Painting Cast Iron Radiators

So you have sourced some wonderful reclaimed cast iron radiators, or you want to refurbish your Victorian period radiators, but what is the best way of bringing them back to their former glory? Below are a few tips to achieving a stunning yet hard-wearing painted finish on cast iron radiators. 1. DON’T power coat! Some…

Defeat Diabetes

Four warning signs you should not ignore Full blown diabetes is easy to spot: frequent, uncontrollable urges to urinate, virtually unquenchable thirst, numbness in your hands and feet. Symptoms leading up to the full blown disease are easier to ignore. But ignorance is not bliss. Here are the top silent alarms. You feel sleepy right…

Blobitecture – Blob Architecture

Blobitecture, also called “blob architecture” or “blobism”, refers to modern buildings with an amorphous, blob-like shape. “Blobitecture” is a term actually coined by New York Times Magazine writer William Safire, who used it to sardonically describe the sudden rise of amoeba-like buildings. Contrary to his intention, architects happily adopted “blobitecture” to describe a new and…

Common Types Of Scaffolding And Their Uses

For many decades now, construction workers continue to find support from different types of scaffolding. These are tried and tested tools which aid them in accomplishing work above the ground. Workers love them as they are stable. In fact, one version of it with wheels and rollers allow flexibility for workers. Workers can just glide…

Ancient Mycenaean Art

Mycenaean Greece refers to the period in ancient Greece approximately spanning the years 1600-1100 BCE, and represents the first advanced civilization in mainland Greece. Many centers of importance arose during this period, the most prominent of which was Mycenae, in Argolid, after which the culture of this time was named. The Mycenaeans made a great…

Green Picnic Table Options

If you are in the market for a picnic table, times have evolved past the day of the classic wooden picnic tables. Americans have become more concerned with the condition of our planet, and more people are "going green." A result of this trend is a rise in the popularity of recycled plastic picnic tables.…

How To Play Piano Without Sheet Music

Looking for tips on how to memorize music? Playing without sheet music is possible. Here are my own challenges and triumphs. A group of us musicians were asked to play for an outdoor event at an amphitheater right by the ocean. The morning began with a huge downpour and we were frantically drying wet music…

Basement Flooring Options and Considerations

One of the challenges faced when turning the house's basement into a living space is the basement's flooring. Bare concrete is usually tough, and does not lead to creating a warm and welcoming space. Fortunately, there are several ways to install the basement flooring, which will be practical and appealing, without the need to make…

RSS Feed Submission Service

Most of the blogs nowadays have RSS feeds setup in them by default. And if you're an advanced level website owner and realize the importance of RSS Feeds, you might have gone over the steps of establishing an RSS Feed on your web site as well. This article will concentrate primarily within the fundamentals of…

Benefits of Hosting World Cup Soccer

The FIFA World Cup is an amazing international event held every four years. Fans from all over the world descend on the host country bringing with them an outpouring of color, passion, energy, and culture. The world game is a wonderful accolade to the country that plays host plus the event holds much promise to…

Anatomy of an Acoustic Guitar

The acoustic guitar in all its form has been around for about as long as we have. From simple instruments made from gut and turtle shell to the highly ornamental seventeenth century lute and chittara, our love affair with the most portable and still the most lyrical of all acoustic instruments remains undiminished. Woods The…

Paintless Dent Removal

Thanks to advanced techniques and the availability of new tools designed to offer precision results, many garages now offer a service called paintless dent removal. Unlike traditional panel beating, paintless dent removal is achieved without damaging the existing paint on the metal, and can offer excellent results at a fraction of the cost of other…