On Pneumatic Elevators

Elevators for use in residential buildings and small commercial spaces come in four principal types — hydraulic, winding drum, counterweight and pneumatic lift. All of them have several pros and cons but the last one is undoubtedly the most interesting of the group. Known for their bullet-like shape and unique glass exteriors, pneumatic lifts provide…

How to Get Your Girlfriend in the Mood in 30 Seconds

Let’s face it. The longer you stick in a relationship, the duller it becomes. It doesn’t matter that you’re seeing Megan Fox or dating Salma Hayek. They can have the longest legs, fairest skin, bluest eyes and most dazzling personalities. In fact, your girlfriend may be the hottest girl on the planet. That won’t stop…

Season Of Change In CB and 10 Meter Radio Market

Most of the time the CB radio market is relatively static. The technology has been around for over a half century and strict FCC controls limit the usual electronic gadget ‘arms race’. However the winter of 2010 saw some surprising changes. Cobra started the party with the announcement of the 50th Anniversary Edition of their…

Things to Do With Chimichurri

Okay, so you’ve found a great Chimichurri recipe or you’ve been given one by a friend. But what can you do with it? Well, the better question is, what can’t you do with it? Despite the vast number of origin stories or the people who fight over what constitutes traditional Chimichurri sauce, the fact is…

Scrapping the Dreaded CRT Monitor for Cash

Whenever people find out that I own and operate an e-scrap company the first thing that they always ask is how I deal with the CRT monitors. These units have gotten such a bad name because they were built without the environment in mind that many believe that they are the worst possible thing to…

How to Move a Steel Building

Depending on the size and design of the steel building there are two options for moving it. Larger steel buildings sealed to a foundation will need to be disassembled and reassembled, while smaller steel buildings may be able to be moved short distances in one piece. Either way, moving a steel building 50 feet or…