Aerospace would have problems without nickel. Although less than 1% of the weight of a typical airliner is nickel, it is vital for critical components in engines, landing gear and batteries. It is also being incorporated into many of the carbon fibre composites that are slowly replacing aluminium in airframes.
A survey carried out by Leeds University and commissioned by the Wellcome Trust revealed that 70% of Britain’s sex workers have previously worked in charity, education or healthcare – and over a third hold a university degree. The survey also flagged up the pressures that cause people to begin working in the sex industry. For […]
You may think that there is not much to laying concrete, but it is not as simple as it looks. There is a lot of preparation needed before a drop of concrete is poured. When you think of the whole process, it includes: a mix of design, quantity decisions, site preparation, acquiring tools, checking weather […]
When it comes to creating a learning space, is there anything you can do in terms of layout and facilities to make it a more effective environment for soaking up knowledge?
When it comes to the colder months many people start to prepare by buying extra food items just in case they can’t get to the shops, packing a blanket, snacks and a shovel in the back of the car in case the weather turns and buying food for the birds in the garden to keep […]
Buying your first home is an exciting time. New home buyers may be unaware of what happens during the closing process from contract to funding. Here’s an overview of what to expect.
If you find yourself facing a police officer that wants information from you and your friends, you may want to comply with him or her until you find out what the problem is. If, during the course of the meeting you find yourself handcuffed and sitting on the side of the road waiting for further […]
It’s a common misconception that you can only earn a hefty paycheck if you get a college education or start your own technology company. Nothing could be further from the truth; there are plenty of opportunities out there for hard workers who are interested in making a good living without spending four years at a […]
Every day, human trafficking happens all over the world. In most cases, young and innocent children or young adults become victims to this crime. Organized crime makes a large amount of profit from human trafficking. Vulnerable individuals are brought into trafficking situations without realizing at first that that is what they were getting involved with. […]
Most children of having a horse of their very own. Now that you’re an adult, that dream may just become a reality. Getting your first horse is an exciting prospect, but it’s something that shouldn’t be undertaken lightly. Here are a few things to consider before you get a horse.