This article looks at the processes by which rocks melt and the different ways they cool and solidify to form igneous rocks.
If you want to identify a mineral, you need to examine its properties. This is a guide to how scientists identify minerals by their physical properties.
To determine the relative ages of rock units and create a timeline for geologic events in an area, geologists follow five key principles of relative dating.
The theory of plate tectonics grew from Alfred Wegener's theory of continental drift and incorporates modern data such as the magnetic record of the seafloor. The theory of plate tectonics helps to explain natural phenomena such as volcanic island arcs, large mountain belts, and seamount chains.
This is a collection of poems about the end of a relationship and all of the mixed emotions that can come with it.
This is a guide to finding all souvenirs in each chapter of "Life Is Strange 2."
"Natural Disaster Survival" is a classic "Roblox" game. Here's how to survive the game's 11 disasters with your hair intact (or not).
"Welcome to Bloxburg" is a "The Sims"-esque "Roblox" game by Coeptus where you can build a house, go to work, and roleplay with others. This is a guide to all the jobs you can do in the game.
The USA has had 44 different presidents, each with their own quirks and methods of government. Here are some facts about American presidents that were in office after World War 2.
The U.S. has had many interesting people take up residence in the Oval Office. This article covers facts about American presidents in office from the Reconstruction Era to World War II.
The U.S. has had many interesting people take up residence in the Oval Office. This article covers facts about American presidents in office from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War.
This guide will teach you how to test the air content of concrete with a roller meter. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C173. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.
This narrative poem is an exciting retelling of the myth of the minotaur, a terrifying monster with the head of the bull and the body of a man, stalking through a labyrinth on the Isle of Crete for his human sacrificial prey.
Pizza is a big part of modern society, appearing at parties, events, and even, perhaps, at your front door. But where did pizza originate? Who invented the pizza, and how did it spread all over the world? This article will tell you all about the history of pizza.
This article explains the science of how rainforests are formed, and explains their role in Earth's ecology and environmental health, as well as human impact on rainforests and their projected future.
This guide will teach you how to estimate the classification of a soil and how to describe its characteristics, based on the Unified Soil Classification System. It is intended for use in construction materials testing but can be useful for anyone who works with soil.
This guide will show you how to make grout prisms in the field for compressive strength testing.
This ASTM standard will help you learn how to properly sample freshly mixed concrete from truck mixers and stationary mixers.
This guide will show you how to do the ASTM C138 procedure to calculate the unit weight of a sample of concrete, as well as other important parameters such as yield, gravimetric air content, and theoretical density for the whole batch.
This article will help you learn how to find the bulk specific gravity and volumetric thickness of asphalt cores, in order to find out how effectively a patch of asphalt has been compacted.
ASTM C617 discusses how to cap concrete cylinders in order to create a plane, level surface to break them on. This guide will help you learn how to cap cylinders with molten sulfur mortar, including safety tips, the equipment you will need, and the ASTM C617 procedure itself.
This is a guide to using Redbubble, a print-on-demand site where you can upload your artwork and have it added to products for sale. Redbubble gives many artists the opportunity to earn passive income while doing something they love, and can be a fun way to gain exposure as an artist.
Disneyland has a reputation for being clean and immaculate, but it has had its fair share of disasters. Here are 15 un-Disneylike mishaps and incidents that occurred at Disneyland, exposing the "man behind the curtain" and showing the fallible humanity behind the mouse.
Miku Hatsune, one of Japan's most beloved pop stars, is not real. She is one of many Vocaloids, a synthesizer software that uses the vocals of a real singer to produce a realistic voice. This software could change the face of the music business. Are we looking at a future of android musicians?
This is a guide to all the different lore spells in "Wizard101," and it also shows good places to farm amber for crafting spells, and strategies to defeat the Loremaster.
This is an exploration of the many reasons why people choose not to have children.
Are you thinking about building or buying a tiny house RV? Here are some pros and cons to living tiny that will help you decide if a tiny house on wheels is right for you.
This guide will teach you how to perform compressive strength testing. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C39. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.
Reading books with your child is a way to help them explore their imagination and learn new things. It also creates a strong bond between you two. Here is a book or book series for every year of their childhood— from ages 1 to 18.
Cuttlefish are spectacular animals, cunning and curious, with a strange beauty. They possess amazing camouflage abilities a chameleon wishes it had, and are the world's most intelligent invertebrate. This article will tell you why the cuttlefish is my favorite animal.
Fayetteville, North Carolina has more interesting places to visit and things to do than you might think. This article highlights some local businesses and attractions that you might want to check out, if you live here or if you're visiting from out of town.
This is a collection of dark spooky poems I wrote that would be perfect for Halloween.
This article covers the steps required to complete Professor Willow's Special Research assignments and catch the mythical Pokemon Mew in Pokemon Go.
This is a guide on how players score in American football. This guide will offer a basic overview of the game.
This guide shows you how to craft the Watchtower Hall house in Wizard101, covering what recipes you'll need to buy, where to farm for gold, what reagents you need to buy, and which reagents you can find and where to find them.
This guide discusses how to get training points in Wizard101, and it also discusses how to spend your training points.
This guide will teach you how to perform the slump test on hydraulic cement concrete. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C143. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.
This guide will teach you how to test air content of concrete with a type B pressure meter. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C231. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.
Falling in love is a magical feeling. Each of these poems gives a snapshot of different love stories, capturing that feeling and bringing it to life.
This guide will teach you how to take the temperature of freshly mixed concrete. It covers the reasons to perform this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C1064. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM standard as well as a study guide for the ACI exam.
This guide will teach you how to cast concrete cylinders for compressive strength testing. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C31. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.
Here are some tips for staying comfortable and healthy on your vacation to Walt Disney World, including what to pack for your day in the park, where to find free water in the Disney Parks, and how to take care of sore feet from walking long distances and standing in line.
This is a collection of poems that I wrote about nature and wildlife, and our interactions with the natural world.
This guide will show players four ways to legitimately earn free crowns in "Wizard101" and it will explain how to avoid spammy crown generator sites that will take user info.
Spaceship Earth is one of Walt Disney World's most beloved attractions. But where did the Imagineers get the idea? How did they build Spaceship Earth? This is a history of Spaceship Earth and how its design has changed over the years.
This guide will help Wizard101 players complete Zeke's training point quests from Wizard City to Empyrea (As Wizard101 updates, new worlds will be added to this guide). Every Zeke quest is presented with maps and descriptions to help players find the quest items.
This is a poem in celebration of the life and work of Dr. Stephen Hawking, to thank him for all of the contributions he has made to mankind.
Diamonds are very important to our society because of the meanings we attach to them. But, where do diamonds come from? They form in four ways: deep eruptions, subduction, impact, and collisions in space.
Whatever your fitness goals, there are some common principles to follow when working out. These principles will help you work out more efficiently and improve inside and out.