Plant Adaptations in the Taiga Biome

Conifer trees are very common in the taiga biome. They release chemicals called terpenes, which have a pleasant smell. In large amounts, these chemicals form a bluish haze in the atmosphere. It is sai

Types of Neurons and Their Functions

Did You Know? When parts of the central nervous system (CNS) are critically injured, it cannot generate new neurons nor regenerate new axons for the damaged neurons. No treatment can help recover

How to Choose a Pair of DJ Headphones

DJ headphones have a different audio jack and have higher power requirements than those you use with your iPod. Set your budget and check for the available features within that range

Difference Between Thermoplastics and Thermosets

Did You Know? Bulletproof vests are enhanced by the use of the thermoplastic polyethylene. It increases the hardness of the vest, while at the same time keeping it light in weight. Polyme

13 Types of Energy

Did You Know?The word energy is derived from the ancient Greek word ἐνέργεια (pronounced energeia), meaning activity/operation. This term was probably coined first by Aristotle around

Are Electric Cars Truly Zero-emission Vehicles?

Did You Know?According to polarizing environmentalist Bjørn Lomborg's estimates, manufacturing and running a fully battery-powered car for 50,000 miles produces more CO 2 than manufactu

Difference Between Sodablasting and Sandblasting

Did You Know? The Statue of Liberty was renovated in the 1980s by using the sodablasting process to reduce chances of damage, to both, the monument and the environment. On any painted surface,

How to Set Up a Powerline Network Adapter

Did You Know?Powerline network adapters can be very easily deployed for extending the Wi-Fi network to a remote corner of your house or building. Powerline networking is one of best methods to conv

What to Do if Your iPod Won't Turn On

The First iPodThe first generation of iPod was launched by Apple in October 2001. It had a mechanical scrolling wheel and came with a capacity of either 5 GB or 10 GB. Out of many multimedia player

Tips for Buying a Network Interface Card

What is a Network Interface Card?An NIC, or a network interface card, or a network interface controller, or a network adapter, is an electronic circuit which is used for connecting a computer to a net

Pros and Cons of Using Metal Detectors in Schools

Grim Fact More than 300 people have been killed until now in school shootings, since the 1980s, in the United States. This shows the utmost requirement and urgency in setting up security measures

Interesting Facts About Rigel

Did You Know? Rigel's name is derived from the Arabic phrase, Riǧl Ǧawza al-Yusra, which means "the left foot of the central one". The Orion is one of the most widely known

Why Does Copper Oxidize and Turn Green?

Fast Fact A prime example of copper oxidation is the Statue of Liberty, wherein a green color has developed on the structure's surface due to redox, and not due to effect of acid rain, as gen

Rubber Cement Uses

Keep in Mind In case of rubber cement poisoning, wash your eyes, nose, mouth, and skin with clean and cold water for around 10 minutes. If a person has swallowed the adhesive, immediately give hi

Forklift Operating Instructions

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), standardized training and safety procedures could help avert 70 percent forklift accidents. Though they are very usef