Culture Traditions of Ladakh and Kashmir

Indeed, the people of Kashmir have made a significant contribution in the fields of telling stories, poetry, philosophy, science, etc. The craft of Kashmir like pashmina shawls, paper mache products, carpets, silk, wood, etc are admired around the world. Celebrations and festive activities during festivals provide an important diversion from the simple and monotonous lives…

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How to Replace Your Ford Expedition Tail Light

The Ford Expedition is a full size SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) which was built by Ford Motor Company and introduced in the market in 1997 as a replacement to the earlier model – Ford Bronco. The Ford Expedition is Ford’s flagship SUV. The current third generation models of these vehicles are produced in Kentucky from…

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Differences Between Extractor Fans

These days when you put in a new bathroom, toilet, utility room or kitchen, building regulations say that you need to install an extractor fan. But what type of extractor fan should you buy from the thousands on offer? There are 3 main “families” of fans to choose from: axial, centrifugal and inline fans. Axial…

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Chiaroscuro – A Dark and Light Blend

Chiaroscuro – The Concept Chiaroscuro is a unique art form in which the use of light symbolizes various objects and gives them a three-dimensional feel. Chiaroscuro, an Italian term for light & dark, gives an edge to drawing, painting, and printmaking, done on a two-dimensional canvas. The History To trace the history, in 5th century…

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How To Protect Carpet In A Rental Or Dorm Room

Carpet damage often occurs through unexpected accidents that happen in heavily used areas of a room. When wall-to-wall carpeting is installed in a rental home, apartment, or dorm room, the occupants are responsible for keeping this flooring safe from all harm. If damages occur, the renter or lease holder is often responsible for paying to…

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Ethylene Oxide Plant Explosion Lesson Learned

An external fire is one of the most hazardous situations that can occur in an ethylene oxide (EO) plant because of the potential for EO decomposition. Even with good water spray systems and well-insulated equipment, flame impingement from an external fire can increase piping and vessel wall temperatures to EO decomposition temperature in a short…

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How to Flirt with Men – Bravery Not Required

A posting recently appeared on craigslist titled, “What am I doing wrong?” The writer is an articulate, 25 year old living in New York City. Although she is stunning and classy, she is single. And she wonders why. Why are some women living lavish lifestyles so “plain”? How does someone not as “smart” or “pretty,”…

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Building and Construction Costs in South Africa

The following building and construction rates are provided to indicate the current square meter costs of a range of basic or common buildings in the construction industry. Rates are approximate and vary according to the specifications of the project. Rates should be used with extreme caution and used only as a estimated indicator as these…

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