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What is Chickenpox?

Nov 14th, 2008 | By

If we are talking about some of the most contagious diseases in the world then we have to talk about chickenpox, which is highly contagious and can spread quickly through cough and sneezes of a person. Hence, a lot of precaution has to be taken while handling problems like chickenpox. This disease is spread by
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Who invented Eraser?

Nov 14th, 2008 | By

In 1770, a famous British scientist Joseph Priestly discovered a substance which he found was suitable for wiping the marks made by black lead pencil on paper. English engineer, Edward Nairne is also given the credit for inventing the first commercial rubber eraser in 1770. An eraser or rubber is a stationery item used for
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How to find mechanical engineer jobs?

Nov 13th, 2008 | By

You have always dreamt of a successful career in mechanical engineering and here are a few tips that will help you to find a job in this industry. The primary requisite for becoming a successful professional in the field of mechanical engineering is getting a degree in the field. There are many colleges that provide
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How to get rid of flies?

Nov 11th, 2008 | By

Flies in the house always irritate and disturb you when they buzz around, particularly if they are in large number. Moreover some of them can transmit disease causing microbes that can be harmful to our health and can cause diseases like cholera, tuberculosis, food poisoning, dysentery etc. so here are some of the ways by
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Why is alcohol bad?

Nov 11th, 2008 | By

There are a lot many bad affects of alcohol on our body. It affects badly on the central nervous system and acts as a depressant. It interferes in our power of vision, hearing, movement and disturbs our emotions. If a person is taking alcohol from a long time he gets addicted and it can cause
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What is water pollution?

Nov 11th, 2008 | By

Water is the most essential substance required by all humans, plants and animals. We cannot imagine life without water but nowadays water on earth is getting polluted which has become a topic of discussion. Polluted water can badly affect our health and also the animals living underwater because the life on earth is completely dependent
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How do hurricanes form?

Nov 11th, 2008 | By

Hurricane is one of the most violent storms experienced by earth. These storms are cyclones, typhoons etc. they are called as tropical cyclone and that form over eastern Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean are known as hurricanes. For the formation of hurricane the water temperature must be 26.5 degree centigrade or above and depth of
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How to play Cribbage?

Nov 10th, 2008 | By

Cribbage is a game played with 2-4 people. The game is easy to learn and play. To keep track of the score, a cribbage board is very useful. Here are the steps that those that play for the first time can follow. Getting a cribbage board Cribbage is a card game and needs a deck
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How do explosives work?

Nov 9th, 2008 | By

The main ingredients of explosives are inflammable chemicals that should be carefully handled and should be handled by experts only. If handled by amateurs, explosives can cause severe damage and innocent and property. During the process of detonation, gases get released that expand rapidly giving off huge amounts of heat and energy. Oxygen is the
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How does a ballistic missile work?

Nov 7th, 2008 | By

Ballistic missiles are large and powerful missiles that are designed to attack a long-distance target carrying a warhead that may also be a nuclear warhead. These missiles use a suborbital trajectory and may sometimes reach higher than space altitudes (over 100 km), exiting the earth’s atmosphere before they drop on other continents. Sometimes they can
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