What is Your TV Resolution?

480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p what does it all mean? Standard TV from the days of black and white to the present color images we watch every day on television are made up of a series of still images displayed at 60 frames a second in the US and 50 frames a second in…

The Dangers Of Burning Paraffin Candles

If you burn paraffin candles, you might as well be inhaling diesel fumes. “The fine particulate matter collected from candle emissions was similar to that of diesel engine exhaust in particle size, morphology, elemental carbon content, and absorbed chemical constituents” says David Krause. Krause is an air quality engineer and former employee of the Florida…

Scaffolding Accidents in the UK

We all know how hazardous shoddy scaffolding can be. Insecure bracing, poor materials, unsafe construction, lack of attention to safety board regulations – all lead to scaffolding accidents all over the UK. An estimated 2.3 million construction workers, or 65 percent of the construction industry, work on scaffolds frequently. Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents…

Adequate Techniques to Ensure Lung Efficiency

The respiratory system consists of air tubes and two lungs, each of which is enclosed in an airtight space called pleural cavity. The main air tube, the trachea, extends from the larynx and divides into two main tubes (the bronchi), each of which enters a lung where they branch into multitude of smaller tubes called…

Art Deco Table Lamps

In the last article I discussed the core basics of Art Deco lamps. In this one I’ll dive into some specifics on one particular type of lamp: the Art Deco Table lamp. Table lamps lend themselves particularly well to Art Deco form as they provide both function and decoration in one neat elegant package which…

Fundamentals Of Sheet Metal Fabrication Business Requirements

The sheet metal fabrication industry is growing leaps and bounds these days. Wherever there is a construction happening, there would be a need for metal fabricators. Metal fabricators shops are generally small businesses that operate locally. Depending on the projects, the fabricators need to equip themselves with the latest tools and technologies. Experienced ones are…

Concrete Decisions Are Not Always Easy to Make

When it comes time to upgrade your driveway or modify your patio, concrete is often the route to take. The question is, though, what options are there to choose from for your space? It may be a bigger decision to make than you realize, though. New products, various design options, and even colors are all…

How to Build a Deck Step by Step

If you’re wanting a new deck and would like to do it yourself, then you need some good instruction on how to build a deck step by step. Building a simple deck is not that difficult and can be done by almost any novice woodworker. You just need a good plan and some detailed tutoring.…

Draeger Gas Detector Tube Technical Information

There are certain rules and guidelines to be followed to ensure proper usage and correct results when using Draeger Gas Detector Tubes, including the tubes found in the Simultaneous Test Sets provided with the Draeger CDS Kit. Draeger Gas Detector Tube Storage To guarantee the accuracy of the tube indication throughout the shelf life, Draeger-Tubes…

Architecture and Global Warming

Global warming and energy consumption and are closely connected because most of the energy consumed is fossil fuel. Because of the way statistics are gathered, the end users are usually statistically broken down into four categories – industry, transportation, residential, and commercial – each using, in that order, roughly from a little over one third…

Scaffolding – A People-Oriented Project

Though the word scaffold represents a platform for executions, that is, a platform raised, on which somebody is executed by hanging or beheading as a form of punishment, but it is employed here in this article for its other meaning that reminds us of a framework to support workers. Originally, scaffold is a known word…

How to Correctly Lay a Dining Table

As a member of private household staff, it’s important that you are seen as not only educated to a certain level but also knowledgeable of standards which should always be maintained. Although it may not seem particularly important, understanding how to correctly lay a table will certainly impress your employer and show them that you…