If You Think This Is a Photo Of A Grandmother And Her Grandson, Look Twice
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Woman Mistakes Super Glue For Eye Drops And Ends Up With Stuck Eyelid
A Florida woman said she mistakenly glued her eye shut with super glue, but her doctor was later able to pry it open. Katherine Gaydos told ABC News affiliate WPBF-TV that she accidentally glued her e...
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Artificial turf
Artificial turf is a surface of synthetic fibres made to look like natural grass. It is most often used in arenas for sports that were originally or are normally played on grass. However, it is now be...
Artificial turf - Wikipedia
Elastomer
An elastomer is a polymer with viscoelasticity (having both viscosity and elasticity) and very weak inter-molecular forces, generally having low Young's modulus and high failure strain compared with ...
Elastomer - Wikipedia
Plastic
Plastic is a material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organics that are malleable and can be molded into solid objects of diverse shapes. Plastics are typically organi...
Plastic - Wikipedia
Synthetic fiber
Synthetic fibers or fibers are the result of extensive research by scientists to improve on naturally occurring animal and plant fibers. In general, synthetic fibers are created by forcing, usually th...
Synthetic fiber - Wikipedia
Synthetic resin
Synthetic resins are materials with a property of interest that is similar to natural plant resins: they are viscous liquids that are capable of hardening permanently. Otherwise, chemically they are v...
If You Think This Is a Photo Of A Grandmother And Her Grandson, Look Twice
No, it’s not what it seems. Grandma is not breathing, and the child in her arms is not a being of flesh and blood. These are hyper-realistic sculptures, recreated with meticulous detail to the point w...
Woman Mistakes Super Glue For Eye Drops And Ends Up With Stuck Eyelid
A Florida woman said she mistakenly glued her eye shut with super glue, but her doctor was later able to pry it open. Katherine Gaydos told ABC News affiliate WPBF-TV that she accidentally glued her e...
Taklon
Taklon is the common name for a synthetic fiber used in artist-quality paint, makeup and pin stripe brushes. It is a smooth, soft, and somewhat fragile polyester derivative devoid of any protein compo...
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How to Brew Kombucha: A Beginner's Guide. This simple guide details how to brew Kombucha the safe and easy way at home.
Tyvek
Tyvek /taɪˈvɛk/ is a brand of flashspun high-density polyethylene fibers, a synthetic material; the name is a registered trademark of DuPont. It is often seen used as housewrap, a synthetic material u...
Tyvek - Wikipedia
Synthonia
Synthonia is short for Synthetic Ammonia, a product produced by chemical company I.C.I.. ICI produced this product at one of its many plants in Billingham in the 20th century. Many local facilities ...
Silicone rubber
Silicone rubber is an elastomer (rubber-like material) composed of silicone—itself a polymer—containing silicon together with carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Silicone rubbers are widely used...
Silicone rubber - Wikipedia
Ebonite
Ebonite was a brand name for very hard rubber first obtained by Charles Goodyear by vulcanizing rubber for prolonged periods. Besides natural rubber Ebonite contains about 25% to 80% sulfur and linsee...
Ebonite - Wikipedia
Azlon
Azlon is a synthetic textile fiber composed of protein material derived from natural sources. For example, soy, peanut, milk and corn. Currently it is used in clothing.
Under the Textile Labelling...
Art silk
Artificial silk or (as the term is used in the textile industry) art silk is any synthetic fiber which resembles silk, but typically costs less to produce. Frequently, "artificial silk" is just a syno...
Metallic fiber
Metallic fibers are manufactured fibers composed of metal, plastic-coated metal, metal-coated plastic, or a core completely covered by metal. Gold and silver have been used since ancient times as yarn...
Sorbent
A sorbent is a material used to absorb or adsorb liquids or gases. Examples include:
Sorbent - Wikipedia
Epoxy
Epoxy is the cured end product of epoxy resins, as well as a colloquial name for the epoxide functional group. Epoxy is also a common name for a type of strong adhesive used for sticking things togeth...
Epoxy - Wikipedia
EPDM rubber
EPDM rubber (ethylene propylene diene monomer (M-class) rubber), a type of synthetic rubber, is an elastomer characterized by a wide range of applications. The M refers to its classification in ASTM ...
EPDM rubber - Wikipedia
Borazon
Borazon is a brand name of a cubic form of boron nitride (cBN). Its color ranges from black to brown and gold, depending on the chemical bond. It is one of the hardest known materials, along with vari...
Gold Flex
Gold Flex is a fabric manufactured by Honeywell from synthetic fiber and often used in ballistic vests and body armor.Gold Flex is lighter than Kevlar, Twaron and other Ballistic material, yet offers ...
Gold Flex - Wikipedia
Celliant
Celliant is a brand-name synthetic polymer bi-component fiber made from polyethylene terephthalate with optically active particles embedded into the core. Created by Hologenix, LLC, fabrics containing...
Synroc
Synroc, a portmanteau of "synthetic rock", is a means of safely storing radioactive waste. It was pioneered in 1978 by a team led by Dr Ted Ringwood at the Australian National University, with further...