Last night was a pretty typical weeknight at my home, I drove home from work and filled up with gas before I got home, I left my house again at around 5:30 to take my son to his Karate lesson. While I was out I stopped by the local library to return some books and then swung over to the dry cleaners to pick up my shirts and slacks and some stuff for my wife. I picked...

The best way to learn about bitcoin, is to jump in and get a few in your “pocket” to get a feel for how they work. Despite the hype about how difficult and dangerous it can be, getting bitcoins is a lot easier and safer than you might think. In a lot of ways, it is probably easier than opening an account at a traditional bank. And, given what has been happening...

Over the past few weeks, I have had to make significant edits to my second book, “The Next Wave of Technologies.” In doing so, I have been keeping in mind Melvin Kranzberg’s six laws of technology. I figured that it was time for me to take a step back and reflect. So, here are Mr. Kransberg’s laws in the context of my forthcoming book… Technology...

It is a feature of Windows that started becoming available only in the later versions but it has now become a generic term for all kinds of remote computer support. This feature can be used to solve a computer user’s problem from a distance by another person on the same network or the internet. The technician who will solve the problem can see your screen at their...

Subliminal messages are gaining increasing popularity lately. The ability to access the power of your mind and make it align with the laws of attraction has proven to be a powerful medium in achieving goals and getting what you want in life. This technique is found effective because of its unique ability to change one’s personality permanently. Subliminals are now...

Beyond colorants and essential or fragrance oils, there are a number of neat things you can add to your homemade soap. One of my favorites is honey (which is a humectant), but there is also milk, glycerin, silk, shea butter, tomato paste, cocoa powder, fruit juice and pulp, dried herbs and flowers, finely chopped oatmeal, cornmeal (for an exfoliating bar), poppy seeds,...

Most creative hobbies require the purchase of expensive art supplies or equipment. This is not true for paper mache sculpture, so anyone can enjoy this art form. More and more adult artists are discovering this medium because the resulting sculpture is as hard and durable as carved wood, but making a paper mache sculpture takes only a few dollars in supplies. The process...

Crocheting is artwork done with a hook using thread or yarn. With it you can make beautiful doilies, decorations, blankets and even clothing. It does not take much to learn the art, except maybe some patience and hand coordination. It has become quite popular today, but no one seems to know for sure where and when it originated. But there are theories that it originated...

What is Nalbinding? Before knitting or crochet, stretchy textiles were created using nalbinding (also spelled nalebinding, naalbinding, or nalbinding). The oldest samples of nalebinding have been dated back to 300BCE, and examples of the art have been found in Peru, Egypt, and Scandinavia. It is sometimes called Viking Knitting, as it was in widespread use among many...

Pricing plays an important role in the success of any tutoring business. However, there is a lot of confusion about the best way to price your tutoring services and how to go about finding the right price. This article looks at pricing strategies for independent tutors and tutoring companies and how to research prices in your market. Setting your Pricing Level The first...