How to Paint on Canvas

Have you ever wanted to paint beautiful, expressive paintings with oils? Here are some basics to guide you into the wonderful world of oil paints. Once you’ve got the basic techniques down, the world is your canvas! 1.Choose a place to work where there is good ventilation. A window or door can be opened, or…

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome in Runners

Knee pain is slowing my run to a crawl! Why is this happening? What is Patellofemoral syndrome? Patellofemoral pain a.k.a. chondramalacia patella is the most common running-related knee problem. If you have this condition, you feel pain under and around your kneecap and often swelling of the area under the knee cap may occur. The…

Grow Your Own Organic Food Now

More and more research is now revealing the health benefits of organic food. For example, children on organic diets have been shown to have significantly lower exposure to nerve poison pesticides. An organic diet provides immediate protection for children against harmful chemicals. If this isn’t reason enough to start growing your own organic food –…

8 Signs He is Just Not Into You!

I realize I am violating “Code 46 article III” in The Book of Man Law which prohibits the dissemination of information on known male methods and practices to females. In addition to that I am highly compromising my own well being and will probably need to be in witness protection to hide from a dangerous…

Tracking Down Good Air-Conditioning Repair

It’s hard to imagine a home without a fully functioning air-conditioning system. When you have a temperate climate, it can get very uncomfortable when your   air-conditioner  breaks down or isn’t functioning well. More than that, warm temperatures can aggravate medical issues like hypertension and dehydration. Even the stability of your home can suffer when it…

How to Select a Pressure Gauge

The first thing you need to know when selecting a pressure gauge is what pressure range (pounds per square inch, or “psi” is standard) you need. Since the accuracy of most pressure gauges is best in the middle third of a gauge, you should always select a gauge with a range that is about twice…

Hela Cells

Today Hela cells are the most widely cells used in cell biology. These cells where taken from an African lady called Henrietta Lacks in 1951 and sent round the world without her consent. These are the very cells lines that led to the discovery of the polio vaccine. Hela cells are the most widely used…

Are Auto Dash Covers a Good Idea?

The question is clear if you know what an auto dash cover is. It is not so clear if you are not sure what an auto dash   mat  is. These covers go by several different names including: dash covers, dashboard covers, and dash  mats . Does this help or are you still wondering what a dash…

Hand-Tufted Vs Hand-Knotted Carpets

Hand-tufted carpets, also known as Latex or Full Cut carpets look a lot like hand-knotted carpets but the difference between the two is noticed in the way they are both produced. A tufted oriental rug is made with the help of a tufting gun, which is a hand-operated tool. A tufted carpet does not require…

Design Styles – Transitional Style

Transitional style refers to the blending of elegant traditional style and sleek contemporary style. It allows a person to take the elements they enjoy about traditional and contemporary styles and leave out the bits they don’t want. The importance of comfort and relaxation in our homes has been growing at the same fast pace as…

Using Tibetan Singing Bowls in Healing

Singing bowls are used for meditation, relaxation and healing purposes. These small, circular bowls function like bells and have a melodious sound when played. Singing bowls come mainly from Tibet although they are also played in Nepal, India, and Bhutan. Tibetan Llamas have been using them for thousands of years. However, they have always been…

Another Brick In The Wall

In case you haven’t already guessed from the title, this week we wanted to do an article about bricks. Now when you search for the keyword “bricks” online, there are a variety of things that pop up in the search results. Ranging from the brick boards on Pinterest all the way to the do-it-yourself backyard…