Famous Taxidermists

Martha Maxwell (1831-1881) Martha Maxwell was one of the first women known to both collect and preserve her own skins. She was born in Pennsylvania but moved to the Colorado Territory in 1860s, during the first wave of the Pike’e Peak Gold Rush, where she became an accomplished hunter. Inspired by the work of a…

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Allergic Reactions to Wool Carpets and Rugs?

The natural performance of a wool fiber and it’s durable qualities have protected man for over 25,000 years. Wool is actually a hypoallergenic fiber. Those who say they are allergic are most often referring to the prickle and tickle effect of an old wool sweater. Sitting or laying on wool carpets and rugs rarely, if…

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My Tryst With Skin Pigmentation

Well, this actually began about 8 months ago. I had slathered balm on my forehead during a severe headache and then completely forgot about it. The next day there was a small dark-grey blemish on the right corner of my forehead. Assuming it to be dry, dead skin I lightly massaged my usual face scrub…

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Festivals in the UK – 2010

It's festival time in the UK! With a wealth of festivals to attend this summer its time to pack your tent, (or camper van), and hit the road! Here are a selection of what's happening. Glastonbury festival is now in its 40th year and these years promises to be a biggie with both U2 and…

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How to Hold Down Patio Furniture

Patio furniture is a big investment and you certainly want to make sure it’s there for you to enjoy year in and year out. If you have a protected backyard area, you probably don’t worry too much about holding down patio furniture so that it doesn’t wander away in a strong wind or a tempest.…

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The Best Professional Hair Straighteners

There are plenty of hair straighteners on the market but only a few give good results. If you often style your hair and don’t have the time to visit salons, then investing on professional hair straighteners is recommended. Professional hair straighteners are heavy duty irons with advanced features. This allows them to work on different…

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Little Known C3 Corvette Stingray Facts

The Corvette Stingray has long been a popular car with people from all walks of life. The iconic shape of a Corvette Stingray can turn heads even today, 30 years after the last Stingray was produced. This article is intended to provide information regarding the Corvette Stingray to all Corvette fans, whether you already own…

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