Why LED Lighting Is Not In Your Home Yet

Conventional LEDs have been used for indication and display applications for several decades. The inherent benefits of LED technology are well-known and documented, and include, maintenance and power savings, as well as performance features that are taken for granted by electronics-savvy consumers such as durability, reliability, longer life span, and consistent color and brightness levels.…

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Assisted Opening Knives

Comparing an AO knife to a switchblade Although you may think an assisted opening knife (often called an AO knife) is the same as a switchblade, they are in fact quite different. A switchblade is seen as an “automatic opening” knife and are considered illegal in the United States. A switchblade is opened via a…

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Cyprus Golf

The beautiful island of Cyprus is fast becoming a golfer’s paradise. Here on the island the ideal Mediterranean climate makes golf a game that you can enjoy all the year round. The island has three international standard 18-hole golf courses all set in tranquil surroundings away from the busy tourist resorts. All of the courses…

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Pioneer Avic D3 Review

Wouldn’t it be great to watch a DVD movie, see current traffic weather, make/receive phone calls and listen to your favorite music all from one system? One of the leading electronic companies has put all these features and more into one in-dash car system, the Pioneer AVIC D3. Pioneer Electronic’s is one of the top…

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Aquarium Plant Lighting

Plants are significant to the balance and beauty of aquariums. They are unparalleled in the completeness that they offer to any freshwater setup. What plants do is provide a good looking backdrop to your tank, but it is important to leave space for your fish to swim in behind them. Some types of plants look…

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Jersey Barrier Field Tested

Jersey Barrier-a term that is seldom heard, but the item itself is very often seen. In fact, these barriers are responsible for saving lives every day. They populate the nation’s roadways providing protection to all its drivers. they are seemingly simple and mundane concrete fixtures that are most commonly used as median dividers. Making its…

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What Are UL Ratings on Fireproof Safes?

If you’ve been looking for a fireproof safe, but aren’t sure where to start, you may want to start with the basics in understand what type of fire protection each unit offers. Did you know that just because a safe is labeled as fire resistant, that it may not be completely fireproof? Many models are…

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Interior Design Trends: DIY Wallpaper

In recent years,  wallpaper  has been making a grand entrance back into the interior design world and for good reason. Today’s  wallpaper  manufacturers are accommodating the hipper, younger crowd and producing prints that are elegant, sophisticated, bold, flashy and just about everything in between. Plus,  wallpaper  is great for a variety of spaces: bedroom designs,…

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Facts About Home Interiors

The interiors include the indoor and outdoor surroundings of your living space. The home reflects the persons living in the house. It reflects the person’s lifestyle. It is very important to choose your home interiors at the time of designing the structure of your house. Structuring your house in a way to accommodate your interiors…

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Field-Effect Sensors Eliminate Pump Switch Failure: Residential Applications

Executive Summary Field-Effect sensing has the unique ability to detect fluids and semi-solid materials without making direct contact. If the material being targeted is conductive in nature, and the barrier wall through which is being is non-conductive, then Field-Effect is the technology of choice. Field-Effect sensing technology is ideally suited for sump, lift station, underground…

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Bowling Tips for an Effective Spin

In order to be a good bowler it is very important to learn to spin the ball. When talking about 10-pin bowling, deliveries come in two categories. Straight shots are the fundamental shots in bowling and hook shots are a little more advanced. You need to master both to become a great bowler. Obviously, if…

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Shield Your Digital Camera With Shades

If you think that shades or sunglasses are only created for people, think again. Many of you may not be aware that the digital cameras have their own version of the shades as well. And just like the shades we all know, those for digital cameras are also meant to protect them from the harmful…

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Types of Building Materials

Cement, bricks and tiles are the main building materials used in the construction of buildings. Today, increase in the demand for various building materials have led to many building material manufacturing companies. Many new building materials are environmental hazards, which have become a big concern to all. Traditionally, the basic types of building materials used…

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