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Types and Uses of Mica Sheets

Mica is a natural occurring mineral that is formed out of a collection of silicate minerals along with variable amounts of iron, magnesium, potassium and water. Mica has a sheet like appearance with various physical properties. It forms monoclinic crystals that have six sides along with a split towards surfaces […]

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Knight in The Not So Shiny Armor

Raising a child is something many adults in this world will have either the obligation, or privilege of doing. Many have already experience the stage known as the "Terrible Two's" but that phase seems like child play when it comes the "Terrifying Teens" phase. Dealing with hormones, puberty, independence, drinking and drug […]


Pipeline Management for the Mortgage Industry

If there is one industry that has changed in recent years, it is the lending industry. This is particularly true considering mortgages, as sweeping changes took place after the credit crisis in 2008. Now, more than ever, it is important for those in the mortgage industry to pay attention to […]


What is the Process of Portfolio Evaluation?

The process of portfolio evaluation is a project that requires planning and execution. It is a normal process for financial institution to evaluate a potential borrower completely to ensure the borrower can pay the financial business in the x amount of time agreed upon. Furthermore, individual loans are compared against […]


Gold [Infographic]

Gold, one of mankind’s oldest adornments, has a rich history. Introduced to a young earth in a vast meteor shower some 2 billion years ago, most of the world’s gold remains buried in the planet’s core. Throughout history, humans have mined only approximately 165,000 metric tons of gold; it is […]


What The Romans Did for Oysters

Once upon a time, oysters where a poor substitute for meat or fish and the Romans ate them abundance. On the sites of former Roman villas in Britain, archaeologists have found the shells of cockles, limpets, mussels, oysters and whelks, not just along the coastline but also inland as far […]

Mobile devices

How To Protect Your IPhone Screen

An iPhone is designed to be a smartphone of class and style. Sometimes, adding a case to it makes it lose all the sleek design, leaving it bulky and quite undesirable. You can still use the iPhone and protect it from damage without necessarily having to use a case. If […]