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29 Ridiculously Cool Things You Can Get At OpenSky Right Now - by Maitland Quitmeyer of Buzzfeed

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29 Ridiculously Cool Things You Can Get At OpenSky Right Now - by Maitland Quitmeyer of Buzzfeed

In case you didn't know, OpenSky is your next one-stop shop to find the coolest products you need ASAP (and lots you didn't know you needed, but totally want anyway). With over 70,000 independent merchants combined in one website, you can shop a huge variety of goods and products including apparel, beauty, kitchen tools, home goods, jewelry, pet supplies, and so much more. Intrigued? We've rounded up a few of the coolest things available on OpenSky right now — better have your wallet handy. There are TONS of great deals available, so prices are subject to change. 2. A five-piece...

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THE MYSTERY OF DAMASCUS STEEL APPEARS SOLVED - By Walter Sullivan (NY Times Science)

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THE MYSTERY OF DAMASCUS STEEL APPEARS SOLVED - By Walter Sullivan (NY Times Science)

TWO metallurgists at Stanford University, seeking to produce a ''superplastic'' metal, appear to have stumbled on the secret of Damascus steel, the legendary material used by numerous warriors of the past, including the Crusaders. Its formula had been lost for generations. Analyses of steel by Jeffrey Wadsworth and Oleg D. Sherby, in their search for a highly plastic form, revealed properties almost identical to those they then found in Damascus steel, though their own plastic steel had been produced through contemporary methods. The remarkable characteristics of Damascus steel became known to Europe when the Crusaders reached the Middle East, beginning...

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Damascus Knives Japanese Steel Blades High-Carbon Kitchen Tools Launched

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Damascus Knives Japanese Steel Blades High-Carbon Kitchen Tools Launched

SiliSlick, a New York company producing kitchen knives, launched a new collection of Damascus Japanese VG10 steel kitchen knives. The company offers Santoku, chef’s knives and cleavers, as well as a 5-piece set in two blade designs, either classic-waived or hammered.   New York City, United States – January 4, 2017 /PressCable/ — SiliSlick, a New York kitchen knives producer, launched a new set of Damascus Japanese steel kitchen knives available in two models – classic-waived and hammered blades. More information is available at https://silislick.com. The demand for reliable, sharp and resistant kitchen cutting tools has always been high, with...

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The Three Must-Have Knives by FoodNetwork

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The Three Must-Have Knives by FoodNetwork

There are only three knives that are crucial in a kitchen: a chef's knife, a paring knife and a serrated knife. Any other knives are a luxury--they can make cooking easier and more enjoyable, but are unnecessary.A chef's knife (sometimes called a cook's knife) is the most important knife to have in your kitchen. It has a wide blade between six and ten inches long and is used primarily for chopping, though it can be used for anything you want to do. The blade of a classic, French-style chef's knife curves upward toward the tip. A Japanese-style Santoku knife can...

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