Arowana Care: Arowana 101

Popularly known as a household pet, the arowana fish is a freshwater bony fish which belongs to the Family Osteoglossidae (coming from the Greek words osteos meaning “bone” and glossa meaning “tongue”; literally bony-tongued). This name is gotten from the fact that their tongues have a “tooth” which they use to grind against the tooth…

Portrait Painting Techniques – How to Paint Hair

Painting Hair Painting portraits is a great hobby that gives both the artist and the model much pleasure. It is better for both however if the texture, color and flow of the hair closely matches the model. Follow these steps to obtain more realistic colors in your next portrait. Before painting hair, you should always…

The Chinese Water Lantern Festival

The Chinese have designed and crafted lanterns that can float in water and glide in the air. Though sky lanterns were initially crafted as a device, to send signals, today they are used as decorative articles. Water Lanterns in Chinese festivals have its own importance. There is an interesting story to the History of Chinese…

Gemini Twins Card Trick

The Gemini Twins card trick is a classic card trick that is completely self-working (i.e. no sleights) and yet still looks great and amazing. It always gets a good reaction from your spectator. Card Trick Performance You select two prediction cards. Your spectator then has you stop in two separate places, and you put a…

Typical Symptoms of the Flu

Many people that have the flu actually misjudge it as being a cold since their symptoms are so tolerable so it can be confusing. What Causes the Flu It is important to understand that the influenza virus constantly changes and can mutate into a more severe or mild strain at any time. This allows it…

How to Win the CBN/NYSC Annual Venture Prize Competition

This competition is an initiative of the CBN as part of its corporate social responsibility and in consonance with the principle of the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS). It is designed to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of the youth corps members during their service year and to encourage them to imbibe entrepreneurial concepts…

What Is The Purpose Of Stair Nosing?

Many people often wonder why they need to install stair nosing in their homes or businesses – what is the point of it? It actually performs a number of functions – apart from the fact that it works to make your staircase safe, the nosing is very aesthetically pleasing. If you still cannot see the…