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Bakelite History

In 1907, American chemist Leo Hen-drik Baekeland, a Belgian immigrant and former organic chemistry pro­fessor at the University of Ghent, began his attempts to synthesize a rubber substitute in his home labo­ratory. He combined phenol and formaldehyde to make the … Continue reading

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Blueberry Tid-Bits

Here are a few nuggets of information to help you make the most of this glorious fruit. • Blueberries belong to the same family as the wild huckleberry or azalea. • The powdery gray-blue bloom on the sur­face of the … Continue reading

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Here’s A Tip For You – Actually Several

1-Get a wonderful shine for your hair by rinsing it with cool water and vinegar. Don’t worry about the smell; it goes away quickly, leaving your hair shiny and lustrous. 2-If you have mineral deposits in a narrow neck jar … Continue reading

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