Masaoka Shiki: The Great Haiku Master of Japan

Japanese haiku master, poem reformer Masaoka Shiki wrote around 900 Chinese poems, about 2300 tanka and composed over 25,500 haiku in his diminutive life. He is one of the four great masters of haiku along with Matsuo Basho (1644- 1694), Yosa Buson (1716- 1783) and Kobayashi Issa (1763- 1827). Masaoka Shiki (pseudonym Masaoka Tsunenori) was…

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Creating an Ecommerce Website

Selling products on-line requires a very different setup from your run-of-the-mill blogging site. Lets look at the things you’ll need to think about when setting up an eCommerce website and help to explain why they cost more to design. First let me tell you what we’re not going to cover in this article. We’re not…

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Why Should You Install LED Boat Lights?

Your current lighting setup works just fine right? You can see your decks well in the night, you get by just fine with that single small reading light in the cabin, and heck, you just make sure you’re extra careful when running your systems so you don’t end up draining the battery banks. So why…

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The Wrong Fuel Problem Escalation

Modern Life is Stressful: The Main Cause of Mis-fuelling People tend to fill up their cars in the morning on their way to work or just before the school run, consequently this is when fuel stations are busiest and motorists are at their most distracted whilst dealing with the pressures of modern living. When you’re…

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TV Brackets Are Safety Nets for Your TV

TV bracket manufacturers and dealers continuously advertise to the general public on the ease and speed of installing TV wall brackets in your home. Some of them emphasize in the instruction booklet there are only three quick steps required to mount a flat panel screen on the wall. DIY enthusiasts and professionals support the claims…

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Step Toward A Healthier Life

Take the First Step Figure your body fat, compare it to recommended ranges, and set realistic goals for improvement. Assess Your Body Being over fat, or obese, has health risks. Obesity causes or aggravates a wide range of health problems from high blood pressure, to arthritis, to certain forms of cancer. The good news is…

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