James Monahan Profile and Articles
1). Do You Want Curls With That?: The History of Hair Perm Treatment and How It Works
Hair treatments have been used all through out history by women and men alike to enhance their appearances.
2). Need To Cool Down? Use A Dehumidifier!
A dehumidifier is a device which removes excess moisture in the air. This device performs this process by condensing the moisture on a cool surface. A dehumidifier is simply an air conditioner.
3). Sandblast Your Way Through It All
Sandblast is a process wherein a stream of sand is driven by a jet of compressed air or by water against a surface.
4). An Introduction To Chrome Plating
Chrome plating is a kind of finishing treatment that utilizes the electrolytic deposition of chromium. The thin, decorative bright chrome is the most common form of chrome plating.
5). How the Meter Came To Be
The meter follows a timeline dating back to the eighteenth century, when two approaches to the definition of the standard unit of length were broached.
6). Always Tired - the Problem with Fatigue
Tired? Weary? Dragging your feet to work? Feeling lazy all the time, and constantly looking for the coffee machine? That, my friend, is a clear sign of fatigue.
7). Powerlifting, The Ugly Sister Of Weightlifting
One obvious difference between weightlifting and powerlifting is the fact that weightlifting is an Olympic sport while powerlifting is still fighting it out to enter the Olympics.
8). Capacitor: An Overview
Anybody in the field of electronics would doubtless be familiar with a capacitor, but what exactly is it?
9). A History of Elasticity
Man has, since the early times, found out how useful elastic materials are. And today’s man has improved on this idea and constantly finds ways to make more elastic materials to suit his everyday needs.
10). Flexible Strength Found in Fiberglass
What’s common about a car window, a glass panel, solar cells, a basket ball backboard and an F-15 fighter jet cockpit?
11). A Cushion of Indulgence
Through time, cushions have proven to be an important furniture accent to both medieval and modern homes.
12). A Quick Peek At Several Air Deodorizer Stand-Outs
A deodorizer is a substance used to absorb or completely eliminate offensive odors. Most disinfectants use hydrogen and chlorine compounds to eliminate odors, while an adsorbent deodorizer such as silica gel makes use of an adsorbent surface to attract odorous molecules.
13). Camshaft : A Go For Gold
Camshaft, in its simplest definition, are the lobes in an engine that operate the valves.
14). Drafting As An Art Of Technical Drawing
Drafting is also known as technical drawing, it is the method of creating drawing for architectures and engineering.
15). A Footwear History
Footwear is estimated to have started its long history of human use during the Ice Age some 5 million years ago.
16). Chat: What You Should Know About Internet Chatting
With the advent of technology, chatting has become one of the favorite pastimes of people. What is there to hate about chatting? It is fun. It is anonymous. It can be done at the comforts of your own home.
17). Pump It Up!
18). Essentials of an Effective Backup Strategy
Most people and businesses make the mistake of not having a backup for years worth of data. The primary reasons of foregoing this important procedure is their belief that such a disaster can never happen to them and copying data to a storage device is tedious and even a waste of time.
19). Wanna Fly? Ride A Glider and Soar!
Gliders are wonderful pieces of machinery and they are what man can use to fly and soar like birds do.
20). Carburetor, Carburettor, Carburetter, Tomato Can?
The carburetor was invented by Wilhem Maybach. As an associate of Gottlieb Daimler, Maybach designed and developed the carburetor from which modern models are adapted from today.
21). The Technologies That Run Tracking Devices
Technological tools that are used to observe a specific person’s movements.
22). Your Choice of Canopy Tents
Canopy tents do a great job of protecting people and equipment from elements such as wind, dust and rain. Listed below are a few of the options available to the buyer.
23). A Bucket Full of Memories and Worth Its Weight in Gold
Moments are snapshots of our everyday lives. Some of us make moments and there are others that keep it.
24). The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Elliptical Galaxies
Elliptical galaxies are ellipsoidal agglomerations of stars, which usually do not contain much interstellar matter, and look smoothly like small wads when viewed through a telescope.
