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The Greenhouse Effect: What Is It And What Can We Do About It?
Culture Info

The Greenhouse Effect: What Is It And What Can We Do About It?

The Greenhouse Effect is a naturally occurring phenomenon whereby gases (such as carbon dioxide and methane) high in the Earth's atmosphere trap the radiation from the sun's rays as they are reflected off the earth's ...
Not Ready for Prime Time
Jokes & Riddles & Humor

Not Ready for Prime Time

A political cartoon about Sarah Palin, John McCain and the 2008 election.
Book Review: When Your Seasons Collide
Reading & Book Reviews

Book Review: When Your Seasons Collide

After watching movies like Precious and For Colored Girls, it is truly unimaginable for some people to believe a person's life could really be as full of drama, trauma and personal devastation like those portrayed on the big screen. But the truth of the matter is this: We cross paths with peopl
The History of Glass
History

The History of Glass

Natural glass according to ancient records has existed since the beginning of time when it was formed from high-temperature phenomena like lightning strikes and then cool and then when it cools and so
Street Fighting, Martial Arts and The Urban Warrior!
sports & Match

Street Fighting, Martial Arts and The Urban Warrior!

How do you break the trance of what is and what is not perceived as 21st century self-defence? As a teacher of both karate and military combative type training I know better than to take myself too seriously. But I am very serious when I'm training myself or others to survive a vicious violent
The Economy Or the Environment?
Environmental

The Economy Or the Environment?

There are those who would have us believe that resources and actions must be devoted to solving the world's financial crisis at the expense of all else. These same people would also have us believe that addressing the issue of climate change and the environment must be put aside in light of thi
How to Scan 3-Inch Glass Negatives
Photography

How to Scan 3-Inch Glass Negatives

Long before photographers were loading film into their cameras, photos were recorded on glass negatives. The glass plates were treated with light sensitive chemicals and loaded into a camera, usually a large format field camera. The plates were exposed to the scene, then processed back in a darkro
Tips on Holding a Video Contest
Draw & Paint & Comics & Animation

Tips on Holding a Video Contest

Organizers should observe several rules when holding a video contest.video tapes image by ludwig from Fotolia.comMany organizations routinely sponsor video contests in which participants submit a short, homemade video. The video generally conveys a particular message or theme, usually one...
Learn French At Your Own Pace And In Your Own Time!
Languages

Learn French At Your Own Pace And In Your Own Time!

Learning a new language may have different origins, some people will do it because of work, some will want to learn French because of a desire to learn the French culture, some may want to learn because of someone they’ve met and would like to communicate in their native language. Whatever the
'Where the Wild Things Are' Photo: Max Records
Movies

'Where the Wild Things Are' Photo: Max Records

Photo of Max Records from the movie Where the Wild Things Are.
Online Christian Community – Where You Belong
Religion & Spirituality

Online Christian Community – Where You Belong

The world today is facing the inevitable and that is chaos – you can see them everywhere and it threatens the spiritual integrity as well as our personal relationships with other people. As a result,
Had A Hard Life? Follow These Self Help Ideas.
Books & Literature

Had A Hard Life? Follow These Self Help Ideas.

Many eople exercise self help. Rather than trying professional methods, people rµsort to trying to use their own personal think-ng to eliminate problems -n their lives and make themselves better people. The harder the personal ...
Why You Should Vote Against Congressional Incumbents
News

Why You Should Vote Against Congressional Incumbents

The basic problem in America is: no one in the legislative branch is looking out for the welfare of this nation. Ambitious politicians are exploiting a flaw in our democracy - limitless terms in office - to ruin our government. Congressional incumbents have a conflict of interest between preserving
Digital Drums Tutorial
Music

Digital Drums Tutorial

Drummers who are used to playing acoustic drum kits often make faces when they sit down at a digital kit for the first time. While it may seem easy to play, a digital drum set is a completely different instrument which requires a drummer to alter his playing style. While it can seem strange at firs
Honduras Coup D'etat - Was it Right Or Wrong?
News

Honduras Coup D'etat - Was it Right Or Wrong?

On Sunday, June 28, 2009, Honduran President Manual Zelaya was awakened from his bed by the sound of gunshots and the yelling of his guards. About 20 minutes later, Army soldiers took Zelaya from the palace to a waiting plane. He was flown against his will to San Jose, Costa Rica, where he now lives
Jackson Rathbone Photo - 'Eclipse' Premiere
Movies

Jackson Rathbone Photo - 'Eclipse' Premiere

Exclusive photo of Jackson Rathbone at the Twilight Eclipse premiere. Jackson Rathbone photo from the LA premiere of Eclipse held on June 24, 2010.
How to Learn to Pass the Compass Test
Education

How to Learn to Pass the Compass Test

The compass test is a computerized test used to evaluate students' academic skills. The test includes skills such as writing, reading and mathematics. It is administered by colleges and universities to determine the appropriate courses for students. The scores from the test are used to identify the
How to Use a Fillet Weld Gauge Image
Digital Art

How to Use a Fillet Weld Gauge Image

A fillet metal weld gauge is an essential tool for creating an inside corner weld between two pieces of metal. The pieces of metal are typically set at a 90 degree angle to each other so that the pieces are perpendicular. Left alone, this presents a problem as the pieces cannot be welded together wi
The Greenhouse Effect - A Growing Problem
Environmental

The Greenhouse Effect - A Growing Problem

Kids are learning more today about the environment than ever before. Chances are, if a parent wants to understand the greenhouse effect all they have to do is ask their children.
The Fundamentals of Making Your Own Designer T-shirt
Visual Arts

The Fundamentals of Making Your Own Designer T-shirt

T-shirts are an essential part of modern clothing. Everyone has t-shirts amongst the clothes in their wardrobe. But what if you were looking for a t-shirt that you really wanted but just couldn't find?Designing and printing a t-shirt is easy these days, especially if you're a graphic desig