Deciding On the Right Belt Material for You

A leather belt is able to offer one of the most widely used accessories for complementing a range of outfits, and can be equally effective whether used as a fashion item or just for its practical use of keeping the garments up. Even though the belts are mainly manufactured in cowhide, they are also widely offered in many other animal skins, like buffalo, shark, stingray, lizard, ostrich, and alligator. Irrespective of the material used for manufacturing the belt, one key aspect that is likely to be very common among the different types of belts is that the material is able to offer the ideal level of comfort and flexibility in use, while also providing the ability to support the pants in staying up.

Here are some of the main types of belt material:

Leather – even though there are a range of cheaper alternatives in the market, a leather belt … Read more

How to Get Rid of Mosquito Bite Scars

Summer is approaching and that is the season for good weather, baring our legs, barbeques and mosquito bites! Mosquito bites can make the good weather unbearable and the scars that are often left behind are even worse. Many of us have ignored the advice of not scratching mosquito bites (what else can you do to an itch?) and we have the mosquito bite scars to prove it.

This article will help give you tips on how to deal with insect bites to minimize the risk of scarring and will help you to find products that will fade old mosquito bite scars that have been bugging you for years.

To help reduce the chance of getting scarred when you get a mosquito bite, follow these tips to reduce swelling and irritation.

  • Rub aloe vera on the bites. Either fresh aloe vera directly from the inside of one of them stems on
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Why On Earth Would I Build A Bat House?

Why do you need a bat house? To shelter bats, of course. Contrary to popular belief, bats are very beneficial and “essential” to our ecosystems. There are over 1,100 different species of bats that consume huge amounts of insects, including mosquitoes. Some bats can consume as much as 1,000 insects in an hour. Certain other bats also pollinate plants, which is another crucial part of our ecosystem cycle. Even bat droppings, also called guano, is used as a natural fertilizer. Guano works every bit as good as cow patties for fertilizer.

Most people look upon bats as carriers of diseases such as rabies. There are very few cases each year of people being bitten by these creatures or contracting rabies from them. You would have a better chance at getting struck by lightning than being bitten by a bat. Unfortunately, because of so many misconceptions, humans tend to kill them … Read more

Green Anole Info & Care (Anolis carolinensis)

Standard Facts

Green anoles are the most normally witnessed of the anole lizards in captivity. They are on a regular basis exported from Florida and surrounding states. They are low-priced to acquire, but contradictory to popular perception are truly not great for a rookie. Inexperienced anole lizards are temperamental to their surroundings, and have to have the suitable temperature, humidity and environment to keep on being healthier. They are a small lived lizard, averaging close to 4 decades of age in captivity, nevertheless have been acknowledged to live for up to 10 yrs. Adult males are bigger than women, achieving close to 20cm, females only 15cm. Numerous people today phone these ‘Chameleon Lizards’, due to their means to improve color. On the other hand, not like chameleons they can’t actually transform their colour to match their surroundings. They will having said that, transform a darker green / brown when possibly … Read more

Roaring Start to the Year of the Tiger

Encouraging start to 2010
Singapore’s private property market continued to show resilience with close to 4,000 private homes sold in the first quarter of 2010, according to CB Richard Ellis (CBRE).

The first quarter’s performance was more than double the 1,860 units sold in the previous quarter.

This is despite the government’s added measures to cool the property market in February.

In January, 1,480 new homes were sold which is nearly one-and-a-half time the average monthly volume of 620 units in the previous quarter.

In February, new home sales were still encouraging with 1,196 units sold.

The measures, which caught the market off guard, were announced on 19 February to weed out speculators from the property market.

They include a 3.0 percent stamp duty on residential properties sold within one year (applicable to properties bought on or after 20 Feb 2010) and the lowering of the loan-to-value (LTV) limit from … Read more

Electric Scooters – Save the Planet and Save Money? Yes!

Electric scooters are a fairly new arrival to the market, and are quickly becoming the ride of choice. The first reason is the ultra low running cost as compared to a car, and even to a gas powered scooter. Secondly -it is 100% pollution free, and very easy to maneuver even in tight traffic jams. As an added bonus, many find that when traveling within the downtown areas, it is actually faster than driving a car!

Q. How do I find the best one for me? A. Reviews, Reviews, Reviews …

There’s the manufacturer’s review, and then there’s the consumer reviews. The manufacturer review is best for learning features and benefits of each model. Of course each manufacturer will be biased towards their own product. So we look to the end user who has purchased and is currently driving the electric scooter, to find out about value for our dollar, … Read more