How To Deal With Cyber-Bullying?

Word Count: 359 Summary: There have always been bullies, but the Internet has opened a whole new realm – cyber-bullying. Cyber-bullies are children who verbally harass other children online. While this is not officially considered an online crime, it can be detrimental to your child’s self esteem. Cyber-bullying can include cursing your child, spreading rumors about them and posing as your child in chat rooms. Sometimes a child may know exactly who their harasser is, but some cyber-bullies hide behin… Keywords: PTA,working parents,PC recorder,online relationship,online friends,missing children,child grooming Article Body: There have always been bullies, but the Internet has opened a whole new realm – cyber-bullying. Cyber-bullies are children who verbally harass other children online. While this is not officially …

Battery-Powered-Tools, How to Get the Most From Them

Word Count: 854 Summary: Every year, more and more tools are developed that operate on batteries, freeing woodworkers from the constraints and annoyances of extension cords. Understanding how to get the most from your cordless tools, and how to select future purchases can help us get better performance from our tools while extending their life. Keywords: Battery Powered Tools, Tools, Woodwork, Woodworking Article Body: I remember a few years ago one of the sales people at my local hardware store told me they were expecting the arrival of new battery powered circular saw, I think it was a Makita. On hearing the phrase “battery powered circular saw”, I laughed out loud and told him to call me when the battery …

Basic Preparations for Canvas Work

To begin canvas work, you must first prepare a piece of canvas large enough to receive the design. ‘Large enough’ means the finished size of the design plus a margin of at least 5cm along each edge. When you are working with an uncharted design, finish size equals the dimensions of the drawing you will follow. When a design is charted, finished size depends upon the number of canvas threads called for by the chart in relation to the threads per inch in the canvas. If the canvas is too narrow, lengths can be joined to get the necessary width. Make a pattern of the prepared canvas – it will be need when it is time to block the worked …

Beginners Guide By BOLC

Word Count: 327 Summary: With so many online casinos out there is can be much harder then you think to find the ‘right’ casino. Different players have different expectations of what they want from a casino, however there plenty of things that need to be considered. Online Casino Beginners Guide Keywords: online casino,casino online,online casino guide Article Body: Choose a Casino If the online casino is not powered by one of the software providers, move on immediately: Microgaming, Playtech, Cryptologic and, in limited instances, Real Time Gaming. If you can’t find licensing information on the website, it’s not even worth wasting your time. Download the Free software Visit the casino website and it should be easy to spot, Find the …

10 Power Tool Safety Tips

Word Count: 530 Summary: Power tools are indispensable for professionals and those who tackle DIY home improvement jobs. They are favored as they help users to save time and they also make the job easier. Keywords: Power tool sales, discount power tools, professional power tools Article Body: Power tools are indispensable for professionals and those who tackle DIY home improvement jobs. They are favored as they help users to save time and they also make the job easier. However, they need to be handled carefully otherwise they can lead to injury. Mishaps usually occur due to negligence, boredom, and overconfidence. By keeping the following 10 safety issues in mind, it is possible to work satisfactorily and safely with power tools. …

How-To: Build a Video Projector

Mix big screen home theater dreams with a skimpy budget and you have the makings of a fantastic do-it-yourself project. Just think of how impressed all your friends will be watching blockbuster movies on a video projector you made with your own 2 hands. It was just these motivations that landed me in front of my web browser digging for information for this project. There are a lot of cheesy websites that promise the moon and sell you a plastic magnifying lense and the instructions to stick a television into a box and put this lens on the front. You will get an image, but it will look like you made it yourself. – dark, and blurry. Is there any …

How Do I Choose The Mega Pixels I Need?

Word Count: 304 Summary: One of the confusing things in choosing a digital camera is deciding how many mega-pixels you should look for. Keywords: digital cameras, digital photos, digital photographs Article Body: One of the confusing things in choosing a digital camera is deciding how many mega-pixels you should look for. The answer depends on what you plan on doing with the finished pictures. First, you need to understand what a pixel is. In terms of digital prints, a pixel simply means a dot of color that makes up the image. A mega-pixel is equal to one million pixels. The more mega-pixels a camera has, the greater the amount of information it records. The easiest way to decide what to …

How Internet Predators Select Their Victims

Word Count: 632 Summary: The average pedophile will victimize dozens of children before he comes to the attention of law enforcement. A large and growing number of predators have gravitated towards the internet, reasoning that browsing the personal profiles children themselves post on instant message services and anonymously lurking in chat rooms is less risky and more effective than hanging around playgrounds and schoolyards. How do internet predators select their victims? This article lists some important factors. Keywords: Internet predator, pedophile, instant message, keylogger Article Body: The average pedophile will victimize between 50-150 children before he comes to the attention of law enforcement. A large and growing number of predators have gravitated towards the internet, reasoning that browsing the personal …

