All About Tapping for Screws and Bolts

This article is a continuation on my "All about screws" article. If you haven’t read that one, please do now.What is tapping?Tapping is the process of cutting a matching set of threads into a piece of metal, plastic, acrylic, or wood. The process of tapping uses two separate tools: the tap which cut…By: clickclackclunk Continue(…)


All About Screws

I’d like to go back to basics and talk about something that we encounter everyday and probably don’t think about all that much: the screw. It is a pretty amazing invention when you think about it. No more than a simple lever in a helix pattern, the screw allows us to bind and unbind different(…)

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Worried About Memory Loss? Cut Your Blood Pressure

Aggressively lowering high blood pressure to a goal of 120/80—the definition of normal—may trim the risk of developing the kind of thinking and memory changes that lead to dementia by about 15%, compared with people with higher blood pressures, according to new research presented at the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago. WebMD Health