On the Gentle Art #14

What are you afraid of? Are you scared of things that go bump in the night? Monsters? Demons? Serial-killers? Clowns? Serial-killer clowns? Or worst of all, spiders? Maybe you are the type of person who is scared by the more mundane: heights, water, flying, subway travel, or mystery meat school lunches? (I always stuck with …

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On the Gentle Art #13

I must begin this post by offering my sincerest apologies to my readers. I have not written an article in this blog for too long a time, and maybe some of you think that I've caught the Blue-belt Blues. Well, I must admit that I have been battling life for the last couple of months …

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On the Gentle Art #12

How do you go about making the perfect nozzle for a non-Newtonian fluid? Got the answer? I'll give you a minute or two to come up with it. Now that you have it, how would you make that perfect nozzle work perfectly if you needed to dispense the fluid under high-pressure? Oh, and now for …

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On the Gentle Art #11

"Pressure pushing down on me; Pushing down on you; No man ask for" - David Bowie We may not ask for it, but we are, at all times, under pressure. Pressure is a fascinating phenomenon. Pressure can be a positive or a negative (I couldn't resist the atmospheric joke). Pressure, say at 14.7 psi (or …

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