Silbury Hill – Chalk Mound or Pyramid Mound?

English Heritage and the archaeological establishment believe Silbury Hill to be a chalk mound. UNESCO describes it as the largest manmade mound in Europe. Driving past this ancient monument today it is quite easy to readily accept this simple explanation. However, if we literally dig a bit deeper and look further afield, is there something…

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Solar Water Heaters – A Guide

Solar water heaters are divided into two kinds of systems: active or passive. Active solar systems readily upon moving mechanical parts in order to transport heat, while passive units simply use the sun to accomplish this action. Solar Water Heaters are economical, technically feasible, and commercially available and are used in many countries. Solar Water…

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Four Tools Needed for Jewellery Repairs

One characteristic that makes jewellery so beautiful is its delicate appearance. Unfortunately, this also means that it can be easily broken. Luckily, some tools make it easy to take on simple jewellery repairs at home instead of paying experts to do the same job. These tools can be found at any craft or hardware store,…

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Padear Pro Earphones Review

Looking for a $10 pair of earbuds for work, school, exercise, or just some quiet listening? In a market saturated by tons of OEMs, most of them garbage quality and focused on flashiness over sound quality, it’s easy to make a regrettable decision. Last year, I launched a project intented to put every sub $100…

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Keeping Your Screen Room Clean and Healthy

As beautiful as it is, nature is messy. Birds, insects, four-footed critters and even trees like to drop stuff on your screened pool enclosure or outdoor screen room. After all, that’s why you have a screen room, right? – To keep all that stuff outside, where it belongs. So, how do you keep your screen…

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How to Install a Liner Pond

Liner ponds are ideal for the experienced water gardener because they allow for very forgiving installations, which consequently promotes greater creativity. However, for the very same reasons, liner ponds also take require some pre-planning. Before you commence a liner pond project, you should purchase a pond liner that is of the appropriate size for your…

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Go Green at Home With Artificial Grass

If that green thumb of yours is itching to scatter some seeds, try planting some trees. Because when it comes to growing grass, your green conscience knows better. It may be Mother Nature's natural carpet, but there's nothing natural about the automated watering, chemical saturation and air-polluting mowing of a "natural" lawn. Fortunately, you need…

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How To Get ‘Triple A’ Credit In 25 Days

Good credit is everyone’s dream. A wise use of credit can go a long way. It certainly makes certain goals in life (like acquiring business loan from bank) easily attainable. But the key question remains: “What does it take to achieve ‘Triple A’ credit?” First and foremost, it is important it is critical to point…

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Lessons from the Lemonade Stand

Like every parent, I search for authentic ways to allow my kids to learn. Our most recent adventure has been a lemonade stand in the front driveway. We started with ten glasses of lemonade, a plate of Rice Crispies squares and lots of enthusiasm. Child 1, (six years old) was keen and had no trouble…

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