Top Ten Bar Movies

Considering that a lot of us spend a large amount of time in bars, it is amazing how few movies feature bars as a central element of the story. There are classic bar scenes (Star Wars Cantina for example or the saloon in High Noon) but few movies feature a bar as a character unto…

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Burettes, Laboratory Glassware

Definition: A burette is a uniform-bore glass tube with fine graduations and a stopcock at the bottom. It is used in volumetric analysis to measure the volume of a liquid, especially of one of the reagents in a titration. Burettes are used when it is necessary to dispense a small measured volume of a liquid,…

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What The Heck Is A Shadow Box Fence?

Since you’re wondering what a shadow box fence is, I should point out the most obvious first. It has nothing to do with a box. A shadow box fence is actually a semi-private fence that’s made by placing standard privacy fence pickets on both sides of the fence with spaces between each picket. Since there’s…

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Remodels For an Aging Population

It’s a family dynamic affecting the White House and homeowners across the country: seniors moving in with their adult children, and with it families taking on home remodels. President Barack Obama’s mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, 71, moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to help with Obama’s young girls, and they’re not alone. More than 3.6 million adults…

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Budget Accommodations – Lodging

In days gone by, finding a place to stay in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina or other destinations boiled down to finding a copy of Let’s Go or Lonely Planet, locating a hotel within your budget, and then letting your fingers do the walking by dialing up the hotel yourself and making a reservation. Nowadays, with…

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How to Pass the ICC Concrete Plan Examination

An ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector is one who observes and reports the construction of residential or commercial buildings are in accordance with the building codes of the jurisdiction and at the same time, the approved specifications and building plans (aka. blueprints). Not just anyone can be part of this building inspection team. The individual…

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Dowel Rods for Kitchen Use

Without a doubt, when one thinks of dowel rods, woodworking and crafts immediately come to mind. This is because dowel rods are commonly and routinely used in woodworking. However, the uses of dowel rods are much more versatile than some may realize. In fact, they can be quite handy in the kitchen in traditional and…

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