How Buying Furniture Online Can Save You Time And Money

Online shopping is a booming business, with millions of consumers flocking to virtual stores on a daily basis to purchase myriad products, ranging from electronics to food. But for most people, the concept of buying a sofa, dining room table, or any piece of furniture, online still seems like an impractical endeavor. After all, with major purchases customers usually want to view the item in real life before making a final decision. But now online furniture stores are entering a new era in the furniture business – there are actually many benefits to buying furniture online that you may not have considered before. With little overhead and the opportunity to ship directly to the customer, online stores keep up with …

How Bad Is The Air In Your House?

Air Purifiers are all the rage now, everybody has them and everybody sells them. There are Ionic Air Purifiers, regular filter Purifiers and HEPA filter purifiers. The Journal of the American Medical Association now suggests that the air pollution existing today in the US raises the risk of lung disease to a point where more than half of the US population is breathing unhealthy amounts of air pollution . More than 50 million Americans seem to be suffering from allergies and more than 20 million battle asthma. There is such a thing as Sick Building Syndrome, a worldwide phenomenon, when chemical substances used in office construction such as glue, insulating materials, cardboard, and fiberglass are steadily released into the atmosphere …

How Baby Monitors Work

One of the favorite things for parents to do is watching their beautiful baby as he or she is peacefully sleeping. Parents do this partly to make sure they are seeing the gentle rise and fall of their chest that indicates everything is okay. It’s natural for parents to worry about their babies. After putting a baby in his or her bed for a nap or for the evening, parents often come back to check, double-check, and then check on the baby again to make sure everything is okay and for their peace of mind. But, with the many high quality baby monitors available, parents now can have a set of ears in their baby’s room the entire time their …

How A Wireless Burglar Alarm System Works

Wireless security alarm systems are ideal for installation in a home that wasn’t wired for an alarm system when it was built. Motion sensors, door contacts and window contacts can all be wireless, and not need to be hardwired back to the main control panel. Even the control keypad can be wireless. The various wireless components use RF (radio waves) to transmit their signals back to the main control panel. The only real disadvantage compared to wired systems is that the wireless components run on batteries, which will need to be replaced once in a while. These batteries generally last for years, however, and many alarm companies offer service and maintenance plans that will cover the replacement batteries and the …

How A Filterless Air Purifier Works

If you watch television late at night, you are probably familiar with a filterless air purifier called the Ionic Breeze. These systems have benefits and drawbacks. Lately, there has been some controversy over their safety. Some consider them to be unsafe, while others swear by the results. How a Filterless Air Purifiers Work A filterless purifier works by giving the incoming air an electrostatic charge. This charge also charges particles in the air. The air is then moved past an oppositely charged collection grid. The impurities in the air are attracted to the grid, like a magnet. The grid must be removed periodically and cleaned of the impurities. This is easily done with a damp cloth. Once the grid is …

How Do I Remove a Light Switch that I Do Not Need?

Q: I’m doing some remodeling and I want to remove a partial wall. However, there is a light switch in the wall. How do I remove this switch and wiring safely? A: To remove the light switch and wiring, first turn off the power. Then use a volt-meter to verify that the power is off. Remove the cover plate and switch from the box. Now it depends on how many wires there are in the box. If there are only 2 wires, then you can disconnect the wiring in the light box and remove the old wiring. If there are 4 or more wires in the box, you need to determine where the other wires go. One set of wires …

How Do I Choose The Mega Pixels I Need?

One of the confusing things in choosing a digital camera is deciding how many mega-pixels you should look for. The answer depends on what you plan on doing with the finished pictures. First, you need to understand what a pixel is. In terms of digital prints, a pixel simply means a dot of color that makes up the image. A mega-pixel is equal to one million pixels. The more mega-pixels a camera has, the greater the amount of information it records. The easiest way to decide what to look for is to know what size prints you are likely to print from your camera. A one mega-pixel camera is fine for those who don’t plan on printing photos but rather …

How to buy a gift basket online?

Gift basket is an easy way to show your true feelings and care that you hold for your friends and family. It is not necessary that you have to wait for certain occasion but you can gift a gift basket anytime you feel would be cherished for years. You have the option of either making a gift basket of your own or to purchase it from the market or online. To buy a gift basket online should never be a harrowing experience but it should rather be a rewarding experience if you know what you are looking for. Tips to buy a gift basket online: 1. You should decide in advance what sort of gift basket you wish to have …