Television Is Not Just A Piece Of FurnitureWritten by June Tolbert
Television is something we are all familiar with. TVs can be found in practically every house in world. TVs come in many different sizes and shapes and even colors. There are flat screens, plasma screens, big screens, under cabinet TVs and more. You can find TVs in virtually any room of house, even garage and you can even find TVs in automobiles and handheld versions that a person can carry in their pocket. The television has even acquired several nicknames such as idiot box, boob tube and goggle box.
Although most people may not be able to remember a time before there was TV, they are actually a fairly recent invention. The first TV was patented in 1928 and after laboratory tweaking and perfecting, TV became available to consumer market in 1945. The first TVs were in black and white and were expensive. The average home could not afford one.
Now we have color TVs of every shape and size in virtually every house. TV programs are broadcast either live or prerecorded. Most shows today are prerecorded. Some things are still shown live such as sports games. For prerecorded shows, videotape is principle method of recording. Although quality of videotape and equipment has progressed over years, basic idea is same.
If you have an older TV, can remember older TVs or still use an antenna to pick up your stations, you may be familiar with VHF and UHF. These were used on older television dials to choose channel before digital and remote use came along. VHF stands for very high frequency and UHF is ultra high frequency. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) designated 12 channels to VHF and 56 channels to UHF.
Avoid The Biggest Online Casino Gambling Mistake - Trying To Win Back Your LossesWritten by Ryan D.
Online Casino Gamblers know gambling is risk taking, investing in probability of an outcome that is yet to be determined. Experienced gamblers often believe they have developed an intuitive instinct that guides them through their decisions about wagers, card playing, and when it's time to quit. It's great to have a winning streak where you believe your instincts can be trusted as you follow them. What about when instincts are wrong?
What about when you know it would be best to walk away with your present winnings, but something in you wants you to stay and win back previous losses? This is where your desire and your instinct blur.
Suppose you lost $500 at playing online blackjack table today and after kicking yourself for loss you tempt fate again a few hours later. So in next session you are up $200 from your starting bankroll of $200. You could hit online casino exit button right then with $400 in your pocket but you remember your earlier losses of $500. You have a desire to stay and win back earlier losses.