Chili Pepper

Chilli Pepper, Sharp, Spices, Laos

What most people seem to think about chilli peppers is they are spicy, mouth burning, flavour creators of fire! When you ask, most people say,”it’s just a little hot red thing”.

It’s pretty obvious chillies are supreme flavour enhancers. However, most individuals are unaware that these peppers have amazing, super powered health benefits!

It seems that not only can you give your meals a flavour hit, but it helps you with weight loss. So if you’re keen to”shed a few”, make sure to include chilli peppers into your daily diet plan! This is a good way to boost your metabolism.

According to research published in Cancer Research (2006), chillies can really help reduce the risk of prostate cancer. This is due to their ability to kill off cancer cells, while causing no harm to others. Another positive outcome is that as a remedy it shows that chilli peppers also reduce the growth of cancer cells.

Diabetes. A word most unpleasant! However, have no fear the chilli pepper is here! Due to chemicals inside the pepper, they tremendously decrease your chance of developing diabetes. Wow that’s so amazing!

Seems like it’s time to man up and eat some more chilli. According to random studies, chopped up chillies have the positive health benefits of increasing your immune system’s ability to operate. Having some sinus issues? No problem! Get your chilli out cayenne pepper and mix it in with that chicken soup! Instant unblocked nose!

Ever heard of a little vitamin called”Vitamin C”? Of course you have! So has “Chilli”. Did you know that chilli peppers have more than twice the amount of vitamin C than a tall glass of good old OJ? In addition, a good amount of vitamins A and B are also found within these small peppers!

A few easy ways to include these small miracle workers into your diet are, mixing them into smoothies, having them soak in cooking oil to create chilli oil and to just eat them plain and simple! In case you have trouble deciding which chilli is the best one for you. Do not worry there are heaps to choose from. It’s said that green colored chillies are not as hot as red and orange ones. Also be sure to keep your eye on the little ones. Yes, they sure are the most hot and furious of them all!

My passion has always been spicy foods. Later on in life I came to the conclusion that chillies were what made me love all foods. Hence forth I have been working hard to make information and value for people who don’t know about the amazing powers of chilli peppers.

Is the World Finally Ready to Accept Them?

Hoverboard, E-Board, Wheels, Exit, Nike
2018 it’s regarded as a lucky year for technology and for hoverboards particularly. Following the boom in the last year, the prevalence of this electric scooter is destined to grow more and more and to delight adults and children.
Hoverboards can be considered both an entertainment device and a powerful way to move around town.
In any case, model after model, the quality of the materials and the amount of technology are progressing to being more advanced and with performance always on the increase. Let’s see in detail the most relevant features of the electric scooter.
How and where you can ride an Hoverboard scooter?
Although it’s seen more and more often, the electric scooter isn’t recognized now in the Highway Code and this may mean it can only be used in private or urban contexts, as in shopping centres or inside of parks.
In any case, it is important to purchase electrical hoverboards that ensure the necessary safety for the user who uses it.
As happens today on any electronic instrument, even the electric scooter undergoes not a few imitations (especially of Chinese mould ) and this may lead to the purchase of an instrument that presents a price of lower levels, but that could also go to the expense of safety and quality of manufacture.
Therefore, irrespective of where a hoverboard is used, it is important that this is an approved instrument, in other words, the UL2272 certification valid for Europe and the USA.
Even if you prefer to get a used scooter, always check it is approved and that it is not of Chinese brands.
But how do you use a hoverboard? Just lean forward to move and retract backward to block the instrument.
This is possible thanks to the weight sensors positioned beneath the footrest. In case of difficulty then, online there are numerous videos and tutorials which can be quite helpful.
How a mono electrical skate is structured.
The description of a hoverboard focuses on two fundamental aspects: technology and structure. The scooter consists of a central platform, on which to rest the feet, and two parallel wheels which could be of different sizes depending on the version.
It’s important that the materials of the construction and of the parallel wheels are of excellent quality: the platform, for instance, must have a proper anti-slip coating and the body has to be strong enough to withstand knocks and wear.
Some models of electric scooter have bigger wheels, so they may also be used on non-smooth streets and thus guarantee greater stability.
Regardless of the materials used for the building, however, a single skid must also be light enough to be able to transport it with no particular effort.
Generally the weight of electrical hoverboards is around 10/12 Kg and has a speed that’s approximately 10-20 Km per hour.
Besides substances, other relevant aspects are batteries and engines. Generally an electric scooter comprises approximately 20 batteries, which are recharged in varying times (from an hour and a half to 3 hours) which give an autonomy of 10/20 Km.
Even the autonomy may vary depending on the sort of road you travel and the user’s weight. In fact, the maximum weight that an electric scooter may bear is for a few 100 Kg, for another 120 Kg.
As for the engine, there are basically two which promise from 500W to 1000W of power. Needless to say, a scooter with 1000W engine is introduced as a more professional instrument and with a higher rate, less indicated then for do-it-yourself usage.
Further features of the best electric scooter.
The technology is always evolving and the electric scooters, in addition to being a good invention in itself, are constantly enriched with new features.
For example, there are models that have some nice LED lights integrated, which intervene to illuminate the road in the evening but also to give a striking appearance to the walk.
Other additional elements can be the Bluetooth function, the speaker for listening to music and a comfortable backpack to make the transport lighter.

