Helpful Tips to Winterize Your Fire Pit

Before the rains and snows of January and February come roaring through, it is time to winterize your outdoor fire pit by following these helpful hints. These tips will help protect your investment, make the first fire of the spring so much easier and ensure that your gatherings with family and friends will be much…

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7 Amazing Recycling Building Materials

Are you considering building a house that is green and eco-friendly? Then you may want to look at the following list of amazing recycling building materials which can be used to build an Eco-house. These items can be reclaimed from recycling centers for an amount of money or for free depending on what part of…

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Hard Money Lenders And Their Types

Hard money loans are specific type of asset-based loans which a borrower receives funds and is secured by the value of a parcel of real estate. Hard money loans are typically issued by private individuals/investors or companies. Interest rates are usually higher than conventional the lenders. Most of loans are typically used for projects lasting…

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Nordictrack Elliptical Audiostrider 1490 Review

The Nordictrack elliptical Audiostrider 1490 is a popular rear-drive crosstrainer that also folds up to save space. The 1490 is actually an upgrade to the popular Audiostrider 990 trainer which has been around for several years and received several “Best Buy” awards. The 1490 adds a few more premium features like a full color, touch-screen…

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Is Rest Pause Training Still Popular?

A funny question was asked to me the other day by a prospective client… Is rest pause training popular? I have been asked a lot of questions in the past about effectiveness and execution of certain high intensity techniques but never about its popularity. Mike Mentzer back in the 70’s popularized (there is that word…

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The Many Uses of Porcelain

Porcelain was first discovered in China during the Tang dynasty which reigned from 618-907 A.D. It took the longest time to develop of all the ceramic materials due to the high temperature at which it needs to be fired. It is made of clay containing two substances: kaolin and petuntse, the latter being found only…

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Portrait Painting – 3 Useful Renaissance Techniques

The Renaissance period is well known for the innovation of new techniques within painting. Artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Andrea Mantegna began using methods such as Sfumato, Chiaroscuro, Foreshortening and Underpainting to significantly develop their work. Described below is three different examples of these techniques, which are particularly useful and beneficial…

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Secrets of Growing Killer Tomatoes

Tomatoes have always been my favorite garden vegetable to grow and to eat. I have had success with the other standard garden vegetables, such as cucumbers, bell peppers, cauliflower etc. but tomatoes became my specialty over the years. I start my seeds indoors approximately 5-6 weeks before the last expected frost date. I use a…

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How Do Cordless Window Blinds Work?

Some homeowners, especially mothers, may have hesitation about considering window blinds for their abode because of their fear that their young children and pets might strangle when playing around near the windows. This reluctance is understandable. After all, it is the safety of the entire household that is more important than making your home more…

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Reliable Ways to Get Rid of Piles Fast

Piles (Hemorrhoids) are one of those personal problems most people have experienced but no one wants to talk about. Well, talk about them or not, one thing is very clear: You shouldn’t ignore them. All sufferers want to get rid of piles fast so here are some tips to help you deal effectively with the…

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Easy Chinese Fun See Soup

Ahhh, Chinese Fun See Soup. Delicious and easy to make. Although Chinese restaurants seem to whip out a huge variety of Chinese food in a very short time, this does not mean that making Chinese food is usually quick work. On the contrary… to make a full-on Chinese dinner at home consumes a lot of…

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