A Secret and Natural Face Cream

I got this secret for you! When I was 15 I heard my grand aunt used lemon juice to wash her skin every day. From that day onwards, I copied what she did. The stinging sensation on the skin by the citric acid can bring tears to anyone's eyes. However, the skin feels much more…

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The History of Soil Stabilisation

The stabilisation of soils has been performed for millennia. It was recognised before the Christian era began that certain geographic regions were plagued with surface materials and ambient conditions that made the movement of armies and goods difficult, if not impossible, over the paths between villages and towns. The Mesopotamians and Romans separately discovered that…

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Fencing Tactics: Second Intention Examined

Second intention actions in fencing are intended to create the impression that they are first intention, and then to hit on second intention. So what is first and what is second intention? First intention is any action intended to score in the first execution of the technique. A straight thrust, a one-two, a beat disengage,…

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Blatta Lateralis and How to Care for Them

When starting a colony of Blatta lateralis there are many important things you need to know, especially if you have never started a colony before. These roaches are actually taking the feeder market by storm because of the ease of caring for them. First off let’s talk about what Blatta lateralis look like. Blatta lateralis…

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Freelander 1: Is It Really THAT Bad?

You hear a lot of horror stories about the Freelander 1 – repeated head gasket failures; complete drive trains destroyed; engines blown up… – are they really THAT bad? The first thing to realise is that not all Freelander 1’s are made equal. Within the Freelander 1 range there are four different engines: – the…

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Personal Protective Equipment For Hot Work

When working in a high heat environment – including gas welding and cutting, electric arc welding, and carbon arcing or plasma arc cutting – you are exposed to a number of hazards, specifically: Molten metal, Toxic gases, fumes, and vapors Harmful radiation Excessive noise Electrical shock Fire hazards Personal Protective Equipment is an important step…

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