The rise of lab-grown diamonds

Lab-grown diamonds are on the rise; even diamond giant De Beers is now selling them. Here is a look at the upsurge in interest and what the future holds for these coveted gems. Image Credit All that glitters is not gold The Diamond District of New York is a sight for sore eyes, with row…

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Preventing injuries on the football pitch

Getting injured seems to be an inevitable part of playing football and many other sports, especially those that require a lot of running around, whether it’s a minor knock or a broken bone. Sitting on the sidelines is undoubtedly one of the most frustrating parts of the beautiful game, and even though it is not…

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Six types of glue and their applications

Glues differ in many ways; for example, some set quickly and some slowly, some are runny and some gelatinous, some respond to heat and others do not, and some are flexible and others brittle. They work with different substrates, such as wood, glass, metal, and fabric, and resist forces differently. The ideal glue for any…

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How to glue metal to metal

If you want to attach metal to metal and don’t have the equipment to contemplate soldering, gluing it together could be the solution. Whilst companies who work daily with metal items such as a Tank Driving activity company will have all the necessary equipment for soldering and dealing with any parts of the tank that…

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Why are so many students battling housing nightmares?

A recent survey has found that many students in the UK have to endure shocking housing conditions that could affect their health and safety. Image Credit Accommodation problem One study has concluded that student accommodation is largely unsafe and overpriced in the UK, with 90% of students have experienced a problem with their dwelling. According…

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