Ancient Greek Agora

From the moment people began to organise themselves into groups they had to have a place where they could meet and make decisions on matters of common interest. Such places demonstrate the existence of a community life: they were the public squares. We don’t know what they were called in pre-historic times; we do know…

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Taking Care Of Your Furnace Room

The furnace room, or room where the furnace is located, is typically low on a homeowner’s maintenance list. Many times, the room is located in the cellar and rarely used. However, in order to keep your furnace operating properly, you will need to regularly clean and maintain the room where the furnace is located. There…

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The History of the Mexican Blanket

The ubiquitous nature of the Mexican blanket has left many people wondering just where did this iconic symbol of Mexico get its start. Legend has it that the Mexican blankets, known as serape (sometimes spelled Sarape) has its beginnings back in the days of the Aztecs, when they used bright colored cloth, stained from berries…

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