Social Networking Vs Face-To-Face Contact

Websites such as Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn has caused an important shift in the communications culture. These sites have become places where people can meet friends, potential partners, and even employers. Now, people join Facebook groups where they get updates online instead of joining local community organizations that meet weekly. However, some say that communications…

Roofing Material For Your House In Kenya

There are various factors that determine which kind of roof to use for your house. CLIMATE In hot desert-like climates where rainfall is low, flat roofs are very common. Areas such as North-Africa have a lot of these roofs. A flat roof is not exactly ‘flat’. It usually slopes at an angle of 5 to…

What Is a Wall Anchor and How Does It Work?

Wall Anchors are a generic name for a type of solution designed for cracked, bowing, and bucking walls. You will probably run across several brand names of this system throughout the internet. There are common design factors for these systems that we will compare with other bowing wall solutions in this article. Any Wall Anchor…

Why Origami Helps Relieve Stress

In order to understand how origami aids in stress relief, it is important to understand what stress is and why it needs to be managed. The definition of stress itself is fraught with opposing views. Hans Seyle is one of first professionals to get to grips with the definition. Back in 1956 he said “stress…

Bokashi Composting: Overview, Advantages, and Drawbacks

Bokashi composting is a program of intense composting sans oxygen whereby food scraps are fermented inside a sealed bucket by means of a bran which is inoculated with effective microorganisms. Once totally fermented, the food waste is then typically entombed inside of a backyard garden where it breaks down quickly generating nutrient rich soil. Heritage:…

Self Service Your Lawn Mower and Save Money

Around where I live the small engine retail and service stores charge $75 an hour to work on lawn mowers and ride-on tractors. Most people can do the necessary basic service themselves and keep their mower running smoothly for years. We all do it, we get to the end of the grass cutting season, shove…