History of Pasta

When most people talk about pasta, they probably think of Italy as its birth place. Historians would disagree however, and give credit to our neighbors in the east for inventing the earliest form of this much loved food. It was around 1700 BC when the Chinese came up with a noodle made from rice flour.…

The Inner Island Of Addiction

Addiction recovery is developing right now. New and older but still effective treatment plans are being researched and honed. Each type of addiction is studied to unlock the chemical hooks that entrap the user. Prior research on the neurobiology of addiction has focused on the subcortical systems, such as the amygdala and mesolimbic / dopamine…

Best Home Fitness Abs Workouts

Are you looking to shed stubborn fat from your stomach area? Dreaming about flat washboard tummy or sporting a 6 pack abs? Well, though there are innumerable programs that claim to be effective, professional fitness experts stress on just a few. Beachbody's Hip Hop Abs is one of the most popular home fitness abs workouts…

Fur Coats – 10 Best Ways to Take Care of Them

Fur coats are expensive garments that are made to last for years. However this cannot be achieved without taking proper care of them. Here are 10 tips for you to follow. Avoid light overexposure. Natural or artificial light is responsible for oxidation and color fading. Of course, this does not mean that you cannot wear…

Screen Porches – A Little Slice of Heaven at Home

Who does not love a screen porch? We actually bought a house once because of the screened porch – and never regretted that decision! Screen porches are considered outdoor living spaces and therefore have less building code restrictions than a three season or four season porch. However, if your screen porch plans include adding heating…

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is the bell tower (campanile) shared by the cathedral and Campo dei Miracoli. The tower is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, even when it would stand straight up. The atypical design of the tower is similar to the design of the Tower of Babel, according to the…

Copper Pipes and Connectors

Plumbing reiterates to a system of pipes that allows water into and out of a building or a structure. The term itself comes from a Latin term, plumbum, which is commonly known as lead. Here is a piece of history on plumbing. The first plumbing systems were installed to get rid of human wastes. In…

Halogen Desk Lamps – Light and Shade

It has to be said that when it comes to choosing a desk lamp, halogen lighting is truly fit for purpose. Having made such a bold statement, it also has to be said that, whilst halogen lamps do indeed have many advantages, this form of illumination is surrounded by many myths, which this article aims…

Printed Circuit Board Assembly

Manufacturing circuit boards is a process that takes time and is not considered a “simple thing” to do. Although, there are enthusiasts who are able to make their own boards at home with the right materials, but they usually tend to be not as complex as machine made ones. Also, it would be pretty time…

How Much Does a Painter Cost?

These days, we're all tightening our belts and trying to save a few pennies here and there. However, when your paint is cracked and peeling off your front porch, it's time to call a painter even if your budget's tight. The only trouble is that your usual painting job, whether it's one room of the…

5 Tips on How to Work Out Smartly!

Often you see people starting working out, very eager and motivated. They often start to abruptly and end up having problems and finally quit. Such a shame. You see the same scenarios in gyms. This is why I came up with a few tips to put you on the right track before starting your journey…