Author: Ima Brooks

Learning chess against the computer

Learning chess is not easy without an opponent. Chess against the computer can be a good solution to still have an opponent and learning chess. Learning chess against the computer, however, is quite different chess game than against people sitting across you at a chessboard. The rules of chess are the same, or, otherwise the game is quite different. What are the advantages and disadvantages of learning chess against the computer?

Learning chess is a long way

Learning chess is not easy. First you will have to start with what all the pieces are and how to score then. After that, you can also replay with many parties to can learn from it. But that’s just theory. It is the practice where the difference is made. Learning chess starts with playing with dozens of parties, most of which you will lose in the beginning, but that’s good. The more you learn, the better it is. But what if you have no opponent to play against? Then chess against the computer is a good solution.

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What can you do with glass jars?

Perhaps you’ve still have boxes full of sterilized glass jars, in the basement, in the gazebo or in the attic. What should you do with it? No jars are sterilized after all, yet. No worries! These cute items in all sizes can serve as a stock jar,¬†pen pot on your desk, and beautiful plants holder, gift wrap, or even as decoration at Easter or Christmas. In short, there are plenty of opportunities to use these pots creatively in your house and garden.

What is a sterilized glass jars?

A sterilized glass jars with a glass lid and an iron and clips. Usually, there is also an orange gum in it. The pots are in different sizes: pots of 500 grams, and even from one kilo to two kilo. Previously, people used these pots to store sterilized vegetables. Since now almost no one sterilizes, many of these pots lie unused in the basement, in the garage or attic. Although these pots are not cheap at all. You may go buy it at IKEA. You have to pay between 1 and 3 euros for a pot, depending on the size. Also, you can buy at flea markets and thrift stores, as they are at more reasonable price.

Making use of sterilized glass jars

When these pots have been years in a box, you will need to clean them thoroughly. Warm soapy water and a sponge will help.

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My experience of driving test at DMV

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Taking the practical test for driving license B at the DMV is an exciting moment. How is the start of your exam? What can you expect on the day of your driving test? And probably the most important; how and when you will get the coveted license?

Application of the driving test at the DMV

Your driving instructor determines when you’re ready for the practical test for obtaining your license-B. By doing so in consultation, you can get the latest lessons and still pay attention to elements within the riding course where you still feel insecure or use the remaining driving instruction to put the final finishing touches. Once you’re ready, it is applied at the DMV, which you then assign a date and time to make it practical. Generally, the reservation period is from 6 to 7 weeks from the date of receipt of the application at the DMV.

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Marjoram – A herbal wisdom in your garden


Herbs are healthy! Marjoram also has properties that help you have a good health. They have been known many years ago when herbs were used primarily as a medicine and there were no chemical variants developed. Therefore, in those ancient times, marjoram was used mainly for colds, asthma, bronchitis and even muscle pain and that is not surprising because marjoram contains substances that have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal effect and also a antioxidant which means that the free radicals helps to combat it.

Marjoram is a culinary herb that you can see it quite often in kitchen cabinets. It is an herb that tastes delicious with tomatoes and therefore fits well in Italian cuisine. People think marjoram is oregano, and that is not surprising, because oregano is actually marjoram, namely ‘Wilde’ marjoram. Marjoram in this article is about ‘real’ marjoram and this herb is not only wonderful in a lot of (meat) dishes but also has health benefits. Tasty and healthy is therefore applicable.

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