Darien CT Historic Homes: Pond-Weed House

Built about 1700 on the old Boston Post Road, Darien's Pond-Weed House is a classic Connecticut saltbox with a large stone central chimney and sloping rear lean-to roof-line. It is considered the oldest house still standing in Darien. In 1692 Nathaniel Pond who was listed as a "Blacksmith of Branford" bought the land on which … להמשך קריאה

Resplendent Tuscan Interiors and Architecture

Taking inspiration from old-world European architecture and design Tuscan-style decorating is resplendent in drama and elegance. Bring a touch of that old-world classic charm into your home through beautiful artisan crafted architectural arches and old castle doors, decor that looks refined, warm, and gently aged, filled with the energies of the ancient times. Telling stories … להמשך קריאה

GPS Tracking Ruling Brings Privacy Discussions To The Forefront

For months, supporters and opponents have argued the warrantless GPS tracking issue. With the Supreme Court unanimously agreeing that warrantless placement of a GPS tracking device was unconstitutional, law enforcement agencies will have to adapt while still benefiting from the GPS tracking technology. Although the court was unanimous in its decision, there was a split … להמשך קריאה

The History of Austrian Airlines at JFK

1. Return to JFK: Two decades after Austrian Airlines launched its original, but unsuccessful transatlantic service to New York–a joint operation with Sabena Belgian World Airways inaugurated on April 1, 1969 with a Boeing 707-320 registered OE-LBA that made an intermediate stop in Brussels-it returned to the US on March 26, 1989, this time with … להמשך קריאה

What Kind of Glass Should I Use in My Fireplace Or Wood Stove?

This is a question we hear a lot. Pyroceram, Neoceram, Robax, Tempered glass? The answer will very depending on the style you have. There are many different types of fireplaces and wood stoves that use a wide variety of different glass. This article will help you to decide which type you have and how to … להמשך קריאה

Could This Be the Ultimate Butt Workout?

It's what we women want to know. How to get a great butt, fast, with what really works, long term, and regardless of our age. Let's face it; it's the Holy Grail we endlessly seek. We've tried creams, lotions, crash yo-yo diets, pills, flaky fad fitness trends, rollers, body wraps, weight lifting, stair steppers, aerobics, … להמשך קריאה

Coin Bank Plans For a Post Office Box Door

The following instructions provide a construction process for a coin bank using a USPS PO box door manufactured by the Federal Equipment Company in 1966. There are other varieties of doors available that may have different dimensions. The wood used to construct this example is 1/2" and 1/4" thick oak and a purple heart coin … להמשך קריאה

Gambling History: How Far Back Do Gambling Games Go? Possibly With the Egyptian Pharaohs

At what period in history did people start to gamble? The exact period is unknown but believe it or not, pairs of dice have been found in Egyptian tombs over 4,000 years old! Also, gambling games were played in ancient China, where Poker is thought to have originated. In 1492 during the Columbus landing, Native … להמשך קריאה