Science / Biology / Cones: Light receptors in primates eyes that operate in bright light; provide color vision and visual acuity.

Stress Cones

Technology / Motors / Stress Cones: A physical protection placed over the external connections point on medium and high voltage motor leads. Stress cones are used to avoid di-electric breakdown of motor leads in the vicinity of the exte MORE


Life Style / Christmas Trees / Conifer: A gymnosperm which bears cones. MORE

Eastern Red Cedar

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Eastern Red Cedar: The branches of the eastern redcedar are compact and form a pyramidal crown, except in older trees. The leaves are usually arranged in opposing pairs along the branchlets. They are a dark shiny green MORE

Douglas Fir

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Douglas Fir: Douglas-fir is not related to the true firs. This wide ranging species grows from 70 to 250 feet tall. The branches are spreading to drooping, the buds sharply pointed and the bark is very thick, flut MORE

Concolor Fir

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Concolor Fir: White fir, also commonly called concolor fir, is native to the western United States and may reach sizes of 130-150 ft. in height and 3 to 4 ft. in diameter. The oldest white firs may occasionally rea MORE

Canaan Fir

Life Style / Christmas Trees / Canaan Fir: Canaan (pronounced "Ka-naan", with emphasis on the last syllable) is a relative newcomer to the Christmas tree market. It has many similarities to both Fraser and balsam firs in growth and appearance. MORE