An Analysis Of The Unique Timbre Of The Portuguese Guitar

The Portuguese guitar is a specific type of guitar which was developed in Portugal during the last centuries, directly descending from the European Cittern. It is a pear-shaped chordophone with six double course strings and it requires a distinctive plucking technique to be played. The most common versions relate to Lisbon, where Fado takes the

The Continents Of The World

The continents of the world are Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Africa, North America, South America, and lastly Europe. These 7 continents of the world make up the main landmasses found on Earth. Our Earth is comprised of 71% water, meaning that only a small fraction of the Earth is actually land. That land is spread out

Determining Optimal Delivered Hydrogen Pressure

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Chevron Corporation, and Ford Motor Company, have developed a model to help deploy hydrogen refueling stations for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) more effectively. Fuel cell electric vehicles are an emerging technology that has the potential to increase our energy security

Might Accurate Heartbeat Perception Increase the Risk for Alcoholism?

Many individuals cope with anxiety by consuming alcohol. Because alcohol effectively reduces tension, the drinking is reinforced and, with time, alcoholism can result. In fact, adults with a panic disorder are about three times more likely than others to develop an alcohol use disorder. Still, much uncertainty exists about how alcohol dampens anxiety. A previously

High Hydrocarbon Fraction In A Multiphase Airlift Bioreactor: Direct Interfacial Is The Predominant Mode Of Hydrocarbon Uptake By A Microbial Consortium

Crude oil and derivatives hydrocarbons are an indispensable raw material in present-day life. Therefore, oil and oil products are also quantitatively the main environmental pollutants worldwide. The environmental impact of insoluble contaminants in water and soil has become a priority of study for the scientific community. After the occurrence of an oil spill, conventional oil

How Peer Group Identification Affects Addictive Behaviors In Youths

Adolescents’ and emerging adults’ psychological well-being and overall health are a continuous global concern. These are critical time-periods in human development, typically characterized by uncertainty and increased engagement in risky and health-threatening behaviors, including alcohol and drug use, unsafe sex, poor diet choices, and delinquency. Addictive behaviors of the youth are a specific interest due