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Come on, You Don’t Need A Ruler To Measure Stuff

I am a huge advocate of being street smart. I am also a huge advocate for hands-on skills. Above all, I long to see men re-discover that art of manliness. I long to see men able to do stuff with their hands. When I give birth to my kids, I will strive to make them

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The Magical Powers of WD-40 aka Penetrating Oil

Ever tried to open up a rusty nut and you just can’t get it off a bolt? It’s been long since a magical penetrating oil aka WD-40 was invented. For those who have got hands-on experience in Engineering, you will realize that WD-40 is a personal friend of every mechanical and manufacturing engineer. In fact,

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A Ugandan Engineer Faces Quantum Mechanics

Quantum Mechanics and Quantum laws are the closest we have ever come to have one grand theory of everything. The kind of theory that describes where we came from, where we are going, and why we do the things we do, and why lasers work. If we woke up one day and the Quantum theory

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The Availability vs Reliability Dilemma: What’s The Difference?

Most engineers tend to fall into the trap of confusing Availability for Reliability. Often times, one implies the other, but one doesn’t necessarily imply another. There’s a big difference between Availability and Reliability and engineering plants should definitely be measuring both as Key Performance Indicators on a daily.   What is Availability? Availability is simply the

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Is God Energy? What’s His Nature?

They say Energy can neither be created nor destroyed. Basing on this, we can imply that the energy of the Universe is constant. Now that’s where the question of life after death and life before birth gets interesting. We know for certain that when you die, you body, everything Physical about you decomposes and perhaps

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What If We Could Travel Faster Than Light?

What if one day we wake up and find that we can travel at speeds faster than that of light? Well, in 2011, a group of NASA scientists had mistakenly stumbled upon this scenario. In their experiment, neutrinos had been observed traveling faster than light. It was a shock. Because this is one of those

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What if You Don’t Train Your Employees And They Stay?

Many employers always express fears over training their employees. They argue, that many times in the past, they have trained employees, and those employees left soon afterwards. One can understand this argument considering that employers spend lots of resources both in time and money to train their people. But what if we inverted the question

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Welding is the Most Important Engineering Skill

Of all Engineering Skills, welding is the most important. It is because of welding that Engineeering was able to break through. Look around you, you will see countless things that are a result of welding. Wherever you see a metal product, there’s always bound to be welding. If there is one engineering skill that I

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Characteristics of Carbonated Beer

        Carbonated products Beverages that have CO2 dissolved in them. This includes beer, Coke and Champagne.CO2 Carbon Dioxide makes up 2% of the air that we breathe. It is poisonous if inhaled in pure form. It has no taste or smell at all, and is added to carbonated beverages to give them “fizz” dissolved

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Beverage Packaging Materials

There is a wide range of different containers and packaging materials in use today. The type of filler that is used is also dependent on the container that is being used.  Glass bottles  Plastic PET Plastic used to make soft drinks bottles, (Polyethylene Terephthalate) bottles  Aluminium or Steel cans  Plastic drums  Plastic containers with foil

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