The Most Common Surgical Errors

Given the strict protocols that surgeons are required to follow during operations, you wouldn’t think there would be much room for error. Unfortunately, though, surgical errors happen more regularly than you might imagine. Also, surgical errors occur more often during routine procedures than during less common and

The Benefits of Open-Source Technology

These days, it’s possible to obtain open-source software for a huge range of applications. There are open-source word processors (like OpenOffice), open-source accounting programs and even open-source operating systems, like Linux and Ubuntu. Ubuntu, for example, is free, easy to install and comes with regular updates. Depending

10 Cleaning Facts You Didn’t Know

Chemical detergents are treated as the modern solution to most cleaning chores. However, there are several practical alternatives – some of which you may not have heard of before. Consider 10 cleaning facts that can save you time and money, as well as protecting the environment from

5 Simple Steps to Improve your Conference Room

Acoustics Acoustically, two main problems affect a conference room – sound has to be confined within the room so that people outside can’t hear what goes on inside; and a good acoustic environment has to be created for people speaking inside the room, as well as for

10 Natural Anti-inflammatories

Throughout history, people have turned to plants for their medicinal needs – and it’s from these plants that the active ingredients of many modern pharmaceuticals are derived. Here we consider ten of the best-known natural anti-inflammatories. Bilberries The bilberry is a tasty relative of the blueberry. As

Plastic Injection Moulding

After the Second World War, there was exponential growth in the use of plastic in manufacturing. This resinous, malleable and yet incredibly durable material can be moulded into a huge range of shapes and forms, making many of the products we now use on a daily basis.

Businesses Run from Self-Storage Facilities

Paying for physical premises can be one of the most costly parts of running a business. One innovative solution is to use self-storage facilities instead. Self-storage facilities aren’t just convenient places to store excess belongs – they can also make for practical, cost-effective business premises. Here we

5 Best South African Medical Aid Rewards Plans

Medical aid reward plans are designed to encourage members to live more active, healthier lives. Some plans simply offer discounts on particular products and services. Others actively reward members for eating healthily and exercising, giving points for healthy behaviours that can be exchanged for discounts or goods.

10 Creative Uses for CNC Machinery

CNC machines are machining tools controlled by computers. Traditionally CNC machining is used to shape pieces of metal or other rigid materials – for example, to make parts for cabinets, boats or cars. Some creative types have used their CNC routers to make things that are unexpected

Types of Chairs You’ve Never Heard Of

We all know office chairs, stackable plastic chairs, bar stools and other chairs we see in day-to-day life. There are, however, many chairs that are only used in particular circumstances, were only used at a particular stage in history or are collected and used by galleries and