The Paradoxical Art Of MC Escher

MC Escher was a graphic artist renowned for his lithographs, mezzotints and woodcuts inspired by mathematics. Born in 1898, his first remarkable work came in 1937 with the print Still Life and Street, a piece that utilized the play on perspective that would become known as "impossible reality". The edge of the desk in the…

Concrete Repairs Made Simple

Have you ever observed concrete problems? If you took a walk outside today I would say you have. Especially in the areas of the U.S. with freezing temperatures. We all know about how the freeze thaw cycles effect concrete and when one puts a patching material down it simply does not last a winter season.…

Dentistry’s Holy Grail: Human Teeth Regeneration

Echoes of Kennedy’s Moon Shot In 2006, a group of scientists, with a bold ambitious plan, and modeled after President Kennedy’s manned lunar mission program, began laying out the foundations for Dentistry’s Holy Grail: whole human teeth regeneration. Like the NASA space program, the scientists come from a variety of backgrounds and implementing stem cell…

Sculpting a Wooden Pepper Mill

When people first see an exotic wood pepper mill, such as one of the stunning pieces created by the renowned craftsman Pinky Martin, they typically want to know how it was made. The answer varies widely-no two artisans go about the task in the same manner, and few are accomplished enough to master the kinds…

Do You Have These Panic Attack Symptoms?

A panic attack is a one of those things that literally grabs you by the throat and doesn’t let go. A sufferer can virtually find himself or herself running around in circles trying to “escape” the feeling of dread. However, that’s the extreme case. What about those times when you’re quite not sure what it…

Redoing Your Roof

Some specific home renovation tasks may require that a home owner replace the whole roof or do some repairs. Do not fret. In the modern market today, there are many types of roofing materials that are suitable for all kinds of roofing jobs. They range from asphalt, clay, slate, fiberglass, to rubber. Rubber of late…

Important Considerations for Office Chairs

Office chairs being the most important furniture of an office needs to be purchased with lot of care. Nobody can deny the fact that there are abundant office chairs for consumers to select from. One gets a number of options, no matter whether he or she is shopping at a retail shop or online store.…

A Guide to Choosing the Correct Envelope

With a wide range of envelopes to choose from, here is a brief guide to help choose the correct envelope for the correct purpose. Envelopes Weights (GSM) Envelopes can be found in various weight/thicknesses and are measured in Grams per square inch or GSM. In exactly the same way that paper is graded, the greater…

Black Beauty Standards

The black is beautiful movement has gone a long way towards reminding us that black beauty standards are as worthy of being respected and loved as any other skin color. And here’s a deep Truth (and by deep Truth I mean a truth that holds true for all cultures, for all people through all periods…

Budget Quotations Vs Contract Bids

We are contemplating a comprehensive renovation of our existing office space, and would like to get some idea of the cost. Should we be getting multiple bids? Yes, you should eventually get multiple construction bids, but that is not what you need right now! If you are planning commercial construction or renovation, there are two…

Simple Workshop Storage Ideas

There are many types of workshop storage answers on the market and in this article I will describe what has worked well for me, but obviously the final choice comes down to individual needs. Utilize wall space Take a look around your workshop (or garage, we will use both these terms to mean the same…