Safety And Productivity Go Hand In Hand

Lasting productivity improvement requires transitioning from a “fix it” mind-set, to a “solve and prevent it” mind-set. No where is this more important than when addressing safety in the workplace. Safety and performance improvement go hand-in-hand. An effective performance improvement program requires that you dig into the causes of accidents, determine the conditions that are…

All About Dressers, Mirrors and Vanities

The dresser, mirror and vanity play an important role in a person’s typical daily routine, which includes grooming and getting one’s self ready for the day’s events. Therefore, choosing these pieces of furniture becomes very important and must reflect the individual’s needs and lifestyle. Dressers Dressers come in different sizes and contain drawers that can…

Sex Toys

Health care is an important aspect of our lives. It becomes even more important when we are sexually active. Health care begins with education. We gain knowledge about health care from parents, books, friends, counselors and health care professionals. But we get careless when it is a matter of sexual health. In today’s world when…

New Plan Helps Pay Off Student Loans

So far, more than fifty million Americans have helped finance their college education with help from federal student loans. As graduates grow nervous about their chances in a volatile job market, federal regulators hope that a new reimbursement program can ease budget burden. Working in public service jobs or for non-profit agencies can also lead…

Netgear WNR2000 Wireless Router Review

Around a year ago I wrote an article on whether upgrading to Wireless N was worth it or not. At the time Wireless N routers were expensive and most people would not see much benefit in upgrading. Time's have changed though and wireless N routers are at rock bottom prices, and with people doing a…

Insulating a Slipform Stone House

There can be no question that insulation should be of primary importance when considering new house construction. Slipform stone houses are no exception to this rule. Helen and Scott Nearing, early proponents of this stone building technique, claimed that their New England homes were comfortable year-round without much thought given to insulation – indeed, their…

6 Top Reasons why Air Conditioners Leak Water

An air conditioners primary job is to remove moisture from the room to give us a feeling of comfort. During this process they create a lot of water. How much, is dependent upon humidity in the air, size of the air conditioner, its operating efficiency, and whether it was properly installed. Water removed from the…

An Introduction To Stereos

Before we exactly tackle what the stereo is, let us have a peek at its modest beginnings. In the early 1930s, Harvey Fletcher, a scientist at Bell Laboratories, experimented with the formation of sound through stereophonic recording and came up with the concept of "Wall of Sound." Hundreds of microphones are placed side by side…

Dusting Off the Old Crockery Cooker

When I think of crockery cooking, I always see in my mind's eye my mother's old avocado-green crock sitting on her turquoise-and-white kitchen counter. What a thing of beauty it was … NOT! But today's crockery cookers are sleek, modern appliances you do not have to hide away in the dark recesses of the pantry…

Plastic Surgery Lies

Are you considering plastic surgery? Whether you want a smaller and cuter nose, a flatter stomach, bigger breasts or smaller love handles, there is risk involved. Even with the best surgeons available, it always involves the element of risk. There are dozens of things that can go wrong, complicate the procedure and put your life…

Is Your Stucco Leaking?

The problems with synthetic stucco claddings are well documented. Lawsuits involving Internal Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) have been common knowledge among the home inspection community for years. Most home inspectors, however, are ignorant of the problems that are occurring in high priced sub-divisions with both coat plaster stucco and the newer one coat stuccos.…