Female Genital Warts Overview
Dec10

Female Genital Warts Overview

Did you know that female genital warts are the most widespread spread sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among women? They are caused by certain types of human papilloma virus (HPV), typically type 6 or 11 of HPV which are classified as 'low risk'. Other types of HPV are normally associated with cervical cancer. For your information, the symptoms of this infection do not appear instantaneously. It may take months or even...

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My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys – Until Now
Dec07

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys – Until Now

When I was a small-town teenager, sports heroes and movie stars were the role models of my generation. And while dreams of becoming the next Dr. J made me spend hours on the hard court, Hollywood's Burt Reynolds and Clint Eastwood, the two major stars of the 80's, contributed to my character in an entirely different way. Reynolds, the number-one box office attraction from '78 to '82, played a smarmy, grinning, Trans-Am...

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VoIP Security – How Secure Is It?
Dec06

VoIP Security – How Secure Is It?

With the advent of VoIP technology, the question of VoIP security comes to mind for many who are afraid that their conversations are being listened to by people they do not even know. Although this is certainly a possibility, so far there have not been any widespread reports of this occurring. It might surprise you to know that your phone conversations on your landline and your cell phone can also be tapped into, just in a different...

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The Curling Wand: A Detailed History
Dec05

The Curling Wand: A Detailed History

The curling wand or curling iron is one of the most commonly used appliances for convenient, at-home hairstyling. While the present generation might believe that most of such styling tools and appliances are modern inventions, in reality; they are simply modifications made to devices which made their debut centuries ago. Indeed, since many centuries, men and women alike have been known to be obsessed with curly hair. In fact, it was a...

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The Difference Between Desk and Table Lamps
Dec04

The Difference Between Desk and Table Lamps

Desk and table lamps may at first seem to be the same thing but there is most definitely a slight difference in these two items as regards their functionality. Table lamps might be seen as the more decorative type of lamp, perhaps used for some armchair reading but typically just to add more light to a room. In the case of Tiffany style table lamps, it is easy to see how these types of lamps can also be used as a decorative piece by...

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Microsoft Word Smart Quotes and Internet Article Writers Do not Mix
Dec03

Microsoft Word Smart Quotes and Internet Article Writers Do not Mix

By default, Microsoft Word automatically changes straight quotation marks ('or') to curly (smart or typographer's) quotes as you type. to HTML, the quotes are converted to non-standard characters which end up littering your document with question mark symbols and / or other garbage code. When in doubt, do not allow your Ezine Articles to contain smart quotes: Most articles that are put into article distribution often end...

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The Word on Risk
Nov28

The Word on Risk

The terms used to describe the various aspects of risk management are bewildering, even to an experienced project manager. At least I find them bewildering. I'm going to examine some of the terms used to describe risks and the way they are managed and hopefully shed some light on what they refer to and what they mean. I hope to clear some common misconceptions up at the same time. The first misconception I'd like to address is...

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