Determining the Authenticity of Cast Iron

Resilient to abuse and versatile by nature, ‘Cast’ iron was so named because it is made by ‘casting’ (pouring) molten iron into a mold. The 1830’s through the middle of the 1850’s was a period when cooking vessels – and the stoves on which to cook with them – were made of cast iron, and… Read More »

The Importance of Insurance Reviews

Most people reach out to their insurance brokers or underwriters when there is a significant event in their lives that necessitates new or revised risk coverage – perhaps when they purchase a new home or it’s time to trade-in the old car. However, far fewer remember to review their insurance at regular intervals or when… Read More »

Body Purification Therapy in Ayurveda Or Panchakaram

Purification Therapies: Ayurveda views poor metabolism as the key to the build up of toxins or ama which is the cause of many complex diseases. Periodic Panchakarma treatments prove to be highly effective in eliminating this ama produced during metabolic process and also the impurities accumulated in the body. These panchakarma treatments help the body… Read More »

Tibetan Silver Jewelry – Origin and History of Tibetan Jewelry

Most recent research conducted by National Geographic society in USA mentioned the fact that the earliest Tibetan sterling silver jewelry relic is in fact more than 30,000 years in age. When it comes to ancient Tibetans, 925 silver ornaments were possibly not just for ornamentation, they happen to be the reflection of ethnic identity and… Read More »

History of Rock Climbing

The history of rock climbing dates back to the late 19th century. Although Colorado was home for the earliest rock climbers, the place became popular for rock climbing only by the turn of the 20th century. Rock climbing was earlier seen as a part of mountaineering; mountaineers indulged in rock climbing in preparation for a… Read More »

What is True Education?

"Education Is one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought." Bertrand A. Russell (1872-1970) English philosopher, mathematician, and writer. I would like to touch on the subject of education. As you are all probably getting familiar with my columns, it is not going to be a traditional viewpoint, but more of a… Read More »

Sun Tzu Art of War – Momentum & Timing in Strategy

Sun Tzu used two analogies to stress the importance of two aspects and they are momentum and timing. With momentum, even water that does not have a solid shape is able to push big boulders and with good timing, the eagle was able to break the body of the prey without much effort. As seen… Read More »

History of the Honda C70

The Honda C70 began manufacture in 1967 as a more powerful version of the world’s most popular motorcycle, the Honda C50 Super Cub. Just like the Super Cub, the C70 has remained in production until this day, speaking volumes about its dependability and popularity among riders. A classic underbone motorcycle design, the C70 closely resembles… Read More »

Baby Boomers: Are Your Millennial Children Worse Off Than You?

Parents typically want better lives for their children. So, some baby boomers may be a bit dismayed by the latest study last week from the Federal Reserve data reporting that millennials actually make less money than we did at the same age. The research shows that our millennial children earn 20 percent less than we… Read More »