Port Stanley Charm

A diverse cluster of settlers poured into Southwestern Ontario by a meandering inlet on the Lake Erie shoreline early in the 1800’s and established a prosperous little community called Port Stanley. This small yet busy harbour was founded in 1804 by John Bostwick, who established and operated both a mill and warehouse. Today, this prosperous…

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Everything You Need To Know About Barbie

Skipper. Midge. Ken. Barbie. Everyone knows these names, but do you know the name Ruth Handler? You should, she’s the one who brought Barbie and her friends to life in 1959. Ruth was the wife of Elliot Handler, a co-founder of Mattel toy company. In 1954, Ruth noticed that her daughter, Barbara, often gave her…

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Why Camping Trips Go Wrong

Having spoken to many people who regularly go on camping trips, I find that a number of issues are frequently mentioned when they start focusing on why such trips sometimes go badly. Even though many people love camping holidays, the same problems appear to arise again and again. Common complaints include trips being ruined by…

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4 Different Types of Steel

Steel is a catch-all phrase use to describe a group of iron alloys. These alloys all have one thing in common: malleability. Steels can all be melted down and used in the injection moulding process to create everyday items. Steels can be cast directly into moulds, or can be made into other forms which allow…

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Differences Between A Gazebo, Pergola And Pavilion

Make your backyard unique by building a gazebo, pavilion or pergola. Some of these outdoor structures are better known than others. For this reason, it’s a good idea to learn the differences before deciding which one is best suited for your property. Differences Between A Gazebo, Pergola, And Pavilion Gazebo: A gazebo is freestanding garden…

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How to Care for a Flagstone Patio

Adding a flagstone patio to your home will provide your household with a whole new living area and come in very handy when you want to entertain your friends or family. This type of backyard accent will boost the value of your home and at the same time provide an area for you and your…

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Vibration Therapy – Neuromuscular Re-Education

Although Neuromuscular Re-Education has no universally accepted definition, it generally refers to a treatment technique or exercise performed by an individual with the purpose of improving, via the nervous system, the level of communication between the body and the brain. Because of the fact that vibration training and vibration therapy exercises rely on the involuntary…

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Introduction to SAE Flanges

What are SAE Flanges? If this question confounds you, this is the right place to get answers. Introduction: SAE Flanges is a range of hydraulic flange which is made in accordance to SAE J518 standards. The acronym SAE stands for Society of Automotive Engineers. These flanges are used on oil hydraulic systems in many fields…

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Build Your Own Shed Doors

Building your own shed doors can be a rewarding yet challenging experience. You can also save a tremendous amount of money over pre-built doors. Rest assured, it’s easier than you might think. The biggest thing is planning and preparation. Planning is the most important factor. You want to plan ahead so you don’t waste time,…

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Maternity Air Bed – Does It Work?

A maternity air bed is an inflatable mattress that has a belly-sized hole in the center. It is designed with the idea that pregnant side or belly sleepers can comfortably rest on such a bed. Having tossed and turned my way through four pregnancies, a maternity bed sounds like a great idea. But before you…

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