It’s Christmas Once Again in San Francisco

Everybody would agree that San Francisco is a romantic place. Christmas is a romantic season. It would be why this city is harmonious with Christmas. San Francisco appears in several Christmas songs. Among Christmas songs of the city, the most popular and famous one is “Christmas in San Francisco”. Several musicians sang this song. Many…

Pre-Manufactured Slot Car Track Retaining Walls

Much has been written about the compatibility of various brands and types of slot cars working other brands and types of tracks. It is fairly well known, for example, that almost any analog slot car can work well on a Carrera analog track because Carrera has the widest and deepest slot of any of the…

Buying Flooring Leads? A Contractor’s Personal Experience

As a sales and marketing professional with a back ground in the flooring contracting industry I have come across and bought into many marketing platforms. I’ve done home shows, flyer campaigns, email campaigns, pay per click, cold calling, newspaper and classifieds. At some point I finally settled on buying flooring leads. THIS WORKED! I started…

Rock Climbing Techniques – Avoiding a Pump

A classic rock climber’s enemy is the so-called flash pump, which we discuss in a separate article. Here the muscles build up with lactic acid because the climber hasn’t warmed up properly. Result? The rock climber’s muscles fail to do their stuff. The climber either falls off or ends up hanging on the rope, having…

Lean Manufacturing Pull Vs Traditional Push

One of the chief tenets of lean manufacturing is the elimination of waste. Years ago the Toyota Production System identified seven kinds of waste that should be addressed and eliminated in lean manufacturing implementation. Three of these are directly related to the concept of “pull” production: overproduction, excess inventory, and unnecessary delay. In traditional manufacturing,…

How To Save A Heart Attack Victim Using DRSABCD

DRSABCD is a First Aid acronym to remember the steps to revive a non breathing patient. They refer to Danger, Response, Send (for help), Airway, Breathing, CPR, Defibrillation. These resuscitation guidelines are useful for training purposes. It should be noted that during an emergency, should you forget the individual steps in DRSABCD, any actions taken…

Real Estate Deposit vs Down Payment

When you’re selling your home, you have to be familiar with related real-estate lingo. You have to know the difference between a canopy and an awning; a mortgage and a loan; and most importantly, the difference between a deposit and a down payment. Believe it or not, there are a lot of home sellers who…

Insights Into the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse

The incredible collapse of the Minneapolis bridge will send a message to the nation that has been repeatedly sent for decades, but that our political system has refused to effectively respond to. America’s physical, engineered infrastructure has been in desperate need for massive spending to repair and replace, but the multi-trillion-dollar cost has been rejected…

Salutary Neglect

The strict Salutary Neglect policy arose from Great Britain’s endeavor to promote prosperity within the Colonies. This act was endorsed by St. Andrews Episcopal, and existed from 1607-1763. It was enacted in an attempt to limit English control over the American Colonies by permitting more freedoms to the pilgrims. This policy imperatively developed American society…

LCD TVs Need Stands Too (Or Mounting Brackets)

LCD TV stands, along with ceiling or wall mounting brackets, are essential items needed to display flat screen tvs and monitors. Whether you are looking to purchase an LCD TV screen for commercial, retail, trade show, or even residential use, you will need a display method to bring your desired look to completion. Learning about…

Glass Mosaic Tile Art – Stunning Mosaic Tables

Want something different for your home? Something truly unique? Maybe a stunning art masterpiece that everyone is irresistibly drawn to admire as soon as they walk through your door. Maybe you want something a bit more functional, such as a distinctive piece of furniture. What if you found something that combines the two? Lovely stained…