Failure to Yield to Oncoming Traffic

Failing to yield to traffic that has the right of way can be a costly mistake. In many driving situations there are instances where we must yield to vehicles that have been granted the right of way by signs or traffic lights. When a driver doesn’t notice or disregards a yield sign, s/he may cut…

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Secrets of Bonding 119: Lien On Me

“It’s what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” A famous quote by… ? Let’s go over what you need to know about construction liens. They can have a big impact on construction contracts and companies. A Mechanic’s Lien is filed when a subcontractor…

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Antique Gun And Powder Flask Repairs

In good condition, these guns are valuable antique collectors’ pieces. Others that require a bit of work can often be cleaned and restored by amateurs. Cast-metal parts or wooden blanks, which can be shaped to replace damaged or missing stocks, can be obtained from specialist suppliers. Even old gunpowder explodes, so be sure that any…

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Easy To Do Stained Glass

The tools needed to create your own stained glass are tools such as glass grinders and saws, drawing tools, foiling tools, grinder accessories, hand tools, leading tools, glass cutters, soldering irons and solder. Quality Stained Glass Tools are a Must To keep frustrations to a minimum your glass cutters need to be extremely sharp at…

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Things to Avoid After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

RINSING and CLEANING If possible, the patient should not rinse his mouth for twenty four hours following wisdom teeth extraction or any other extraction. For the following 7 to 10 days after the patient should rinse the   socket  clean with warm salty water to remove food from the  socket  after every meal (a teaspoon of…

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Making a Strong Chess Opening

Chess games can be started in any number of ways, but one of the most popular would be the Ruy Lopez  opening . Also known as the Spanish  opening , this type of game gives White an early chance to capture one of the Knights from Black, albeit putting a Bishop into potential jeopardy. The name of…

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Censorship – Society’s Black Hole

Censorship is a prickly issue at the best of times as we all have different ideas about what we should be allowed to access. It seems as though what I describe as “techno censorship” may be entering our society and possibly not for the better. Guns, both a technological masterpiece and one of the most…

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The Wonderful VRay

VRay is a 3rd party plug-in for 3DS Max by a company called Chaosgroup. It’s function is a high quality rendering engine. The plugin also contains its own materials and lighting system. The plugin is especially favoured by architects and designers alike due to its very near photorealistic qualities. Once the plug-in is installed, a…

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Advent of Xenon Lighting

Currently, xenon lamps are replacing halogen lamps in the headlights of automobiles. These lamps are more preferred in headlights because these lamps result to lower light reflection thus reducing the glare of oncoming cars. This is so because transition from light to darkness of Xenon light is more defined than Halogen light. The arc created…

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The Downside of Regular Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring has been touted as one of the best flooring options available. It is affordable, a great option for saving the environment, harder than other hardwood floorings, and as aesthetic as they come. All of these have some truth to them, but unfortunately, they is also another side to the coin. Bamboo is considered…

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An Explanation of Lean Manufacturing

Lean manufacturing is all about cutting down on waste while maintaining and improving customer value. A customer defines the value of any given product or service by deciding how much they would willingly pay for it. Lean manufacturing strives to keep up value but with less work to achieve it. This means more value for…

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