25). Prototypes, The Granddaddy Of All Products
Prototypes are a working example of a new design. And before moving towards creating multiple copies of this prototype, the company will generally use the prototype to test its viability and quality.
26). Dumbells. Dumbells All Around
Are you into body building? Have the good old dumbells given you the physique that you have wanted to have? Or have you preferred working on those modern machines over the classic dumbell? Which do you think is better?
27). Send Me An Email If You Want To Take Me To Dinner
Email, or electronic mail, started in 1965 as a means of communication for a set of users of a shared mainframe computer. Email came into use long before the Internet was developed.
28). Brake Me!
The sound of screeching tires may be one of the most annoying things you get to hear on the streets.
29). Car Bumper Manufacturers in China
China has begun to emerge as the economic force to reckon with in the global market. Its billion strong population has made it possible to break through almost all the markets, and these include the car bumper market.
30). Broadband and Internet 101
Internet is the World Wide Web. Broadband is the medium that carries it.
31). The Removal Of Sin: Post-Infection Cleaning
Computers have long surpassed the age when it was just a calculator for big number operations and a typewriter for memos and other short documents.
32). The New Old Wonders of Electrodes
Electrodes are an everyday reality. It is so common that when you hold anything with a battery, you are in effect holding electrodes too.
33). Elevator Action
Elevators are enclosure or platforms that are operated by cables, motors and other equipment or accessories enabling the vertical shaft to go up and down, and transport people, freight or both.
34). Your Friendly Neighborhood Database
A database is any collection of data organized for storage in a computer memory and designed for easy access by authorized users.
35). Down the Drain: A History of Drainage Systems
Drains are not among the most glamorous of topic to discuss. Often times the term drain is used to denote negative things. However, if you would only look a little harder you might be surprised at how intricate, important and ingenious those drain engineers (your friendly neighborhood plumbers!) are.
36). Easel Does It!
The easel aside from the palette and the brush is the most important equipment an artist can have. Easels provide the backbone for the painting process.
37). 15 Tips On How To Pick The Best Coat
A coat is a necessity in the winter season but with just the right amount of being finicky and some sense of style we might just turn this old timer outfit to a fashion statement.
38). Botox: The Fountain of Youth?
An opinion on botox.
39). Brass: One of the Biggest Misnomers in History
Aside from home ornaments and jewelries, you have probably heard the term brass on brass bands.
40). A Primer On Engagement
Almost any couple who wishes to marry goes through a process called engagement. Before their wedding ceremonies, every married couple has gone through an engagement period. But what really is engagement? Why is it important to couples who wish to marry?
41). Containers to Store Your Food And Keep Sickness Away
Food storage is a process which has domestic and industrial importance. Containers play an important role in the storage and preservation of food.
42). Crime Never Pays
Crime is a bad thing. And the previous sentence was an understatement, and an inaccurate description of the concept of Crime.
43). Choosing and Using a Broaching Machine
Broaches are pieces of steel that have chisel point layered on its surface.
44). The Radical Sport of Tubing
The fun definition of tubing.
45). Aluminum: The Luckiest Unlucky Super Metal
Aluminum is considered to be the second most abundant component of the earth’s crust next to the nonmetals that are oxygen and silicon.
46). Bound Together: The Art of Bookbinding
Bookbinding is the art of assembling a book from separate sheets of paper. If a book does not go through bookbinding, it cannot be properly called a book.
47). Building Better Family Relationships
At these times when both men and women work for a living, small children are often left at home with a babysitter or at a daycare center while older ones spend the whole day at school.
48). Cellular Phones: A History of Hellos
Before the advent of cellular networks, communication with others was quite a chore. First there was the smoke signal, and then the messenger with scrolls, then the Pony Express, then the telegraph and mail, then came the telephone.
49). A Rundown of Several North American Conservatories
A conservatory is an educational institution with special facilities for the fine arts. Nowadays, a conservatory can be found in most continents.
50). Keep Your Computer Cool
If the computer after several hours’ use suddenly rebooted and does not show any sign of system failure, there could only be one thing. The computer is overheating.
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