History of the Inclinometer

Early inclinometers or clinometers were made up of two basic parts, one of which is a flat side, or base, on which it stands, and the second a hollow disk just half filled with some heavy liquid. The glass face of the disk is surrounded by a graduated scale that marks the angle at which…

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Jeep Tops – Preparing For the Fall

The final days of summer are winding down. Before you know it, the leaves will be changing colors, the kids will be heading back to school, and pumpkin patches will be sprouting up. The endless summer days filled with cloudless skies perfect for off-roading will soon fade into misty, overcast mornings and cool, crisp evenings.…

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The Rule Of 14

The Rule Of 14 is a bridge bidding convention used in Acol bridge. It is used by the responder when they are replying to their partner’s opening bid. When the opener has opened with a bid of one of a suit and the responder has a weakish hand with a suit that can be also…

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How to Get Rid Of Hammer Toe

Yes, hammer toes are very ugly to look at and they are very hurtful. I am very certain that you badly want to get rid of them as soon as possible as these toes of yours are continuously deforming, contracting and curling in a way that is very painful and so unsightly. Therefore, if you…

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Gemstone Trade Names or False Marketing?

I’ll never forget the day I was standing in my local bead shop buying my favorite big nuggets of African Turquoise. They were beautiful, and inexpensive, and I had already sold them several times in necklace form on eBay thinking that they were turquoise from Africa. While I was perusing the strands I heard someone…

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