8 months ago

Who Knew You Could Make Laser Cut Acrylic Jewelry?

Acrylic jewelry is a lot of fun and it is a surprisingly easy to make.

The first thing you will need to do is google "laser cutters." There are a ton of them in Los Angeles. Laser cutting usually costs about $2 per minute. The sheets that are cut are usually

16" x 20". If you fill up a sheet with designs to be cut it will cost about $40.

It's best to send your designs to the laser cutter in a vectorized format, however, many of the laser cutting services can do this for you. Many of them also provide the acrylic sheets, but you wood art can google "acrylic sheets" to find places in your area that sell plain sheets of acrylic.

To read more about what to expect from your laser cutter and how to incorporate the cut designs into jewelry, check out this slideshow.

An laser cut topographical maps example of laser-cut acrylic used for a necklace.

1 year ago

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1 year ago

California's Berkeley campus evacuated after electrical blast, outage | Reuters

Several people suffered minor injuries due to an explosion on Monday in an electrical vault at the University of California, Berkeley, and a related power outage led officials to evacuate the campus, a school spokesman said.

The explosion occurred on the north side of California Hall in the center of the campus, the spokesman, Dan Mogulof said.

One of the injured was taken to a hospital, Mogulof said. The other two hdd recovery data to three people declined medical aid, according to.

a data recovery software hard disk statement on the school's website.

At around 6:30 p.m., about two hours after a power outage at the campus, engineers were beginning to bring power back online when the explosion in the vault occurred, Mogulof said.

The power outage and explosion appear to stem from damage to the university's electrical system caused by vandals stealing copper wiring, he said.

The vandalism was first discovered late last week, Mogulof said. "It now appears the damage the vandals data recovery services caused was far more extensive than we could see or assess at the time," he said.

The school said in an online statement shortly after 8 p.m.
local time that email had been restored on campus and other systems were being restored.

Officials have not determined when they will be able to re-open the campus to disk recovery software students, he said.

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Eric Walsh)

1 year ago

The Best Investing Sites for Beginners

With the Dow at a record high -- more than double since 2009 -- some first-time investors are concerned that it might be too late to jump into stock trading. The truth is that no investment comes with a guarantee, and experts disagree about where the market will go next.

But many, like Harold Gold, a columnist for Market Watch and founder of Golden Egg Investing, remain bullish, convinced the U.S. market will continue to climb. According to Gold:

"The strength of the dollar and attractiveness of U.S. capital markets will cause U.S. investors.. to pour money back into the U.S. That move.. should help power U.S. stocks still higher."

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2 years ago

Democrats to Stay on Benghazi Panel _ for Now

Associated Press writers Bradley Klapper and Deb Riechmann contributed to this story.

Democrats on the House Benghazi committee said Friday they are staying for now on the Republican-led panel, despite calling it a "fishing expedition to derail" Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential bid.

At the same time, they called on House Speaker John Boehner to immediately shut down what they called an "abusive, wasteful and obviously partisan effort."