If you’ve ever owned or thought of owning a hot tub, you may have failed to consider the cost of keeping that hot tub running. The cost of electricity for the pump and heater adds up very quickly.
For quite some time, margarine was viewed with suspicion. This short history of margarine shows the bizarre lengths various people went to, to stop margarine from supplanting their 'natural' butter.
While scanning photos is fairly straightforward, you should pay attention to a few details, in order to get the best archival quality possible.
Quick formatting is re-setting (or initializing) the master file table to a blank state, without actually wiping out the data it refers to. Whereas, full formatting erases everything on the partition (or the disk).
We really need to re-examine our reasons for endlessly acquiring material things, which we could just as easily do without, and figuring out how to live a simple life.
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Your ego is making you do what’s best for you, first. This is unfortunate, since your true happiness depends on doing what’s best for others first, not what’s in it for you.
I wrote this flower poem for a close friend..a soul mate you might say. Of course, being a poem, it has a few layers to it. It’s not necessarily about a precious flower in the botannical sense, although it could...
You can't go wrong with this simple risotto recipe. It will take about 20 to 25 minutes to make this risotto. You can tell when it's done when it's slightly 'al dente', but not mushy. It should still be slightly creamy,...
Summer brings out the rainbow of colours that spring only hints at, and autumn and winter hide from sight. As with my other photo galleries, these beautiful flowers photos express what is most captivating about each...
It is always heart-breaking when it comes time to putting your dog to sleep, whether due to accident, or just old age. Saying goodbye to a friend is one of the hardest things to go through.
Springtime Flowers. A time of renewal, and new beginnings. This hub continues my series of picture essays on each of the seasons.
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Hedy Lamarr came up with an idea for tracking torpedoes that used a method that rapidly switched the transmitted frequencies (referred to as ‘frequency hopping’) such that the enemy wouldn’t be able to...
In virtually every temperate area on this planet Earth, beautiful flowers can be seen almost everywhere. The variety of shapes and colors just boggles the mind. Even in the northern climates, such as Canada..where I...
If you’re a manufacturer or a re-seller, large or small, using UPC barcodes can help streamline the whole merchandising chain..saving you time and money, and likely increasing your profits.
...still, we all have to eat…there’s no getting around that. If you’re on a budget, it becomes a bit of a challenge to come up with healthy meals every day. Why not opt for the next best thing: a cat...
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You’ve probably been using that keyboard for years, and not cleaned it once. Eeewww…that’s disgusting. If you have kids using it everyday as well, who knows what evil lurks on and under those keys.
Many open-minded music fans, who aren’t so wedded to the idea of a library of discs, have latched onto the idea of accessing all their music from a central music server...
When it comes to nail guns, unfortunately one size doesn’t fit all. You need one that best fits the job at hand. There are several different types for specific jobs...
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One of the best-loved anthems and most recognizable flags of the world belongs to Canada. O Canada, the national anthem, didn’t become the ‘official’ national anthem until 1980. However, the tune goes...
Laser levelers and laser measuring tools will ensure that you get consistently accurate results. Other laser measuring tools enable you to make very accurate distance measurements.
In the northern hemisphere, winter is a part of life. Here's a selected few of my favourite beautiful snow pictures, for your enjoyment.
The colors in these beautiful Autumn pictures are not exaggerated for ‘pop factor’ as many photographers like to call it. They really are that vivid.
These beautiful flowers images are only a small sample of the many I've taken over the years. A few years back, I had the responsibility and pleasure to care for these beautiful flowers.