History of the Curling Iron

History of the curling iron. Is there such a thing or is the curling iron just a modern invention? Each generation is the same. We think we have invented something new when perhaps all we have done is to modify “old inventions” by applying modern technology. Let us begin to investigate the history of the…

Make Your Own Solar Panels and Save Thousand

We are all becoming far more concerned about the effect that the amount of electricity we use on an annual basis is having on the environment of this planet. As a result a great many people are now opting to use alternative sources to create electricity for their homes including solar panels and wind generators.…

The 9 Pillars of Gesture for Public Speaking

Gesture, embracing movements of the head, body, arms, hands, legs and feet, is a natural and necessary part of public speaking. Mastering this art and making it appear natural take much practice, but can not be mastered any other way. So here are the top tips to help speed you along your way. 1. The…

Percussion Mallets – More Than Just Sticks

When I hear the term "drumstick," I visualize precisely that-a stick that is used to strike a drum (without, of course, I'm hungry, in which case I go another direction altogether). Simple, right? Wrong. A drumstick, or more accurately, a percussion mallet, is any object used to strike a drum or other percussion instrument in…

Dementia In A Nutshell

Dementia is a deterioration of mental condition. Dementia usually occurs in later life, though rarer cases of presenile dementia are diagnosed. Terms that are used synonymously with dementia are chronic brain syndrome, organic mental syndrome, and senile confusional state. The incidence of dementia is less than 10% of persons over age 65 but perhaps a…

10 Ways to Turn a Gazebo Into a Backyard Getaway

If you're the proud owner of a backyard gazebo, you know that they are an extremely convenient and fun addition to the home. Whether you use your gazebo for entertaining, some quiet nights outdoors with family and friends, or as shade from the sun during the summer months – you know that the various uses…

Components Of Professional Web Design

After the introduction of the web, the primacy of web design could not be ignored. The first was the baby of TimBerners-Lee of CERN, (one of the world’s largest and most respected centers for scientific research) when he created a global hypertext project, which he christened as the World Wide Web defined as “a wide…

Design Options For Hilly And Sloping Blocks

Many Australian cities have hilly areas, and where you have hills you have sloping blocks. The methods used by Volume Builders are not good solutions for these potentially beautiful blocks. Either they refuse to build on them or they charge the earth for site costs, dig a hole in the block and bury a house…

Tile and Grout Cleaning Tips

More people than ever are investing in beautiful tile floors as they discover the durability, beauty and health benefits associated with one of the oldest flooring types in existence. Learn how to select and maintain Dallas tile and grout with these quick tips. 1. Density . Tile flooring comes in a wide variety of density…

Top 5 Renewable Energy Sources

There are numerous sources of energy which are generated by renewable means and considered as Eco-friendly. These types of energy give a different 'cleaner' source of electric power, assisting us to reduce carbon emissions. Many of these power generation methods can be described as renewable since they are not generating power by burning fossil fuels.…

Deck Awnings – Manual Vs Motorized

It is a bright sunshiny day and you are thinking how nice it would be to cook out and have your family eat outside on the patio, but you decide against it because it is 95 degrees and just too hot. Aggravating, right? It is scenarios like this that make patio and deck awnings so…

Why Crystal Chandeliers Are the Best

Crystal chandeliers are something that every home must have for its own. Because of the lighting features, a crystal chandelier can blend well and can complete and empty room. Apart from this, its decorative element is a reason why many people choose crystal chandeliers to hang in their homes. It can also easily complement the…

CEO's are linked to Their Supply Chains

CEO's are linking strategically into their supply chains. Their supply chain is the best place to make the most of CEO effectiveness in product needs, real savings opportunities, ultimate customer satisfaction and therefore shareholder value. New technologies, changes in asset provider capacities, transportation management options and difficulty in organizations overcoming paradigms are making the CEO's…

What Is Poker Bluffing?

Bluffing in poker is one of the most important skills to know. If it is executed properly, you can fool the opposition into thinking you have a different hand than you have suggested you have. You should be very careful however that you have a good strategy and technique for bluffing because if you are…