How to Take Care of Your Hand Tools

A good set of tools will always serve you well, provided you take care of them, protect them against rust and damage and keep them stored neatly. High quality hand tools can cost quite a bit of money, although many people assume they require no maintenance or care and throw them carelessly into a drawer…

9 Signs Emotional Intimacy is Suffering in a Marriage

Marriage quickly deteriorates into a boring, cold, and lonely existence for one or both mates when the couple loses emotional intimacy in the marriage. Emotional connectedness of couples has diminished so greatly today, husbands and/or wives become unhappy in the marriage. Then, the marriage can grow silent, angry, or resentful. This is where extramarital affairs…

A Day in the Life of a Color Technician

Everyone looks forward to their day trip to the salon. Men and women alike come to color technicians to improve their appearance. From frosting to rinsing, customers put their hair in our hands; they trust and pay people like me to make sure they leave feeling like a million bucks. Being a color technician involves…

Deionization of Water – An Overview

Deionization process is the removal of salt that are dissolved in water. For the process, water is passed through ion exchange material that remove the salt completely. Ion exchange is the reversible exchange of ions between solid and liquid without any change in the solid structure. Calcium bicarbonate, magnesium sulfate, and sodium chloride are the…

Repairing Damaged Indian Wooden Furniture

Indian wooden furniture, like any other furniture, is prone to damages. In general, wooden furniture often suffers from gouges, splits, minor cracks and broken or chipped sections. Many a times, porous wood like maple can become cracked and dry. Maple, however, isn’t much used in the making of Indian furniture. In southern India, where the…

The Different Uses For Nylon Fasteners

What are nylon plastic fasteners and how are they used? Nylon fasteners are used in everyday living for everything imaginable. They include cable ties, wire management clips, hose clamps, circuit board hardware, panel fasteners, bushings, spacers, washers, screws, bolts and nuts. Fasteners are generally constructed using tough molded nylon that is corrosion resistant but they…

The Technical Environment of the Stop Hit

The simple stop hit is probably the most frequently used of fencing’s counteroffensive actions. At the most basic level it simply tries to beat the opponent’s attack in speed or timing. However, successful employment of the stop hit depends on recognition of its unique characteristics and the environment in which it operates. The stop hit…

How to Cat Proof a Garden Fence

It is becoming more common for responsible pet owners to keep their cat indoors to protect them from road accidents or attacks from other cats or dogs. If a cat has never been exposed to the great outdoors, then he may be content to live inside the house, but it could be a dull, lonely…

A Review of Have More Money Now

John Layfield’s book “Have More Money Now” which was published in 2003, caught my attention years ago when he had been on CNBC giving financial advice and even contributed to Fox News. John Layfield is also known as JBL, and was a professional wrestler; it was different seeing a professional wrestler in a suit giving…

Luxury Hotels Vs Budget Hotels

A hotel is defined as “an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis.” (See 1.) In the early years of the hotel, accommodations were very basic, usually a room that has a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand. These days, most rooms are equipped with modern facilities. In addition to…

Section 8 Side Payments

Through the years we have had several Section 8 tenants attempt to make a side payment agreement with us in an effort to entice us to accept their vouchers. We declined. What are Section 8 side payments? Let’s assume the asking rent for a unit is $2,500. The Housing Authority has authorized a maximum amount…

Bo Staff Training For a Complete Upper Body Workout

Anyone working towards the goal of seeing and feeling satisfying gains or weight loss knows that this process can become somewhat repetitious and expensive. Performing countless reps or tracking the distance you’ve completed hour after hour at the local gym can make success seem light years away from having the strength, stamina, and body type…