Metal pressing: a brief overview

Using the tools and techniques of metal pressing, anything an engineer can ever imagine regardless of how delicate or complex can be readily manufactured. This is a major business that is used in everything from creating components for lawn and garden machines, tractors to rockets!

Study: Eat Eggs at Breakfast to Avoid Evening Snacking

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that a breakfast rich in protein can help to prevent unhealthy snacking in the evening.

YouTube’s craziest DIY projects: a 2-tonne mechanical insect

We all had our various obsessions as children, but most of us grew out of them and went on to get sensible jobs and take up sensible hobbies… not so Matt Denton from Winchester in Hampshire, UK. Matt’s company Micromagic Systems worked for four years to build a 2-tonne, driveable, turbo diesel hexapod monster which it describes as “the biggest

How cloud computing could change business in 2014

Cloud computing is a phrase that has been used in the world of information technology for quite some time now, but recently has come to everyone’s attention.  Many of us are already part of the cloud infrastructure in some form or other, for example if you are a user of Web-based e-mail service like Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail or Gmail. Getting

Rubbish recycling for a sustainable future

It’s clear that this planet can’t take it too much. Mother Earth has cut us humans a lot of slack in the past, but there’s only so much she can stand. It’s important that we, as responsible citizens of this planet, do our parts and leave the slightest carbon footprint possible. Whether it’s walking to work instead of driving, buying

Why you should build an eco-friendly garage

More and more people are becoming aware of the harmful effect that human activity is having on the environment, and are attempting to reduce the impact by making alterations to their lifestyle and homes. The concept of energy saving ‘eco garages’ is also becoming increasingly popular, not only do they conserve energy but also save money. You can build large

Tech improvements enable energy conservation in the home

In this energy conscious age it has become more important than ever to ensure that between our homes, place of work, and general everyday life, we do whatever we can to keep energy usage as well as subsequent energy bills at a minimum. High Tech home management systems It’s nothing new to have your thermostat set on a timer; for

The Power of Water: Are you drinking enough?

  Water makes up the major fluid supporting our bodily systems and is important to your overall health. Drinking water improves your complexion, feeds your hair, hydrates your vision, and so much more. Throughout the day you lose hydration through sweat, urine, stool, breathing, and caloric metabolism. Those losses are accelerated in warmer climates, during exercise, at high altitudes, and

The Science of Instant Hot Water Systems – How They Work

  Until fairly recently, if you wanted hot water you had to turn your heater on and wait around 30 minutes, or even longer if you used an immersion heater. Thanks to a step forward in technology, hot water can be taken on demand via an instant hot water system. Traditional Systems To understand how these work, you need to

3 Natural Turkish Lakes

Turkey is a beautiful country, whether visiting for a beach holiday under the sun, or a partying holiday in the cities, but for some, Turkey’s natural lakes make the perfect relaxing holiday. Camping, Trekking or visiting the local villages and experiencing their culture and cuisines are just a few of the attractions found at some of the most beautiful and

5 Fantastic Eco-Friendly Ski Resorts for Families

Avid skiers love the feeling of the snow under their skis and the wind rushing past their faces as they glide down a mountain. Many enjoy the chance to be alone in the outdoors as their bodies respond to the elements of nature. Despite this communion with nature, ski resorts are not always kind to the environment; they consume a

3 Modern dentist procedures that can revamp your smile

If you are one of 100 million Americans who suffer from gum disease or gum imperfections, you don’t have to settle for a less than perfect smile. Advances in dentistry have made dental surgeries less painful, so now even the most anxious patient can improve his or her appearance. In fact, scientists have actually managed to grow teeth-like structures in

Hydraulic Filters – What Are They and What Do They Do?

Most people may not be aware that for an engine to work at its peak performance, the lubricants used to keep the parts aligned and wet need to be free of any contaminants. There have been studies pointing out that 75% of all fluid engine or mechanical failures can be linked to issues involving contamination. This is what filters are

The Science Behind Modern Web Design

In the past century, science has served as an important tool for entrepreneurs and marketers alike. Studies of how certain environments, product offers, and designs can affect consumer decision making have popped up in psychology and business journals across the globe. In this article, I would like to cover a few web design methods that have benefited from knowledge ascertained

Dwelling inside the gambler’s mind

There’s a lot more to gambling than just luck, and whilst it’s impossible to predict an outcome or utilise a system effectively, the human brain and our emotions have a lot to do with the decisions we make during the gambling process. Expectation Say you slide a coin into a one armed bandit, pull the lever and watch the reels

Loan Forgiveness for Science Teachers

Teachers represent the backbone of education system, but they often live in debt while trying desperately to educate. After years of school, they are paid very little, and still have mounds of student loans to pay off. Among the most talented and needed teachers, are the science and math teachers that dedicate themselves to inspiring and instructing the leaders, inventors,

Science of Financial Risk Taking

Imagine the toughest financial choice you’ve made lately, one in which you are virtually torn in which way to go: stock market investing, loan taking,  buying a house, car, deciding what to do with your life savings. The anxiety experienced may have been the consequence of information overload; however, scientists suspect a more complicated biological phenomenon is the reason why.

Help and Advice for Swollen Feet

Swollen ankles and feet is pestering problem millions deal with on a daily basis. Whether it’s temporary water weight gain or a daily encounter due to pregnancy, feet can be left in pain, shoes often don’t fit and a list of other annoyances can occur. Feet carry us throughout the day. Giving feet the proper rest and support they need

The Future of Pharma Market Access

In the pharmaceuticals industry “Market Access” is a key term everyone is talking about. Despite causing a buzz, it’s apparent there isn’t a clear definition on the correct approach to manage it to its true potential. Market access isn’t a new concept; what is fairly new is its significance and the systematic way in which to maximize a drug’s performance

The Science of Love and Dating

If you find love and dating confusing, you’ve come to the right place. You see, while love and the intricate dynamics between two people in a relationship might be far from being full understand, if ever, scientists have learned quite a few about how love works – chemically, socially, psychologically and so on. Here are a few things the guys