The Benefits of Effective Cable Trunking

Cable trunking is an ideal way of hiding, disguising and managing cables and wires. PVC coated, galvanised flexible conduit, small fibreglass cable trunking and large industrial steel trunking are just some of the cable trunking options available. Most businesses have a server room which houses the core of their computer network and data. Such equipment…

Leatherman Wave Multi Tool History

This is a history of the Leatherman Wave Multi Tool. It covers everything from Timothy Leatherman’s first patent in 1980 to the Wave’s release in 1998. Timothy S. Leatherman majored in mechanical engineering at Oregon State University. After having difficulties making repairs to his car using a regular pocket knife, he created what was referred…

Healing Properties of Indonesian Spices

It is already well-known that Indonesia’s land is very prosperous for spices. That is why a long time ago it attracted many foreign countries such as China, Arabia, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom and the Netherlands to come here to trade or to conquer it. It is also the reason why Indonesian food is rich with…

MSG: More Than a Flavor Enhancer

History of MSG For thousands of years, people in Japan used seaweed to enhance the flavours of their foods. Scientists began wondering what was it in seaweed that enhanced the food. Eventually, Kikunae Ikeda discovered what it was. His discovery was soon manufactured on a large scale. In 1908 the industrial giant Ajinomoto began manufacturing…

A Short Course on Sea Glass

Sea glass is a beautiful example of recycling by Nature. A bottle; or too many bottles in many cases, tossed into the water breaks in the surf, and years later its shards have transformed into beautiful gems worthy of becoming part of a coveted piece of jewelry. Sea glass forms partially as the result of…

Lightweight Concrete Fences – Great for DIY

“I have a vision that eventually this product [precast concrete fences] could be for do-it-yourselfers if it was manufactured in lightweight concrete,” states the CEO of a leading precast fence producer. This vision is now a reality with the introduction of lightweight concrete fence panels. Cellular lightweight concrete (CLC) is produced by taking a mixture…