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How does an Optical Fiber Work?

27th June 2009
A fiber optic cable is a glass tube which acts as a medium for transferring information (digital data) between a source and destination. Until 1970's data transmission as in telephone was carried out by copper cables. A copper wire uses free electrons to ... Read >
Author: Gren Treee

What is Stabilized Turquoise

11th June 2009
Turquoise consists of two primary compounds - hydrated phosphates of copper and aluminum. In addition, most specimens of turquoise also contain varying amounts of iron, zinc, and silica. The blue color of your sterling silver turquoise pendant comes from... Read >
Author: Geonerd20

Natural Turquoise versus Stabilized Turquoise

01st June 2009
With the high popularity of turquoise, chances are that you already own a piece of turquoise jewelry, or are considering buying your first silver turquoise pendant, or earrings, or necklace. When you contact an online or local seller to start the process... Read >
Author: Geonerd20

Turquoise - Telling Fakes from the Real Deal

01st June 2009
Over the years, turquoise jewelry has become very popular in the United States, and to some extent, around the world. If you are reading this article, it would come as a great surprise if you did not own at least one sterling silver turquoise pendant! In... Read >
Author: Geonerd20

Cleaning Turquoise - What to Do and What Not to Do

01st June 2009
Turquoise is a popular gemstone with jewelry fans throughout the world, and as such, you probably own at least one silver turquoise pendant as part of your jewelry wardrobe. You may have bought this piece of jewelry because you were taken by the beauty of... Read >
Author: Geonerd20

Historical and Spiritual Facts about Turquoise

01st June 2009
When you look at that sterling silver turquoise pendant on your necklace, think about the fact that the history of that stone began around forty million years ago! It's hard not to be a bit overwhelmed! All those millennia ago, water flowed through and o... Read >
Author: Geonerd20

Tips on Caring for Turquoise Jewelry

09th April 2009
Turquoise is quite commonly used making turquoise pendants, earrings, bracelets, and other fashion and fine jewelry. Chemically, turquoise is a formed from phosphatic compounds of copper and aluminum. The characteristic blue color of the stone is due to ... Read >
Author: Dale Arnold

Top 5 Ways To Treat Hair Loss Naturally

09th January 2009
Let's be honest - hair loss treatments work and they even regrow lost hair. But they do cost money and sometimes you just can't afford it. If that's your case, stick around as we review the top 5 natural ways to prevent or stop hair loss. Diet: diet ca... Read >
Author: Miguel Oliveira

Different Types of Minerals and Gemstones

19th June 2008
How can we define mineralsMinerals are the natural stirring objects formed through geographical methods that have an eminence chemical composition and exceedingly controlled infinitesimal structure as well as explicit corporeal possessions. A rock, by con... Read >
Author: MUmarF

Soundproofing on a budget

02nd April 2008
Soundproofing your home does not have to cost a fortune. If you are under new construction we all know that money it tight. There are many common hardware store items that can be used for soundproofing that won't break the bank. Most people don't thin... Read >
Author: Dr.BobO

Beautiful Hair Comes From Within With Silica

14th November 2007
Many people are unaware that beautiful hair is due largely to their intake of silica. Silica is a form of silicon, one of the most common elements in the earth, and that is literally where it is most found: in the earth. Most forms of stones and rock cont... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Hair Loss After Pregnancy: Advice and Information

13th August 2007
If you are pregnant or have just given birth, hair loss after pregnancy is a concern to many women. However, like most changes during pregnancy, it is a temporary problem you will face. And there is no need to worry that you are a lone ranger because 40% ... Read >
Author: John Tulley

Vitrified Tiles - Better than hardwood floors?

16th July 2006
Hardwood floors are gorgeous and add a great deal of elegance and charm to a home. But as with many things so beautiful, they are very delicate. Hardwood floors require a great deal of care and maintenance to keep them looking great. And for folks who can... Read >
Author: Guru Bhakt
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