Corning Fiber Optic Tools

  • Fiber, Fiber...Whos Got the Fiber?
    Fiber...we're all familiar with the term, but what is it exactly, and why is it so important to good health? Fiber comes from plants. Its really the structural backbone, if you will, that gives rigidity and strength to plant stems, fruits and leaves. Once you've eaten a fiber-containing food, it adds bulk to your digestive tract, easing the elimination of wastes and helping to avoid constipation. Its able to do this because fiber is virtually indigestible--your body can't break down the bonds Read More...
  • Long Distance Carriers
    Long distance carriers help us connect with our friends and relatives. There are a number of long distance carriers in the market who can be differentiated by the rates they charge and the level of customer service they provide. All long distance companies use fiber optic networks to transport calls. They all use a similar kind of fiber optic network, and only differ in billing and customer service. Depending upon your call frequency, you can choose a plan that fits your requirements. Choosing Read More...
  • Shiny Brite Christmas Ornaments - Old And New
    World War II saw the beginning of Shiny Brite Christmas ornaments. Americans loved the gleam of Christmas trees decorated with glass balls. In the 1930s, most of those decorations were imported from Germany and Japan. Max Eckardt was an American businessman who had been importing German Christmas tree ornaments since 1907. He recalled how WW I had damaged his business, and by 1937 he could see that his thriving business would probably be interrupted again. Like any good businessman, he deve Read More...
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