13 Different Types of Harps

types of harps

One of the oldest surviving instruments, harps have become so revered that they’re a staple of religious imagery. In Christianity, cherubs and other stylized angels are often seen playing small harps, and harps are generally associated with heaven while bells are often linked to hell. But harps go well beyond religious use, and there are … Read more

13 Different Types of Speeches

types of speeches

When you think of a speech, you’re likely thinking of somebody standing at a podium and curing your insomnia. However, speeches occur everywhere and in many different forms. There are four major categories of speech: Demonstrative, Entertaining, Informative, and Persuasive. In each category are a number of sub-types, from campaign speeches to eulogies. The following … Read more

11 Different Types of Mages

types of mages

Magic is a big part of fantasy and even some science fiction. Be they wizards, clerics, or others, magic users are a popular character type. And whether in writing, movies, video games, one of the most popular categories of magic user is the mage. Mages encompass a wide variety of roles and sometimes overlap with … Read more

32 Different Types of Tape (and Their Uses)

types of tape

Tape is an invaluable part of arts, crafts, and all sorts of repairs. However, this sticky helper has only been around for about 200 years. In that short amount of time a wide array of different types of tape have been invented. Here are 32 types that you may or may not have heard of. … Read more

24 Different Types of Drums

types of drum

There are two types of musician: People who think percussion is the easiest family of instruments to play, and those who play them. What makes them so difficult is that each instrument either produces a single or limited number of tones, or must be struck in very specific ways. One of the most diverse types … Read more

11 Different Types of Tubas

types of tubas

One of the more unusual types of brass instrument, tubas are literally a form of trumpet that’s so long it has to be compressed into its trademark spiral or oval shape so it can be wielded. Most tubas are made of brass, although some now have fiberglass construction. Fun Fact: If you were to unravel … Read more

20 Different Types of Déjà Vu

types of déjà vu

Déjà vu is the sense of having seen something before, and a feeling of familiarity whereas déjà vécu is the experience of having seen an event before, but in great detail such as distinguishing smells and sounds. This is also typically go with by a very strong feeling of knowing what is going to come … Read more

11 Different Types of Chemical Reactions

types of chemical reactions

Every second of every day, chemical reactions occur around us. Whether they occur naturally or artificially is beside the point. Every time our body takes in air, chemical reactions occur. Every second a mining plant operates, chemical reactions occur. The thing is, these chemical reactions are so small, that they go by relatively unnoticed. Below … Read more

5 Different Types of Cell Junctions

types of cell junctions

Cell junctions are found in multi-cellular bodies like trees, dogs, fish and other forms of complex biological life forms. Cell junctions primarily act as communicators between cells. This communication happens through proteins known as communicating junction. Cell junctions also act as a barrier against stress to the cell itself. In this article, we define five … Read more

16 Different Types of Beer

types of beer

“Beer, anyone?” Whether chilling out at Friday night, watching a ball game or just a quiet night at home, beer can always be our buddy. One of the oldest beverages, beer is a staple drink for bars, ball games, parties, fraternity houses. From its ancient beginnings, beer has now evolved and diversified into many different … Read more