Where Does Glue Come From?

You may have noticed that some plants occasionally secrete a sticky substance. This resin is produced for various reasons, depending on the variety of plant. For instance, it may be used as a way to coat itself in order to seal in moisture; the resin may inhibit the growth of parasitical plants or it may…

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Cleaning of a Snowboarding Helmet

Your snowboarding helmet is probably the most important piece of safety equipment you own. If you look after it, it will take care of you. Generally, shelf life of a snowboard helmet is of three years, but if you use the helmet frequently then it is better to change it once in every three years.…

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Promotion "Above the Line" and "Below the Line"

Promotion can be loosely classified as “above the line” and “below the line” promotion. The promotional activities carried out through mass media like television, radio, newspaper etc. is above the line promotion. The terms ‘below-the-line’ promotion or communications, refers to forms of non-media communication, even non-media advertising. Below-the-line promotions are becoming increasingly important within the…

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Mortgage Comprehension Test

If you’re on the lookout for a mortgage, there’s a bewildering choice and the main element you’re going to need is advice. Luckily, there’s plenty of that too, but before you ask for it, you may like to familiarize yourself with some of the jargon. With LTV’s and HLC’s to think about, never mind the…

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Interior Design and Human Behavior

A science or an art Do you think of interior design as a science or an art? Well, it might be a quiet difficult question; but in fact a combination of both. Interior design can be defined as an applied art where creativity skills and technical knowledge provide solutions. These solutions are applied to achieve…

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