What Will Life Look Like When The Lights Go Out?

What Will Life Look Like When The Lights Go Out?

When it hit, it wasn’t like the movies, there were no zombies. It wasn’t World War III, and the attack itself was barely visible. The aftermath, however, was far worse than any Hollywood movie could ever portray.

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 80+ Items You Can Compost

80+ Items You Can Compost

A passionate composter and urban farmer, this author knows compost. What comes as a surprise to you on this list?

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Vaccines Linked To The Epidemic of Sudden Infant Deaths (SIDS)

Vaccines Linked To The Epidemic of Sudden Infant Deaths (SIDS)

Given the number of ‘antigenic’ exposures in vaccines, singularly, and in multi-dose form, the number of possible immunological reactions in newborns is simply mind-blowing – especially considering just how little we know about the immune system, the developing brain and infant physiology.

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Grow Your Own Anti-Aging Skin Care

Grow Your Own Anti-Aging Skin Care

Why spend hundreds of dollars on anti-aging skin care products when you can grow a herb garden and get all you need to fight the effects of aging?

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BabySafe Project Launched to Inform Pregnant Women About Dangers of Wireless Radiation

BabySafe Project Launched to Inform Pregnant Women About Dangers of Wireless Radiation

Awareness continues to increase surrounding the pervasive dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) emanating from our daily gadgets, as well as from the rise of the Smart Grid.

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Getting The Most From The Cottage Garden

Getting The Most From The Cottage Garden

As I’ve said before the garden at Knowle cottage was big, but not huge. It took some creative planting to make sure we produced enough to feed the family.

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Detroit could be ground zero for a resurgence in typhoid

Detroit could be ground zero for a resurgence in typhoid

These diseases don’t give a damn what the cause of the water shortage is. If inadequate sanitation occurs, for whatever reason there will be a resurgence of diseases that were long ago banished from our shores.

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MERS may have mutated to airborne agent

MERS may have mutated to airborne agent

Particles of the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus have been found in the air of a barn that had housed an infected camel. The particles contained genetic fragments of the virus on all three days that the air was sampled.

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5 Reasons To Add Ponds To Your Homestead

5 Reasons To Add Ponds To Your Homestead

Ponds. They’re mosquito-ridden little green pools of algae-infested slop water… if managed poorly. But even if they ARE managed poorly, they’re still an asset for the thoughtful prepper.

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Pellagra:Curse Of The Unprepared

Pellagra:Curse Of The Unprepared

Anything that stops the supply of simple basic foodstuffs that contain niacin will cause a resurgence of this awful disease.

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Chagas Disease - A Slow Burning Emergency

Chagas Disease – A Slow Burning Emergency

With poverty increasing across the globe and more people experiencing homelessness and living in areas and conditions that favour the Reduviid bugs that cause Chagas, it has the possibility of becoming a slow burn emergency, the extent of which may not be known for two decades.

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Grow your own painkillers

Grow your own painkillers

Planting your painkillers close to regular oriental poppies will most likely keep them un-noticed.

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Children on dairy farms run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies

Children on dairy farms run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies

Children who live on farms that produce milk run one-tenth the risk of developing allergies as other rural children.

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Outdoor Cooking Was Essential To Keep the Cottage Cool

Outdoor Cooking Was Essential To Keep the Cottage Cool

In the Summer, especially if there was no breeze passing through the place it was suffocatingly hot, and unbearable if you lit the range. In order to burn less fuel as well as keep the cottage cool we would cook and eat outside as much as possible.

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How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages

As I work on turning this one acre homestead into a self-sustaining Garden of Eden, I have two requirements for every single plant I consider putting in the ground: they must be either edible or medicinal. Preferably both.

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