Sheet Music – Its Purpose and Uses

What is  sheet  music? Is it a magical piece of writing that only musicians can read and that allow them to play their instruments like experts? No,  sheet  music is just a form of musical notation, be it written by hand or printed. Normally  sheet  music is like its other printed kin in that it…

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Innovations in Linoleum Kitchen Flooring

 Linoleum , also termed as lino, is a flooring of a linseed oil, pine rosin, cork dust, wood flour, color pigments and mineral fillers composition. It was first used in 1860s as an excellent alternative to other hard floorings. It was discovered by Frederick Walton as he was observing the skin of linoxyn formed on a…

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Basic Stair Building Vocabulary

Here are a couple of useful terms that stair builders use in the construction industry. Keep something in mind here, carpenters who work on the East Coast of the United States, often refer to certain types of stair building materials or operations with other words. What is a stairwell? The stairwell is the opening in…

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Understanding Private Eminent Domain

The contribution of private businesses to the community In 2006, the Oakland Tribune reported that Burlingame’s auto row “provides 50 percent of the city’s sales tax revenue every year.” In 2013, the Orange County Register reported: “More than a fourth of San Juan Capistrano’s sales-tax revenue came from local car dealerships in the 2010-11 fiscal…

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Caring for Laminate Flooring

 Laminate  flooring gives your floor that overall look of wood that can be enjoyed for years to come. The best thing about  laminate  flooring is the ease in care that you have when you have it in your home.  Laminate  flooring is one that will look like wood, and that will feel like wood but…

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How to Build a Guitar

Playing and learning to play a guitar both necessitate a specific level of commitment and inherent talent, the same is true of building a functional yet attractive guitar. You will thus need to be fairly competent working with wood and also have a great ear for identifying various pitches and sounds. However, after you have…

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Emergency Survival Tips – Get Prepared for a Zombie Attack

Whether or not you believe there will be an actual Zombie Apocalypse, being prepared will only increase your chances of surviving any number of other potentially life-threatening events. With increasing incidents of natural disasters, disease, social unrest, drug use, vaccinations, immunizations, genetically modified foods, chemical additives, power shortages, violent crime, and TV reality shows, it…

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It’s Time For a New Roof

So it’s time for a new roof! You begin the process of interviewing contractors and getting quotes just to find yourself more confused then when you started. Everyone has their own spin on what they do and the best system for your home. So what should you choose? Let’s get started with understanding your roof…

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How to Paint on Canvas

Have you ever wanted to paint beautiful, expressive paintings with oils? Here are some basics to guide you into the wonderful world of oil paints. Once you’ve got the basic techniques down, the world is your canvas! 1.Choose a place to work where there is good ventilation. A window or door can be opened, or…

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome in Runners

Knee pain is slowing my run to a crawl! Why is this happening? What is Patellofemoral syndrome? Patellofemoral pain a.k.a. chondramalacia patella is the most common running-related knee problem. If you have this condition, you feel pain under and around your kneecap and often swelling of the area under the knee cap may occur. The…

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Grow Your Own Organic Food Now

More and more research is now revealing the health benefits of organic food. For example, children on organic diets have been shown to have significantly lower exposure to nerve poison pesticides. An organic diet provides immediate protection for children against harmful chemicals. If this isn’t reason enough to start growing your own organic food –…

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