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Complete Guide to Bird-Watching From Your Window

Complete Guide to Bird-Watching From Your Window Written by: Bill Herren Bird-watching is a very rewarding hobby that can help you learn about your local wildlife. Bird-watchers use binoculars to seek out different species of birds and identify them based on size, color, shape, and feeding habits. They abide by a code of ethics that

A DIY Home Improvement Guide for the Not So Handyman

A DIY Home Improvement Guide for the Not So Handyman Written by: Bill Herren Your home is one of your most prized possessions and also one of the most expensive. The amount of time that people stay in your existing home varies from just a few years to a lifetime. Some people look to sell

Learning About Non-Renewable Energy

Learning About Non-Renewable Energy There are different ways that we can get our energy and they are divided into two different categories; renewable and nonrenewable. Energy that can be made again is considered renewable. Renewable energy sources include solar and wind energy. Nonrenewable energy is that which cannot be made again, or replenished when it

Simple Machines and the Properties of Energy and Motion

Simple Machines and the Properties of Energy and Motion Simple machines have been a part of our lives for many centuries. In fact, the origins of a simple machines can be dated back to the third century B.C. By Archimedes, the Greek Philosopher. His work was with his types of simple machines which were the

A Window Into The Glass Making Process

  A Window Into The Glass Making Process Written by: Bill Herren Glass is used to make countless products including bottles, windows, art, dishes, and more. Not all glass is the same; there are many different types that are used for different purposes. The most common type of glass is soda lime glass. It contains

A View from your Window: A Look at the Weather

A View from your Window – A Look at the Weather Written By: Bill Herren One of the most commonly asked questions that people have is “what’s the weather going to be like today?” Many day-to-day tasks and activities are reliant on the weather and in the event of bad weather, our plans may have

History and Evolution of Glass Blowing

History and Evolution of Glass Blowing Natural glass occurs when certain rocks and minerals melt or are fused together due to lightning strikes, volcanic eruptions or meteor strikes. When melted rock cools quickly, glass is formed. Ancient man is believed to have used the natural glass known as obsidian as cutting tools. Obsidian is formed

Environmental Health Guide

Environmental Health Guide There are many dangers that people face throughout the day. Many of the dangers are visible dangers such as objects that are falling, cars that are coming at you and lightning storms are just a few of the examples of dangers that you can see. Barring any physical limitations, these are all

A Guide to the Weather

A Guide To The Weather Written By: Bill Herren Scientists that study the atmosphere and weather patterns are called meteorologists. Meteorology is an ancient science dating back to 340 B.C. when Greek philosopher, Aristotle, studied the atmosphere and wrote a book on weather based on his ideas of logic and reason, not observation. Today’s meteorologists

A View of Outer Space from Your Window

A View of Outer Space from Your Window From the earliest history of mankind, people have been fascinated with outer space. The wonder of the stars and planets became an area where man wondered what it would be like to visit. This curiosity led to the beginning of space exploration in the mid-20th Century. The