The Pursuit and Development of Spider Silk

Historically, the idea of a fabric made from spider silk that is strong enough to withstand extreme forces such as being hit by bullets, but soft and comfortable enough to be worn as normal, everyday clothes has been a dream for centuries, but few have been able to produce it until very recently. In the… Read More »

Keki N Daruwalla: The Poet and Novelist

KEKI N. DARUWALLA: THE POET AND NOVELIST by ASHA VISWAS. New Delhi: Bahri Publications, 2011. 173 pp., Rs. 500/-, ISBN 978-81-909771-3-5 Keki N. Daruwalla, who has been writing for over four decades now, is a leading name in Indian English poetry today (p 31). The uniqueness of his verses has been recognized by critics and… Read More »

Qualities and Education of Pastry Chefs and Bakers

Almost everyone loves eating desserts. For those of you that enjoy making them, you should definitely consider becoming a baker and / or pastry chef. In this line of work, you will be creating and making your very own desserts. From candies to cookies, muffins and cakes, there are an endless amount of food items… Read More »

10 Steps to Effective Communication

At the root of any successful leader is a strong ability to communicate. Sure, there have been leaders who have ascended into the highest positions and not had that skill, but they likely didn’t last long. This point was illustrated recently as I listened to a NPR program about the failure of the big banks… Read More »

All About High Heels!

Everything You Didn’t Know You Wanted to Know About High Heels: Platforms, Wedges, and Pumps This article is for all women who have no idea what a kitten heel is! It is also for those women who have been secretly wondering what the difference between a platform shoe and a wedge shoe is. If your… Read More »

Spanish Grammar Lesson on How to Use Estilo Directo Vs Estilo Indirecto

In today's online Spanish grammar lesson, we will discuss "estilo directo" vs. "Estilo indirecto" or direct speech / quoted speech vs. indirect speech / reported speech. This topic involves a common grammatical mistake that native English speakers make in BOTH English and Spanish. Oddly, you will NOT find that Spanish speakers make this grammatical mistake… Read More »

Reinforcement Activities For ESL Students

Though many ESL students manage a good level of English, they need to continue practicing the language through different activities that will allow them to reach their language goals. In this way, they will not only maintain fluency but also improve their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Firstly, most students need to reinforce mainly… Read More »

The History and Market of Saltwater Sandals

Saltwater sandals are fast becoming a popular kind of footwear. They are sold mostly in southern and western markets in the United States. These sandals are made from specially-treated natural leather evident in their “interlink” strap and adjustable buckle straps around the ankle. The birth of saltwater sandals was in the early 1940s, posing as… Read More »

Guide To Be A Successful Soccerpunter

Why becomes a soccer bettor one may ask? Where it is considered a negative occupation where it is often regarded as non productive, immoral behaviour. well as for every other thing everything there is the pros n cons.if you able to use it to your advantage it could be becomes your full-time occupation or a… Read More »

Tips from Robert Ludlum on Writing a Compelling Thriller

Based on a two-hour interview with the late Robert Ludlum, author of some of the world’s best selling novels of international intrigue. Q. How did your career in writing begin? Ludlum: When I got out of college in 1952, I wanted to be an actor. I worked pretty consistently in plays and doing voice-over TV… Read More »