Reusing Laptops with Compass

Electronics & The Environment About 40 million tons of electronic waste is thrown away each year worldwide. That amounts to about 800 laptops thrown away every second. On the flipside, the energy saved by recycling a million laptops would be equal to the energy...

Synthetic Gems: A Buyer’s Guide

When you hold a gemstone in your hand, it can be impossible to tell where that gem came from. You might think that the average gemstone came from somewhere deep underground, but you may not realize how many gems are actually synthetic gems.   Gemstone synthesis has...

Military Ammo vs Civilian Ammo

Comparing Ammo Types You’ve probably heard of “military-grade” ammunition before. But what’s the difference between military-grade ammo and normal ammo retailed for civilians? For starters, military ammunition almost always comes in a full metal jacket (FMJ), and...
History of the Mauser

History of the Mauser

What’s a Mauser? Mauser is a world-renowned German firearm manufacturer known for their signature bolt-action rifles and semi-automatic pistols. The company has a rich history of making weapons for civilian and military use for more than a century of business. Today,...