Mountaineering Boots – A Revolution in Progress

A few decades ago frost-bitten toes were considered an unfortunate but unavoidable consequence of mountaineering. If you climbed enough you were bound to have a couple go numb or worse. This is no longer the case. A revolution in mountaineering boots has produced footwear that can stay dry even after days of trudging through snow and that can keep your feet warm even in the icy cold of high-altitu... »

Protein – Essential Component of Any Healthy Diet

It is so important that we all eat healthy diets, not only to feel good, but to look great as well. When we are not eating healthy, we do not look healthy. Our hair and skin look dull, our fingernails are brittle and our eyes look tired and lifeless. But when we are getting all of the nutrients we need in our diet, it really does show and you will not only look better, but you will feel a whole lo... »

What You Need To Know About Credit Cards

What is a credit card? A credit card is a card that allows you to borrow money to pay for things. There will be a limit to how much you can spend called your credit limit. At the end of each month you can either pay off the whole of the amount you owe or make a minimum repayment. Other kinds of cards include: 1) A cheque guarantee card, issued by your bank, that you can use to ensure that your che... »

Defining Home Styles

Home buyers often confuse a style of home for another. When searching for your next home or tying to determine the style that matches your needs, it’s important to know the different styles of homes available and on the market. Below is a break down of the many styles and their descriptions. Bi-Level: A bi-level style home is typically a one story floor plan that has been raised above ground... »

Recidivism – Its Causes and Cure

For many decades, the U.S. recidivism rate – the rate at which released prisoners return to prison or get convicted again – has hovered around two-thirds or 70%. In other words, our correctional methods don’t rehabilitate very well. A wise prison warden in 1912 set forth the requirements of a good prison system, but our society has not listened to his advice. Instead, prisoners g... »

Microwave Ravioli

Summer is here and sometimes that makes it difficult to want to slave in the kitchen. I use my microwave a great deal, but I use it even more in the summer. My family appreciates the nice meals and I appreciate not having to spend so much time in a hot kitchen. With this recipe you won’t even have to turn your stove or oven on. Give it a try. I use a Tupperware Rock N Serve large deep contai... »

Why You Should Buy A Mobile Wireless Charger

Despite the idea that many of us are resigned to the fact that there will always be an untidy mess of wires from all of our gadget chargers, eternally cluttering up our homes, it does not have to be that way. It is now possible to buy one inexpensive and easily storable device that is able to charge many of your devices at once. Mobile wireless charger pads are one of the latest gadgets to hit the... »

Metal Gazebo Roof – A Roof For Your Gazebo

When you choose to buy a custom gazebo kit, you are offered many options to complete the gazebo you have long been dreaming of. Do you want screens? Do you want windows? And more importantly, what kind of roof do you want for your gazebo? You may want a double roof gazebo. A double roof will offer extra ventilation for your gazebo. It is really more of an aesthetic addition. From inside of the gaz... »

Tiling Onto A Wooden Floor

When most people think of tiling, what comes to mind is usually basic information that’s not particularly interesting or beneficial. But there’s a lot more to tiling than just the basics. The best time to learn about tiling is before you’re in the thick of things. Wise readers will keep reading to earn some valuable tiling experience while it’s still free. When tiling onto ... »

Pipe Welding 101 – Getting a Head Start on Welding Technique

Pipe welding can be much easier if you follow two rules: Always set your machine correctly. Always make yourself as comfortable as possible. Setting your machine correctly is a rule that you should never deviate from. When it comes to welding pipe especially, it is an absolute must! Pipe welding requires setting your machine to weld in any position without changing any settings. For Stick and TIG ... »