Truck Drivin

Sunset, Semi Trailers, Truck, Transport

It was a desperate act. I desperately wanted a job or a story to sell.

Basically, I wanted money and something to do. I was still trying to find another career and running out of options.

I was hoping to”think outside the box” in hopes that I could find another career with the abilities some human resource expert always tells me are”transferrable,” but never understands any company that’s hiring someone with more than 20 years’ experience in another industry.

I needed to do something, even though it was wrong. I had always done all of the right things throughout my life, but even a stupid person knows that you can not continue doing the same things over and over and expect different results.

Poor Odds

Looking for a job wasn’t getting me a job. There are too many unemployed people with good skills, education, and tons of expertise and, still, too few jobs to spread around. I thought if I could ride in the second seat of a semi-truck, it’d give me an chance to actually learn what the job was about before I spent time and money into getting my Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and looking for a company willing to pay an over 40 year-old girl to drive for them. I’d still need to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) medical test also. I worried that age may be a barrier too. With so much to be worried about, I had been finding it difficult to prioritize what to worry about most.

So, with this in mind, I went into a local truck stop to interview some of the drivers. I was considering driving a semi-truck as a potential second career because my father was an over-the-road truck driver when I was young.

Once, during summer break from high school, my father let me”ride along” with him when he was driving locally. Then, a few years after, he taught me a few simple maneuvers like how to drive the tractor around a warehouse parking lot and dock the trailer so the warehouse men could unload it. That was how I had spent one Saturday afternoon.

So, on this particular Sunday afternoon, I rode the bus to the nearest truck stop in Denver. I stood back and watched. I watched as the truck drivers carried their luggage and shower kit out of their semi-truck through the rear door reserved for”professional drivers” on their way to the 24-hour restaurant, the coin-operated laundry area or to buy a $12-ticket for a private shower.

I watched as the motorists fueled their trucks. I watched them drive through the parking lot and rear their big rig at a slot. A truck driver is judged, not by how fast he can drive on an interstate, but how easily he can back his trailer between two trucks. I saw that the other drivers watch the other drivers.

Mostly, I was surprised by how many female drivers I saw climb out of the truck. I was encouraged to see them climb from the driver’s seat. I spoke to some of the girls as they headed towards the back door.

The majority of the women I talked with were over-the-road (OTR) drivers that meant they drove long-distances, cross-country and, therefore, were not home often. All of them were single; a lot of them traveled with a dog for companionship. One of the girls traveled with a dog and two cats in her truck. She was an independent driver with her own truck. She drove”solo,” she said, and favored her animals to humans as companions. She’d been driving for years and would not return to office work for love of money. That is pretty much what they all said.

As I stood and watched the truckers fuel their tractors, inspect their trailers and try to find a parking place for the night, I tried to imagine what it could be like being a professional semi-truck driver. I was hopeful that my limited understanding about the basics of semi-trucks and the trucking business might give me an insight into a new industry where there may be a job available for an over 40 year-old, white female, with no children and no need to return to a home base to go to family or friends.

Road to Employment

I thought I may have found a new road to employment. I was anticipating a new job which would permit me to work independently in the conveniences of a semi-truck using a mix trailer complete with surround-sound stereo, a mobile 24-inch flat-screen satellite tv, a mid-sized refrigerator, a microwave and, obviously, a full-size sleeper. What more could a girl want? There was an onboard International Positioning System (GPS) to help me map my way across the United States. With one touch, on the 7-inch touch-screen, I could locate the nearest rest stop, truck stop or my final destination.

The job was starting to sound ideal – especially considering my present situation.

