The Temple of Athena Nike

This jewel of Attic architecture, better known (though incorrectly so), as the Temple of Apteros Nike, or Wingless Victory, is the work of the celebrated Callicrates. Standing on a 9.50 m. high bastion, it was erected by order of Pericles in the fifth century BC and dedicated by him to the goddess Athena in commemoration…

Nikon Remote – ML-L3 – Review

I received this for Christmas this year. What a handy little gadget. The NB-3L is the infrared remote for Nikon cameras that support remote shutter release. It lets you snap the shutter from a distance. Why would you need this? Well for a few reasons. Situations where you want everyone to be in the picture…

Hyundai Ix35 SUV

THE VERDICT Good: Modern & funky exterior PLUS a powerful-yet-frugal Turbo Diesel engine PLUS six-speed automatic gearbox PLUS an improved interior EQUALS strong value for money. Not so Good: Hyundai ix35 SUV sports a rather heavy design with a petrol engine that gets noisy under hard acceleration. It also gets firm while riding over rough…

Tackle Skin-Related Concerns Smartly

Exposure to the sun can lead to uneven skin tone and appearance of age spots, wrinkles, fine lines and everything else that promotes or aggravates the process of pre-mature ageing. Your skin is a beautiful feature that needs to be protected when the weather simmers up. It is a protective shell for your body that…

5 Ways to Remove a Stuck Screw

A stuck screw can prove to be the ultimate nuisance, the proverbial “thorn in one’s side” as craftsmen strive to complete a project or repair. Stuck and stubborn screws are generally caused by rust and corrosion that accumulates and sticks around the screw’s body. To release the screw, you must break it loose from the…

Wine Cellar Lighting Information And Management Tips

Aside from humidity, vibration and temperature, lighting is one of the factors that will determine the quality of your cellar condition. The wine’s ability to produce sweet and delicious tasting wine depends on your management techniques of these factors. The Importance of Proper Wine Cellar Lighting The selection of wine cellar lighting must be done…

Mosquito Barrier: Attack Where Mosquitoes Hide

A mosquito barrier offers the ultimate mosquito control system because of the way it works. The barrier takes the form of a mosquito misting system that sprays a fine mist around the perimeter of the area you want free of these pests. In order for it to work properly you must first know where mosquitoes…