8 Cool Uses For Leftover Tile

It’s almost inevitable that you will have leftover tile after a flooring project. And, since you can’t just return them to the store, you’re stuck with the odd angles, shards, and full squares of tiles that remain. Before you drag them to the curb, tap into your inner-artist, and repurpose them in one of these…

Understanding Space in Painting – Pictorial Space

Space is an essential knowledge in the understanding of design. Human beings live in space but a picture comprises only of a ‘flat surface’ with no actual space. It would be foolish to disregard this ‘flat surface’ as something insignificant in the context of Art. In fact this ‘ flat surface’ can be transformed into…

Las Vegas – A Healthy (Walking) City

I was in Las Vegas to celebrate a big birthday in our family and went a little overboard on the buffets (let’s just say the management at the Paris buffet hopes I never come back). Luckily enough though, for as much as Sin City is thought of as an unhealthy city full of all you…

Make Your Own Traditional Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding

Jamaicans love their puddings. Some Jamaican puddings such as bread and butter pudding were inspired by a colonial past, while others were a result of the availability of ingredients. Puddings in Jamaica are not the same as the gelatin-based puddings as eaten in other countries. Jamaican puddings are much heartier like a bread pudding consistency…

Swiss Ball Training for Jiu-Jitsu

If you haven’t spent any time training with a stability ball, then you’re missing out on an effective and fun way to increase core strength, balance, and body awareness. There are more than enough exercises on the ball that are sports specific in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The unstable surface of the balance ball puts a greater…

The 7-Point Trading Plan Template

One of the first things beginning traders are told to do is to create a trading plan that will spell out a trading strategy and a list of rules to follow in implementing that strategy. The only problem with that advice is that beginning traders don’t really have any trading experience, and thus are lost…

How the Relay Board Works

The relay board is what powers the switching mechanics on your electronic devices. It contains a power supply circuit, regulatory circuitry and of course the relays that you need to turn parts or all of your device (or devices) on and off – or to switch them between states. Normally speaking, the relays on your…

Natural Way to Relieve Sinuses

Question: My l4-year-old daughter is made miserable by a constant sinus problem. Her nose is congested and runny and classmates at her boarding school tease her. Teachers are unhelpful. Could you tell us what is causing this and suggest remedies to help her? I’ve been told that she should cut out cow’s milk products, which…