A 10-gallon fish tank works well with many people who live in tight spaces without a lot of extra room. An aquarium can become very heavy when full, therefore it is recommended to know the weight before filling it with water.
As an international standard which was set in 1866, oil is measured in barrels. One barrel of oil equals 42 US gallons or 159 liters.
The piano, often called the king of instruments, is one of the heaviest of all musical instruments. This is due to huge pieces of pieces of timber and a large metal plate, known as the harp, which make up the piano.
In the United States, it is known as gasoline while in Europe it is called petrol. Gasoline is a petroleum based liquid that helps power aircraft, trains, boats, cars, trucks and various types of machinery.
If you have not been to the gym recently, a barbell is a piece of equipment used mostly for bodybuilding and powerlifting. But how much does a barbell weigh? There are two types of bar, an Olympic bar which is used mainly for competition which can hold more weight. The average weight will be around…
Concrete is everywhere, and we tend to take it for granted don’t we? It is a very durable material that has many different applications. How much concrete do you think was used to build your home?
Cast iron tubs have truly stood the test of time as they have been with us since the late 1800’s when they were first invented by David Buick.
TV’s have come a long way from 1940’s when they first became very popular. By 1948 just after the second world war ended more than 1 million American homes had a TV set.
Diamonds have been around for billions of years and are known as a girl’s best friend. The international standard of weight for a diamond is given in carats.
Nothing really compares to a trip to the bowling alley. The thrill of rolling that first strike is exciting for anyone.
Although you may not notice it, cotton is all around us and part of our everyday lives. Most things we interact with contain cotton including our clothes, money, and even our cars.
Paint has been around for approximately 30,000 of years. In earlier times it was made of lime, milk, eggs, and natural pigments.
In North America, it is referred to as lumber, while in other countries it is usually called timber. 2 x 4’s are a popular cut of wood which is normally used for home and business construction.
Carpets have been used for many years to cover floors all over the world and have also been used to celebrate all types of special occasions.
A dolly and/or very strong helper is usually required to remove an old hot water heater.
Shoes are a surprisingly more recent invention than you might think. While sandals were worn during bible times, the shoe as we know it today wasn’t around until the 1800’s.
Life on the open road, it doesn’t get much better than that. An RV or recreational vehicle is basically a home on wheels or a home on a trailer.
Designed to heat homes and cook food, stoves have existed in one shape or form since the Roman times.
Designed to effortlessly travel through snow, the snowmobile is used for transport, for work, for leisure, and to save people’s lives in areas that experience extremely cold weather conditions.
The widely popular Sony PlayStation 4 is an eighth-generation console released in 2013 at a cost of $399. It is a graphically superior model following on from the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3.