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"Halo Reach" supports a vibrant Forge mode where players can place weapons, vehicles and scenery wherever they want to create amazing maps, including demolition derby arenas. In some of the larger maps, players can set up incredibly destructive stadiums where Spartans will do battle from the cockpi
Keychains keep all of your keys in one place, and can be found in a variety of shapes and styles. However, store-bought keychains can seem generic. If you want a more personal keychain, make a custom keychain using a few materials you can purchase at any arts and crafts supply store. This allows yo
In terms of taxonomy, mountain lions and house cats are of the same kingdom, phylum, class, order and family, though they are of different genus and species. Still the mountain lion--known by other names, such as puma, cougar or panther--and the house cat share similarities in appearance, reproducti
In "Doodle God 2," players continue to create elements in the "Doodle God" game world by expanding on the base groups elements and reactions from "Doodle God." "Doodle God 2" allows you to make more than 300 elements as well as play mini-games and go on quests to create Doodle God's world. Among the
Sea glass shards can be used in a variety of craft projects.sea glass image by Patrick Moyer from Fotolia.comSea glass can be used in a variety of craft projects, including ornaments, tiled trays and planters. These colorful pieces of glass are found along the shores of oceans, lakes and...
Enzymes are essential molecules -- they catalyze the reactions that make life happen. Nature features a remarkable variety of enzymes that catalyze a wide variety of reactions. In comparing these enzymes, it can sometimes be helpful to consider them in terms of their catalytic efficiency, also calle
CompositionStructurally, epoxy resin consists of two main parts: long polymer chains of bisphenol A and epichlorohydrin molecules, and polyamine molecules that links these polymer chains into a net-like sheet From a manufacturing standpoint, the two tubes of liquid in a retail epoxy...
Canada is known as the land of ice and snow, and that stereotype is actually true in many places. However, areas of comparatively milder weather exist along both coasts, as you cross from the United States into Canada. Avid botanists who visit these places will be quick to notice that the vegetation
The hooves and ankles of a deer can make an excellent showpiece for a hunter whose deer does not have a trophy rack. The bottom of a deer's legs have very little muscle tissue, and can be easily preserved. A deer-leg gun rack is an attractive use for parts of the deer that would otherwise go to wast
Being "green" means looking for ways to save the environment by reducing, reusing and recycling. People are finding more ways each day to reuse products in new and innovative ways. Pop can tab belts, bracelets, purses, and other items made using pop can tabs are appearing everywhere as people increa
Trundle wheels measure long distances, especially in outdoor spaces like sports fields, yards, property for building structures and parking lots. You can also use them to measure very large rooms. Trundle wheels are usually exactly 36 inches or 1 yard in circumference, meaning one revolution of the
Many of is use dollar bills quite often without ever thinking about them. The U.S. Treasury claims there are billions of dollar bills in circulation. Though we often fail to notice with so much paper money changing hands, these bills have some interesting characteristics.
Students spend an average of eight hours in school each school day trying to learn a variety of subjects through traditional paper-and-pencil pedagogy. A concept such as the water cycle, however, can be taught in a more concrete way by using a simple, creative water cycle model to demonstrate evapor
Everyone loves a sunny day. There are days even in the winter that are sunny but the best time to enjoy a sunny day is when the weather is warm. Fresh air is good for the human body and just walking around in the sunshine can improve not only your health but also your general outlook on life. The yo
A Chanel watch is a classic accessory that is always in style. Most Chanel watches are well made, but you may get a small tear in the watch band due to excessive wear. Because a Chanel watch can be expensive, you don't want to use an abrasive product, such as glue, to repair the band. Instead, use a
Japanese furniture celebrates functional elegance. Wood has traditionally been crafted into simple forms inspired by and used for practical purposes. From traditional chests that turned into staircases to contemporary chests that wave in a sinuous curve, fine furniture is crafted to be beautiful and
Succulents are fleshy plants that can withstand long periods of drought because they store water in their leaves, which are protected from evaporation by a thick, waxy cuticle. They use the stored water very sparingly and have extensive fibrous root systems that have tremendous sucking capability. S
Metals are distinguished by their properties and their locations on the periodic table of the elements. Metals are ready contributors of electrons, which can be directed as current flow.
The town of Fayette on Michigan's upper peninsula has a history of significance for iron mining industry, scientific study and tourism. Located on the lower West side of Garden peninsula in what is now Fayette State park, the region is part of the outermost rim of the Michigan basin geological forma