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 ...
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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
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
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
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
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
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