Are Mouth Blisters Contagious?

Mouth blisters are more than likely actually canker sores, and canker sores are not contagious, just painful. If however, your blister is actually on your lips and not in your mouth, you may have a cold sore on your mouth, which is very contagious. The cause of cold sores is the herpes simplex 1 virus,…

Junior Versions of Board Games

There are a great number of board games which are popular with people of all ages. They can be played by people with a decent reading level all the way through the rest of their lives. These games have been around for many decades and that is because they have a universal appeal. However, there…

Prairie Style Architecture – DeKalb, Illinois

I have already discussed DeKalb, Illinois’ most obvious example of Prairie style architecture, the oft-mistaken for a Frank Lloyd Wright work A.O. Anderson House. While prominent it isn’t the only example of the style in the city. In fact, there are other examples of the style by architects much more well-known than John S. Van…

Hiring Home Contractor Painters For Your Home

Hiring somebody to work on the exterior painting can be a big decision for homeowners looking to make improvements to their homes. While they may think they can handle such large, complicated projects themselves, they often find that they are in over their heads. Having a professional come do the work for them is often…

Flat Sheet Sizes

Before you start shopping, you will need to get familiar with the flat sheet sizes. This is necessary to avoid confusion with the fitted sizes. The Flat Sheet Dimensions The king and California king measures 108 x 102 inches. The queen size is 90 x 102 inches while the full size is 81 x 96…

Personal Questions – How to Evade Them

What you consider to be a personal question, and what I consider to be a personal question can be two entirely different things. There are some people who seem willing to discuss the most intimate aspects of their lives freely and openly, while there are other people who feel very uncomfortable letting others know of…

Chic, Colorful Kitchen Flooring

Chic, colorful kitchen flooring seems to be in endless supply these days. Whatever your lifestyle may be, there is a kitchen floor to best suit your needs. The first thing to consider is what you value most: durability, style, or comfort? Based on your kitchen's design, there is a floor that will integrate beautifully into…

Technical Career Ladder Versus Management Career Ladder

Many companies have created a technical ladder career path that parallels their management ladder career path. The purpose of a technical ladder is to provide promotional opportunities for employees who bring great value to the company through their technical expertise and want to focus their careers on that expertise rather than build their careers through…

Guide to Aluminium Fittings

Have you just constructed your dream home? Dreaming of giving it the most unique finishing touches to set it apart? Costs of wrought iron and steel must be driving you crazy in that case. As beautiful as an intricate wrought iron balcony hand railing or a quaint old wooden staircase might look in the movies…

RSS and Web 2.0

The World Wide Web is getting a make over. Finally after a long time we're experiencing an online revolution that's worth talking about. Yes, it's got a new look, new feel and a cooler extension, the Web 2.0 is here. Microsoft's taking it very seriously, while Yahoo! can not stop raving about it. So what…

Subtle Bodies And Dark Matter

Long before physicists stumbled onto invisible ‘dark matter and energy’, metaphysicists had been experimenting and observing them using the sensory systems of their higher energy bodies. They generally called it ‘subtle matter and energy’ but it went by different names in different places; the most popular being ‘qi’, ‘prana’ and ‘kundalini’. ‘Qi’ is a general…

DuPont Laminate Flooring

DuPont laminate flooring in your home will only bring compliments. This is because the company produces high quality products. DuPont is the company that deals with the manufacture of laminates and it has created a good name over the years. There are several aspects that describe DuPont laminate flooring and they include the following; 1.…

Removing Roof Moss – Why Bother?

Clearing moss and lichen from roofing materials has become a multi million dollar industry. But is it just money down the drain? What harm does moss and lichen do to a roof covering? Take a walk into your local D.I.Y store and you will find a huge range of products aimed at killing moss and…