Domestic Plumbing And Plumbing Engineers

The quality of a houses plumbing is essential for the comfort of the family. When the plumbing is working as it should, water runs from the taps, the family can wash and the radiators can heat up when needed. Once the plumbing malfunctions, there are real problems. That could result in the plumber being called…

Temporary HDPE Pipe Repair Solution

You must have heard the term High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). Generally the term is associated with pipes or pipe linings. A normal polyethylene pipe has low density. High density polyethylene pipes or HDPE pipes are more durable. A significant number of people have already started using HDPE pipes at home and office. A normal pipe…

Home of the Free

Love is action! That’s what my friend Jess taught me. So last week I put my money where my mouth is and woke up at the crack of dawn to drive downtown to witness one of my besties, getting sworn in to become a US Citizen. I assumed I would be witnessing a hundred people…

Fencing Strategy and Tactics II – Elements

In fencing the terms strategy and tactics are not well defined, and are often used interchangeably. Discussions of fencing tactics in the current literature address how actions are chosen and delivered in specific situations. The tactical tree (Szabo 1977, Barth and Beck 2005), the 4 or 6 category tactical wheels (Szabo 1977, Bradford, Thompson 2007),…

Tea Tray Bouts For Classical Fencing

In the 1800s some fencing masters were reputed to teach lessons with their students standing in a tea tray. This unusual practice was designed to force disciplined blade work and eliminate reliance on the retreat as a defense. It comes from an era in which fencing was becoming increasingly distant from the realities of the…

"One For the Gipper" – The Original Story

President Ronald Reagan is tagged fondly as “The Gipper” as the result of his movie portrayal of Notre Dames’ legendary football player. The nickname is so firmly attached to the president that the real Gipper is nearly forgotten. The true story is clouded by the mist of time. His hometown of Laurium, in Michigan’s Upper…

4 Exciting New Green Technologies

Green communities and residential buildings are gaining popularity all across the nation. As the green housing movement gains momentum, developers and architects are rolling out exciting new green technologies and features. Below are four communities that are changing the “green” movement for the better. 1. Porous Streets & Sidewalks Pringle Creek, a 132 home development…

Specialized Construction Areas For Industry Builders

A common definition for the word ‘builder’ is a construction worker. As a construction industry builder working primarily in construction sites, this artisan or laborer take part and could possibly specialize in any of the various construction occupations: A bricklayer or alternatively called mason, is a tradesman who sets bricks to assemble brickwork. A colloquial…

Dowels and Easter Crafts

 Dowels  are frequently a staple when it comes to woodworking and crafting. Favorably, they may be purchased relatively inexpensively, too. This makes crafting any number of projects both possible and enjoyable. Woodworking and crafting projects that use  dowels  can range from simple to extravagant. With Easter quickly approaching, why not find some appropriately themed creative…

Stack and Tilt Golf Swing – What Does That Mean?

There has been a lot of talk over the past few years about the so-called stack and tilt golf swing. Apparently about two dozen PGA Tour players have adopted it, including some champions like Rick Weir and Zach Johnson, as well as Aussie Aaron Baddeley, among others. This article will explain where the terms stack…

Joan of Arc – A Being Like None Other

On May 30, 1431, nineteen-year-old Joan of  Arc  was burned at the stake. The charge? Witchcraft. In 1429, an illiterate peasant girl residing in the tiny city of Domremy, France, began a relentless pursuit to gain an audience with the heir to the French throne, Charles VII. How she managed it is a story in…

The Fundamentals of Bow Hunting

Bowhunting is an ancient sport that has greatly evolved over the years. New equipment now provides better precision and stronger shots. For a beginner, it can be a frustrating practice leading to a rewarding experience. Some basic knowledge of the equipment needed for bow hunting is necessary, as well as a thorough understanding of the…