Layap – The Nomadic Herders of Bhutan

The mule skids on the wet ice and slides forward on the steep track. The man springs forward and grabs it by the muzzle. They both strain against the slope, breaking skids on the edge of the sheer precipice. The mule is lying on its belly, its forelegs dangling over the cliff. Braced precariously, inches…

Standard Tests for Carpet Tiles

Specifying floor covering for a commercial application requires at least a passing understanding of how it will perform in the workplace.Unfortunately, markings like “contract quality” or “heavy domestic” are open to interpretation, making it difficult for the specifier to make an informed decision. Simon Lawrence of UK carpet tile specialist, Bürofloor, offers some insight into…

Winter Pool Covers-How To Put Them on Right

Solid winter pool covers are by far the most common type sold today. They do a good job of protecting a pool during cold weather and retarding the growth of algae as the weather warms prior to opening a pool. Unfortunately, improper installation destroys many covers long before they should require replacement. Improper installation is…

Top 5 Most Common Residential Plumbing Emergencies

Clogged drains, damaged pipes, and gas leaks are the most common residential emergency plumbing situations that people summon their plumber for. The irony is that such plumbing emergencies can be prevented by us from the start. Indeed emergency plumbers report that plumbing negligence is the number one cause for stubborn obstructions in drains and defective…

Top 5 Window Tinting Myths

When it comes to window tinting, especially car tinting, many people share common misconceptions. We are going to discuss the myths surrounding the window tinting industry and reveal the truth. Myth 1: Car Tints are only for boy racers! Well, we won’t deny the popularity of tints in the racing community. It can make sports…

The Language of Apartments

Renting an apartment can be an intimidating experience. Your desire to move and their desire to fill a vacancy can lead to misunderstandings and cost everyone time, money and grief. Below you will find a list of terms and questions that you will definitely run into, in your apartment or house search. What does look…

4Ps & 6Ps – Marketing Mix

Marketing mix is one of the major concepts of marketing. According to the traditional base, there are 4Ps of marketing. These are referred to as the marketing mix. But in the modern use of the term, many more Ps have been coined. People have found six, seven even eleven Ps of marketing. In this article…

Who Do You Admire As a Public Speaker?

Can you picture people you admire for their public speaking abilities? According to articles published all around the world in places like Canada, Indonesia, the United States, England, Australia, and New Zealand to name a few, public speaking is a top fear for people. In the United States, a National Speakers Association Certification Program provides…

Non Surgical Face Lift – How to Have One in 7 Minutes

Have you considered giving yourself a makeover? Unlike the television shows that produce dramatic makeovers with the benefit of surgical intervention, there are a myriad of ways you can give yourself a whole makeover without one bit of surgical help. When we talk about a makeover, we're talking about the whole package – your body,…