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List of Alloy Metals

List of Alloy Metals

A metal alloy is a mixture of one metal with other metals or non-metals. Alloys are created to expand and enhance the functionality and workability of the metal. These alloys carry attributes the original metals do not, such an increased ability to fight corrosive elements. These products are specif......[Read More]
Hints for Super Spy Hunter

Hints for Super Spy Hunter

"Super Spy Hunter" for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) brings the sequel to the popular arcade title to home consoles. You again control a James Bond-style car with plenty of gadgets to foil the bad guys on the highways. There are some hints and cheats that you can use to advance.........[Read More]
Basics of Electromagnet Design

Basics of Electromagnet Design

Electromagnets are powerful magnets that work by using an electric current to create a charge that makes an iron core magnetic. These powerful devices are commonplace in industry and consumer electronics, and can be found in such places as junkyards, hospitals and billion-dollar physics experiments.......[Read More]
Classifications of Cast Iron

Classifications of Cast Iron

"Cast iron" is a term covering many metals with different properties. They are made by melting iron in a furnace and hardening it in a mold. All types of cast iron contain more than 2 percent carbon. Cast iron must also contain silicon, typically 1-3 percent. The percentage and form of alloying elem......[Read More]
What Does HO Scale Mean?

What Does HO Scale Mean?

HO scale measures the relationship of specific-sized model railroads to their real-life counterparts. By far the most popular scale at 87:1, HO gives model railroad hobbyists a size manageable enough to build finely detailed layouts.......[Read More]
Projects Using Legos

Projects Using Legos

Legos are construction toys that consist of interlocking plastic bricks of different colors and an assortment of minifigures and accessories. The Danish company, Lego, was founded in 1932 and first made wooden toys. It wasn't until 1958 that the interlocking Lego system was introduced. Legos provide......[Read More]
How to Change a G19 Rear Sight

How to Change a G19 Rear Sight

Changing the rear sight on your Glock G19 pistol can be done with a rear sight adjustment tool produced by Glock. The G19 pistol is a compact handgun chambered for 9 mm ammunition. The sight adjustment tool applies pressure to the sides of the rear sight and can be used to remove, install or to adju......[Read More]
How to Baby Poof Against Steam Heaters

How to Baby Poof Against Steam Heaters

New and expectant parents spend hours baby-proofing their home, from specialized toilet seat and outlet covers to drawer latches and staircase baby gates. One place that is often overlooked is the steam heater, or radiator. During the colder winter months the radiator can run hot enough to provide a......[Read More]
Health Uses for Borax

Health Uses for Borax

Borax has a reputation extending back more than 200 years among medical doctors and homoeopaths for its anti-inflammatory effects on both internal and external parts of the body. Borax is prescribed to supplement boron diet deficiencies that result in debilitating conditions that are indicative of c......[Read More]
How Do Magnetic Fields Work?

How Do Magnetic Fields Work?

What Is a Magnetic Field?A magnetic field is a force that exists within a given area that is able to attract or repel other magnetically charged objects and electrical particles. There are many potential sources of magnetics fields and they can vary immensely in strength and range. There.........[Read More]
What Kind of Tool Is Used to Engrave on Stone?

What Kind of Tool Is Used to Engrave on Stone?

Stone sculpting and engraving is an art form that requires the skill and patience to work with hard materials to create everything from sculpted statues to headstones for graves. Stone sculpting began in the latter part of the 19th century, and the methods for cutting and engraving stone have change......[Read More]
DIY Coin Mechanism

DIY Coin Mechanism

You can make your own homemade coin mechanism to sort coins by using a common household tool and some plastic boxes purchased from an office supply store. After you make your coin sorter mechanism, just dump in a bunch of mixed denomination coins and shake the boxes to allow the coins to sort themse......[Read More]
How to Refinish Wood Rifle Stocks

How to Refinish Wood Rifle Stocks

Refinishing a wood gun stock breaths new life into any stock that has seen better days. Avid hunters whose rifle has been knocked around a bit too much and gun collectors whose find is a military rifle with a scratched and dinged stock, can restore a stock to its original beauty without the cost of ......[Read More]
How to Get to Ashenvale in "World of Warcraft"

How to Get to Ashenvale in "World of Warcraft"

Ashenvale lies in the heart of Kalimdor, Azeroth's western continent in "World of Warcraft." As of the Cataclysm expansion pack, the war between the night elves and the orcs engulfs the entire zone, with the orcs laying siege to the night elf town of Astranaar. Roadways in the zone lead to both Darn......[Read More]
How to Make a PVC Pipe Crossbow

How to Make a PVC Pipe Crossbow

A crossbow is a great way to practice hitting a target, and also fun to use. Instead of buying an expensive bow, you can learn to make your own out of PVC pipe. The PVC pipe bow is much less costly. You can make it in less than an hour, and improve your aim just as quickly.......[Read More]
How to Get Fossils Out of a Rock

How to Get Fossils Out of a Rock

Any impression, trace, deposit or specimen of an animal or plant from a former geological age -- or fossil -- requires especially delicate care to remove from a rock. Animal bones or other fossil types continue through time to bury deeper into the earth. The buried specimen and adjacent soil harden ......[Read More]
List of Values of Silver Certificates

List of Values of Silver Certificates

In response to the nation's silver-mining interests, the U.S. government began printing silver certificate bank notes in 1878 in addition to the gold certificate notes that were already being produced. The first of these certificates entitled the bearer to $1 in silver, and it was backed.........[Read More]
How to Make Natural Dyes From Flowers & Plants

How to Make Natural Dyes From Flowers & Plants

You can use many types of flowers and plants found in your garden to make dyes for fabric and yarn. Natural dyes are easy to make and you don't need any special equipment. A wide palette of dye colors can be created using flowers and plants, and these can be combined and blended to make customized s......[Read More]
Why Are Atomic Clocks Needed?

Why Are Atomic Clocks Needed?

Atomic clocks are used to create very exact standards for timekeeping. These clocks help organizations and governments across the world regulate their clocks for timekeeping purposes, keeping everyone on the same basic time schedule. There are only a few atomic clocks because they require a large am......[Read More]
What Happens to the Animals in the Rain Forest When It Is Being Cut Down?

What Happens to the Animals in the Rain Forest When It Is Being Cut Down?

The rain forest is a complex and intricate ecosystem supporting half of the world's current animal species. However, increased demand for timber has led to deforestation and logging of these forests, resulting in negative consequences for many of the animal species dependent on these environments. T......[Read More]