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An Extreme School Assembly Program Rocks!

In the "old" days, the announcement of a school assembly was enough to make the majority of students groan. Today, with the popularity of extreme sports, your school can take the groan out of any reaction and replace it with gasps of excitation when you schedule an extreme school assembly program that provides action, daring stunts and a message that you want to get across to kids of any... »

Her Wedding Was Just So TACKY!

Stories of the wackiest and tackiest weddings of all time We've all heard the stories – Angelina Jolie marries her first husband with his name written across her white silk blouse in her own blood. Photos are released of 'Posh and Becks' sitting on golden thrones and frosted in diamonds on their wedding day. The first words out of Black Eyed Pea's singer, Fergie's mouth a... »

Make Halloween Outdoor Decorations: "Ring of Ghosts" and "Flagpole Spooks"

Here’s a favorite tradition of our family in outdoor Halloween decor: RING OF GHOSTS Materials: 3 Twin-sized Sheets 3 Four foot lengths of flexible 1/2 inch PVC Piping, Wooden Stakes or Dowels 3 Small White Plastic Garbage Bags Masking Tape Newspaper String or Twist Ties Black Marker (optional) Instructions: 1. First, determine a good location for your ghost gathering. Find a wide open area,... »

How Are You Handling The Five Biggest Challenges Facing Managers and Business Owners Today?

There are ten fundamental premises that will determine your overall management success. Before we get to the five biggest challenges facing managers I thought I would give you the ten since thet are closely related. 1. When you have an issue, problem, failure, dysfunction or whatever – any – where in the organization – look up the ladder for the cause and down the ladder for the ... »

Painting Without Roller Marks and Brush Marks

Most ready made paints are created for certain average conditions which generally do not exist on the day you choose to do your painting! The result of that is the paint does not flow out well to leave a smooth finish and you end up with ugly roller marks or brush marks or streaks or lap marks. Paint in general terms is made for what would be an average room temperature or outdoor temperature for ... »

How to Install Cabinet Light Rail Molding

So you want to know how to install your own kitchen under cabinet light rail molding. Do not attempt the installation unless you possess some basic carpentry skills. You will also need a few power and hand tools. Do not attempt this phase of your kitchen cabinet installation without having sufficient time. NO hand miter box cutting allowed! You must achieve the highest quality install possible. To... »

Different Types of Name Boards and Plates

Name boards and plates are becoming increasingly popular these days as most of the businessmen opt for personalized boards to improve their business prospects. As a result, companies manufacturing name plates and boards have flourished extensively in the past few decades. Different types of boards and plates are manufactured by a large number of companies to meet the growing demands of the custome... »

Depletion of Forest Resources

INTRODUCTION Echo systems around the world help sustain life for millions of species. Echo systems that are mainly forests provide a home for a large majority of the species alive. Therefore the trees in these forests are considered to be the most important species. Although it is true, that most species are not able to sustain without each other. There are many benefits that we get from our fores... »

Plastic Septic Tanks Are All the Rage – Advantages & Disadvantages

Plastic septic tanks have become widespread in recent years. Much of their popularity can be attributed to their ease of manufacturing, low cost compared to alternative effluent tank types, and ease of installation. You can even find plastic septic tank models that are placed above ground. They are not nice to look at, but you could disguise them and if the ground where you live is unsuitable for ... »

Can PAT Testing Damage Your PC?

There is a great deal of debate at the moment about whether or not computers should be PAT tested. For those unfamiliar, a Portable Appliance Test (abbreviated to PAT Test but that’s another article) is a process by which an electrical appliance is checked to see if it is safe. Most appliances in use in workplaces today will have a green sticker on them to indicate that they have been tested... »