How Do Combine Harvesters Work?

One of the most crucial pieces of farm machinery invented in the past century, the combine harvester turns an incredibly labour intensive process into a one-person job. Harvesting crops without the machine is inefficient and costly. This machine allows practically any farmer with the space to grow oats, rye, barley and wheat. To really understand…

Technical Writing – Definition of Boilerplate

From a tech writer’s POV, boilerplate is any text that can be reused (sometimes called re-purposed) in a number of different documents without much change from the original. It’s copy a client often supplies that includes information about an organization’s history, facilities, or capabilities. Since these things don’t change, or change very little, there’s no…

Parboiled Rice – Advantages & Disadvantages

Rice has one of the biggest consumption levels all across the world. It’s available in several varieties. One such variety is the Parboiled Rice which is amber in color. It has different properties than that of normal white rice because both go through different filtration processes. Parboiling is a common practice in many parts of…

PVC and HDPE – Similar Yet Different

The underground piping market in North America has seen tremendous growth over the last 30 years in the use of thermoplastic materials. Benefits such as corrosion resistance, improved hydraulics, and reduced installation costs have been paying large dividends for owners of watermain, sanitary and storm sewer systems. The most widely used and accepted of this…

The Importance of Preparation Before Making That Speech

It is very important to prepare one’s speech before getting making the actual presentation. Here are some tips in effective public speaking with regards to speech preparation. Public speaking can be defined as a process of interacting with a crowd in an organized way. From this definition, it can be inferred that a speech should…

An Introduction To Projectors

A projector is an apparatus for presenting an enlarged image on a screen from a transparency such as a photographic slide or a film. In a motion picture projector, each frame is held stationary at an illuminated aperture for a brief period, and then advanced by an intermittent sprocket or reciprocating claw, the light being…

Disability Tax Credit For De Vivo Disease

In people with De Vivo disease their brains do not receive the right amount of the molecule called GLUT1 or Glucose transporter type 1. The GLUT1 ensures that the human brain gets the right and enough amount of glucose needed for its function. The lack of this molecule leads to insufficient amount of glucose in…

Washing Machines and Principles of Operation

Soil removal in a modern washing machine is a combination of chemical and mechanical processes. 1. Chemical action. The detergent or soap solution dissolves and loosens the soil in the fabric. 2. Mechanical action. Flexing the clothes and forcing the detergent or soap through removes the soil. The functioning of the washer is aided by…

Make A Hip Hop Beat: The Basic Recipe

If you are like me, you may have been wondering how music producers make a hip hop beat. Every time you hear a new slamming beat on the radio or Internet, the thought of how that person crafted such a wicked sound probably pops into your head. As I have found out through trial and…

An Introduction to the Sumerian Civilization

About 6000 years ago, a civilization possessing a technology so advanced at the time that it seemed alien suddenly sprouted in the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers, part of the so-called “Fertile Crescent.” The early Greeks were the first to call this area Mesopotamia, which means “land between rivers.” These people (we…