Parry O’Brien – Shot Put Champion

The year was 1951. At three o’clock in the morning, under the dim lighting of street lights on a vacant lot next door, a young man of nineteen stood contemplating the 16-pound shot put in his hand. This iron ball was his barrier, his Everest, his four-minute mile. Despite his copybook style and powerful arms,…

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Dedicated Servers – Making the Switch

The move to dedicated server web hosting should be planned meticulously, follow these guidelines and the pain will be considerably reduced. Choosing the type of server – this should be influenced by the type of site or sites that you run. If they rely heavily on databases and server-side scripting then you will benefit from…

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Teens and Risky Behavior

Studies have linked risky behavior in teens to a variety of factors, including chemical imbalances, peer pressure, trauma, exposure to lead, too much protein and not enough carbohydrates, rejection by peers and television. Risky behavior has also long been identified with race and ethnicity and family income and structure. But in the fall 1998 issue…

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Jack La Lanne Power Juicer – Most Affordable

If you have been looking for an affordable way to enjoy the health benefits and fresh flavors of freshly squeezed juice at home, you may be looking at the lower-end model of Jack’s juicer machines. “Jack” is, of course, the legendary fitness expert Jack LaLanne. For decades, he was known for inspiring generations of Americans…

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Welding Jobs Available In Many Industries

The prospects for welding jobs should be excellent in the near future. The idea of joining two pieces of metal together to manufacture automobiles, planes or ships is enticing to many adults. Welding requires steady hands and a the knowledge of how to apply modern technology in a creative way. Welding jobs can be found…

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Why LED Lighting Is Not In Your Home Yet

Conventional LEDs have been used for indication and display applications for several decades. The inherent benefits of LED technology are well-known and documented, and include, maintenance and power savings, as well as performance features that are taken for granted by electronics-savvy consumers such as durability, reliability, longer life span, and consistent color and brightness levels.…

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Assisted Opening Knives

Comparing an AO knife to a switchblade Although you may think an assisted opening knife (often called an AO knife) is the same as a switchblade, they are in fact quite different. A switchblade is seen as an “automatic opening” knife and are considered illegal in the United States. A switchblade is opened via a…

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Cyprus Golf

The beautiful island of Cyprus is fast becoming a golfer’s paradise. Here on the island the ideal Mediterranean climate makes golf a game that you can enjoy all the year round. The island has three international standard 18-hole golf courses all set in tranquil surroundings away from the busy tourist resorts. All of the courses…

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Pioneer Avic D3 Review

Wouldn’t it be great to watch a DVD movie, see current traffic weather, make/receive phone calls and listen to your favorite music all from one system? One of the leading electronic companies has put all these features and more into one in-dash car system, the Pioneer AVIC D3. Pioneer Electronic’s is one of the top…

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Aquarium Plant Lighting

Plants are significant to the balance and beauty of aquariums. They are unparalleled in the completeness that they offer to any freshwater setup. What plants do is provide a good looking backdrop to your tank, but it is important to leave space for your fish to swim in behind them. Some types of plants look…

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Jersey Barrier Field Tested

Jersey Barrier-a term that is seldom heard, but the item itself is very often seen. In fact, these barriers are responsible for saving lives every day. They populate the nation’s roadways providing protection to all its drivers. they are seemingly simple and mundane concrete fixtures that are most commonly used as median dividers. Making its…

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What Are UL Ratings on Fireproof Safes?

If you’ve been looking for a fireproof safe, but aren’t sure where to start, you may want to start with the basics in understand what type of fire protection each unit offers. Did you know that just because a safe is labeled as fire resistant, that it may not be completely fireproof? Many models are…

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Interior Design Trends: DIY Wallpaper

In recent years,  wallpaper  has been making a grand entrance back into the interior design world and for good reason. Today’s  wallpaper  manufacturers are accommodating the hipper, younger crowd and producing prints that are elegant, sophisticated, bold, flashy and just about everything in between. Plus,  wallpaper  is great for a variety of spaces: bedroom designs,…

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