It was a job that would let me see the countryside without having to pay for a plane ticket or a Greyhound bus ticket. It was a job where I could eat, sleep and work in one vehicle. I could travel the country, with a paycheck in 1 hand and a steering wheel in the other. I wouldn’t even have to go home to visit family and friends because after being unemployed for so long – I did not have anything better to do. I could work day and night and package my savings account with cash.

I shut my eyes as I tried to picture myself sitting in the driver’s seat, enjoying the scenery, while listening to my favourite music as I traveled the countryside from one state to the other. I had noticed some of the newer versions that one man called a”condo cab.” He said they are called condo cabs since they are large and have nearly as many conveniences as a recreational vehicle. A few of the men explained that some of these interiors are custom designed and, of course, are really nice. I didn’t get to see the interior of one though. I did speak with one female driver, however, who called her standard-size sleeper a”bedroom suite” because she liked it so much. She admitted to having it”out-fitted” in pink with goose-down pillows, a goose-down comforter, floor rugs and curtains to match.

The notion of driving a semi-truck with the interior decorated in pink was appealing to me. I was beginning to get caught up in the decorating while trying to think about the actual task of driving. It was starting to work for me. I could combine my desire for the comforts of home with the need to earn a paycheck and I wouldn’t even have to give up my notebook computer.

Global Positioning System

I also didn’t anticipate any problems learning how to use the on-board, Global Positioning System (GPS). The on-board email system should not present any major problems either. Half of my problems were solved. I just had to learn how to drive a semi-truck and, of course, get a permit to do so. The notion of transporting about 80,000 pounds of cargo in an aluminum trailer during rain, hail, sleet and snow rarely happened to me. I could drive by day and write through the night. I thought this might be the best solution. I could solve two problems with one job. I could earn a paycheck daily and use my computer at night to freelance my writing career. The secret is in the decorating.

Black Tires

Besides decorating my tractor-trailer mix vehicle in calm, soothing colors, I could have my name painted on the side and look very cool. The majority of the tractors could be identified by the writing on the driver’s door which identifies the owner or operator of each vehicle. Many drivers will have their name published on the driver’s door. Other drivers paint a favorite expression or scripture which generally complements the custom paint job. All vehicles have to get custom numbers; however, these are provided by DOT. These numbers are always printed in black. I guess that is a something or regulation. But, that’s okay, black goes with everything. Besides, it is going to make the large, black tires more noticeable and provide a more”grounded” appearance to the automobile.

The newly designed, aerodynamic “scoop hood” and “scoop roof” are really cool too. Salesmen will tell you that they help the air flow within the tractor and trailer and, therefore, reduce wind drag and increase fuel mileage. I think they just did it because it looks cool and provides more head room inside the cab.

More headroom allows the trucker to really stand inside the cab. More headroom also gives a great open feeling to any space; which appealed to me and my awareness of the outdoors. The additional space also allows the trucker to easily open and close the fridge door while he watches satellite television on his brand new, 24-inch flat screen tv, with an integrated DVD player.

Remote Control

Many truckers reported that they especially like the remote control that allows them to change television channels while sitting on the sleeper. This enables them to stay seated and, therefore, not need to stand or move to change the channel or insert a new disk.

The refrigerator is typically located next to the sleeper, which is also convenient. This allows the driver to open the fridge to grab a drink or a snack without getting up. Only a guy would think to engineer the cab of a truck this way. Men live in their trucks the same way they live in the home; food in one hand and the television remote in the other.

The Automated Power Unit (APU) was also considered by the majority of truck drivers to be a popular feature. It’s responsible for making all of these appliances and conveniences works so readily in a semi-truck. The APU provides power to the fridge, microwave, lights and other electric type things that make living in a truck more pleasing. All the truckers wanted an APU. The APU makes luxury occur.


The dashboard inside a semi-truck is cool also. It’s a gauge for everything. The inside of those trucks look like the inside of an airplane. They have enough gauges to track almost everything on the truck or trailer. They’ve gauges to monitor fuel levels, oil levels, manifold pressure as well as the gross weight of the cargo in the trailer.

Weight Guages

State patrol inspectors are also fond of their weight gauges also. They especially enjoy the burden gauges that they can track while sitting within the”shack” in the port of entry. The state patrol can now monitor a semi-truck’s front and rear axle weight”in-motion” since it passes the port-of-entry. The port-of-entry is automated nowadays. The highway department put scales underneath sections of the interstate which permits the state patrol to check the weight of the cargo as the semi-truck travels past the weight station. The truck drivers no longer have to stop at each port-of-entry when entering a new state; rather, they can just drive-by while the state patrol monitors the weight on a monitor screen. If the cargo weight is too heavy, according to Federal regulations, the state patrol still has to get in their cars, turn on a siren and chase the truck driver to give him a ticket. Some things have not changed.

