International Financial Reporting Standards – IFRS – For US companies

The adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by US companies will change the role of financial professionals. On November 14, 2008, the SEC published its proposed roadmap for the adoption of IFRS in the US, thereby affirming the SEC’s focus on moving toward global accounting standards. In the roadmap, the SEC did not set a definitive adoption date, but […]

Multi-Pure MPCT Countertop Water Filter Review

If you are concerned about the quality of the water you and your family are drinking, now may be the perfect time to invest in a water filter. One water filter that has gotten a lot of attention is the newer model of the Multi-Pure MPCT countertop water filter. The Multi-Pure MPCT unit sits on the counter next to your […]

Swarovski, celebrities and their Crystal jewelry

How does Swarovski create the finest crystal jewelry and which celebrities wear them? Swarovski crystal is considered by many to be the finest in the world; It contains 32% lead, which makes it optically very pure. They are stunningly beautiful and contain mesmerizing prisms that shimmer in various ways when specially coated. Daniel Swarovski invented an electric cutting machine that […]

STEP II Bridge to the real world

When an activity professional carries out an activity program, there is a methodical outline that is followed. The outline is a format for the activity person to create a successful program for their clients. This same method applies to remotivation sessions because there are five steps involved. In this article, I’ll cover Step II and then describe how it works. […]

A rowdy boy who made pro wrestling fans smile

In 2015, the world of sports and entertainment lost a legend who passed away too young. “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died of a heart attack at the age of 61. Born Roderick George Toombs in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1954, Piper was a professional wrestling superstar whose interviews on “Piper’s Pit” were as legendary as his antics in and out of […]

Top 5 benefits of joining a gym

Joining a gym offers many health benefits. You can find amazing gym services in your local area. Just go to Google Maps, enter your location and enter keywords. You can use keywords like “slimming centers”, “gym”, “health and fitness centers” and “wellness and spa centers”. In just a few seconds, the results will appear. You can filter these results by […]

Melvin Tolson – Harlem Renaissance writer who comes to Liberia

Melvin Beaunorus Tolson is an African-American modernist poet, educator, columnist, and playwright whose work has focused on the African-American experience and includes several poetic stories. He lived during the Harlem Renaissance and, although he did not participate, his work reflects his influences. Tolson’s year at Columbia University from 1931 to 1932 on a Rockefeller Foundation fellowship placed him in Harlem […]

Make Lavender Ice Cream for Your Solo Birthday Celebration

You woke up this morning feeling a little older. Yes, you are a year older. It’s your birthday and you hope that you too are a little wise. And being wise starts with a low-key celebration with just yourself and a well-deserved gift for making it to another year in this crazy world. But since it’s a special day, why […]

Dogs and gardens: 10 tips to enjoy your dog and your garden too

For as long as I’ve been gardening, I’ve shared my love of the outdoors with unique dogs (“mutts” to most people). I certainly can’t imagine gardening without a dog keeping me company. Here are some tips to help you make this work for you, too. Set the ground rules first Be clear about how you want your dog to behave […]