The Purpose of Digressions in Beowulf

Few other features are more characteristic of Beowulf than the use of numerous digressions and distinct episodes. While some scholars have made attempts to show that the digressions, or some of them at least, have something in them which is inappropriate to the main narrative and are detrimental to the poetic value of Beowulf, this…

Women and Heart Disease: Heart Healthy Fats # 2

Part 2: Unsaturated and Trans Fats In part 1, we learned that we do need some fats, and why saturated fats are not so good for us. In part 2, we'll learn about unsaturated and trans fats. In the last part, we will learn how to incorporate heart healthy fats into our diets. Monounsaturated Fats…

Differences Between Damask, Brocade, and Jacquard

Often times, uneducated individuals use the terms damask, brocade, and Jacquard interchangeably with one another. It can often confuse those who are unfamiliar with the world of fabrics. Jacquard is a decorative or woven pattern that is created by using a Jacquard attachment on a loom. The attachment resembles the punch card on a piano.…

What Is Modernization?

Modernization is the process of change in the sectors of the economy, politics and social systems. These changes reflects the movement of societies from a traditional stage to a more modern phase. How does modernization occur? Modernization occurs through: 1. Colonialism: this is an important reason for modernization. The Indian colonial master introduced the English…

How to Fool a Breathalyzer

Want to trick a breath machine into a low test result? Or make sure that you’re not causing a false high reading? Not that difficult, says a law firm of San Diego DUI attorneys and lawyers: just control your breathing. The simple fact is that these breath machines which determine guilt or innocence in DUI…

The 20 Year History of the Toyota Motorhome

For almost 20 years various manufacturers made the Toyota motor home in several models. During its heyday, this little camper was produced in over 60 different models and styles of motor homes. Beginning with the rather small Toyota Chinook camper and carrying on through the largest of the Toyota based Winnebago and Itasca models, the…