort when people have always bent their necks to read?…

Vinyl Decking – Advantages and Disadvantages

Vinyl decking has become really popular lately owning to its flexibility and low cost. Vinyl is an artificial substance that has two advantages over traditional hardwood – its easy to clean, and does not require daily cleaning. Like hardwood decking, vinyl too is quite strong and can withstand a large range of temperatures. It doesn’t…

How To Remove Common Stains From Bluestone Pavers

Even though the dense and hard characteristics of bluestone make it a very popular choice for interior and exterior paving projects alike, it is a stone that is prone to developing stains over time. This can have a very detrimental effect on the appearance of your stone, especially if the stains are left for long…

Are You Superstitious?

Do your throw salt over your shoulder, avoid walking under ladders or leave something behind for good luck when you move house? Do you ever wish upon a star? Superstitions have been handed down from generation to generation from time immemorial. Here are some you may recognise and some which may be new to you.…

Plasma vs LCD vs LED TVs – Differences Explained

In the last 10 years, a multitude of new flat-screen TV technology have been commercialised, all with excellent improvements over past technology. The fast advancement in technology has left a lot of us behind, as most of us don’t hold degrees in electronics. So what are the key differences between these new TVs? Plasma TV…

Tips on Buying Cars From Japan

Japan is the best place to buy used cars mainly because cars in Japan are very carefully maintained and the Japanese roads are renowned to be the best in the world. Japan also maintains a very high standard for used cars. There are used cars in a much better condition than you would ever expect…

Top 7 Tips to Communicate Calmly

I have had an exciting morning today. I was filming an upcoming television show here in Toronto. The show is called “Save Us From Our House” and is aired on the W Network. It is a half-hour show where they try to help a family with two key problems; one is their current living conditions…

Descriptive Language in Charles Dickens’s Dombey and Son

Dombey and Son is a novel rich in descriptive detail, with both the exteriors and interiors in which its many characters feature being vividly realized. However it is arguable that such detail isn’t intended to be merely decorative but instead perform a range of elaborate functions within the vast and intricately plotted story. The Dombey…

How To Get Rid Of Blisters

If you have ever had a blister, whatever the cause, you know just how painful they can be. A blister is a bubble under the skin that is filled with serum; a clear fluid excreted by damaged blood vessels. ‘Blood’ blisters are filled with blood. Blisters are usually itchy and painful. Sometimes you may not…

What Are the Most Common Ibuprofen Side Effects?

Ibuprofen is a popular over the counter medication. It is an anti-inflammatory medication which is commonly used for pain and swelling caused by arthritis and injuries such as breaks and sprains. Many times a higher dose is prescribed by a physician. Usually, this is on a short term basis. The most common Ibuprofen side effects…