Impeller Logs and Compasses

Sailing and navigation…Measuring Direction and Distance For Measuring distance at sea, the old type of log that gave us the knot as unit of speed has long since given way to more sophisticated mechanical and electronic devices. Walker logs One of the oldest is the Walker log. This uses a torpedo-shaped spinner a few inches…

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Forearm Exercises To Slim And Tone Women’s Forearms

Slimming and toning are the main effects sought by women doing forearm exercises. Men generally want larger forearms and stronger grip strength. Athletes, whether men or women, seek better athletic performance through functional strength and injury prevention. Many older men or women use forearm exercises to improve functional strength for daily activities or to rehabilitate…

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All about Brie Cheese

Brie appetizers are not only mouthwatering, but they are so versatile. It’s amazing what you can do with a Brie cheese. How did “real” Brie cheese come about in the first place? Well, according to cheese experts, producing Brie cheese started in the French province called, not surprisingly, Brie – a town 60 miles from…

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5 Exercises For Thinner Thighs

Thinner thighs are one of the ways of looking beautiful and sexy. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with thin thighs. If you are one of the people with huge thighs that you aren’t proud of you don’t have to worry as there are a number of exercises that you can engage in. Some of these…

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The 3 Best Cuisinart Popcorn Makers

Cuisinart is a brand of kitchen appliance that was founded by Carl Sontheimer in the year 1973. It is one of the best companies that became popular in the United States. Cuisinart helps consumers to savor the good life of making delicious, healthy and easy popped corns in a short span of time. Cuisinart brands…

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Am I an "Old Maid?"

Am I an “Old Maid”? If this is a question you are asking yourself than there are some important things you should know first. Historically, an “Old Maid” is someone that is alone, shy, unsocial able, and shows no signs of changing that. People that usually fit this profile are not always happy with that…

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History of Conveyor Belts

The history of conveyor belts begins in the latter half of the 17th century. Since then, conveyor belts have been an inevitable part of material transportation. But it was in 1795 that conveyor belts became a popular means for conveying bulk materials. In the beginning, conveyor belts were used only for moving grain sacks to…

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A Karate Approach To Calisthenics

Like many of my generation, I was inspired to take up martial arts and calisthenics by movies such as The Karate Kid, Kickboxer, Enter the Dragon, Drunken Master, and Rocky. The larger-than-life characters wowed us with their fighting skills and never give up attitudes. A common theme in these films is that the main character…

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