1). Learning About Snake Facts And Behaviors By : Stephanie Davies
This article teaches you about why snakes behave the way they do, and how to handle a snake encounter. Also includes information on identifying venomous and non-venomous snakes.
2). Need To Cool Down? Use A Dehumidifier! By : James Monahan
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). How to Make a Thermometer By : James Hunt
A thermometer is an instrument that measures the temperature. Depending on what country you live in, temperature is measured either in a scale called Fahrenheit or Celsius...
4). Go Meteorite Hunting By : b hirst
Go Meteorite Hunting
5). No More Distractions with Noise Reduction Headphones By : dave4
The world is a very noisy place with loud, intermittent sounds and constant, droning noises – noise reduction headphones can help you get a little peace amongst the distractions of everyday life. Headphones can block out the myriad of sounds that occur in a variety of setting and are helpful to many different people.
Sleeping – If you ...
6). Plastic Forming - Vacuum Forming Guide By : John Morris
What is vacuum forming? What does it do? What are the methods used in forming vacuums? Vacuum forming is basically the procedure used in shaping any kind of plastic...
7). How the Meter Came To Be By : James Monahan
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.
8). Magnets Are a Very Important Part of Our Lives By : James Hunt
Do you remember as a child ever being fascinated by magnets? Such a simple thing yet complicated...
9). The Odd Seven Continents Theory By : Richard Monk
Viewed from space, the Earth appears to have four or five major landmass areas depending on your viewpoint. Despite this, we hold on to the illusion there are more continents.
As we all learned in grade school, there are seven continents. A quick look at a globe, however, reveals this basic assumption is just flat wrong. In particular,...
10). Making Biodiesel at Home By : Joseph Then
It is easy to make your own fuel at home. You need a few simple supplies, all of which are readily available at your hardware stores. Gather up 1 liter of vegetable oil, antifreeze, and lye.
11). Biotechnology Timeline: Important Events And Discoveries In Biotechnology By : George Royal
The Age of biotechnology arrives with “somatostatin” - a human growth hormone-releasing inhibitory factor, the first human protein manufactured in bacteria by Genentech, Inc. A synthetic, recombinant gene was used to clone a protein for the first time.
Genentech, Inc. and The City of Hope National ...
12). Capacitor: An Overview By : James Monahan
Anybody in the field of electronics would doubtless be familiar with a capacitor, but what exactly is it?
13). A History of Elasticity By : James Monahan
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.
14). What Is The Element Molybdenum Used For? By : Gray Rollins
Molybdenum is from the Greek word molybdos meaning “lead like.” It is directly mined and is a byproduct of copper mining. It was used very infrequently up until the 19th century when Schneider and Co decided to use Molybdenum as an alloying agent in steel. Today there are many uses of molybdenum.
Molybdenum is still used as an alloy ag...
15). Is Switchgrass a Viable Energy Crop? By : Kael
Switchgrass has long been a staple crop of farmers. It is used as fodder for farm animals, fuel, and electrical needs, as a buffer strip and soil erosion control.
However, when President Bush introduced The Biofuels Initiative during his 2006 state of the nation address, he moved this native prairie grass’ use as an energy crop to the...
16). Many Uses of Metal Detectors By : James Hunt
Have you ever lost something at the beach or at a park and wondered for weeks what happened to it? Chances are that someone was walking with the ingenious invention...
17). The Tale of the Humble Popcorn By : Sam Vaknin
Corn pollen more than 80,000 years old was found in Mexico. Proper popcorn was known in China, Sumatra, and India for at least 5000 years. Popped popcorn and kernels 5600 years old were discovered in the "Bat Cave" in New Mexico in 1948-1950. Popcorn kernels - ready to pop - were unearthed in ancient Peruvian tombs. In a cave is southern Utah, fluf...
18). What is a Water Softener? By : James Hunt
It seems a little strange that water is soft or hard. However, these are two recognized types of water. A water softener is a machine that removes certain elements from hard water, thus softening it and making it a little better to use...
19). Asteroids and Earth Impacts By : Herbert Young
Science Fiction movies present stories about meteor impacts on the Earth. Is this possible? If so, when will it happen?
20). Biodiesel and You By : Joseph Then
The idea of using an all natural biodegradable fuel source may seem a bit too science fiction or Hollywood for the average person.
21). Making Biodiesel For Fun and Savings By : Joseph Then
All of us have a little chemist in us that likes to come out and play. Experimenting with different concoctions is part of what makes cooking so much fun, but can you imagine a chemistry experiment that could end up saving you thousands of dollars on your gasoline bills?
22). Beating the High Price of Gasoline with Biodiesel By : Joseph Then
With the price of traditional fuel rising faster everyday, people everywhere are looking for alternatives. Electric cars were once touted as the way to save the environment and beat the cost of gasoline, but they are so expensive that very few people can afford to save money by purchasing one.
23). Pump It Up! By : James Monahan
24). The Biology 30 Curriculum By : Barney Garcia
In Science students learn about the physical world, ecology and technology. Studying science also helps develop an understanding of the many applications of science in daily life.
25). Up, Up and Away! Look Forward to Space Travel by 2008 By : Sarah Deak
Those who hate to fly would not be thrilled to hear about one of the newest ways to travel: spaceship.
26). When do children really understand what "Adoption" means? By : Jeff Conrad
Today most Scientists & Adoption Agents are of the opinion that parents should inform their adopted children as soon as possible about their status. Only an early introduction to the subject will give parents and children a chance to develop an open and trusting relationship between each other.
27). The Invention Of The Atomic Clocks By : Steve Gink
Louis Essen was born in 1908 in a small city in England called Nottingham. His childhood was typical of the time and he pursued his education with enjoyment and dedication. At the age of 20 Louis graduated from the University of Nottingham, where he had been studying. It was at this time that his career started to take off, as he was invited to joi...
28). The Interesting Eagle Nebula By : David Craig
The Eagle Nebula, associated with open star cluster M16 of the Milky Way, was named for its dramatic similarity to the appearance of an eagle. Located 7000 light years from Earth, it is a component of the constellation Serpens (for Serpent). It was discovered in 1746 by P.L. de Cheseaux but it was not until twenty years later that the famous astron...
29). The Invisible Ether and Michelson Morley By : Mike Strauss
The concept of the invisible ether or 'aether' is an old concept dating to the time of the ancient Greeks. They considered the ether as that medium which permeated all of the universe and even believed the ether to be another element. Along with Earth, Wind, Fire and Water Aristotle proposed that the ether should be treated as the fifth element or ...
30). The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Elliptical Galaxies By : James Monahan
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.
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