Even though I was diagnosed with poly-cystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) when I was just 21, the reality of infertility never really hit me until my husband and I were ready to start a family nearly a decade later. After more tests than I care to remember, four failed attempts at inter-uterine insemination, and one early miscarriage, we found ourselves in the office of a fertility specialist considering in-vitro fertilization (IVF).… Read More

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The world of organic skin care products can be intimidating and confusing to navigate. There are many tricks and strategies that companies use to bend and break the organic labeling rules. Sometimes you can buy an item that gives you the impression that it is organic, but then when you read the ingredients label carefully you find out it has harsh chemicals such as phenoxyethanol, vegetable emulsifying wax and other harmful toxins.… Read More

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Taman Negara National Park is a stunning nature preserve that harbors examples of exotic insects, birds, reptiles and monkeys in its lush depths. At just under two hundred kilometers from Kuala Lumpur, Taman Negara makes a lovely weekend trip from the city, where visitors can enjoy trekking through the jungle, eating in the excellent floating restaurants or simply enjoy watching the wildlife.… Read More

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If you’re not a native speaker but have aspirations to live and work in a nation where English is the primary language, then you might benefit from getting IELTS (International English Language Testing System) certification. To gain IELTS certification, individuals must take exams that test them in many diverse aspects of the English tongue.… Read More

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If you own a private yacht, or a fishing trawler, or any sort of water craft, you ought to be well aware of one of the most prevalent hazards that can befall a seagoing vessel: Biofouling. Biofouling, as its name suggests, is the corrosion and decay that can befall the internal workings of a boat or ship from the unchecked accumulation of such marine organisms as mollusks, sponges, algae and sea slime.… Read More

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“Common sense is not so common” – said the French philosopher Voltaire.

The SAT test-writers sometimes fool test-takers this way. For example, they will present an intimidating looking problem that can be solved quite quickly with common sense methods. Take the following short example:

Car A completes one lap of a track in 70 seconds.… Read More

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