Filter Vs Cafetiere Coffee

What is the best way to brew coffee? Well I’m afraid to say I’m sitting on the fence with this one. Each brew method produces a different taste so in my book they’re all good (well most of them). It’s like cooking an egg: fried, poached, scrambled, boiled; they all taste different. Today, I’m going…

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Masonic Symbol Meaning of the Level

THE LEVEL “That which is altogether just shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.” Deut. 16:20 In Freemasonry, the level is the symbol of equality, not only among members of the Craft, but of all humanity. The fraternity teaches that mankind is the offspring…

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DIY Projects for the API Lunchbox

One of the coolest trends in recording equipment in the last decade or so has been the emergence of API’s 500-series “Lunchbox” format. The Lunchbox and other 500-series racks can provide power and housing 6-11 modules in a single 3RU chassis. These racks are great for DIYers like me love building electronics but don’t possess…

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Archers in the Roman Army

Ancient Roman warfare was built on the back of the legion. The Roman war machine evolved around the legion like the ancient Greek’s war machine revolved around the Phalanx. Rome was built on the back of its legionnaires, they suffered some setbacks but overall the legions swept away any enemy that confronted them in the…

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Characteristics and Termination of Profit-a-Prendre

Profit-à-prendre means “right of taking”. With respect to real property, the term means a non-possessory interest in certain areas of land, by virtue of which the holder acquires the right to obtain natural resources which comprise petroleum, timber, minerals, game, etc. from the land of another person. Because for the purpose of using such natural…

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The Best Oil Finishes For Your Deck

It’s a fact: No matter what type of material you use or how well it’s built, a hardwood deck will naturally wear over time. Even such naturally decay-resistant varieties as Ipe decking are vulnerable to the elements, and prolonged exposure to varying weather patterns and UV radiation will inevitably lead to discoloration, checking and cupping.…

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