Cats wow us with their affection, fierce independence, hunting abilities, and playfulness. But owning a cat has downsides too. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages of owning a cat.
How to clear a kitchen sink drain that has become clogged.
I answer the question: "What is the difference between NTSC, ATSC and QAM?" with an easy to understand explanation of each TV signal type.
Industrialization began in Britain in the middle of the 18th Century. Here are my 12 Facts on the Industrial Revolution.
Tourism can be a great way for places to generate income and jobs, as well as raise their profile, but it can also have downsides. I list the main advantages and disadvantages of tourism.
The technological revolution of recent years has brought with it many positives, but also quite a few negatives. I look at the advantages and disadvantages of technology.
Teamwork can increase efficiency, create a sense of ownership, and raise morale of individuals. Here is a list of 15 advantages that teamwork can bring to the workplace.
Studying abroad can seem appealing, but there are also potential challenges - I look at and list the advantages and disadvantages.
I take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of social networking and list them.
The computer revolution that began in the second half of the twentieth century has brought many benefits, but also some downsides. I look at the advantages and disadvantages of the internet.
This article looks at the main advantages and disadvantages of marriage and lists them.
A list of the 10 best affordable bourbon whiskeys and why I selected each of them.
Here is a summary of the main for and against arguments used in regard to socialism, presented in the form of a pros and cons list.
The rise of email as a form of communication has brought many positives, but also some negatives. I list the main advantages and disadvantages in my pros and cons of email.
For hardcore whisky fans like myself, there is nothing quite like a dram of single malt. Here are my selections for the 5 best single malt Scotch whiskies.
Should people have the right to die? Euthanasia is a hotly debated topic. In my euthanasia pros and cons, I have attempted to summarise the main arguments for and against.
This list of the pros and cons of globalization attempts to give a summary of the essential for and against arguments employed by people when they debate the merits of globalization.
Manual coffee grinders are quiet, don't require a power source, plus they give you full control over the grinding process. I suggest my best 3 crank-operated mills.
Need to know how to clear a clogged shower drain? Here are the best 8 methods to try. Unclogging a shower drain yourself can save you money.
This article gives the essential arguments for and against gun control laws, listing the main pros and cons that people use in the debate.
10 facts about American Cockroaches that you maybe didn't know!
Gay marriage is a controversial topic with passionate arguments for and against it. This articles lists the pros and cons of gay marriage legalization.
The Johnny Cash performance at Glastonbury 1994, in the UK, is considered a classic concert by all who witnessed it. Cash himself referred to it as a highlight of his career in his autobiography.
I list the pros and cons of whether we should tax the rich more, giving some of the key arguments made by different sides in the debate.
Find out which two types of spider are the most dangerous in Florida. Learn what they look like, where they live and the effects of their venomous bites.
The final live Freddie Mercury performance with Queen took place in August 1986 at Knebworth Park, UK. I look back at that day (I was there) and give the background and facts.
You don't have to pay an arm and a leg for a good coffee grinder in my experience. Here are three suggestions for inexpensive coffee grinders.
All the essential facts about Southern Black Racers that you might want to know. These snakes are nonvenomous and common throughout the Southeastern USA.
Here is a summary of the pros and cons of the death penalty, and an opportunity for readers to share their views.
In this article, I list and give essential facts on the 6 most dangerous snakes in Florida, all of which are venomous and can deliver potentially fatal snakebites. My list includes the Southern Copperhead, Eastern...
There are many animals in Florida that are capable of hurting you. Most prefer to be left alone, but will strike back if they feel threatened. I thought I would put together a Top 10 of the most dangerous animals in...
The best coupon organizer wallets can really make a difference when you are are trying to save money and reduce your family budget. Organizer wallets enable you to keep and categorize your coupons, so that you can use...
The banana spider is famous for its beautiful web, which appears to be golden when it shines in the sun. The spider's venom is of the same type as that of a black widow, but much weaker.
I was on holiday and I wanted to find out how to get BBC iPlayer in the USA on my laptop. This is how I successfully did so, for free.
There are many great songs that include references to coffee. This article gives my picks for the very best songs about coffee, as well as also listing some of the many other coffee songs that never made it into my top...
Gordon Ramsay is as controversial as he is passionate. The British chef can be entertaining and informative, but has also been accused of being foul-mouthed and bullying. Here are the 10 reasons why I love and hate...
There are 11 ways to get green card permanent residence status in the USA. I list all of them and give a short explanation of each method.
Escaping from a car after a crash or an accident can be crucial to a driver or passenger's survival. I look at the top 3 best emergency window breakers for cars.
Grinding your own coffee is recommended if you want your beverages to have maximum flavor. I look at the main types of grinder for coffee and give examples of my favorite products.
My guide to the best coffee makers with a grinder built-in currently available.
I offer a guide to using stovetop espresso makers and suggest three of my favorite products currently available.
If you want it to taste good, you need to keep coffee fresh - Here are 8 tips on how to store coffee so that it doesn't lose flavor.
A personal account of how I successfully got through my K1 visa interview and answered all the visa interview questions for fiance.
My experience of the K1 Fiance Visa process. The K1 Fiance Visa enabled me to marry my American fiancee and live in the USA, but there were many hoops and obstacles that I had to overcome on the way.
Tips and advice on how to avoid scams on MTurk (Amazon Mechanical Turk). An overview of the different types of scams and practical advice for not getting caught out by them.
American black vultures are sometimes be referred to by people as “carrion crows”, or “black buzzards”. They live in the southern USA and are common in Central and South America.
Many people struggle to tell these two reptiles apart, but it isn't that difficult when you know what to look for. What is the difference between alligators and crocodiles? Well, there are essentially 5 main ways to...
The end of Johnny Cash's life was not pretty. Burdoned by health problems that caused him physical pain, he was hit emotionaly when his beloved wife, June, died suddenly. The death of Johnny Cash would follow soon...
A look at one of the greatest music videos of all time: Johnny Cash: "Hurt". Includes interview clips with Rick Rubin, Trent Reznor, and Mark Romanek, who all played a part in putting together this incredibly moving...
A prolific recording artist, as well as a country music legend, Johnny Cash continues to be sadly missed. Here are my selections for the top 10 best Johnny Cash albums.
Despite being a late starter, Charles Bukowski had many lovers in middle life. He wrote about his women extensively in his poems and fiction, often with humor. This article takes a look at the wives and girlfriends of...
This article explores the arguments for and against the idea that Charles Bukowski was a misogynist. It includes an assessment of Bukowski's background, criticism of his novel, Women, and the infamous kicking incident...
Charles Bukowski was a prolific writer who produced a lot of poetry books in his lifetime (there are over sixty books currently in publication at the last count). It wasn't easy to choose, but here are what I believe to...
My review of the make money online website, Microworkers, where you complete small tasks for employers online in return for payments. I look at the pros and cons compared to other similar sites, such as Amazon MTurk.
Amazon Mechanical Turk, or MTurk, is a 'crowdsource' program where you earn money online by performing basic tasks (known as hits) for employers. These Amazon Mechanical Turk tips and tricks aim to help the reader use...