Air Conditioning Service

Does your building need an HVAC upgrade? If you are experiencing trouble with your unit it could be one of two things: you are ready for an upgrade or you need a repair. Either way, by calling a technician out you can get your unit back on track. There are services available for both residential…

Toolbox Essentials: The Hammer

In 1949, Lee Hays and Pete Seeger wrote the song "If I Had a Hammer." The lyrics go like this: "If I had a hammer I'd hammer in the morning, I'd hammer in the evening, All over this land …" I'm glad they're not (or were not) my neighbours because all that hammering would drive…

Breaking a Brick in Life

On rare occasion I have spoken with someone outside of the school about the complexities of breaking a brick. Typically, anyone who shares their interest in the martial arts to a martial arts “enthusiast” can expect the question, “Can you break a brick or a board?” I used to resent this question. Of all the…

Finding a Family Friendly Apartment Home

With a little consideration, finding a family friendly apartment can be a move you look forward to. Look at these characteristics and make the appropriate decision when you visit apartment complexes: Space. Is there enough closet space for all of the toys, equipment, clothes, cleaning supplies, etc? If not, does the complex have additional storage…

What is the Best Flat Iron?

Deciding on what is the best flat iron for your hair is not easy. Many desire straight, sleek and shiny hair that looks salon perfect. But to get that look, you need to put some thought into the subject and then do your research. There are many top rated and popular flat irons to choose…

Helmet Cameras Make Great Gifts!

While keeping in mind the particular sport and hobby of the person you are buying for is important when choosing which type of helmet camera suites best for your loved one. For the one who loves to race, snowboard, ski, motorcycle, or mountain bike, there is nothing more enjoyable than receiving a helmet cam to…

UK Swiss Tax Treaty

UK-Swiss Tax Treaty Announced The UK and Swiss governments have now signed the long awaited UK-Swiss Confederation Taxation Cooperation Agreement. The new treaty still has to be ratified before coming into effect, but is expected to be fully effective from 1 January 2013. The treaty will generally apply to UK taxpayers who held a Swiss…

Electronics Engineer

Electronics affects many parts of our lives and an electronic engineer can work in a large number of sectors from radio and satellite production, to the field of acoustics, robotics, mobile phones, telecommunications, signals processing, nanotechnology and others. The job of an electronics engineer is to research, design and test electrical components in order that…

An Explanation of Anomalous Posterior Vitreous Detachment

PVD, or Posterior vitreous detachment, is a result of changes to the macro-molecular structure of vitreous gels, resulting in liquefaction. This is concurrent with some alteration of the extra-cellular matrix at the vitreoretinal interface, which allows the posterior vitreous cortex to separate from the limiting lamina within the retina. Anomalous PVD, or APVD, is a…

The Three Important Types of Attic Insulation

Many people do not realize this, but attic insulation is a really good means in which you may dramatically reduce the energy bills of your household. Saving energy constitutes a really fashionable and argued issue in our present days, both amongst the masses as well as in the mass media. Attic insulation is an inexpensive…

How Are Minerals Formed?

HOW ARE MINERALS FORMED? MINERALS are naturally occurring, inorganic solids, with a characteristic chemical composition, having a regular atomic structure throughout. Man-made industrial diamonds are not considered true minerals but, having said that, there are also some Organic Minerals, such as Amber, which purists are reluctant to call minerals, but they satisfy at least three…

Water Matters!

One thing I never thought about as a new brewer was water. As it turns out water is very important. Did you know that 90-95% (by weight) of beer is water? Even though it seems obvious, you probably never gave it a second thought. How many recipes do you see that call for a specific…