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What Is Screen Printing?

Screen printing is sometimes called silk screening. It is a type of printing technique, usually used for flat surfaces. It is often used to decorate t-shirts and banners. The procedure is straightforward and simple, but tedious. First, a screen (or a fine mesh material) is stretched, like a...

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How Can I View the EXIF Data of a Photograph?

The EXIF data of a photograph contains the file data related to that image. It includes the shutter and aperture settings and the type of camera used. It can also provide the date when the picture was taken, or (if programmed) the image and copyright data. Professional photographers (or anyone...

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How Do I Remove Wax From Carpet?

Getting any stain out of a carpet can be a pain in the neck, but getting wax out is a total nightmare. In mere minutes the melted wax from a candle hardens and becomes entangled with the carpet fibers. You could spend quite a long time, crouched uncomfortably on your hands and knees, picking at...

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How to Prepare for a Career in Pet Grooming

Do you love animals?   Do you have pets that you enjoy taking care of?    Do you enjoy pampering your pets?   If so, you'd probably enjoy a career in pet grooming.  A pet groomer helps keep animals looking their best by shampooing, giving hair cuts, cutting nails and...

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How to Prepare for a Career in Dog Obedience Training

Are you a dog lover?  Do you have experience training dogs?  If so, you should consider a career in dog obedience training.   A dog obedience trainer specializes in teaching dogs to listen to commands and respond appropriately.If this sounds like a job you'd enjoy, we've put together...

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What Is a Double Boiler?

A double boiler is a special kind of kitchen apparatus that is designed for boiling or simmering. The double boiler consists of two saucepans that fit one on top of the other. The slightly bigger saucepan is partially filled with water and allowed to boil or simmer. The inner saucepan is then firmly...

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What Is Hi-Fi?

High fidelity (or hi-fi) is the gold standard of any audio or video enthusiast. Basically, it means that the images or sound are rendered with minimal background noise or distortion. The reproduction is “pure” or “faithful to the original” (hence the term, fidelity). Though hi-fi was first introduced...

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What Is MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard)?

MDF, or medium density fiberboard, is a kind of particleboard that is made from composite wood. Specifically, MDF is made from wood waste (specifically the fibers) that are glued together using either heat, resin or pressure. MDF is a very versatile building material that can be used in a variety...

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What Is Neem Oil?

Neem oil is made from the extract of the plant azadirachta indica. Neem oil is used as a botanical pesticide. Farmers extensively use neem oil as an insecticide and miticide as a way of keeping away parasites and pests like aphids and white flies. Neem oil is a good pesticide because it doesn't...

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What Is Phenolic?

Phenolic is a term for a resin that is made from a combination of phenol and an aldehyde. Phenolic is usually used when rigid materials are required, for example in creating moldings for various products, or on bearings, insulation or binders. Phenolic as a term can also be used in order to...