4 reasons to attend a TEDx conference

TED talks are a source of inspiration for many people who want to become better leaders. Thousands of people gather and listen to speakers at TEDx Talks events. Recordings of these events are viewed by millions of people around the world. If you have no idea why you should attend a TEDx event, you should read this article. Let’s talk […]

How to search criminal records

Most criminal records are available for viewing, although there are exceptions, such as records compiled by the Federal Government, which are not available to the general public. Be aware though that there are some private resellers who claim to offer an NCIC criminal record search and in most cases they are not authentic. The NCIC Official National Criminal History Database […]

BCS or bust!

For many of the NCAA Division – 1A football programs, getting into a bowl and having a winning season is a successful season. While this is the case for the inconsistent, lower-tier BCS conference teams and the mid-tier major conference teams, others have to step up their goals. Texas Tech is a perfect example of this, as Red Raider football […]

The deadly hurricane of 1715

The Captain of the merchant sailing ship Urca de Lima shouted his orders to his Officers. They gathered around him on the command deck. The wind speed of the approaching storm had steadily increased to the point that it made a hissing sound as it impacted against the wooden frame of the Dutch-built ship. The lines began to “sing” as […]

Common problems with Bluestone floors

One of the most popular materials used by homeowners for patios, walkways, driveways, flooring, fireplaces, countertops, and even window trim and sills is natural bluestone. The main reason for this is that the stone is incredibly durable and is available in a variety of colours, including: greys, pinks, greens, blues and even a lilac purple. However, if you plan to […]