Hard or Soft?

No, this article is not about eggs. However it is about the differences you can expect to find in hard and soft woods. The aim is to give you a basic understanding of the differences, enabling you to make an informed choice when it comes to choosing a wood for your project. The characteristics of…

Crab Meat Green Tea Dim Sum

Ingredients: Egg White Pancakes: * 1/2 teaspoon wheat starch * 1/4 teaspoon Koshur salt * 1/16 teaspoon white pepper * 4 egg whites * Olive oil Crab Meatball: * 1/2 teaspoon matcha * 3/4 pound fresh crab meat * 6 (31 to 35 shrimp per pound size) shrimp, peeled, chopped fine * 4 pieces shiitake…

Polyethylene Packaging 101

Resins … Film thickness … Tensile strength … Impact resistance … What do all of these terms mean to you when purchasing your polyethylene bags? Unless you are a poly salesman or have a degree in Plastics Engineering, the terminology used in the industry probably makes your head spin. To assist you, we've created Polyethylene…

The Secret Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has been used for thousands of years for a variety of healing purposes. In fact, there are references to it in the Bible as a powerful healing agent. ACV contains a perfect balance of 19 vital minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, sulfur, potassium, chlorine, sodium, iron, fluorine and silicon to…

How to Create Your Own Custom Action Figures

Action figures pique human imagination and offer a vehicle to escape into the unknown recesses of the mind, enabling the creation of a world that, at times, defies reason and the physical limitations of everyday living. From superheroes to super-villains, from knights in armor to dungeons and dragons, from galactic space cadets to alien troops,…

Beginner Golf

I was looking online today to try and find some sort of video on bunker shots and I came across a great book. Some day's on the course I feel like I have never even picked up a golf club in my life before. Have you ever had one of those days? If you are…

Hypermiling Technique – What is That?

Hypermiling or divide it up, hyper + mileage. Simply means getting high and more miles from driving. It also means using ways to maximize fuel economy. Drivers or Riders who practice the techniques are referred to as "hypermilers." Hypermiling, which can be used in any vehicle regardless of its cubic capacity, has gained popularity as…

5 Secrets to a Healthy Nutritious Lifestyle

When most people make the decision to drop a few pounds or reduce some of that stubborn belly fat they immediately think about going on a diet. Most people believe this is the only way to manage weight problems. I dislike using the phrase going on a diet because this has two connotations. The first…

Helping Your Teen To Overcome Depression

Statistics on teenagers suffering from depression and other mental ailments are alarming. Various studies suggest that 1 in 4 teens suffer from some sort of mental illness. Teenage mental illness, to include depression, can have dire consequences. Teenage suicide is on the rise. It is the third leading cause of death in the age bracket…