How To Dig Yourself Out of a Hole

I’m not going to beat around the bush today; I’m going to lay it out for you exactly as it happened. Monday morning, when I got into my office, I discovered a major disappointment, something totally out of the blue. The shock of it brought to the surface emotions I’d been holding back for a…

What is the Blood-Brain Barrier?

Our bodies are wonderful machines. They do and accomplish literally billions of activities that day and almost all of these activities come off with 100% accuracy almost every single time. Through millions of years of evolution — which is basically nature’s way of engaging in trial and error experimentation on a grand scale — our…

Wallpaper Murals

Among all the different types of wall murals, wallpaper murals are very popular. They are affordable, quick and easy to affix and serve as excellent wall décor. Wallpaper murals are of different types, such as animal wallpaper murals, aquatic, architectural, contemporary and country wallpaper murals. Wallpaper murals are classic and trendy. They are good decoration…

What Are the Benefits of Steel Conduit?

Steel conduit has always been popular, having been used since the early 1900’s for electrical conductors. The thickness and strength of the steel means that it provides the highest level of mechanical protection to the conductors it houses. Used by NASA, steel conduit has long been the favoured material for conductor protection and can be…

What Is Lean Manufacturing?

The best way to answer the question:’what is lean manufactuing’ is by giving a ‘lean’ answer. Lean manufacturing is simply the process of eliminating waste. It doesn’t matter if you are examining time or material, waste is waste. Once you begin the process of looking at waste, it is alarming how much waste there is…

Tilt Up Wood Garage Doors

Most people choose wood for their garage doors because of the look and the cost that is associated with wood doors. It is also a very durable material for your garage. The problem that can happen with wood is the expansion and contraction that you will experience during extreme changes in temperature. It will need…

Beating the Summer Heat!

Summer is full of exciting adventures and milestones for children such as their first visit to the beach, learning to swim at the local pool, and making friends at the mall fountain! However some of these events can be overshadowed by the excessive heat that keeps most of us locked in doors with the air…

Bridge Game Stories to Make You Laugh

‘Would you care for a friendly game of cards?’ ‘No, let’s play bridge.’ ‘Are you going to play in the Individual Championship?’ ‘No, of course not. Do you think I want twenty-seven different partners mad at me?’ The late Keith McNeil was one of the best-known and best-liked characters on the Australian bridge scene. He…