A Glossary of Archery Terms A to Z

Armguard: A leather pad worn on the inside of the forearm of the bow hand to protect the arm from the slap of the bow string. Arrow Plate: An inlay just above the handle on the side of the bow where the arrow passes as it leaves the bow. Ascharm 'A cabinet in which Bows, […]

Betty Boop Figurines – How to Find and Value Them

Betty Boop Figurines – Beautiful Art and Valuable Investment Collectibles have long been a popular pursuit for fans of television shows, cartoons, movies and comic strips. Collecting memorabilia from these forms of entertainment makes for a fun, exciting and frequently profitable pastime for many fans. Even once the obsession or fascination with a particular show […]

How Many Tattoos Does Lil Wayne Have?

Along with Lil Wayne's astounding musical career, much conversation about this famous rap star has focused on the stunning tattoos that brand his body. Some people do not like the tattoos and many others find them a work of art. Whatever your opinion may be, one thing for certain is that he definitely generates a […]

Mastering the Art of the Ninja – What the Black Belt Levels Mean in Ninjutsu

Often, when teaching my ninja students, I find it necessary to discuss the advanced levels of ninjutsu training, progress, and ability within the black belt degrees. Since ninjutsu is a results-oriented system, as opposed to a "style-based" system, students often have difficulty in recognizing the value of continuing their own training after attaining shodan, 1st […]

Analysis of the Mona Lisa Painting

Leonardo Da Vinci was born and raised in Italy where the Mona Lisa was ultimately painted started in 1503. The style of the painting has long been cited as the forerunner of numerous styles of art, one of the true masterpieces in the history of world art. A Description of Mona Lisa Painting the Mona […]

Impeller Logs and Compasses

Sailing and navigation…Measuring Direction and Distance For Measuring distance at sea, the old type of log that gave us the knot as unit of speed has long since given way to more sophisticated mechanical and electronic devices. Walker logs One of the oldest is the Walker log. This uses a torpedo-shaped spinner a few inches […]

10 Benefits of Graphic Recording

Graphic recording is a tool for turning the intangible into the tangible it is a process and a product. The process part is due to the graphic recorder transforming the spoken word into the visual. A graphic recorder listens intently to the conversation pen in hand and illustrates what they hear using pictures, words and […]

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