A Complete Guide To Stocking Your Tool Box This Spring 

Tool Box DIY

Spring is finally in the air, folks. The weekends are a little warmer and the flowers are beginning to sprout. Any houseproud DIYer loves this season. Why? Because it’s a chance to get out in the garden and start working. It’s chance to give the whole house a deep, spring clean. Best of all, it’s time to take on a new set of DIY jobs. Continue reading

Discover the Versatility of Plastic Rivets 

Rivets

Rivets are hardware items that are designed to fasten materials and mechanical parts. Many people know about metallic rivets. They are quite common. However, not many know about plastic ones. Plastic rivets are used in various items in our lives. They are applied to fasten together the materials and parts in… Continue reading

The Atomic Clock and International Time 

Chip scale atomic clock photo by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

There are many devices that have been used to measure time since the concept of time began. From the position of the sun to using the ingenious sun dial to nanosecond accurate clocks today, time telling has evolved over the ages. In the history of the clock, there have been sun dials, hour glasses, water clocks, pendulum clocks and mechanical clocks. Continue reading

Behind The Scenes Of A Working Oil Rig 

Oil rig photo by Tsuda. License: CC BY-SA 2.0.

Oil rigs are enormous, industrial giants out in the ocean. Yet, at the same time, they’re oddly beautiful and fascinating. At least, they are from afar! Up close, they certainly are industrial giants. These vital engineering structures exist to draw oil and natural resources from deep beneath the ocean. Continue reading

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