Overly licking the Border Collie

I’m sure he went to see a friend and as soon as you opened the door a dog came out and started licking your face like crazy. Or maybe you have a dog yourself that has to lick you every time you come home or when you pet him. This is a habit that all breeds have, even border collies. […]

The power of self-directed IRAs

The Self-Directed IRA allows investors to buy (i.e. buy and hold / fix and sell) property with tax-free dollars within a traditional IRA and collect rent or investment earnings, tax-free, until they are make distributions upon retirement. The Roth IRA allows earnings and rentals to remain tax-free for life. Once Roth IRA distributions are made upon retirement, only earnings after […]

Some fun with old-fashioned hat terms – Part 1 Ancient Greece through medieval European helmets

Some dark and unusual words come to light when looking back at the history of headgear. Having recently finished reading THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN (by Simon Winchester, HarperCollins 1998) about the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary, I thought it might be fun to explore the definitions and etymology of some of these ancient terms, most of which have […]

The Five Top View Condos in Downtown San Diego

Let’s explore the views of the water first. Some views of the water are limited to San Diego Bay, while others, if high enough, will also have a view of the Pacific Ocean. Depending on where the building is located in downtown San Diego, your view will vary dramatically depending on which floor you are on. If, for example, you […]

Victorian halton

The Lancashire town of Halton is a small but vibrant place, situated two miles from Lancaster. It was a working town and had a corn mill and a flour mill. Industry within the city began in 1753, when John Smeaton built the flour mill on the river during that year. It underwent many changes, beginning only three years before the […]

Top 7 Benefits of PayPal Credit Card Processing

Here are seven good reasons why you should consider PayPal.com as your credit card processing solution and alternative merchant account. 1. Accept credit cards without a business account Can accept all major credit cards and payments of bank accounts. Your customer doesn’t have to be a PayPal member to pay by credit card. 2. Low cost There are no initial […]

Solar panel for home

When researching which home solar panel a person could use in a DIY situation, it is imperative to pay attention to the parts of the solar cell. A photovoltaic cell, also called a solar cell, is the main component that generates electricity in a solar panel. Photovoltaic is a term that is related to the production of electrical current in […]

The many applications of the incubator shaker

An incubator shaker is a necessary piece of equipment for all laboratories that are engaged in biomedical or biological research. Often also called shaking incubators or room shakers, they combine the functions of shakers and incubators in a single integrated unit. These units have found uses in numerous research applications in the fields of medicine, biology, pharmacy, and environmental protection. […]

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