The Best Ultraviolet LED Flashlights Of 2012

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Ultraviolet light is a wavelength shorter than that of visible light, but longer than X-rays, in the range 10 nanometers to 400 nanometers. LEDs that emit ultraviolet light were introduced in 2006, and there are now ultraviolet LED flashlights available. These flashlights are most often used to detect fraudulent documents, see watermarks, read invisible ink […]

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A List Of Goods Still Made In The USA

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Here’s a master list of well-designed products still made in the United States. If only certain products are U.S.-made, you’ll see a “(only selected products)” note.

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The Best Battery Chargers Of 2012

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The chargers featured below are some of the “smartest” out there — they have built-in protection to prevent overcharging or undercharging, and they also perform battery testing and recovery.

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10 Titanium Pocket Tools

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Ah titanium! It has the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any metal — approximately 40% stronger and 40% lighter than stainless steel. It’s also highly corrosion-resistant — even when exposed to sea water and chlorine. Oceanographers report that titanium immersed for 30 years in saltwater produces no measurable corrosion. This is because titanium forms a protective oxide film instantly, when […]

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20 Highly Rated Home Goods Made In The U.S.A.

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Very few products are still made in the U.S., but we managed to track down some American-made products that get high ratings from buyers.

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Buy It For Life: Classic Backpacks By Duluth Pack

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Based in Minnesota, Duluth Trading Company makes high durable work clothes (for both men and women), and classic luggage. Duluth products are all made in the U.S. and are guaranteed for life.

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