Many Americans find themselves greatly enjoying the tea served in Chinese restaurants. Because China has a much richer and more active tea culture than the United States, the teas served in Chinese restaurants can tend to be a several notches up in quality from those that a typical American is used to drinking. Furthermore, for historical reasons, most of the mainstream tea in the U.S. originates in the British tradition, focusing on black teas like Ceylon, Darjeeling, Assam, and Earl Grey. The teas served in Chinese restaurants are typically quite different, and often represent some people’s first exposure to the styles and varieties that areRead More →

All of you who know the core of Spanish culture, will agree that it revolves around the spirit of hosting festivals and parties. Most of the world knows about the British way of celebrating Halloween, but if you are in Spain on October 31 this year, you will realize that it is a big affair here. The festival that originated from the essence of remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all the faithful departed is quite common in most of the civilizations across the globe. A three-day celebration Spaniards like everything grand and elaborated. So they celebrate Halloweens for three days starting withRead More →

Don’t panic! You can be interesting. Interesting topics of conversation needn’t be difficult to come think of. Think about this – what makes a topic interesting? Isn’t it that people like to talk about it and that they have opinions on it? Once you realize that, you’ll see that for interesting topics of conversation come from everyday life and things that we all have in common. Then you’ll realize it’s not so difficult to think of them. Don’t think you have to be controversial and go for risky topics like politics and religion; you don’t. In fact, to do so would be a mistake. WhateverRead More →

What makes your food healthy? The presence of life-sustaining nutrients like vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates and so much more… but have you ever considered what role your cookware plays? Studies have found that popular metal and ceramic cookware not only affect the nutritional value of food but also make it toxic. Want to find out how? Keep reading… The most commonly used materials for making cookware are stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, and ceramic. While they are used widely, they are not the best choice. They are not only too harsh on nutrients but also leach chemicals into food while cooking. Food gets contaminated andRead More →

In times past garage doors could only be lifted by grabbing the handle at the bottom of the door and lift up to open it and to shut it you repeated the steps. Today, in order to open a garage door you need some type of opener, which was invented in the 1920’s. They can be opened by a remote control or from a switch on the garage wall. There are several different garage door openers on the market. Belt drive This opener is not as noisy as the chain drive. They can be installed for a garage that is below or next to theRead More →

Dog houses are now not just a matter of shelter for dogs. Today, equal importance, if not more, is given to beautifully designed dog houses which add an extra charm and beauty to the landscape of the owner's house. Here, new attractive designs emerge regularly, reflecting our evolving choices. TJ Designs, Ash Custom Wood, All Dog Houses, Pet Street Mall, La Petite Maison, Lilliput Play Homes, Petsmart, Petmate, Post Modern Pets, Improvements, Solid Cedar Dog Houses, and Orvis are some companies that provide amazing variety of designs among dog houses. Dog houses are available in different material – wood, plastic, fenced wires, and much more.Read More →

The types of coffee drinks that you can find at your favorite coffee shop seem to be so numerous. Having a look at the full list makes it hard for you to choose your cup of the day. Although it looks that all coffee has the basic ingredient, coffee beans and water, it is the way that this coffee is brewed and prepared what makes so much choices available. In this article I would provide you with a list of the coffee drinks that are most popular. Next time you visit your coffee shop you will have better information about what your order will be.Read More →

Some women seem to have a natural knack for applying makeup, painting nails, pairing clothes to create fashionable ensembles and styling hair. If you happen to have any one of these skills, then you are definitely in luck. There are a number of ways to parlay your talents into an incredibly lucrative career. One strategy that you can use to start making money right now is by creating your own blog and monetizing your posts. This will allow you to share beauty tips with other women who share some of your appearance related concerns. You can write posts on how to conceive the earliest signsRead More →

Does the word "Cancer" scare you? Well it should, although you probably think it will never happen to you. In the US one in every 2 men and one in every 3 women will be diagnosed with some form of Cancer and the Canadian statistics are very similar. Cancer is not the only disease that we should be concerned about in today's environment, depending on under factors the flu or the common cold could be deadly to some people. Due to poor diets, lack of exercise and daily stress most immune systems are so far out of balance that they could not even begin toRead More →