Die Casting Terms and Definitions

Die-Cast Terms & Definitions (Reference Aid Only – Uncontrolled) Aging A change in the metallurgical structure of an alloy occurring over a period of time following casting, which affects the properties and dimensions. Heating accelerates aging. Alloy A substance having metallic properties and composed of two or more chemical elements, of which at least one…

Six Basic Vegetable Cuts

The right cut can make a world of difference. Certainly, a carrot is a carrot, and it will always be a carrot. It looks like a carrot and tastes like a carrot. Right? Sort of. The way the carrot is cut can give it a different look and texture. It will even change how the…

The Advantages of Floor Lamps

You can use different kind of lightings to light up your homes. Most people use the chandeliers, tube lights or bulbs while some use the ancient method of candles, especially those who live in remote areas where the electricity is scarce, to light up their homes. Whatever be the method, the ambience created by the…

Real Estate Characteristics

Real estate has several unique characteristics that affect its value. There are economic characteristics and physical characteristics. Real estate is a product to be purchased but it is different from anything else due to the characteristics that will be discussed here. The economic characteristics that influence value are scarcity, improvements, permanence and area preference. Scarcity…

The Benefits of Blood Letting in Pain Management

So, hospitals have now using leeches in medical practice? There is nothing new in this. Bleeding using leeches was normal practice in western medicine in the 1830s until it was discarded for more sophisticated techniques. In fact, the medicinal use of leeches dates back to the beginnings of civilization with mention made of it in…

Diana Rogers

Diana in Savannah Savannah. The setting of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The events that unravelled around the fascinating characters in ‘The Book’ happened 30 years ago. But Savannah still revels in larger than life people. In the heart of the Victorian District is the Gingerbread House, home to the marvellous musician…