Why Flamingos Don’t Get Hip Fractures

Osteoporosis is one of the biggest issues plaguing the mature and elderly population today. One of the biggest risks that occurs alongside osteoporosis is a fall that may result in a dangerous, possibly life-threatening fracture. Fractures of the femur are among the most dangerous. The femur, or thigh bone, is one of the strongest and…

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Just In Time (JIT) Vs Supermarkets

Many pioneers of lean manufacturing or JIT traveled to USA to study the Henry Ford’s line assembly system. They studied the manufacturing system which made Henry Ford one of the richest of the planet. They studied the pluses and minuses of the system. But, many Japanese manufacturers were more interested in supermarkets than Ford’s system.…

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Chairs for the Elderly and Chair Lift

Lift chairs are used a lot by the aged people, the immobilized, and those who may find it difficult to sit or stand due to body pain. Using chair lifts may offer the mobility, comfortable posture, and more independence. HSL chairs tilt in the forward direction when the user desires to sit down or stand…

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Chinese Jump Rope

Imagine having a great time playing with just a simple piece of elastic string! Chinese Jump Rope is a game popular around the world! Chinese Jump Rope found me as a child and once again, through my profession as a physical educator. The game is funny like that, popping up from generation to generation, verbally…

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Bridge Card Games

Bridge has been an ever-increasing popular game among card lovers, especially contract bridge. In fact, papers around the world have daily bridge columns. There are many bridge competitions with people around the world trying to become “Bridge Masters.” Bridge is the second most popular game in the world, after poker. Bridge is a card game…

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How To Build A Summer House From Scratch

A summer house is a very simple structure. Even a novice woodworker should be able to build a summer house from scratch, with the right tools and instructions. Depending on the design the result will be a pleasing and satisfying addition to any garden and add considerably to the value of your property. The only…

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