History of Baking

Baking has been many cultures’ favorite technique for creating snacks, desserts, and accompaniments to meals for many years. Now, it is very well-known as the method for creating sweets and all sorts of wondrous mouthwatering pastries. In ancient history, the first evidence of baking occurred when humans took wild grass grains, soaked it in water,…

The Secret Algorithm Used by Online Poker Sites

It is no secret that online poker sites use an enormous amount of security and encryption to protect their software from poker bots, colluders, and cheaters. However, one secret they can not protect is the deterministic algorithms they use in their software that decides the outcome of hands. Furthermore, any person that knows the algorithms…

Exterior Paint Trends That Are Off The Charts

Are you painting your home? Are you looking for a classic finish, or something a little bolder? There are many factors that influence our color choices. For example, you may need to get the approval of your Home Owner's Association, before you paint your home. What will be the best color fit for you? Are…

Titanium Use in Airplane Parts

Titanium is a useful material for constructing airplane parts for many reasons. For one, titanium is an alloy metal that is extremely light. For aircraft, this quality is critical as the aircraft must be light enough to lift from the ground without requiring more powerful (and bigger) engines to propel it. Titanium’s strength is also…

Diamond Size and Weight Buying Guide

Faulty diamonds. Many errors that effect the appearance and value of a diamond can occur in cutting. Remember that some diamond's cutting faults will make a stone more vulnerable to breakage. We recommend avoiding such stones unless they can be protected by the setting. There are several cutting faults to watch for in round diamonds.…

Changes to Dutch Contracting Laws for 2015

Significant change is on the horizon for the methods and rules that manage fixed-term contracts within the Netherlands. The changes are a result of the Dutch Senate and the execution of the ‘Work and Security Act’, applied in June 2014. The reasoning behind the implementation of the June 2014 act is to clamp down on…

Bamboo Craft – Plane Bamboo Weaving Technique

The natural, durable and attractive bamboo not only makes mats, baskets and other handicraft but is also used for high-grade packaging, decorative panels, curtains and window blinds. The bamboo window blinds, in fact, not only give a classic touch to the interior decor of a room but keep it cool as well. Bamboo craft is…