How Places On Earth Seen By Astronauts On Moon

Even the most casual stargazer knows that the Moon goes through phases as seen from Earth. Because only 12 astronauts have stood on the Moon, fewer people know that Earth goes through phases as seen from the Moon. Understanding Earth's phases requires first understanding what causes the phases of the Moon. What Causes Phases of the Moon At any given time,...

Do You Know The Three Great Physics Theories

Modern times have brought many interesting discoveries in the world of physics. Physicists have proposed multiple theories to explain how and why things work in the Universe. Some of these theories may be very far-reaching; others are quite plausible and close to being confirmed. Three theories that have provided major scientific advancements are constantly providing insight into new developments every...

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mechanical Knight – Early Robotics History

Leonardo da Vinci is a legendary member of the Renaissance of music, art and science that took place in Europe about 500 years ago. A contemporary of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci was an accomplished artist, with noted successes in painting and sculpting. Leonardo da Vinci was also an incredibly talented inventor, and he created a design for a mechanical...

How to Make Italian Risotto with Fresh Strawberries and Cream

Strawberries are the most delicious of the soft summer fruits. Crimson, juicy strawberries teamed with cream or ice cream make a deliciously simple dessert that is hard to beat - perfect for picnics. You can also team strawberries with rhubarb – a combination that works surprisingly well, use them with other soft fruits to make a delicious summer pudding...

Things To Do In San Juan

San Juan, Puerto Rico is one of the most alluring destinations in the Caribbean. This five-century-old city of nearly 400,000 people is a vibrant center of history and culture. San Juan has everything from beaches to museums and is sure to delight just about any prospective tourist- no matter what their interests are. Historical Attractions in San Juan San Juan is...

How The Bible Was Made – The Canon of Scripture

The Christian Bible, or collection of sacred texts, has been one of the best-selling books in publishing history. These writings came to be gathered together into one book through an historical process. Bruce Shelley discusses the subject in Chapter 6 of his Church History in Plain Language (2nd Ed., Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1995). The texts collected into this book are...

Twitter Marketing Strategies For Small Businesses

The Twitter phenomenon has arrived in the world just the way free email and free Internet search engines came before it. Today almost no business can conceive an existence without them. The same is likely to happen with Twitter, and those who leverage its power early, are bound to gain a competitive advantage over others. The following is a...

What is a Forensic Entomologist?

This may be one of the newer branches of forensic science, and to those who are a bit squeamish, a really creepy one. "Creepy and crawly," some may say, because a forensic entomologist studies insects at crime scenes and how they live off dead humans. Well, that is only one of the divisions of forensic entomology. Forensic Entomology is a Growing...

Advantages Of Hiring Older Workers

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2009 1.6 million Americans aged 55 or older were seeking full time employment. In June 2010 that number was just under 1.6 million. Statistics from the Bureau of Labor also indicate that more senior citizens over 65 are remaining in the work force. Many employers, however, are reluctant to hire older...

What To Do After Losing Your Job

In these tough economic times, layoffs are inevitable but how do you move forward after a job loss? Mike Gooley, branch manager for the Toronto operations of Robert Half International offers some tips on what to do following a layoff. "The first thing is to evaluate your circumstances and take care of practical things like health insurance and reduce expenses,"...