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Reston Va : Town Facts

Reston is an internationally-recognized planned community that was built in order to transform the post-World War II theory of land use and residential and corporate development in the American suburb. With a population of about 56,000, Reston is considered as one of the best places to live in the United States. The wide range of housing styles, vast amount of ...

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Wildlife Artists of Maryland and Virginia

Along the Atlantic Coast, lie the states of Maryland and Virginia. The area is known for its unspoiled barrier islands, the Chesapeake Bay, wildlife refuges and abundance of nature. This unique environment attracts artists of all types who visit and create works of art based on their observations. Popular subjects include the world famous wild Chincoteague ponies, waterfowl, shorebirds, fish and ...

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The Auto Train: Five Planning Tips to Transport Your Car, Your Things and You by Amtrak to Florida

You want to go to Orlando to see the theme parks, entertainment and shopping.  But flying is such a hassle with airport security, full planes (full of kids) and having to rent a car since the attractions are so spread out in Orlando.  Driving I-95?  Forget it.  The congestion and stress of the interstate will significantly reduce your ability to ...

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What Is The Problem With Northern Virginia And Washington D.C. Water?

Northern Virginia is growing in population rapidly and as more people move into the area, a question that is asked more and more frequently is – what is the quality of my drinking water? Individuals and families are naturally concerned with their health and drinking water is an important element of maintaining good health. Unfortunately, the quality of the water ...

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Entertainment for senior communities

Developed in partnership with the residents of the Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean, VA and other local communities, the new digital entertainment system has become a tool to enhance everyday life in these facilities. Linked Senior is the first company to offer a full digital entertainment center that serves as an iPod-like product for the 60+. That system includes ...

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Lake Manassas – A Golfer’s Delight

Lake Manassas is a premier area for Golf and Country Club real estate boasting the Robert Trent Jones and the Stonewall Golf Club, and the Virginia Oaks Golf community. The area also offers the ultimate outdoor playground for all ages. Amenities in Lake Manassas include three stocked ponds, hiking trails, nature trails, basketball court, children’s playground and The Lake Manassas ...

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7 Reasons Why The CAGED System Sucks

WARNING: The CAGED system is crippling your guitar playing progress. By learning the scales with this system you are likely to develop these problems in your guitar playing: Problem #1: Your Guitar Speed Is Going To Suffer Tremendously Being a fast guitar player is difficult for a lot of guitarists because of many reasons. So the CAGED system isn’t necessarily ...

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How to Clean a Wig Properly

Cleaning Your Wigs Properly. It’s not as Difficult as You May Imagine You spent good money on your new wig so let’s make it last. If you want your beautiful wig to continue to look fresh and give you long term enjoyment, then as with anything else, you need to take care of it. For those of you who are ...

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How to Become a National Recording Artist

Every marathon starts with a step. A corny cliche? Probably. But within every cliche is a kernel of truth. And before you become a nationally known recording artist, you have to build the right career foundation. The first step is to build your local fan base. So perform wherever and whenever you can. Play showcases at music clubs. Seek out ...

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Acidity Causes Damage For The Pancreas

The Acidity of the Human Body In schools across the U.S., teachers use litmus paper tests to demonstrate the difference between acidity and alkalinity to elementary school students. But is the concept of acidity and alkalinity relevant in people’s everyday lives? Yes, because every component of the human body has an essential pH level that is necessary for survival. Therefore ...

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How to Play Happy Birthday on the Guitar

Learning to play simple and fun songs on the guitar is easy. Many of my students have learned how to play Happy Birthday in their first lesson. Follow the simple steps below to learn this song in just a few minutes. Learning to Play the Notes To play Happy Birthday on the guitar, you first must learn how to play ...

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Astrology and The Addams Family: Venus and Mars in Scorpio

They’re creepy, spooky, and mysterious. I’m sure you know them. They’ve visited you at home on your TV and you may have seen them in the movie theater, too. They are The Addams Family. So, what do they have to do with astrology? The characteristics of planets and signs of the zodiac may be learned easily by examining archetypes who ...

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The Function and Uses of L-Proline

L-proline is a derivative of the amino acid glutamine. It is a precursor of a type of protein called collagen, which functions to support tissues of the body like skin, bones, muscles, tendons and cartilages. The effects of L-proline can be mostly experienced in the parts of the body that contains collagen, and may also contribute to the healthy functioning ...

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Robert Burns – An Acrostic Poem Contribution

This year Robert Burns’ 250th birthday celebration is the best yet. Across the world many are raising their glasses and giving toasts to a great poet and song writer. Burns wrote hundreds of enduring poems and song to Scottish life and beyond including “Address to a Haggis” (1786), “The Highland Lassie” (1786), “Auld Lang Syne” (1788), “Flow Gently, Sweet Afton” ...

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Acid Attack – Are Your Teeth In Danger?

Your teeth may be at risk. Did you know that consuming acidic foods and drinks can lead to acid erosion of your teeth? Once softened by acid exposure, your tooth enamel becomes weakened and can be more easily worn away, even by just brushing your teeth! If you tend to grind your teeth at night, you can quickly do some ...

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The History of Freestyle Rap

So you want to be a freestyle rapper. We are going to take a look at the history of freestyle rap, so that you have a good understanding of what you are getting into. A lot of people think that rap and even freestyle rap is something new. Actually it’s not. It’s beginnings go back a lot farther than many ...

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Secret Acne Cure – How To Get Rid Of Pimples Almost Overnight

Most people who have reached or passed adolescence have suffered at least slightly from the unsightliness and irritation of acne and have looked for the secret acne cure. A few lucky people seem rarely or never to be touched by this problem. For the majority, acne is something that they have to deal with, perhaps mainly as teens, perhaps at ...

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Simile Examples – How To Smile Perfect

Simile examples are everywhere in songs and writing. When you’re songwriting think of this tool as you partner in painting pictures. Pictures that emotionally connect with your listener and then take them on an enjoyable experience thanks to your song. Simile examples compare two things or ideas to help the listener understand something new from something they already know. It ...

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Dead Sea Mud Masks Hair and Facial Treatment

We damage the mantel of our skin in more ways than we think. Simply by washing our face, we disturb the pH balance, which could lead to discoloration and dry skin. A routine dead sea mud mask treatment replenishes the skin with nutrients we lose throughout the day. Because of it’s high mineral content, mud masks are a nourishing treatment ...

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Lara Fabian An Underrated Artist

Starting her music career at a tender age of 8, Lara Fabian knew that she would become a singer one day. She also emphasized this on her show From Lara with Love, broadcasted by PBS, when she told the audience about her encounter one day when she drove with her dad and vocalized exceptional high notes she heard on the ...

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Ashwagandha – Herb for Stress, Antidepressant, Hypertension

Ashwagandha or Indian winter cherry is considered one of the most important herbs in ayurvedic system of medicines. As because of its vast area of application, ayurvedic physicians have used it extensively in curing people from their ailments. Due to its properties it has gained lots of respect in the eyes of herbal healers. Ashwagandha is biologically known as Withania ...

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Blues Music History

Blues is probably the purest American music ever produced – and along with its jazz counterpart – is the only true American music form. Its roots lie in the work songs of West African slaves in the South. When they toiled hard in the fields of South plantation owners, these slaves built a ‘call and response’ method of singing, thus ...

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