Kitchen cutting boards come in all shapes and sizes and are made from a variety of woods. Which wood cutting board is best for fighting the growth of bacteria? Lots of information with charts.
How would you like to be the sibling of LeBron James, or Lady GaGa, or any past president? We'd always be known as so-and-so's brother/sister. Who am I? How do we define who we are?
Do you drink whole, skim or 2% milk? The list could go on. Do you drink almond, soy, coconut or rice milk? Information is available for each, but here is all the information you need in one place.
Lots of people think it might be a good idea to shop at thrift stores, but are turned off by smelly stores packed with screaming kids and their parents. Okay so there is that..but there is more.
She isn't Knight Rider or My Mother the Car, but she is a special vehicle. In this article, I use a unique voice, a bit of pride and a little sarcasm to tell the tale of my Jeep Cherokee Sport.
This is a personal essay describing my time kayaking on a river in Montana. The essay is followed by details about the Clearwater River Canoe Trail and the nearby town of Seeley Lake, Montana.
Is there a difference between genre and form in literature or are genre and form the same? Is fiction a genre or a form? How about poetry, romance or fantasy. Here are one writer's thoughts.
From time to time we hear about the possibility of a Federal Government Shutdown. What leads up to this step and what does the constitution say about it? This hub is packed with helpful information.
When we hunt, fish, quilt, weave, hike, boat and practice other forms of recreation, how do these mimic survival behavior of our prehistoric ancestors? What aspect of their lives am I re-creating?
Many think that kayaking would be a great way to enjoy the water, but don't like the fact that they tire so quickly. Here is a method of paddling that will allow you to spend more time on the water.
As many as three thousand deer live in the city of Missoula, Montana. They eat garden plants, run through traffic and cause auto accidents. What, if anything, should the city do about the deer?
Here are fifteen of my favorite photos of Glacier National Park which I took in the summer of 2012. I've also included suggestions for you if you are planning trip to this magnificent place.
Hiking and backpacking season is just around the corner. 2014 will be full of adventure on the trails. Here are tips about equipment and packing techniques that will make your time more enjoyable.
Unused outbuildings can be the perfect place to put a sauna. Here is how my family converted a small outbuilding into a sauna, with step by step descriptions.
The neurologic disorder known as Restless Legs Syndrome has recently completed the long process of having its name changed to Willis-Ekbom Disease. This article describes the reasons for the change.
Come and enjoy my photos of wintertime on Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in the northwest lower peninsula of Michigan.
Do believers in Genesis chapters 1-12 have an intellectual basis for their faith? This article points out the link between secular history on one hand and people/events of Genesis on the other.
Don Van Vliet, a.k.a. Captain Beefheart, was an avant-garde rock musician of the 60s, 70s and early 80s. His significance as an artist was in how he influenced the music of decades following him.
In this article I discuss how skin cancers are being diagnosed and treated through a process known as the frozen section. Surgeon and the lab cooperate to remove 100% of the patient's skin cancer.
Reason and faith have long been considered opposites by many Christians. In this article I present faith and reason in a way that leads to a Reasonable Faith and a balanced spiritual life.
In this article, which includes a video demonstration, you will learn how to build an emergency snow shelter called a quinzee. They can also be used as snow forts for the kids.
Snowshoeing is a healthy, enjoyable and easy to learn winter sport. In this hub I describe health benefits, give examples of gear and show how this is a great way to see the winter world around you
By using a model teacher as a pattern, I've identified three essential qualities for anyone aspiring to teach. Recruiting people with these innate qualities should be the focus the education system.
What was the world like on the day and in the year of your birth? In this article, I have looked at the world events of the year and day I was born, that had a hand in shaping me into the man I am today. Music, film,...
The Clore CarStart CS1000 Portable Jump Starter jump starts automobile batteries and also does a few other things. In this article I discuss the pros/cons of the CS1000 Jump Starter. (Video demo)
Here are the big kahunas of scientific ignorance. Astronomy will be the area of scientific vacuum which we will analyze. Have a good laugh and hope no one comes your way asking science questions.
Here's a combination of a recipe for homemade larabars made with dates/cashews and flash fiction that uses larabars in the story. It's a fun way to present two very different kinds of articles.
Everyone knows someone suffering with congestive heart failure. In this article are symptoms, causes and treatments. The future is brighter as researchers find more effective ways of treating CHF.
This is a photo essay of old barns. Some are on the property of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan. Then is the barn on the farm where I grew up. The last are in Lancaster County, PA.
This is my 3rd article about mining helium-3 on the moon so that it can be used as a minimally radioactive form of nuclear energy on earth. The world is going to the moon. Will America stay behind?
Fossil fuels from earth cold destroy the planet. Can Helium3 from the moon save it? Helium is an important element. Both Helium3 and Helium4 will play a roll in future technology.
Traverse City, Michigan is a great vacation spot. The TC Film Festival, Comedy Festival, Cherry Festival and Micro Brew Festival offer daytime and nighttime fun. Downtown TC is a shoppers dream.
Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe. If helium is so abundant, why is there a worldwide shortage of this important substance? Also, video of Vin Diesel breathing helium.
This is a comparison of small group ministry in modern churches with the ancient, New Testament model for this kind of outreach. Can the old format be effectively adapted to the modern Church?
The Serenity prayer is one of the most widely known and quoted prayers of all time, very likely second only to the Lord's Prayer. Here's the history and the man behind this great, yet simple prayer.
Tom Waits is a human paradox which we might call an esoteric celebrity. On one hand are fans that can justifiably be referred to as rabid, while on the other are those who never heard of the man.
When it comes to the disease of alcoholism, self diagnosis is the only effective way to begin getting better. Here are six steps that will help in self diagnosis of alcoholism.
Walk with me for a few minutes around this old farm. While you browse through photos, I will tell you about this farm and a little of my own farming background. Grab a cup of coffee and join me.
This is a review of Konica Minolta Maxxum SLR (film camera) lenses and their compatibility with the Sony Alpha, Sony Nex and Sony Alpha Nex E-Mount line of DSLR (digital) cameras.
Something to help cool you off in sizzling hot weather and something for that day hike you are planning. Here are a few snacks that I use regularly to beat the junk food munchies.
The Bald Eagle has been the symbol of American freedom since 1782 and is the only eagle unique to North America. Here are some basic facts, along with videos, of the great Bald Eagle.
Have you ever seen a large bird, and wondered if it was a Bald Eagle? Most of us need to be close enough to observe their white heads and tails. There's another way to identify birds than by color.
The Megachurch. On an average Sunday in 2013, five million people worshiped in a U.S. megachurch. The average Church in the world today has a weekly attendance of under 0ne hundred.
Personal debt can teach us some things about national debt. What we experience personally as a result of owing too much money, is also true of our nation as it continuously digs deeper into debt.
Great Lakes steamer Rising Sun sailed from High Island to Benton Harbor, Michigan in October, 1917. It was her last voyage. Here is the story plus photos contributed by a reader of the article.
Chronic knee and hip pain can cause us to change how we live. There is a possibility that this pain can be relieved by the use of three simple stretching techniques that take only moments to do.
Man can fly! This hub describes the extreme sport of Wingsuit Flying, and you won't want to miss the videos of these men and women flying down the sides of mountains in excess of 110 mph.
This is so easy, it's embarrassing. Here is how to make your own kayak cart out of an old golf bag cart.
The documentary "Religulous" was released in 2008, but the debate still has lessons to teach us all. This is an updated version of a previously published hub. I have split it into two hubs for your hub hopping...
This is a three step Bible Study method for anyone who wants to have a better understanding any passage in the Bible. It is for Christians and non-Christians alike. Short and easy to follow.
Here are three lessons I learned as I walked with my wife through her fight with breast cancer. There is a way to walk this path every step of the way, and have no regrets.
The Future of Evangelical Christianity with UPDATE in light of 2016 Republican Primaries and Trump's Success
Evangelical Christianity is changing before our eyes. Old beliefs are being discarded and new goals adopted. In this article, I provide an informed opinion about where the Church is being lead.
Turning right on a red light is old news. We do it without thinking about it. But when was the last time you turned LEFT on a red light? It is legal in most States and under certain circumstances.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is part of the U.S. National Parks. In this article, you will find details about what to see when you visit. Included are 50 photos by the author.
In this article I've pulled together doctrinal statements of three evangelical organizations, using them to distill one statement which illustrates the beliefs that most evangelicals would agree on.
The word "Evangelical" is often used and often either misunderstood or not understood at all. Here is the first of three hubs that will give a basic understanding of the term and the institution behind it.
Grief and Alcohol were two "demons" that incapacitated me, preventing me from living a full, happy life. I found my way free. Here is how. If I could do it, so can you.
Having your blood drawn can be a scary procedure, but if we understand why the doctor is ordering blood tests and how the blood drawing procedure works, some of the anxiety can be lifted.
Willis-Ekbom Disease (WED) is a neurologic disorder that effects the legs. WED was formerly Restless Legs syndrome.
I sat in the back of a patrol car having blown a whopping 0.2 for alcohol on a breath analyzer. My second DUI in three years. Little did I know that this arrest would lead to my life of recovery.
The documentary "Religulous" was released in 2008, but the debate still has lessons to teach. I have split this into two articles for your convenience. This is Part One.
When we observe nature, we learn. Sometimes the lessons are literal. At other times nature is a metaphor of life. In this hub, I share my family's experiences in the Keweenau Peninsula of Michigan.
Restless Legs Syndrome, a.k.a. Willis-Ekbom Disease, is a neurological disorder with symptoms developing mostly in the legs. There is help, both medical and non-medical, for those who will pursue it.
Having a surgical biopsy taken can be traumatic. Waiting for results adds to the stress. Here is a step by step description of how biopsy tissue is processed in the histopathology laboratory.
Classic cars and classic trucks. If you want pristine beauties, I'm sure there are lots of websites available. If you want the wreck still sitting in its final resting place then come on in.