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How To Quiet A Noisy Aquarium

An aquarium represents a small, contained segment of the great ocean, a raging river, or a tidal pool teaming with life. It’s like taking a cube of the underwater environment, and containing it so that we can unlimitedly enjoy all of its complexities, while still being able to breath! And understanding that the underwater environment is silent (actually it’s very noisy, but we perceive... »

Chastity and Cuckolding

Chastity and cuckolding seem to go hand in hand, as you’ll no doubt already know if you’ve been researching the male chastity lifestyle for a while. But why do chastity and cuckolding seem to have this link, and, indeed, exactly what are they in relation to one another? Chastity is where the male (usually) consents to allow his wife or partner to assume control of his sexuality in gene... »

Pros And Cons Of RCA Cables

The most commonly used cable connector is the RCA connector or Radio Corporation of America connector. These cables are the oldest of its kind and were originally invented to allow mono phonograph connectors to be connected to amplifiers. But today it is widely used everywhere in almost all kinds of audio or visual equipment we use. RCA cables are also known as clinch-connectors or phono cables. T... »

Do Love and Marriage Go Together Like a Horse and Carriage?

On April 9, 2005 at 12:30 PM in London, England Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles finally married after 33 years of an on-and-off relationship. Why has the relationship of these two people survived all these years? During the very public break-up of Charles’ marriage to Princess Diana, Charles and Camilla’s clandestine relationship had became fodder for the scandal- mongering me... »

1031 Exchanges Work For Great Classic Car Investors

Classic cars have appreciated tremendously in value in recent days, and they are in high demand. Your first inclination may be to sell your car outright and cash in on your investment, but a look at the capital gains tax rates might change your mind. Now is certainly a great time to cash in on the classic car you’ve been holding for investment, but a look at the tax rates on the sale of coll... »

3 Postures That Can Help You Lose Weight With Yoga

Yoga is a sophisticated and challenging mind body exercise that produces countless benefits on the physical and mental health and fitness of the body. Yoga has been known to do anything from tightening your muscles to changing your attitude towards life. One of the important benefits that yoga offers is to help you lose weight. Although, it is true that the calorie count burn during an hour of yog... »

The Slow Motion Game

Recently, a friend invited me to stop and slow down. Just for a few minutes. I slipped off my shoes and felt the cool stepping stones in her garden under my feet. In a few short minutes, with all systems slowed to the moment in front of me, I felt like Alice in Wonderland-one moment starting up at the giant, waving leaf of a tropical banana tree and the next moment bent down, in awe at the mini, s... »

Cleaning And Killing Black Mold With Common, Non-Toxic, Household Products

You will find several household products you are able to use for cleaning black mold. This is a short list of commonly used items that are safe to use. Mold is really a fungus that thrives in moist or humid conditions. It could be discovered in locations from the house that remains damp, for example the bathroom, kitchen or basement. Mold can be damaging to the surface it grows on, discoloring or ... »

Ten Commandments for Book Care

If a “Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Books” existed, its members would be horrified at the apparent lack of concern over the proper care of books. Most people, I daresay, would have their libraries rescued by fanatical undercover bibliophiles who place the mistreated collections in the homes of true book lovers. While such a society does not exist, a list originally published... »

Retail Banking – A New Way For Customer Service

With the Independent Commission on UK Banking recently issuing its long awaited report on the state of our current banking landscape, the opportunities contained within it to improve retail banking customer service have been seemingly ‘lost in the noise’ – with our government apparently wanting to deflect attention by kicking it into the long grass. But there is no escaping headl... »