Food for Healthy Nails

Nails are a protective horn at the end of our most sensitive extremities: fingers and toes. They can often become injured from accidents or crushing weight such as heavy walking or running. They can also become infected from bacterial or fungal infections as well as separated from the nail bed or chipped from harsh weather.…

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Bar Codes

Norman Woodland, a 27-year-old graduate student at Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia developed the first code system that automatically read product information during checkout. Woodland and his friend Silver were awarded a patent for their application titled Classifying Apparatus and Method on October 7, 1952. Many experts are of the view that the Woodland…

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Men’s Sex Toys – Are They Any Good?

Men are straight forward beings. They know what they enjoy and what they favor. To them, sex toys for men are simply a means with which they ease any intimate frustrations and tensions that they may have, or merely pleasure themselves. Virtually all male sex toys are created with this in mind. Some of the…

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Domestic Plumbing And Plumbing Engineers

The quality of a houses plumbing is essential for the comfort of the family. When the plumbing is working as it should, water runs from the taps, the family can wash and the radiators can heat up when needed. Once the plumbing malfunctions, there are real problems. That could result in the plumber being called…

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Temporary HDPE Pipe Repair Solution

You must have heard the term High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). Generally the term is associated with pipes or pipe linings. A normal polyethylene pipe has low density. High density polyethylene pipes or HDPE pipes are more durable. A significant number of people have already started using HDPE pipes at home and office. A normal pipe…

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Home of the Free

Love is action! That’s what my friend Jess taught me. So last week I put my money where my mouth is and woke up at the crack of dawn to drive downtown to witness one of my besties, getting sworn in to become a US Citizen. I assumed I would be witnessing a hundred people…

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Fencing Strategy and Tactics II – Elements

In fencing the terms strategy and tactics are not well defined, and are often used interchangeably. Discussions of fencing tactics in the current literature address how actions are chosen and delivered in specific situations. The tactical tree (Szabo 1977, Barth and Beck 2005), the 4 or 6 category tactical wheels (Szabo 1977, Bradford, Thompson 2007),…

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Tea Tray Bouts For Classical Fencing

In the 1800s some fencing masters were reputed to teach lessons with their students standing in a tea tray. This unusual practice was designed to force disciplined blade work and eliminate reliance on the retreat as a defense. It comes from an era in which fencing was becoming increasingly distant from the realities of the…

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"One For the Gipper" – The Original Story

President Ronald Reagan is tagged fondly as “The Gipper” as the result of his movie portrayal of Notre Dames’ legendary football player. The nickname is so firmly attached to the president that the real Gipper is nearly forgotten. The true story is clouded by the mist of time. His hometown of Laurium, in Michigan’s Upper…

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4 Exciting New Green Technologies

Green communities and residential buildings are gaining popularity all across the nation. As the green housing movement gains momentum, developers and architects are rolling out exciting new green technologies and features. Below are four communities that are changing the “green” movement for the better. 1. Porous Streets & Sidewalks Pringle Creek, a 132 home development…

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Specialized Construction Areas For Industry Builders

A common definition for the word ‘builder’ is a construction worker. As a construction industry builder working primarily in construction sites, this artisan or laborer take part and could possibly specialize in any of the various construction occupations: A bricklayer or alternatively called mason, is a tradesman who sets bricks to assemble brickwork. A colloquial…

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