Chinese Jump Rope

Imagine having a great time playing with just a simple piece of elastic string! Chinese Jump Rope is a game popular around the world! Chinese Jump Rope found me as a child and once again, through my profession as a physical educator. The game is funny like that, popping up from generation to generation, verbally…

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Bridge Card Games

Bridge has been an ever-increasing popular game among card lovers, especially contract bridge. In fact, papers around the world have daily bridge columns. There are many bridge competitions with people around the world trying to become “Bridge Masters.” Bridge is the second most popular game in the world, after poker. Bridge is a card game…

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How To Build A Summer House From Scratch

A summer house is a very simple structure. Even a novice woodworker should be able to build a summer house from scratch, with the right tools and instructions. Depending on the design the result will be a pleasing and satisfying addition to any garden and add considerably to the value of your property. The only…

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Tips on Framing Black and White Photography

Black and white photographs have remained popular since their inception roughly 150 years ago. The ability of black and white images to fit many decorating styles has contributed to their increased popularity. As such, people have become more open to alternative, more sophisticated framing designs for these items. How to best frame a black and…

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Fabric Painting – A Unique Form of Painting

Fabric painting is a unique form of painting that finds vibrant expression on the fabrics. Painting on fabrics has now become a popular homemade handcraft and is practiced by many whether as a hobby or as a part of livelihood. With simple techniques and procedures alluring paintings can be carved out in an affordable cost.…

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Plumbing – How French Drains Work

French drains which, despite their name, originated in the United States, essentially work by providing invasive groundwater with a path of least resistance by means of which it can be redirected away from a structure or low-lying section of lawn. They are named for a new Hampshire man, Henry Flagg French, who, in 1860, published…

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President Franklin Roosevelt – Fascist Policies

Franklin Roosevelt fascist policies prolonged a recovery from the 1930’s depression until it was twice as long as any in history. The same policies that FDR tried and failed at are being carried out in Washington today. Just like President Obama blaming the economic problems on his predecessor, Roosevelt blamed Herbert Hoover. The truth is…

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How To Stop Roof Tiles Being Blown Off

Wind pressure is a common cause of failure for tiled roofs. As the wind moves over the roof it produces upward forces causing the roofing tiles to rattle or be removed completely. Contrary to common belief, roofing tiles are not “blown off” a roof. The wind creates an upward force as it travels over the…

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Benefits of Melamine Dinnerware

You’ve got a picnic to go to, but what serving plates do you take? You can’t take your good dinnerware; you don’t want to chip it, or worse-break it. And paper plates are way too unsteady to trust, so what do you do? Thankfully there is a new dinnerware material which is virtually indestructible and…

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Start A Restaurant Business On The Cheap

Getting affordable restaurant appliances for your restaurant business will save you a lot of money. Your capital can be spent on other things that will bring in more customers and earn you more money. One of these things you should spend more on is marketing. Buying brand new equipment won’t get you more customers or…

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