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August 12, 2010 Free Articles

Bamboo Is Good To Eat

If you were invited to lunch at the home of a friend who informed you that the principal element of the meal would be some nice bamboo, would you refuse or accept? In America, you probably would refuse, unless you thought that the friend meant what the Chinese call "foreign bamboo", and we, asparagus. But if in China, you would probably rub your hands together in delight—for there bamboo is good to eat.

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A Review of the MBM Kutrimmer 155 Rotary Trimmer

A large rotary trimmer can be a handy thing to have if your organization regularly works with oversized documents or enormous pieces of paper. One of the largest cutters around is the MBM Kutrimmer 155. Here is everything you need to know about it.

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The Keeper & The Woodcarver

In the Vieux Carre section of New Orleans stands the old cathedral. It is in the charge of the Oblate Fathers, whose dedication is to work among the poor. So here they have created a social center and set up a playground. Within the cathedral are the archives containing records of births, marriages and deaths for more than two centuries.

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A Review of the MBM Kutrimmer 135 Rotary Paper Trimmer

Do you need a rotary trimmer for large pieces of paper? If so, one that is worth a look is the MBM Kutrimmer 135. Here's a look at its strengths and weaknesses. Check them out.

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What excatly is a Aphrodite

The ancient Greeks, thousands of years ago, had many legends and stories about different gods and goddesses. Aphrodite was the ancient Greek goddess of beauty and love. The Romans called her Venus. According to the Greek legends, Aphrodite was born from the white foam on the crest of a wave of the sea.

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The use of a radar

The whole system of anti-aircraft defense depends on knowing that the enemy planes are coming. This is done mostly by radar. A radar set sends out radio waves. The radio waves hit anything they come into contact with and are bounced back to the radar set. These radio waves show, on the radar screen, the outline of the object they bounced off.

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A Review of the MBM AutoBook Automatic Booklet Maker

Automatic booklet makers can be really handy when you need to create your own pamphlets in a hurry. One device that can do just that is the AutoBook by South Carolina-based manufacturer MBM. Here is what you should know about this product so you can determine if this is the booklet maker you need.

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What excatly is a aphid

The aphid, or plant louse, is an insect that feeds on the green parts of plants. It is so small that it often takes fifteen or twenty aphids in a row to measure an inch. The various kinds of aphid differ in color but are most often greenish. They are soft-bodied and sluggish. Some aphids have wings, others do not. Aphids suck the sap or juice of a plant with mouths that look like tubes.

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Rating the Martin Yale 1628 Desktop Electric Letter Opener

Opening mail is an unavoidable part of any workday and it can be time consuming without the right equipment. One product that can help you complete this task faster is the Martin Yale 1628 Desktop Electric Letter Opener. Here's some information about it, including its rating based on a 1-to-10 scale.

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What anti-aircraft defense?

Anti-aircraft defense is the way in which people and places are protected against attack by enemy airplanes. The main purpose of anti-aircraft defense is to knock enemy bombing planes out of the sky. This can be done in either one of two ways. The first way is to have a strong air force that can battle the enemy planes in the sky and keep them from reaching their targets.

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What are Apes

Apes are the animals that look most like human beings. They are also called anthropoid apes (anthropoid means "like a man"). Apes have short, bent legs and very long arms. They are covered with hair, which may be black, brown, a reddish brown, or gray. Apes do not have tails as monkeys do. An ape is like a man in other ways. It has 32 teeth, as a man does. It has a brain like a man's, too, but the brain is smaller.

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Rating the Intimus Powerline 620RC Manual Ream Cutter

If your organization needs a device that can cut hundreds of sheets of paper at once, there's no doubt about it: you need a ream cutter such as the Intimus Powerline 620RC. Here is an in-depth look at this product, as well as how it rates on a scale of 1 to 10.

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How we are learning about anthropology

The study of anthropology goes on and on. Today we know much about mankind. Tomorrow we shall know even more. We know that all men are related to each other. We are not different kinds of animals like lions, tigers, monkeys, and elephants.

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Who are the apache indians

The Apaches are a tribe of North. American Indians who live mostly in the southern parts of the states of New Mexico and Arizona in the United States and the states of Chihuahua and Coahuila in Mexico. At one time the Apaches were the fiercest and most savage warriors among the Indians of the Southwest. They were wonderful horsemen and wandered from place to place raiding their more peaceful neighbors and robbing them of their food, horses, and sheep.

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Rating the GBC Arctic Titan 1064WFC Cold Laminator

GBC makes both large and small laminators and one of their largest is the Arctic Titan 1064WFC. This device is pretty impressive. Read on to discover what makes it stand out, as well as how it rates on the ever popular 1-to-10 scale.

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