Oil Painting With a Palette Knife

Impasto is a painting technique in which the artists preferred pigment, which is most often oil painting, is applied so thickly to the canvas that the brush strokes or palette tool marks are clearly visible to the viewer. Only a very small number of artists ever attempt to take this type of technique to the…

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Time Under Tension (TUT)

All bodybuilders know very well that the only reason any hypertrophy is achieved with progressive resistance is because of the time under tension (TUT). Sports science has now conclusively proved that the only reason a muscle is able to grow in size is because of the time spent under tension. Unfortunately many people who start…

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The Top Ten Mermaid Movies Ever

Most people have seen Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” animated movie. But there are several others which are absolutely excellent – classics. Here they are: 1. My top pick for a mermaid movie is “Splash”. Not only is it funny and the plot wonderful, but there is quite a bit of awesome footage of Daryl Hannah…

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Seduction for Sex – Tactics of Tactile Hypnosis

The word tactile obviously means touching and physical contact is a pivotal element of a successful seduction. NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) also uses plenty of touching for both setting and for triggering anchors. And of course, the science of hypnosis includes a full branch of knowledge that is dedicated towards people who are kinesthetically oriented. Touch…

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Geothermal Slinky Loop Construction

Slinky loops are used in horizontal closed loop system. The name “slinky loops” comes from the shape that is created when the tubing is tied into concentric coils. The purpose of this procedure is to make the long lengths of pipe more manageable during installation and to be able to construct a consistent heat exchanger…

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Firecracker Lobster Cooked on the Grill

Though I certainly can’t always afford it, good seafood is one of my favorite things to eat. I’m not big on places like that Long John place that fries everything they serve. But if someone doesn’t mind treating me to dinner, I’m always ordering scallops or shrimp. I’ll get lobster too if it’s done a…

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Popular Lionel Model Train Sets From 1946

In 1946 Lionel produced an array of outfits similar to those in their prewar catalogs. Among these offerings were 23 sets. This broad spectrum of sets allowed Lionel to offer outfits at several prices, with the least expensive outfit retailing for only $24.95, while the deluxe outfit was $85.00. 1946 was the debut year of…

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