Plastic Surgery – The Truth About Neck Lifts

If you hear a faint “gobble-gobble” noise every time you look in the mirror, your ego may be telling you something. It might be saying: “Time you invested in a spot of old platysmaplasty!” In laymen’s terms, platymaplasty is a neck lift operation, a cosmetic procedure that tightens the skin of the neck and confines…

How to Make Rubber Stamps: Comparing Methods of Manufacture

Vulcanized Rubber Stamps The traditional red rubber stamp that everybody is familiar with will have been manufactured in a vulcanizing press. The first rubber stamp vulcanizing press was patented in 1890 by Charles Schultze in New Orleans USA. Vulcanizing is today one of the most cost effective methods of making rubber stamps for mass produced…

Kamado BBQ Smoker Lies

Over Christmas I bought a Big Green Egg. I read all the marketing blurb in the brochure and it captured my imagination, I’ve already written about how good it is and published some kamado barbecue recipes but I was still intrigued to find out more about the origins of such a versatile piece of cooking…

What Benefits Can a Range Hood Bring to a Kitchen?

Many people nowadays are considering investing in a range hood – whether an aluminium one or a stylish copper hood – as a design element in their kitchen area; these features can look stunning and really add to the ambience and feel of a kitchen space. With many different designs available too, it is easier…

Printing With Thermal Printers in Cold Weather

Thermal printers are types of printers that print using carefully controlled heat generated by the print head. There are two types of thermal printers. Direct thermal and thermal transfer printers. Direct thermal printers, as their name implies prints directly on to the media. The media has a chemical coating that changes color with the heat…

Tips to Create an Effective Social Media Marketing Plan

Social media has become one of the most important platforms to engage with current customers and reach new customers. Having a social media account for your business is essential. Creating a marketing plan to reach your business goals can be challenging. Here are some steps to create an effective social media Marketing Plan. 1. Set…

Historic Real Estate: Revival of the Curtis-Foster House

Neighbors cheer as award-winning preservationists help restore the black sheep of the block to its original beauty. Over the past several decades, the historic Curtis-Foster House, located on North 6th Street in Wilmington North Carolina, has fallen into significant disrepair and turned into an eyesore on a street of historical homes. This came to a…

How to Put an Army IRR Packet Together

Packet requirements, what you need to include in your IRR packet: 1. IRR packet checklist, based on Figure B-59 of USAR Pamphlet 600-5. 2. DA Form 4561, Request for Reserve Component Assignment or Attachment. Completely filled and signed by the Soldier and the Commander. 3. Your statement/justification letter and backing documentation. This is based on…

Different Types Of Ancient Greek Helmets

Ancient Greek war helmets are some of the most recognizable in the historic war machines. The term “Greek helmets” is quite broad. There is really no one helmet that signifies the Greek culture. Trojan helmets, Spartan helmets, and Corinthian helmets are all under the heading of Greek helmets. In the following paragraphs, you will learn…

Disadvantages of Online Bus Booking

The idea or trend of online bus booking has steadfastly climbed the popularity graph, and has the potential of scoring over its physical counterpart in the very near future. However, as akin to a coin, there is another side to this success story too. There are a number of facts that you should be consciously…

If You Decide to Buy an Electric Kettle

The first electrical kettle was invented in 1891 by the Carpenter Electric Company. It boiled water in about 12 minutes. In 1922, the Swan Company improved on the Carpenter Electric Company’s design by having the heating element, a metal rod, inside the kettle. This helped the kettle heat water faster. Today, an electric kettle can…

10 Simple Home Security Tips

It’s a good idea to think about home security, even if you are a renter or live in a condominium with a guard or in a gated community. Anyone can be a victim of theft, and if you are home when a burglar intrudes, the crime can escalate into something even more dangerous. For the…