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Thursday, April 29, 2021
Hiking Around Springfield, Missouri
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
The Symphony Orchestra Defined
Broadly defined, the term “symphony orchestra” can apply to any relatively large musical ensemble that is comprised of different instrument combinations. The orchestra’s origins date back to ancient Egypt.
Today, symphony orchestras generally play classical music and feature instruments that fall into one of the four broad classical instrument families. The conventions of the modern symphony orchestra solidified greatly in the late 1700s when composers began writing parts for stated combinations of instruments.
A full-scale symphony orchestra typically consists of roughly a hundred musicians. These musicians generally break down into approximately 70 stringed instrument players, 16 woodwind players, eight horn players, and five percussionists, one of whom is dedicated to the kettledrum.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Car
Many car owners want to ensure their cars last long on the road before replacing them. Here are some ways to make that happen:
1. Make sure you read and acquaint yourself with your car manual thoroughly and follow the recommendations.
2. Change your engine oil monthly. Use only motor oils that are compatible with your car. Check the oil filter regularly. Change the spark plugs after every 30,000 miles.
3. Check the brake pads. Replace them when they are thin or after every 20000 miles, and ensure the brake fluids is adequate. If the brake fluid leaks, take it to the service center immediately. Examine your steering system regularly and change the power steering oil frequently.
4. Make sure the engine oil, transmission fluid, and coolant are at the right levels. Inspect your tires to ensure they are at the correct pressure. Get them balanced and rotated at regular intervals.
5. Change your engine’s air filter annually. Check the hoses and belts in the engine. If there is a sign of a crack or tear, replace them. Make sure the battery is free from corrosion. Brush it regularly with a water and baking soda solution or dielectric grease to keep corrosion away.
Monday, October 12, 2020
Factors to Consider before Buying a Used Car
The first factor to take into account when purchasing a used car is your budget. Perform research on used car models that fit your budget. Search for online reviews of the particular car models you have researched to determine if they are worth buying. Then choose which car models you are interested in purchasing.
Look for a dealership that sells certified used cars with warranties. Take a mechanic with you to the dealership to do a complete inspection of the vehicle you want, especially the engine and other mechanical components. Take the car out for a test drive to see how it performs on the road.
Use the car’s Vehicle Identification Number to research its history via online sources. This report reveals if the car was in any accidents, flooding, or any other condition that may affect its durability.
Request the vehicle’s paperwork, including its certification and warranty, to ensure they are in order. Then use your research knowledge to negotiate a reasonable purchase price.