Gun Cleaning Tips and Myths Debunked

Everything You Need To Clean a Gun The above photo shows everything you need. As always, remember there is no magic. Brass/bronze brushes will not hurt nor wear out the steel metal of your guns - they are gentler than a bullet being fired through the barrel. Brass/bronze is softer than steel. So use a... Continue Reading →

Sayings Worth Repeating

DO IT NOW. READ. Six months in the laboratory can often avoid two hours in the library. Honor the deal. If you make a deal, keep it or beg to get out of it. Accomplish at least one project every day. If it’s a big project, make progress every day until it’s done. KISS stands... Continue Reading →

Fresh Classic Chili Recipe

Not Too Spicy, Not Too Sweet Fresh and balanced ingredients combined with flexible garnishments make this chili a universal one-pot hit. It is a winner for folks on a low/slow carb diet. Makes 14 or so servings. Ingredients: • 1 lb ground beef, preferably lean like chuck • 3 Anaheim (less spicy) or Poblano (more... Continue Reading →

Notes on Chemistry

Imagine molecules and atoms as a bunch of drunks in a room. If they don't bump into each other, no reaction will happen. There's more than an Avogadro's number of molecules used in any lab-intended reaction to make sure the molecules bump into each other. Proteins react whenever they bump into another molecule that fits... Continue Reading →

What To Do When the Macbook SMC Will Not Reset

Apple provides instructions for reseting System Management Controllers.  For Macbook users (including Macbook Pro and Macbook Air users) with non-removable batteries, which are nearly all Macbooks from 2009 foward, Apple directs to press and hold Shift-Control-Option keys on the left side of the keyboard and the power button for ten seconds, then release.  Then press the... Continue Reading →

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Mankind shares the same few reasons for getting drunk, but diverges toward infinity in reasons for remaining sober. One ideal reason to write is that one can fight for any case he chooses, regardless of the client's desire for assistance.

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