Commercial Driver License (CDL)

While riding in a semi-truck, I learned a lot about the trucking industry. I learned so much that I decided to get my CDL license so that I, also, could haul cargo throughout the country. It’s a difficult job, but does have the primary advantage of not having a boss inside the cab. Having a boss within the cab is comparable to getting a back-seat driver who would like to tell you how you can drive. This is the advantage that encourages many truck drivers into getting truck drivers. They get to control the truck, their routes and, if they provide on-time, they get paid to drive. They also get to select which radio station they prefer to listen to while they travel the countryside. It is important when selecting a trucker to ride , that you choose someone with similar taste in music. This is quite important.

Logged 10K Miles

I rode with a single trucker for more than two weeks and, according to his log, we logged over 10,000 miles in his semi-truck. I think that I criss-crossed the United States five times during these two months.

I liked it so much that I decided to apply for a job as a truck driver. However, after talking to many recruiters and truck-driving schools, I learned that there isn’t a high-demand for women; but they were willing to give me a chance. I applied to work for a motor carrier that’s known to employ inexperienced drivers. I borrowed money from a friend, took a Greyhound bus to another state and, after one failed attempt, I got my permit to drive a semi-truck. Sadly, the school wasn’t exactly what I was expecting. After two days, I dropped-out, took a bus back home and started looking for jobs in my career field. I also went back to writing and chose to do what I planned all along – to compose a short-story about my experience traveling cross-country in a semi-truck for two.

Purchasing a Sedan

Car, Saab, Automobile, Reflection, Auto

Why would anyone want to drive a sedan? Well I think anyone who owns a sedan would agree that needing more space would be the main reason people choose to drive sedans. Sedans are known to be the family kind of car, the kind of car you can throw your children, dog and luggage in with room to spare. So it’s the practicality of the vehicle which makes it a winner with families and individuals who enjoy road trips.

When one is single it is easy to fit all of your belongings into a car but when you have a family the task becomes somewhat more tricky. Sedans seat a minimum of 4 people comfortably with ample space in the trunk for freight. Even though a sedan has different compartments for passengers and freight the back seats can frequently be dropped in order to load more cargo when passengers don’t need the seating. This makes it very suitable for loading large items and for rearranging a larger number of smaller objects to fit in the area.

One of the main attractions when looking to buy a sedan is the ample cargo space however it doesn’t necessarily mean that great design and luxury needs to take the back seat. Sedans come in different sizes and models. You can find a very inexpensive small to medium-sized sedan or a larger luxury sedan the choice depends on what your needs and budget are. Both the small to medium size and the luxury sedans have their advantages and disadvantages.

Fuel efficiency is an additional point which many buyers consider before buying a car. A luxury sedan is bigger and because of its size it uses more fuel, so if you would like a family car that’s economical then I would suggest choosing a small to medium size sedan. The larger luxury type sedan also has a more powerful engines which is needed because of the weight of the sedan.

Another drawback of driving a bigger sedan is that locating parking becomes really difficult. This sort of vehicle is fantastic for when used to take weekend breaks with the family but can be impractical when needing to spend plenty of time driving in cities. Smaller to medium size sedans offer you and your family the comfort of driving in a spacious car while still allowing the driver ease of movement and flexibility.

While buying a sedan your main concern is buying a car that has enough space. Whilst purchasing a luxury car is obviously a matter of personal taste and financial resources, for a majority of people easy handling and fuel efficiency are still major concerns when purchasing a car which is why the small to medium size sedan’s are fantastic for a small household. There are several makes and models of household, sports and luxury sedans on the market. Spend some time doing some online research and you’re sure to discover a sedan which suits your requirements.

Pesky Rodents

Mouse, Rodent, Cute, Mammal, Nager

Rodents will always be a problem. The only solution to it is to eliminate the rodents from the premises.

The way rats and mice are forever giving you headaches and problems; it would appear like they’re born specifically to harass you. However, all of us know that there is no truth in that. Everybody or every houses and even companies for that matter, get harassed by the troublesome rodents. They play no favorites, if that’s any consolation to some people. Provided that there is something in a location that they can plunder, they’ll come running.

