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Pigments through the Ages – Choose a time period
From prehistoric times, humans have left an imprint on their environment in the form of painted images, which both beautified their world and expressed their thoughts and feelings. It may be that p…
The Colorful History of Paint | EarthDate
By 40,000 years ago, tribes in Europe, Australia, and Indonesia painted images of hunters and herders on cave walls, and had expanded their palette to include many colors.Pigments for these paints…
Paint – Wikipedia
Paint is any pigmented liquid, liquefiable, or mastic composition that, after application to a substrate in a thin layer, converts to a solid film. It is most commonly used to protect, color, or pr…
Shipping containers turned into vacation home for family of five
vacation home for a family of five on a limited budget. The firm used six shipping containers to create a four bedroom house that it says was significantly more affordable to build than typical con…
Salty masks could kill coronavirus
Respiratory viruses such as coronavirus, unfortunately, can also be spread via much smaller aerosol droplets, which are able to make their way through the masks’ pores. Devices known as N95/N99…
Orange Buoyancy Science Experiment – Playdough To Plato
Why is it that a peeled orange sinks even though it is lighter than unpeeled orange? The secret lies in its peel.Buoyancy is the tendency of an object to float or sink in water or any other fluid….
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an artifact that he has kept for its sentimental value, material usefulness, and magnificent design. This is a Bell Stratos cycling helmet that Adam coveted in the 1980s, and Adam explains why he l…
Augmented-reality contact lens is making its way toward production
Although augmented reality (AR) glasses are potentially very useful, they can also be awkward to wear and sometimes kind of funny-looking. California-based startup Mojo Vision is developing a sleek…
Where are the Innovators to Address Climate Change? Everywhere | XPRIZE
XPRIZE recently launched the $20M (USD) NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global competition to incentivize technologies that convert CO₂ emissions into valuable everyday products like building material…
Everyday Products Made Out of Thin Air | XPRIZE
Companies and entrepreneurs working on carbon capture and utilization, also known as CCUS, are attempting to do just that. By collecting CO2 from industrial exhaust, and even ambient air, carbontec…
New portable tool analyzes microbes in the environment: Device could be used to find threats to ecosystems — ScienceDaily
The researchers showed that electrical impedance measurements can be applied at the single cell and population levels. The scientists plan to use the tool to screen for antibiotic resistance in dif…
Baking Cookies in Space Takes Surprisingly Long Time
The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time last month up at the Internat…
Computer-aided design – Wikipedia
Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computers (or workstations) to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.[1] CAD software is used to increase the pr…
What Is CNC Machining? | Overview of the CNC Machining Process
Short for “computer numerical control,” the CNC process runs in contrast to — and thereby supersedes — the limitations of manual control, where live operators are needed to prompt and guide…
Everything You Need To Know About CNC Machines
CNC machines are electro-mechanical devices that manipulate machine shop tools using computer programming inputs. Did you know? The name “CNC” actually stands for Computer Numerical Control and…
International Optimist Dinghy Association
International Optimist Association took the boat back to its roots and a set of dimensions were compiled to retain an exact shape of the boat, so as to remove design advantages from one boat to ano…
Tolerance Definition,Tolerancing,Engineering Standards,ISO,ANSI,JIS,Fit,Shaft Limits,Hole Limits,
Tolerancing DefinitionsNOMINAL SIZE : The size used for general description. Example; 7/8 inch Shaft, 25mm Shaft etc.BASIC SIZE : The size used when the nominal size is converted to the decimal and…
Know how: Build Your Own Boat
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We want our customers to be as productive as possible with their tools, and we are committed to providing them with outstanding and continuing support as they work with their ShopBots no matter the…
Space Station 3-D Printer Builds Ratchet Wrench To Complete First Phas | NASA
This ratchet wrench will be returned to the ground for analysis and testing, along with the other parts printed in space. The 4.48-inch-long by 1.29-inch-wide wrench was designed by Noah Paul-Gin,…