HDMI Switch: Insider’s Guide

Background: The High Definition TV “experience” continues to drive manufacturers to offer truly digital devices. The days of analog video interfaces are limited. In previous articles, we touched on HDMI connections. It is clear that HD sources such as DVD players, Cable settop boxes, satellite boxes are transitioning to the HDMI standard. It is inevitable…

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The Art of Good Vibrations

The art of good vibrations is a mixed method of study that will bring you really enjoyable results. We all know that how and where we focus our attention and intention creates much of the mood-scape that we live within. It is obvious to me that I can sometimes get stuck in a negative mind-set.…

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The Adventure of Buying Hunting Properties

Buying hunting properties can be an exciting adventure. However, it is real significant that you know what you’re getting into. There are real specific characteristics you should be looking for. You also must to be very precise about what your goals and possibilities are for this property. You must be capable to envision in your…

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Prairie Style Architecture – DeKalb, Illinois

I have already discussed DeKalb, Illinois’ most obvious example of Prairie style architecture, the oft-mistaken for a Frank Lloyd Wright work A.O. Anderson House. While prominent it isn’t the only example of the style in the city. In fact, there are other examples of the style by architects much more well-known than John S. Van…

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Lumens: How Bright Are Your Bulbs?

How many light bulbs do you have in your house? Do you know how bright they are? Lumens have been defined (Wikipedia) as”a measure of the total “amount” of visible light emitted by a source.” In other words, a lumen is how bright a bulb is. They can range in their brightness. The color of…

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Opening a Bank Account for Your Child

The bible says,”Teach a child the way he should go, and in the end he will not depart from it”. This principle applies to everyone, more so about an individuals financial discipline. Parents need to create time to train their children on the importance of proper financial management. This can be achieved through many ways…

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Book Binding by Hand

Simple bindings for your hand-crafted books are easy to do. They provide a more elegant and longer-lasting solution than staples or binder clips. You can use a variety of materials for the cover. The cover can be made from card stock, file folders, heavy-weight papers, fabric, vinyl, or leather. Match the binding materials to the…

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Camaro Tail Lights – Shining Led Retrofit

The development of the vehicle has pushed the whole world forward in the past. It is absolutely impossible for people to live without this great transportation means. The irreplaceable convenience to people’s life created by the vehicle keeps spurring the development of the entire automotive industry. More and more auto parts are manufactured with high…

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Art Deco Lighting

Art Deco  Lighting  Ideas  Lighting  during the Art Deco movement was dramatic, elegant and futuristic looking. It was a very important feature of interior design and also a key element of exterior architecture. Traditionally, lamps, chandeliers and wall sconces were made from steel, chrome or polished bronze. This created that sexy, sleek look that is…

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Know the Basics of Radiant Barrier

Radiant barriers are also known as reflective barriers. They inhibit transfer of heat by thermal radiation. Heat can also be transferred through convection and conduction. But the radiant barriers do not protect against such methods of heat transfer. As a result of their temperature, every material emits energy by thermal radiation. The extent of energy…

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Investing in a Fireproof Safe

If you have valuables in your home or at your business, investing in a  fireproof  safe is highly recommended. This way, you can protect your own things, and you can avoid having to pay for a safe deposit box at your bank or other institution. Not only will this safe protect any money you want…

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Wallpaper Removal – The True Cost

Living through the never ending hustle and bustle of New York demands a good deal of energy. In no time, if you are not able to effectively deal with the hectic lifestyle, stress can become a grave problem. A fresh change can do a lot of good for people who are currently under stress, and…

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Candles And Fire Safety

Decorative and fragranced candles may be an attractive addition to your home décor, but if used improperly, they can be a serious fire hazard. According to the National Fire Protection Association Journal article, “Candle Fires on the Rise”, residential fires caused by candles have more than doubled over the past decade. In addition to being…

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