A most contested Throne

In life there are seats and then there are thrones. It’s unlikely that any of us will ever get to sit on a throne so it’s just as well that we concern ourselves with a nice chair instead like a set of, say an Eames Chair or perhaps an Eames Office Chair such as the ones available from https://www.pash-classics.com/eames-eiffel-chair  There is one throne that many seem to want and are quite prepared to do anything get it. I speak of course of the Iron Throne the seat of power in…

How the SoundBlaster changed the audio on the PC forever

For a long time we only heard beeps. The sounds that came out of our 8-bit computers and those early PCs left almost everything to the imagination, but little by little the industry was realizing that audio was really important. And then Sound Blaster came and changed everything . This family of sound cards became the de facto standard for the PC industry, and for years they dominated a market that ended up leaving them almost totally on the side .

The Subaru Forester is updated this 2019, with versions of LPG

The fourth generation of the Subaru Forester is updated for 2019, featuring a slight facelift, which materializes in new aesthetic details both in the bodywork and in the passenger compartment, in addition to a complete equipment focused on safety and with the option of become a hybrid of LPG in its less powerful variant. The new delivery of the Subaru Forester was unveiled at the New York 2018 , but just received a new update to release the newly opened 2019. If the new generation was already continuist with the previous one, the changes we…

A comprehensive reform combines tradition with a very modern touch in a rural environment

I can not think of a better way to start the year with this detached house is located in the old village of La Cerdanya in Lleida, surrounded by forests and with spectacular views of the natural park of Cadí and the Valley of the Cerdanya. The town began to rehabilitate fifteen years ago and, since then, there are already five houses rebuilt. With its reform project, Dom Arquitectura set out to build a house with traditional elements and, at the same time, to ensure that it is modern and offers a welcoming atmosphere. The…

Is Buy-to-Let Still Worthwhile?

For many years buy-to-let has been a popular investment option for British people who had money to spare. After all, they would profit over time from the rise in house prices, and they could also rely on a monthly payment from the tenants living in the house. So it seemed like a risk-free way to make money, but then the government changed the tax regime to deter people from buying homes to let. Image Credit This (plus the current housing crisis) has left people wondering if buy-to-let is still a…

Are wood burning stoves environmentally friendly?

Wood-burning stoves can be perceived as old-fashioned heating devices and unlikely to be environmentally friendly. Concerns have certainly been raised about the dangers of their emissions; however, there are ways to make a wood burner more environmentally friendly than you might have thought. Image Credit Fuel Regardless of any emissions produced by wood burners, they are at an advantage over electric and gas heaters before they start due to the fuel they use. Gas is a fossil fuel and electricity is most often created by the burning of fossil fuels…

How to liven up your Christmas events

Was your office Christmas event a bit of an anti-climax this year? Getting a bit tired of the same old traditions and venues? Then, here are some unique ideas to add a bit of spice to your next Christmas event. New Technology Tech can be daunting, and things change so quickly but this is a popular area to explore in terms of providing a memorable experience for an event. Let loose on some new toys and tricks at your next event. For example, guests will be wowed by an interactive,…

Yes, there was a Dodge Viper central engine, but they cowered and did not hit the market

Throughout its 25 years and five generations of commercial career, the Dodge Viper remained faithful to the original concept: an atmospheric V10 in front center position, a manual transmission and a rear-wheel drive. That made this sport the spiritual successor of AC Cobra (which is exactly what was wanted when it was created), that is, a very fast car, but extremely delicate and not suitable for all hands. It was almost archaic in its conception and very analogical. And that’s why I had a legion of fans. Hence the surprise in size XL that supposed to read the…