Alcohol is something which is present in just about any type of social setting. Whether you’re at a restaurant or a graduation party, alcohol is widely accepted as a normal part of gatherings. While experts say that consuming one to three units per day is acceptable, it’s in your best interest to reduce your consumption not only for the physical effects it can have on you.
No, really, investing in new windows can save you money in the long run. The average home can lose a third of its heat through poor windows, regardless of the season! Those cold drafts that you feel during winter are still there – they’re just far less noticeable during the warmer summer months. And that cool air you’re trying to pump through your home to counter those warmer temperatures? That’s also going straight out of the window.
Our ability to think and ask questions is as far as our fascination with the stars goes as humans. For years now, we have been limited to having a quick peek at the heavens with just the vision that our eyes allow. A couple of years back, we were able to see a little bit more of the heavens because light pollution was non-existent; however, putting together a detailed observation was practically impossible. Thanks to the invention of the microscope which paved way for the telescope innovation it is now possible for people to explore the larger universe and at close range at such. With advances in technology, telescopes got bigger and even better. Their reach and the details resolved by them became broader and even more elaborate. Such advances undoubtedly led to questioning of certain doctrines that were thought to be unquestionable, and doubts to institutions that were otherwise considered unfailing. Continue reading “From All the Telescopes for Sale- 5 Tips for Selecting a Telescope”
It is the holiday season when festivities are underway which means you expect a series of invitations to all sorts of gatherings from office parties to formal dinners. The same way we benefit from looking smart and presentable going to work, dressing appropriately for a party can boost up your confidence levels and image. Continue reading “The Christmas Dress Code: 9 Essential Guidelines for Looking Your Best at a Formal Holiday Event”
Back when he was growing up my husband’s parents got a couple of very good guard dogs which the rest of us were seriously scared of, so I guess that’s one of the reasons why he refers to the miniature, fluffy poodle I want to get as something which is “less than a dog.” He always jokes that his name for “it” will be “Rat,” because that’s what he would see it as – nothing that can be referred to as a real dog, because real dogs are meant to serve a purpose such as protecting the house, aren’t they? Continue reading “Turning Your Pet into an Instapet”
A job in law enforcement calls for interacting with a wide variety of people in a variety of situations at any moment. More often than not, police officers aren’t warmly welcomed in situations because they may not like being told what to do, or may have experienced police misconduct. Unfortunately, the primary responsibility of a cop isn’t to make friends, but to enforce the law.
Openness, compassion, courage and understanding. How many people would associate those words with addiction? Not many, most likely – and certainly not those who haven’t suffered from addiction themselves and learned to overcome it. Continue reading “Common myths about addiction busted”
With Christmas right around the corner once again – that came around so fast this time – again comes the time for family, friends, love and good food. However, one of the most stressful thoughts on everyone’s minds is what to give people as a gift to celebrate this amazing time of year.
Many modern cities are not built with pedestrians in mind, which means we use our cars to get most places. You want your family to be safe when traveling, whether that’s from the weather, other drivers, or even yourself. While we may need to get from point A to point B, there is never an excuse for putting your safety or the safety of your loved ones at risk. Here are six circumstances in which you should never sit behind the wheel:
Few cities in the whole of Europe are as busy with traffic as London. The capital has some of the most congested trunk roads even before you get into the city centre. The north circular, or A406, is renowned for its delays even on a good day. Likewise, arterial routes in South London, such as the A2, the A3 and the A23 through Croydon, can get clogged up even before the rush hour begins in earnest. Once you have driven into the congestion charge zone, it is often no better. Upper Thames Street can take an age to get through the city. Tottenham Court Road, Wigmore Street and Stamford Street are all supposedly A-roads but they never feel like it when you are driving on them! Continue reading “Car Tyre Tips For London’s Busy Drivers”