Traveling by train has many advantages over driving and flying, but this article looks at 10 downsides associated with rail journeys.
Train travel is a reliable, speedy, and comfortable way to get around. It is often a better choice than journeying by plane, bus, or car. This article looks at 10 benefits.
Flea infestations are one of the most challenging things that a dog owner has to deal with. This article lists the three treatments that I've found to be most effective in my own experience. I explain my reasoning and give some tips that I've picked up over the years.
Although owning a dog does present some challenges, there are also many positives. This article lists the seven main benefits of owning a dog.
Using a portable doorway pull-up bar to exercise can be an excellent way to stay fit and healthy, especially in a place where space is limited. Read on for my recommendations for the best choices.
Long distance relationships can be very challenging, but rewarding when they work out. Here are 60 quotes to spread love, warmth, hope, inspiration, and comfort.
This article lists 10 bugs that you really don't want in your Florida home.
If you've been bitten or stung by something in the state of Florida, one of these pesky critters just might be the culprit. Learn about 10 of the most common biting and stinging arthropods that reside in the state from a Florida resident who has seen it all.
This article looks at the cost of living in Florida, providing a general overview, as well as looking at some popular, expensive, and affordable places to reside in the sunshine state.
Hamsters as pets have lots of positives—they are cute, clean, and easy to care for. There are also downsides, however, and this article lists the 5 main negatives of keeping these rodents.
There are numerous benefits associated with playing sports. This article lists ten of the main ones.
Text messaging has had a revolutionary effect on the way that people communicate, since its introduction to the public in the 1990's. Although there are many positives, this article lists the 12 main disadvantages of texting.
People have been sending SMS messages, or texting as it is commonly called, since the 1990's. This article lists the main advantages of texting over other forms of communication, such as email and phone calls.
As someone who has played a variety of sports over the decades, I'm aware of the numerous advantages that can be gained, but I thought it would be instructive to list the negatives that I've encountered. Here are 10 disadvantages of playing sports.
Motivating employees is vitally important for maintaining a productive workforce and minimizing staff turnover, but sometimes even the most experienced managers need some fresh ideas. This article lists 12 tips for maintaining high enthusiasm levels.
Gated communities are an increasingly popular option for those people looking for a safe and secure place to live. The experience doesn't suit everyone, however. This article lists the 10 main downsides of living in a gated community.
Gated communities have become more and more popular in recent years. This article lists the 10 main advantages of living in a gated neighborhood.
Effective leadership is vital in any organization, but achieving the correct style for the challenges faced can be difficult. This article looks at ten common styles of leadership.
Need to open a bottle of wine but you haven't got a corkscrew? This article looks at the different methods you can employ to remove that pesky cork.
Short term letting companies such as Airbnb are rapidly expanding. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of using them as a traveler.
Airbnb hosting has seen rapid expansion in recent years. This article discusses the pros and cons of being an Airbnb Host.
Working from home is a dream for many people, but there are many downsides. Here I list the nine main ones.
Social networking is so widespread nowadays few people question its value. This article lists the downsides of using social media.
Dogs may be one of the most popular pets in the world, thanks to their loyalty, affection, and ability to guard people and places, but there are also downsides to owning a dog.
London is a popular destination for visitors, but what is it like to live there? This article gives the pros and cons of being a resident of England's capital city.
Some players do well in practice but struggle to perform in matches due to nerves. This article offers 10 tips to calm anxiety on the court.
Here's a look at some of the best tennis gifts and accessories currently available. As a tennis player, I wanted to create this article to help others find the perfect gifts for the tennis-lovers in their lives.
The Emerald Coast is a beautiful area of Florida, famous for its white beaches and emerald green waters. This is a top 10 list of things to do in Destin, Florida.
Whether it is history that interests you, leisure and tourist attractions, places to eat and drink, or just hanging out on the beach, St Augustine has something for you.
The Villages—a growing retirement-oriented community in Florida—is very popular with many older folks. Depending on one's tastes, living in the development has certain advantages and disadvantages. This article includes a list of the pros and cons and well as FAQs and some background about the area.
Some marriages last for a lifetime but others falter and end with the couple parting ways. This article lists the top 20 reasons for divorce.
Feudalism shaped the Middle Ages in Europe and defined the social and economic relationships between people from the 9th through to the 15th century. Here are 15 facts about Feudalism.
The Sunshine State has all sorts of over-sized bugs and creep-crawlies. This article looks at the biggest spiders in Florida.
Sun, sand, and the deep, blue sea—that's Florida in a nutshell, right? Though that's the stereotype, Florida is a diverse state in more than one way. Here is a list of the relative advantages and disadvantages of living in the Sunshine State.
The debate over the relative benefits and dangers of hydraulic fracturing, commonly called "fracking", is often a heated one. This article lists the arguments used by those in favor and against.
Winston Churchill was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. Despite a privileged upbringing, he was a low achiever at school and had a rocky military and political career.
Outside audio is an excellent way to enhance a yard, patio, or pool space. This article looks at some of the best outdoor speakers currently available.
Hailed as the "father of his country," even during his lifetime, George Washington is without doubt one of the most important figures from American history. Here are 20 Washington facts.
Getting the milk just right for your cappuccino or latte is essential. Here is my top 3 list of the best espresso thermometers currently available.
This article ranks the 10 fastest land animals on earth by top running speed. Distance running and endurance were not considered in these rankings. Information about a few fast creatures that did not quite make the list is included after the list, and human running speed is also discussed.
Tennis elbow can be a very painful condition and is surprisingly common. Luckily there are a number of treatments for it. I look at what tennis elbow is, and how it can be combated.
I have a lot of experience on the courts over the years. Here are my 12 singles tennis strategy tips to help you to improve your game.
My top 10 list regarding the most dangerous animals in the world.
My top three selections for the best tennis racquets currently available and priced at under $100.
There are two types spiders in California whose bite you really want to avoid: widows and recluses.
I list my top 10 most dangerous animals to be found in the Lone Star State.
My top 5 selections for the best bookshelf speakers that are currently available.