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How airplanes generate lift

35 years before I became an aircraft mechanic, I asked myself this same question. My friends and I finally decided that some serious magic is involved. Today, watching a 747 rise off the runway is still a magical sight. Physics provides a more accurate explanation though. Air traveling over a wing... More

How to choose the right sleeping bag for your camping needs

There are many things to consider when choosing a good sleeping bag. Sleep is a big part of having the energy necessary to travel through nature. If you do not have a dependable sleeping bag, you jeopardize that sleep. So always consider all the possibilities when you make your selection. Camping... More

How to achieve a higher level of self confidence

Confidence is built by how you see yourself, and your ability to fully engage your passion in life. Stop hiding your passion, don't be afraid of making your passion work for you. When you look at yourself in the mirror, think, and see: a delightful, successful person who can make it in this world.... More

How to acquire luck

Recently I have attended a series of seminars about managing your money, tax deductions and investment. At each seminar books are given away at the end of the presentation. Frequently my name has been called and I have received one. Since a lot of the same people are at the seminars they have seen... More

How to potty train a stubborn toddler

If you are the parent of a stubborn toddler, you are definitely not in the minority! Children at this age have just begun to see themselves as separate individuals from their parents. Until now they have attached almost all of their experiences to a parent or care giver and the people that they... More

How to give volume to your hair

Okay ladies-put down your flat irons, and pick up your Aqua Net and rat tail combs, because big hair is back! (I've heard that it never went out in Texas.) While some are sporting the Amy Winehouse Beehive look (which is more like a wasp's nest, if you ask me) or Jane Fonda's Barbarella bouffant,... More

How to improve your golf swing

The most important thing you can do to improve your golf game is take golf lessons from a qualified golf professional. You can read all the golf books and magazines you want but without the help of someone's trained eye your chances of improving are low. A common statistic about the game of golf... More

How to combat Japanese beetles in your yard and garden

Beetles are the largest group of insects, but fortunately, not many native beetles are serious problems. Native beetles are either beneficial predators, or they are preyed upon by other beneficial species. The ones you need to worry about are exotic beetles with no natural predators. They can chew... More

How did Wayne Gretzky change hockey history?

Wayne Douglas Gretzky was the impetus for change in hockey history. Much like the Montreal Canadiens of the 1950's had rule changes put in place because of their awesome abilities, the prowess of Wayne Gretzky was too much to overcome. Gretzky impacted the history of the game in many ways, both on... More