Work and Study

The relationship between work and study should not be underestimated. It is important that youngsters in general, and adolescents in particular, get real life experience of what it takes to succeed in the 'real world', what it takes to make money, and how hard dad or mum have to work to earn those extra few…

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How to Cook a Pig

In planning to cook a pig, you will need to decide how large a pig you need to buy. A good rule of thumb is to allow 2 pounds per person. This will yield approximately 1 pound of succulent, juicy meat per person. Actualible meat will yield about 40 to 50% of the delivered weight.…

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5 Keys to Really Good Copywriting

Copywriting is a fine art that can take years to perfect but here is everything you really need to keep in mind in less than 500 words. 1. It pays to have a bit of a folksy, down-home style to your writing. That's a very good thing! Using phrases like "chewing the fat" and "that's…

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Heat Treated Glass

Over the years use of glass has increased tremendously. Modern structural design considerations, aesthetic tastes, energy saving and comfort consciousness demands glasses having increased strength, safety and thermal performances. This situation demands increased use of heat treated glass. The Principle of Heat Treatment The basic objective of heat treatment process is to create an initial…

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Fake Gold Coins

If you’re collecting gold coins or investing in them, there is a good chance that sooner or later you will be introduced to a dubious specimen that you would wonder about whether it’s a real thing or a counterfeit. It’s not easy at all to recognize fake gold coins and you may not spot them…

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A Rarely Used Strength Secret

Most trainers and strength coaches all over the world use a few strength building exercises, the squat, the dead lift, the power clean for over all body power. These are great strength builders, but how effective are they really? And do they promise all the hype of real strength building? I will tell you there…

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Facts About Chainsaws

Chainsaws have a variety of uses, and depending what someone needs one for will depend on the type of chainsaw that will provide the best option. While most of these motorized saws are used for jobs related to sawing wood, there are also models that have been specially made to cut concrete and others that…

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Prime That Pump! Part 1

Perseverance. Tenacity. Stick-to-it-iveness. Patience. All these words are driving at the same thing: DO NOT GIVE UP. Now I do not particularly like negative statements, so let me reword this. Keep on keeping on. Hang in there. Keep on truckin '. There, that's better, because you see, I want to be your favorite cheerleader. I…

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History of Lean Manufacturing

In order to improve their position in the global market and have an extra edge over the products of the other Industrial countries, American Industrialists recognized the importance of lean manufacturing. In 1911, Henry Towne, the then president of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, first spoke about it in his foreword of the book…

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