Summer Palace in Beijing

The Chinese name for Summer Palace is Yihe Yuan which means gardens of nurtured harmony. Nice name. Don’t be confused by the name, The Summer Palace is not an actual palace, it is more of an imperial garden and lake. The Summer palace site covers 2.2 square kilometres and a lake, Kunming lake, makes up…

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Intuition – An Invaluable Life Companion

Intuition is an instant knowing that moves faster than rational thought. It is a bright illumination, a surprise guest who greets us warmly at the front door. Everyone has his own way of intuiting. Some people feel vibrations, others hear words that fall in perfect precision. Some individuals view colorful scenes when their eyes are…

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Pipe Fittings – A Plumber’s Best Friend

Pipes come in all sorts of sizes but eventually they need to connect. And sometimes they need to connect with each other. While the connections are sometimes straight, at other times they may take a turn in direction. For those situations, pipe fittings help to connect pipes of different sizes and diameters and help lines…

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Best Used Metal Detectors

I often get asked which used metal detectors are the best. With any used electronic equipment, the quality depends upon the quality standards of the manufacturer and the treatment while the equipment was being used. In general, the best used metal detectors are those manufactured by the major, quality metal detector makers of past and…

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Staying Green in Cold Weather

Cold weather can often be an issue for outdoor lighting and fixtures. Low temperature environments can cause adverse performance such as “fluttering,” reduced light output, and difficulties with ballast start up. In these conditions, enclosed fixtures jacketed lamps, and the newer, more efficient fluorescents can help ensure better performance. Cold weather ballasts can be used…

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Tips For Opening A Taxi Firm

Taxi firms can either be very successful, or they can go under in a few weeks. It all depends on how much work you put into it and how you pay for the taxis. If you do some research before you open the firm that can mean the difference between success and failure. It is…

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A Golfer Is As A Golfer Does

Did you ever stop to think about what the difference is between a good golfer and a … well…not so good golfer. I’m not talking about the obvious differences like how they hit the ball, or how they score, or even talent, but just the things they do. I guess you could call them the…

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Tips on Installing a Radiant Barrier

A radiant  barrier  is a material that works with your insulation to prevent any heat increases or decreases and to help keep the temperature of your home at a constant level. Usually, it is installed in the attic because the attic is usually the largest source of heat loss in the home. The radiant  barrier …

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Where to Install a Fireproof Safe?

The location of your fireproof safe depends on its type and capacity. Therefore it is important to consider the type of safe that you need while deciding the site for it. What should done before deciding the location of your fireproof safe? WALL MOUNT: One of the options to place your safe is to mount…

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Framing Memories With Brass Picture Frames

Brass frames are very popular as picture and mirror frames. The main reason behind the popularity of brass frames is that they are extremely light weight. They can be polished and transformed into designs that vary in their styles ranging from a rustic look to an antique look, from a modern, classic to a funky…

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Make Your Floor Green

Can anyone deny the need to protect natural resources? Environment is the most precious natural resource. So it’s high time we wake up from our long slumber and take a step forward to ensure a better environment for generations to come. Moved by this green push, green flooring is gaining huge popularity with trendy home…

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