How is Aquamarine Mined?

Beautifully sparkling aquamarine has the color that resembles the ocean waters. From the name aqua it is commonly misunderstood to be originating from the sea. No it is not. It is an earthly gem found in rocks. Adorable aquamarine is commonly found in granite and metamorphic rocks. It is obtained from nature by the process…

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Key Differences Between Softball and Baseball

Many would compare softball and baseball as extremely similar sports. While that is true, there are a few key differences. First, the actual balls are different sizes; a softball is much larger than a baseball. A softball is eleven to twelve inches in circumference and is less dense than the baseball, which is typically nine…

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How To Make Hungarian Croissant (Kifli)

Legend has it that during the 150 year Turkish occupation of Hungary the Ottomans (Turks) stormed a Hungarian city and the local bakers, who began their work early in the day, were able to raise the alarm and thus helped to defeat the enemy invasion. To symbolize their victory, the bakers formed the emblem of…

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The Importance of Having a Rice Cooker

If you have at any time eaten in some sort of Asian eaterie in the U.S., you’ve probably wondered how particular meals can taste so different in spite of the fact that the cooks are probably carrying out their grocery store shopping in the exact same area you do. And how can Asian chefs effectively…

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Plastic and Its Uses

Plastic is one of the most amazing innovations of the last millennium. The name plastic itself comes out of the Greek word ‘Plastikos’ which refers to the ability of taking any shape or mold. This ability of plastic is unmatchable by any other naturally occurring substance. Not only that it can be molded into any…

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Building Deck Stairs on a Budget

As a professional, I’ve built many decks of all sizes and shapes. Stairs are often the last part of the deck to be tackled because they are usually the most difficult and expensive part of the deck to build. However, by using a method known as the ‘engineered bracket system’, not only can I save…

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What is a Content Switch?

This article explains what a network content switch is and it also outlines the main benefits of using them in your business network. This type of switch is very expensive so its normally medium to large enterprise scale businesses who use them. The main function of a content switch is to inspect the network data…

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Exposed Aggregate – Why Is it So Popular?

Exposed aggregate concrete is a style of decorative concrete where the aggregates of the cement, mainly pebbles and small stones, are exposed in contrast to the traditional smooth finish of concrete surfaces. Exposed aggregate concrete adds visual interest to a surface because of its random designs and diverse colors. It is a cost-effective way to…

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The Wireless Doorbell

The Wireless Doorbell is yet another extension of modern society’s focus on function and electronics. The Wireless Doorbell’s ability to be applied without any installation and its increasing signal strength make it a valuable for purchase for many consumers. It can be used in homes, apartments and even RVs or mobile homes. Since it does…

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Starting Up a College in Kenya

STEP 1: The initial step is to go to Sheria House (registrars) and acquire a name search for the college. STEP 2: From Sheria House, the company will acquire certain documents that are meant to be taken to TELEPOSTA GPO building where the company will receive a requirement list, a letter of no objection and…

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