Indian Short Story in English – A Survey

Murli Das Melwani: Themes in the Indian Short Story in English: An Historical and A Critical Survey. Bareilly: Prakash Book Depot, 2009. Pages 207. Price: Rs. 175/-, ISBN-978-81-7977-323-9. As Murli Das Melwani states in the Preface, the aim of the book is to draw attention to the genre of Indian Short Stories in English by…

Bodybuilding History Timeline

To understand bodybuilding you need to take time to look back at the history of it how far it has come in the past century. Bodybuilding in the modern evolution started in the 1890’s with Eugene Sandow; who is crowned at the Olympia every September as a world champion. Cultures as a whole started looking…

FOB Incoterms: Characteristics and Good Practices

Pitfalls Of Using Less Appropriate Incoterms Here we want to take a quick look at what it means to use the FOB (Free-On-Board) Incoterms. Of all the 2010 Incoterm types issued by the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce), the FOB Incoterms, specifically, are among the most widely used. Unfortunately, they are widely misused as well,…

What Are the 3 Types of Dehumidifiers?

Hot and sultry, muggy and sticky, there’s nothing worse in the summer time than the heaviness of the humidity. In fact, for some states it’s so bad, that you are drenched in moisture just to take a walk to mailbox at the end of your short driveway. And, when that humidity makes its way indoors,…

A History of Sandblasting, 1870 – Present

The idea behind sandblasting is to use mechanics to expedite nature’s process of erosion. Rather than waiting for winds to toss sand around until smooth rocks and mountains begin to take shape from the materials deposited from one surface to another, Benjamin Tilghman developed his own machine in 1870 to remove painted and rusted surfaces…

How to Teach Kids to Solve Sudoku Puzzles

Sudoku puzzles are an extremely enjoyable and fascinating past time. At first glance these puzzles may not appear to be appropriate for kids. Sudoku looks complicated and appear to require advanced math skills. However, neither of these assumptions is true. Sudoku puzzles are totally appropriate for kids of all ages. Kids find sudoku puzzles fun…

Trampolines – A Simple Jumping Machine

Have you ever been bouncing contentedly on a trampoline in a backyard or gymnasium, and wondered how it is that this simple platform can allow you to jump multiple feet into the air over and over again? Many people think that the elasticity they feel beneath their feet comes from the stretchy synthetic fabric of…

Do-It-Yourself Ways to Dry a Wet Carpet

When our homes are plagued by flooding, leaking and other disasters which lead to the unwanted entry of water, we find ourselves weighed down with the problem of having a wet carpet. Having a wet carpet is a big inconvenience. After all, the presence of water in the carpet can be very destructive. Since the…