The McDonnell-Douglas MD-90

Long before engines propel aircraft in the sky, they drive designs on the ground, providing the thrust for larger and longer-range models, which offer improved runway performance, reduced fuel consumption, and lower noise emissions. They certainly served as the catalyst for the McDonnell-Douglas MD-90, a development of the earlier MD-80 series of twin-jets. But its…

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Medical Care in Barbados

While most people visit Barbados for a relaxing holiday in the sun, the realities of life often come into play when medical assistance is needed. This was in the international spotlight recently when emergency medical assistance was required of the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair and his wife Cherie’s son Euan. It is important to…

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The Use and Symbolism of Candles in Buddhism

“Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” The Buddha Candles are an age old traditional part of Buddhist rituals. In conjunction with incense and flowers, they are placed in front of Buddhist shrines or statues and…

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6 Principles Of Self-Awareness

It would be easy to keep on doing what you’ve always done. Life today can be quick, busy, hectic. Rarely do we take a moment to reflect on who we are, why we do what we do, say what we say, think what we think. But without stopping to figure out what makes us tick,…

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The Timeless Appeal Of A Natural Cow Hide Rug

Maintenance is a Breeze Cowhide naturally repels dust, dirt and debris, and the process of tanning the hide for use as a rug takes care of anything the hide wouldn’t do naturally. Imagine a stunning natural cowhide rug that requires no maintenance except a very occasional shaking out, and you have just imagined a cowhide…

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Pros And Cons Of Quartz Wall Tiles

Quartz wall tiles suit well on the floors, walls, pathways, porticos, kitchen countertops and backsplashes. All the interior designers recommend them on the high-traffic areas. They are water and temperature resistant. They are available in plenty of colours, designs and patterns. The black and white colours are famous. They make the floor look beautiful and…

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How Does a Patio Misting System Work?

How does a patio mister work? Well it depends on which system you use. There are basically two types of misting systems on the market. One is an expensive system that utilizes a pump to pressurize the water and send it through pipes and tubing to spray out a nozzle in a fine mist. The…

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