Medical Care in Barbados

While most people visit Barbados for a relaxing holiday in the sun, the realities of life often come into play when medical assistance is needed. This was in the international spotlight recently when emergency medical assistance was required of the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair and his wife Cherie’s son Euan. It is important to…

The Use and Symbolism of Candles in Buddhism

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” The Buddha Candles are an age old traditional part of Buddhist rituals. In conjunction with incense and flowers, they are placed in front of Buddhist shrines or statues and…

6 Principles Of Self-Awareness

It would be easy to keep on doing what you’ve always done. Life today can be quick, busy, hectic. Rarely do we take a moment to reflect on who we are, why we do what we do, say what we say, think what we think. But without stopping to figure out what makes us tick,…

The Timeless Appeal Of A Natural Cow Hide Rug

Maintenance is a Breeze Cowhide naturally repels dust, dirt and debris, and the process of tanning the hide for use as a rug takes care of anything the hide wouldn’t do naturally. Imagine a stunning natural cowhide rug that requires no maintenance except a very occasional shaking out, and you have just imagined a cowhide…

Pros And Cons Of Quartz Wall Tiles

Quartz wall tiles suit well on the floors, walls, pathways, porticos, kitchen countertops and backsplashes. All the interior designers recommend them on the high-traffic areas. They are water and temperature resistant. They are available in plenty of colours, designs and patterns. The black and white colours are famous. They make the floor look beautiful and…

How Does a Patio Misting System Work?

How does a patio mister work? Well it depends on which system you use. There are basically two types of misting systems on the market. One is an expensive system that utilizes a pump to pressurize the water and send it through pipes and tubing to spray out a nozzle in a fine mist. The…

Kaizen and Kaizen Blitz

6 important steps can be defined in the Lean Manufacturing Process. understand customer value: the value of a product is defined solely by the customer map the value stream: describes the flow of material and information through the production system implement flow: linking of manual and machine operations let customers pull: customer demand drives the…

Australia’s Top Ten Attractions

If you’re planning a trip down under, try to visit some or all of these outstanding attractions. FRASER ISLAND This, the largest sand island on the planet became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992. Lush rainforests, impressive sand cliffs and memorable freshwater lakes leave a lasting impression on the thousands who visit the island…

Artificial Christmas Trees Buying Guides

If you’re trying to save time this year during the hectic Christmas season, you may be rethinking the quaint but unwieldy custom of getting a real Christmas tree. There are plenty of great reasons now to opt for a synthetic tree, not the least of which is saving gas and avoiding the blustery temperatures outside.…

How To Quickly Make A Bootable USB Stick With FreeBSD

Install FreeBSD, or use an existing FreeBSD installation, and follow these steps: 1) First, you need to prepare and format your USB stick: fdisk -BI /dev/da0bsdlabel -B -w da0s1newfs -U -O1 /dev/da0s1aboot0cfg -v -B da0(“-U -O1” [“O” like in Olympus, not zero] is for UFS1 which provides much faster copying than UFS2; if you decide…