Barrier Methods of Contraception

The barrier methods of birth control work by preventing the sperm from reaching the egg. The idea of inserting something into the vagina to prevent pregnancy is not new. Such devices were called pessaries and they were used by the ancient Egyptians. Pessaries were mentioned as early as 1850 B.C. in the Petri Papyrus. The…

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How to Choose Floor Tiles For Your Home

Your home is your very own personal space where you can give a free run to your creative ideas. And choosing good floor tiles can indeed seem an easy and challenging task, especially if you do have a creative bent of mind! The size and design required for your flooring should be calculated before choosing…

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What is the Kaizen Promotion Office?

Lean and Six Sigma methodologies have developed to the stage where, in many companies, they have been combined into some sort of operations excellence function, usually headed up by a manager, director, or vice president. There is often a small staff of experts in lean (Lean Sensei, Lean Black Belt/Green Belt/White Belt) and six sigma…

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The Measuring Wheel

The measuring wheel is a device consisting of a wheel of known circumference with a handle attached by which the wheel can be pulled or pushed and a device which measures the number of times the wheel turns on the ground. The measuring wheel has been in use for hundreds of years. It was re-introduced…

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Various Types of Weightlifting Grips

There are so many different styles of grips to remember in the gym. Overhand, underhand, hook, false, alternate, wide and close. What are they and what are they useful for? Overhand: Overhand is when your palms are facing away from you when gripping the bar. Overhand grip is used mostly when doing back exercises like…

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8 Cool Uses For Leftover Tile

It’s almost inevitable that you will have leftover tile after a flooring project. And, since you can’t just return them to the store, you’re stuck with the odd angles, shards, and full squares of tiles that remain. Before you drag them to the curb, tap into your inner-artist, and repurpose them in one of these…

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