View random article

Search Results for "aids"

#

What Is Neoprene Rubber?

Neoprene rubber is a particular type of synthetic rubber developed in the 1930s. Since then this material has been included and used in many different kinds of products that are used in daily living. Products like wet suits and protective gear extensively use neoprene rubber. It is a popular material...

10 Best Men’s Winter Boots

10 Best Men’s Winter Boots

When sleigh bells ring, temperatures plummet. In winter’s wicked chill, it’s best to start at the bottom and work our way to the top when weatherproofing ourselves to stay warm. Layers are good. Hats are better. And sturdy, durable, well made, and warm boots are a must. There’s no better place...

10 Best Women's Winter Boots

10 Best Women's Winter Boots

Winter brings snow filled adventures and frigid temperatures. Keeping our toes warm is of the utmost importance since chestnuts will soon be roasting on open fires and Arctic frosts will be blasting us to seek warmth (and lots of it). So, whether you are shopping for yourself or a lovely lady in...

#

Flying Pasties for Airport Scanner Modesty

Flying Pasties for airport scanner modesty. Michael Luongo, an inventive Las Vegas man, has designed and marketed rubber pasties which, with strategic placement, can keep private body parts covered when travelers walk through TSA scanners within U.S. and international airports. Luongo insists that...

10 Things We Wish Had Never Been Invented

10 Things We Wish Had Never Been Invented

Some things might have been better off not being invented. Now we're not denying that these come with some good ... convenience, connectedness, etc. We're just saying... sometimes the bad seems to outweigh the good.

#

What Is a Balk in Baseball?

One of the more obscure rules in the sport of baseball is the balk. A balk happens when the actions of the pitcher get restricted or limited because there are runners on base. Usually, a balk is called when a pitcher interrupts his act of pitching. There are a number of situations that an umpire...

#

What Is Steel Rule Die Cutting?

Steel rule die cutting is a fairly easy and straightforward cutting method. It is used for many kinds of materials, from paper to even plastic, foam and rubber. Aside from cutting sheets into different sizes, it can also create perforations, creases, and even slits. The “die” refers to a flat...

#

What Is Polymerization?

Polymerization is the process where monomers—or single molecules like amino acids and hydrocarbons—bond to create polymers. There are two kinds of polymers. The first are natural polymers, like deoxyribonucleic acid (or DNA), cellulose and rubber. The second are artificial or man made polymers,...

#

El Paso Inmate Escapes in Dumpster, Found Crushed at Landfill

An El Paso inmate escapes in dumpster and is found crushed at nearby landfill. U.S. Marshal Robert Almonte issued a statement on Friday, July 9, 2010 reporting that the body of thirty year old federal inmate Carlos Roberto Medina-Bailon was found at the Sunland Park, New Mexico dump having escaped...

#

What Is Elastic?

Elastic, when referred to as a noun, would pertain to a stretchy kind of material or product that is manufactured with this a stretchable substance. Bands of elastic are usually made by weaving together many strands of a pliable substance like latex, rubber or any other material that can be flexed...