13 Different Types of Candles

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Candles are one of the oldest forms of illumination. Contrary to popular belief, castles and similar medieval structures were lit primarily using candles, not by torches as Hollywood so often depicts. In fact, candles have been such a central source of light throughout human history that there are a wide range of functions, materials, and … Read more

21 Different Types of Bras

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One of the most common garments out there also happens to be one of the most mysterious. Commonly considered a product designed primarily for breast support, they’re rarely pictured as being used by women with small cup sizes. But did you know bras are actually used by women with flat chests to back breakers and … Read more

10 Different Types of Microscopes (w/ Pictures)

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Microscopes are a part of everyday life for many of us. You can find these tools in schools, hospitals, or even at home for simple entertainment. The microscopic world has proven to contain some of the most beautiful things Nature has for us, after all. But did you know there are nearly a dozen different … Read more

20 Different Types of Saws (and Uses)

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Growing up, there are generally four tools every child can identify: a hammer, screwdriver, wrench, and saw. But one thing most kids (and even adults) don’t know is that there are literally dozens of different saw types out there, many of which have a highly specialized use. Here are 20 examples of different types of … Read more

11 Different Types of Forks

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The US tend to take forks for granted. In the Orient, chopsticks are traditional, with forks only recently becoming widespread. In Europe, the fork didn’t begin to catch on until the 1500s. During the Medieval period, a predecessor to the modern day roast and carving forks was in use, but only in major feasts for … Read more

24 Different Types of Wrenches

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There are literally dozens of different wrench types out there. Some you might use every day, but others are only used in specific trades. The following are a sample of what’s available, chosen to show just how widely used wrenches actually are. 24 Types of Wrenches 1. Combination Wrench Perhaps the most common type of … Read more

19 Different Types of Dolls

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There are many different types of dolls that have been used for centuries as toys for kids, collectibles, or even magic rituals. Dolls can be made of fabric, clay, wood, and other materials. Here are some of the most popular types. Types of Dolls 1. Matryoshka Doll A matryoshka doll is also known as Russian … Read more

Different Types of Electric Motors

An electric motor is a piece of equipment that can run on electricity and turn the electrical energy into mechanical energy. These engines come in various sizes with different kinds of features used in day to day devices, e.g., mixer, blender, washer, fan, player, cycle, car, etc. Thus it can rightly be said the equipment … Read more

Different Types of Cement

Different Types of Cement Surprisingly, cement has plenty of applications. Aside from building bridges, roads, driveways, houses, and sky scrapers, cement has other uses not many of us know of. With this much utility, it is not surprising to note that there are many different types of cement as well. Rapid Hardening Cement (RHC)   … Read more