How To Protect Carpet In A Rental Or Dorm Room

Carpet damage often occurs through unexpected accidents that happen in heavily used areas of a room. When wall-to-wall carpeting is installed in a rental home, apartment, or dorm room, the occupants are responsible for keeping this flooring safe from all harm. If damages occur, the renter or lease holder is often responsible for paying to…

Ethylene Oxide Plant Explosion Lesson Learned

An external fire is one of the most hazardous situations that can occur in an ethylene oxide (EO) plant because of the potential for EO decomposition. Even with good water spray systems and well-insulated equipment, flame impingement from an external fire can increase piping and vessel wall temperatures to EO decomposition temperature in a short…

How to Flirt with Men – Bravery Not Required

A posting recently appeared on craigslist titled, “What am I doing wrong?” The writer is an articulate, 25 year old living in New York City. Although she is stunning and classy, she is single. And she wonders why. Why are some women living lavish lifestyles so “plain”? How does someone not as “smart” or “pretty,”…

Building and Construction Costs in South Africa

The following building and construction rates are provided to indicate the current square meter costs of a range of basic or common buildings in the construction industry. Rates are approximate and vary according to the specifications of the project. Rates should be used with extreme caution and used only as a estimated indicator as these…

Ten Easy Steps to Development! Then Why Is It So Hard to Do So?

1. Adopt an effective policy matrix in which to prioritise the allocation of finite resources. Such prioritization is best guided through a broadly based participatory process of program identification and selection, a full appreciation of the resource envelope within which prioritization choices must be made, and by the effective monitoring of measurable outcome indicators. For…

Considerations When Purchasing a UTV Windshield

If you’re like most new UTV owners that drop a hard-earned wad of cash on a shiny, bone-stock new machine, you probably discover on that first ride that the one accessory you should have budgeted for was a high quality windshield. With many of the new machines on the market capable of freeway speed on…

Psychic Medium Or Spiritual Medium – Is There a Difference?

Psychic mediums, psychics, spiritual mediums, psychic readers, online psychic readings, live psychics, clairvoyants, telephone psychics, psychic readings, the internet is swamped with psychics and mediums, so what is the difference? Is there a difference?  People think that once they have the gifts of clairvoyance, clairsentience, etc. they can call themselves a psychic medium, psychic, or spiritual…

Garrowby Hill by David Hockney

Garrowby Hill is a landscape painting of a location in Yorkshire, England and serves as one of the best paintings up to now from living artist, David Hockney. The painting is normally displayed in the United States but recently became part of an impressive Hockney exhibition which went on display at the Royal Academy in…

Tips for Camping With Just an ATV

There is nothing more peaceful than sitting around a campfire enjoying a night under the stars or snuggled up in a tent telling ghost stories. But, some of the most beautiful places to camp are only accessible by an All-Terrain Vehicle. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a month-long adventure, preparing and packing for an…