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Industry

Giant Cofferdams Allow for Construction Underwater

August 20, 2016When engineers need to build supporting structures in areas that would otherwise be underwater, they construct temporary walls called cofferdams. A cofferdam is a wall structure that is built into the floor of a water basin, made watertight, then the water is pumped out to allow for a dry workspace.
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How-to

How to convert an image into a negative

Download the Lumi app for iPhone on the App Store.Open the app and take a picture. Or load a photo you already have on your phone.Move and scale your photo within the square frame to your liking.Slide your finger on the screen to adjust brightness & contrast. Tip: higher contrast will yield better prints.
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Science

Shooting Liquid Metal Bullets into Water at High Speed

May 14, 2016There are certain metals out there that when mixed with water, create incredibly violent reactions, often times causing large explosions. These metals are Potassium, Sodium, Lithium and Calcium, which get less reactive as you go down the list, meaning that calcium doesn& 39;t create as large of a reaction as potassium would.
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Inspiration

Turkey Sinks an Airbus A300 to Create Artificial Reef

June 05, 2016 Image Source: Muhendisbilir Ships are often sunk in order to create underwater reefs perfect for snorkeling and preserving marine habitat. Turkish authorities have just sunk something a little different than a ship, and it wouldn& 39;t normally ever touch water, an Airbus A300. The hollowed out A300 was stripped of everything potentially harmful to the environment and sunk off of the Aegean coast today, according to the Guardian.
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How-to

How to make a table setting in a jar

Gather your supplies. Create a jar for each season or holiday!Remove lid from large mason jar and glue the top piece to the ring so they are now one pieceGlue your decorative element to the top of the lidAdd embellishment to the rim of the lid- ribbon is perfect!Use the fabric to sew a table runner and 4 napkinsUsing the decorative supplies, embellish the napkin rings and jar.
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How-to

How to make lace/paisley keds

Get a pair of keds or a similar style shoe. Mine are from target.Remove the laces and stuff the insides with newspaperChoose a piece of lace to mimicTape it on the area you want to paint. Use the tape as a guideline to for where you want the paintChoose paint or a paint pen. If using paint I suggest using a sponge and a paper plate.
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