Types, Advantages and Uses of Carbon Steel

One of the most popular and widely used construction materials in the world includes steel. Steel is available in different varieties and carbon steel is one among them. This specific form of steel has many unique qualities, advantages and disadvantages compared to other types of steel metals. Steel which contains over 0.8% of carbon can…

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Makeup – Top 10 Ingredients To Avoid

1. Methyl, Propyl, Butyl and Ethyl Parabens. Why used? A preservative. It’s cheap. Where used? Shampoos, makeup, moisturizers, toothpaste and food. Dangers: A report in the New Scientist 2004 stated that in an analysis of 20 breast tumors that “high concentrations of para-hydroxybenzoic acids (parabens) [were found] in 18 samples. Parabens can mimic the hormone…

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Cervical Conception Cap Insemination

Many couples who are facing infertility find that there are few satisfying therapeutic options between timing ovulation and undergoing IVF. There is another lesser known category of treatment that couples can consider; cervical cap insemination. To use this technique, the semen is collected and placed into a small cap which is inserted into the vagina…

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Fender Flares Do More Than Add Good Looks

If you are a confirmed off-road enthusiast, then you understand the benefits of fender flares. However, if you’ve never ventured beyond the edge of the pavement, but want to, or simply want to add great rugged looks to your truck for on-road use, then fender flares are of definite interest to you. What are fender…

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UBC Vancouver Environmental Design Application: Architecture School Application Portfolios

I have been lucky enough to have been accepted into the University of British Columbia’s School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture Environmental Design Program. The Environmental Design Program, a third-year transfer program, offers a design intensive education that prepares its graduates for continuing on into a Master’s of Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Planning. The…

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The Art and Inspiration of Gustav Klimt

The splendor of Byzantine churches with their glinting gold mosaic domes and beautiful art work spread throughout the Mediterranean area, especially in Sicily, with Cathedrals like Monreale and Italy, with St Marks in Venice. The jewel colors of silk (whose production was a state secret in the Empire) combined with gold and enamels made Byzantine…

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The Different Reasons Why People Love Brunch

Almost all people start their day by having breakfast. While sipping a cup of coffee or tea or their favourite fruit juice, they partake of their preferred breakfast staples: pancakes, scrambled eggs and toasts, or a bowl of oats or cereals. If they have time, they can also read the daily newspaper or watch some…

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