Life

Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (1 of 3): The Basics; What to Bring

This post is reflective of KTJ from 2014-2016. It is meant to be a balanced, unbiased description with both the good, and the not-so-good. If you have any questions, or want details of things I cannot in good conscience write in this post you can email me (callixa96@gmail.com) or leave a comment below. The Daily Grind…… Continue reading Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (1 of 3): The Basics; What to Bring

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What exactly is plaster of Paris and what does it have to do with Paris?

Plaster of Paris is best known as the white substance used to cast things. It is actually a sort of gypsum plaster, created by heating gypsum, grinding it to powder and later rehydrating it. The plaster was not invented in Paris and can be dated back to Anatolia and Syria 9Ka. It is named so…… Continue reading What exactly is plaster of Paris and what does it have to do with Paris?