Breaking Psychological Barriers

Before 1954, running a sub four-minute mile was considered to be impossible according to physiologists at that time. It was thought that a four-minute mile was the physical limit of the human body. When Englands’ Roger Bannister ran a 3:59.4 to break the world record, he not only broke a physical barrier but he also…

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On the Brain, the Soul, and the Afterlife

Central to all the Abrahamic religions is the doctrine of an afterlife. Adherents of these religions believe that after this earthly life, people will continue to live on in another state – for an eternity. This doctrine has influenced many human activities, as well as inspired many beliefs. The earthly existence is considered a transitional…

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Riparian Rights and Land Surveying

Riparian rights, also known as littoral rights or riparian water rights, is a system of allocating water when multiple landowners possess land around the source of the water. With origins in English common law, Riparian rights exist in many countries, including Canada and Australia, as well as many states within the United States, particularly in…

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How to Remove Corrosion From Stained Glass

Corrosion on stained glass is commonly referred to as white mold. It appears on the lead or solder lines, leaving the stained glass piece spotted and unattractive. The corrosion or white mold is frequently the result of flux residue that was not thoroughly removed. One method used to remove the corrosion is to scrub the…

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Hole In One Displays

Hole-in-one displays are instrumental in keeping proud moments alive. Hole-in-one displays are precious to any golfer who has made a hole-in-one. Let’s discuss some of the extremely popular displays. Golf clubs and balls are one type. The golfers can proudly display them at their offices. They can also opt for replicas. The replicas are less…

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Radiant Barriers – More Cost Effective Than Ripping Out Drywall to Retrofit Insulation

There are numerous different types and brands of insulation available on the market today for residential and commercial construction. Some of the more popular choices have been fiberglass, cellulose types, polystyrene (blue board) and spray foam. All of these different types of insulation are assigned an R-value which “grades” each in terms of thermal resistance.…

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Why Should You Have a Fireproof Safe?

Keeping the valuable processions in a regular locked cabinet may prevent them from theft, but definitely not from fire. However, fireproof safes have proved to protect the valuables from fire disasters and theft. These are available in different sizes and shapes. While small, compact safes are ideal for house usage; large fireproof safes are used…

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