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Relational Database Design and Implementation: Clearly Explained (Paperback)


Moisture—whether from rain or sea spray— UV rays, temperature changes, and pesky insects work in concert to impact how long a piece of wood can last outdoors. These gate-makers from Britain have a handy chart to help determine which wood to use. (Note: this is NOT a chart of the woods' hardness).

from Great Things from Small Things .. Nanotechnology Innovation

Nano coatings for textiles and nonwovens: The future is NOW

Nano coatings for textiles and nonwovens: The future is NOW ~ The coating is wrapped around each individual fibre, so stains and liquids cannot damage the fibres and are more easily removed. © Nanex Company


Hello all, this is my first entry into what will be a series of studies on different materials, including but not limited to metals, plastics, paints, wood, refractive and SSS materials. I will continue to add to each category as I finish more examples. I do not claim that these results are scientifically accurate in look, they are only the result of personal studies and observation done outside of work, to further my own knowledge and skill. It would be great if this could help somebody…

from Yellowtrace

Interview with Danish Architect David Thulstrup Yellowtrace.