Weapons of Mass Distraction

Anything that draws one away from the business of living and being worthy – such as drugs, alcohol, distractions of all descriptions, and sleep when the intent is oblivion, not to mention the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčkilling oneself – is a means of escaping, a little death, and death itself is the ultimate escape. Anything can…

Rome Total War: Battle Strategy Guide

A. Formations It's pretty much common sense to come up with a good formation for your army but the basic idea in most situations is to have your infantry in front, ranged units behind, cavalry protecting the flanks and your general right behind the infantry. Having the general next to your infantry boosts their morale.…

Holy Guacamole

Often called an alligator pear (due to its shape and the rough green skin of some cultivars) it’s actually a fruit and appears more often in the form of guacamole and is loved the world over. Botanically a large berry containing a single large seed known as a “pit” or a “stone” it can be…

Precast Concrete Construction

In the mid-nineties, I was heading a civil design department for a large EPC contractor in South East Asia. We had received an order to build a paper plant. The primary building in a paper plant is the paper machine building. A typical paper machine building is about 300 m long. The building typically has…

Office Furniture – Importing

Most everyone would agree that the quality of imported furniture is good, provided that the factory is properly monitored, assuring a good quality furniture. It is also true that the pricing is much lower than for domestic goods. Equally its true that, the selection is large and availability is plenty. Generally this is great for…

Water Softener Use In Mobile Auto Detailing

What is considered hard water and what are the degrees of hardness? Well very hard water would be 10.5 grains per gallon and 180 parts per million and above. But you need to realize that even moderately hard water of 3.5 to 7 grains per gallon and 60-120 parts per million will leave hard water…