An Introduction to the Sumerian Civilization

About 6000 years ago, a civilization possessing a technology so advanced at the time that it seemed alien suddenly sprouted in the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers, part of the so-called “Fertile Crescent.” The early Greeks were the first to call this area Mesopotamia, which means “land between rivers.” These people (we…

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Surfing – Exercises From the Board Up

If you want to exercise to get in shape for surfing start with your feet. The feet help provide shock absorption, balance, force, control, power, flexibility, strength and agility to your ride. So how do you get started? Most surfers have already done some benefit to your feet by walking barefoot on sand or smooth…

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Business Etiquette Awareness Quiz – Your Manners Matter! Do They Make the Grade?

Workplace manners do matter! Many studies have shown that workplace incivilities create tension and stress in all types of office settings. Business etiquette encompasses much more than saying “please,” “thank you” “hello” and “goodbye” to coworkers – although these common courtesies do help. Test your etiquette knowledge. How would you handle these situations? I’m willing…

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Pessoa Saddles – Buying Guide

History Rodrigo Pessoa, is responsible for the trustworthy and original, Pessoa Saddles. He grew up by his father’s example and at the age of 12, he conquered the title, “Champion of the Pony Class,” in Belgium. He was the youngest rider competing at the Olympic Games in 1992. This legend, having conquered much, gave trademark…

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Electrical Jobs: Substation Operators or Switchmen Jobs

Substation operators, also known as switchmen, are in charge of the monitoring of the machinery that distributes electricity to residential, business and industrial areas. They operate in electrical substations monitoring equipment that increases or decreases voltage. They have to check the electric substations throughout the country to check charts, oil levels in equipment, temperature changes,…

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Healing and the Heart Chakra

When most people start studying the mind-body-spirit connection, they realize that the heart helps healing. Unconditional compassion, pure love: intuitively, we know that these vibrations can transform dis-ease into wholeness and bliss. We also sense that a “broken heart” can contribute to illness, and that extreme anger can cause a heart attack. But there’s much…

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Pros and Cons of Reflective Foil Insulation

Insulation has always been a very popular topic for home owners, the energy saving that good insulation can incur have people very keen to get their hands on the most effective varieties on the market. Currently there’s a lot of talk about reflective foil insulation, in simple terms this serves to keep in heat when…

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Diffused Aerators vs Surface Aerators

The two most common types of pond aeration systems are diffused aerators and surface aerators. While each is highly effective, each has certain pros and cons that make them the appropriate choice based on your ponds characteristics. Diffused aeration systems utilize the power of air to de-stratify the water column and infuse oxygen into the…

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