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MIT’s new way to make metal could significantly lower air pollutants — @TechCrunch @hirimalibe

Serendipity has long been a staple of scientific study, and a new discovery by MIT is no exception. Researchers at the school were trying to build better batteries, but instead found a better way to smelt metal.

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Tech Insights

Brassy notes

Copper may have stolen centre stage for the metallic this season but brass is coming in close behind with a cheaper and long wearing solution. Brass mixes really well with whites and natural materials such as wool and copper which is easy to find and add to any interior. 83 more words

Antique Watch Comet Necklace

An antique 1920’s watch has been attached to an antique pocket watch face.  The faces of antique pocket watches were originally copper and then a coat of porcelain was over that. 49 more words

Steampunk

Bronzed & Shining - Congrats to Joanne!

A huge congrats to Joanne this month who joined Stampin’ Up! in June and has already been promoted to Bronze Elite!

She’s a star!

I wanted to celebrate the occasion for her, so I made this copper (bronze) card using the new Star of Light stamp set and Starlight Thinlits. 197 more words

Other Occasion

Decades of copper and cobalt mining in
the Democratic Republic of Congo not
only transformed the landscape of the
city of Lubumbashi, but also caused… 113 more words

News

Oxidizing Power of Fuming Nitric Acid

Introduction

This post serves the purpose of showing how interesting and frightening Fuming Nitric Acid can be. Fuming Nitric Acid was made in a previously post: … 606 more words

Demos

Brass is baaaaack...but in a cool way.

Metallics are popping up all over the place in home decor.  Add a little fun!  An antiqued brass or a burnished brass, above left is called “champagne bronze.”  It just sounds like a party, right?   44 more words