The number one attraction for the rodents is food. They are never choosy either. Rodents have strong stomach. They’ll eat whatever is there for your taking. So if you are careless with your meals and where you put it, you can be certain, the rodents are somewhere out there, waiting for their opportunity to strike.

When rats and mice starts frequenting your house, then expect them to construct their lair somewhere inside your house, too. That is almost a sure thing. When that happens, then things will certainly turn for worse. Rodents bring mayhem and disease. They ruin things; they dirty your home and cause you embarrassment. You’d never want your friends or partners understanding you’ve fleas in your property. It’s like close to saying you are harboring a criminal, to say the least.

The contrast may seem like exaggerated, but it’s true. There’s simply no word to describe how much stress and headaches these rodents cause us. So when it comes to our home, our very own sanctuary, it is usthem who must rule. Definitely there is no way we should let the rodents reign supreme. And if we want to keep the rodents away from our home, we should invest in hiring a professional rodent removal business to care for the rodent issue.

You can’t find anyone else tougher than a certified rodent removal specialist to fight the rats. There is not any other way around the issue nor is there an easier alternative. If you’re seeking a way out, then, sorry to tell you, you lucked out. If you would like the rodents gone indefinitely, then you need to go for the best.

Ground Coffee

Coffee Beans, Coffee, Beans, Caffeine

Is there such a thing as genuinely useless refuse? I’d think not, especially in light of the plethora of information on how to reuse things of little value. Things that most people undervalue, by way of example, glass, timber, wood pulp, paper, used rubber tires, and in the scope of this article. I guess it really is a case of one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. As it turns out, this treasure, in this instance, used coffee grounds, can be put to more than 1 use, in actuality, I could list 15 uses right now.

  1. Insect control
    Insect control – There is currently an online meme going around that spraying used coffee grounds on your skin and plants will repel mosquitoes, especially ones that take Zika Virus. There is actually no scientific literature to demonstrate this, though there is some evidence research-wise that spraying java and used coffee grounds on mosquito breeding sites inhibited the embryogenesis of mosquito larvae, and thus significantly reduced the number of mosquito larvae that successfully matured into adults.
  2. Fertilizer
    Used coffee ground can act as a source of excellent fertilizer.
  3. Carrots and radish growth
    Carrots and radishes work great with used coffee grounds. Sprinkling the latter on the former before planting will help the little seedlings grow faster and give an extra boost when they are only germinating, you’re sure to reap bigger produce consequently. A literal example of reaping what you sow!
  4. Growing your own mushrooms
    Would you like to eat mushrooms? They may be quite the delicacy. Certain types of mushrooms are conducive to being grown in containers filled with used coffee grounds. For instance, the pearl oyster mushrooms. Grow your own’shrooms now and become a spore farmer!
  5. Clean your fireplace
    Adding some moist coffee grounds to your fireplace will let you sweep all of the ash away without producing a billowing cloud of dust.
  6. Deodorize your fridge
    Does your refrigerator smell like a garbage dump? Works even better than baking soda.
  7. Pet anti-flea bath
    Add some coffee grounds to your dog or cat’s shampoo to deliver a flea repellent flea bath.
  8. Strip hair buildup
    Adding some to a shampoo or conditioner may strip oil and other buildup from your hair.
  9. Remove eye bags
    It can assist you in other ways in the mornings too. In this case they may be used to reduce the dark circles under your eyes.
  10. “Salting” the road
    Reduce your chances of getting snowed in by using coffee grounds to”salt” the roads and sidewalks. Used coffee grounds make for great gravel and the acidic content helps to burns through the ice faster.
  11. Make garbage disposal cleaners
    Did you know that you can make garbage disposal cleaners using it? You can create them using only the coffee grounds, epsom salt, baking soda, a little vinegar, and possibly a little vanilla.
  12. Unclogging your drain
    It may also be used to unclog your drain. Only 3 drops of dish soap, a kettle of boiling water, and the grounds will cleanse the drain of grease and clogs.
  13. Get rid of odors
    It may be used to get rid of odors after chopping up foul smelling items. Simply rub them on your hands and wash afterwards. The reasons will neutralize the odor.
  14. Pan cleaning
    Have you got caked-on dirt in your pans? If so, some coffee grounds sprinkled onto a rag will remove them easily, just don’t use it on ceramic dishes along with other kinds that stain easily.
  15. Air freshener creation
    l Have you ever wanted an air freshener that smells like coffee beans? Only double up a pair of woman’s stockings with some used coffee ground inside of it and tie off, and voila! A coffee air freshener, who knew invention could be so easy?