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Japanese Ancient Forestry Technique To Avoid Cutting Down Trees

( life / health / environment / trees )
See https://themindunleashed.com/20 ... read more

There Is NO LAW Requiring Face Masks

( life / health / conspiracies )
See conservativetruth.org Firstly, neither the statute on which the governor relies nor any other s... read more

Covid Panic Debunked

( life / health / conspiracies )
A cytokine storm is caused by coronavirus, but only for people who ... read more

How To Begin Gardening For Mental Health

( education / news / rss )
August 5th, 2020 By Mia Barnes Do you want to improve your mental health? Why not get outside and dig in the earth? Gardening has significant benefits that extend beyond temporarily taking your mind off your troubles although ... read more

Fungus Turns Male Cicadas Into Sex-crazed Zombies That Lure And Infect Healthy Counterparts

( education / news / rss )
Cicadas are invading parts of the US after spending 17 years underground and some males emerged as sex-crazed zombies after being infected with a fungus that causes them to act like ... read more

Best Smart Watches To Track Your Health And Fitness In Style This Summer

( education / news / rss )
Do you want to get fit or improve your health this summer? If so, you'll probably want to keep track of your fitness and health. One of the best ways to do this is by wearing a smart ... read more

Beijing Complains To US About Health Chief Azar's Visit To Taiwan, Highest Official Since 1979

( education / news / rss )
Read Full Article at RT.com ... read more

All Volunteers In Russian Covid-19 Trials In Good Health As Tests Suggest New Drug 'Avifavir' Capable Of Suppressing Virus

( education / news / rss )
Some good news in the fight against coronavirus. A vaccine trial in Novosibirsk has reported that none of its participants have suffered side effects. Meanwhile, a new Russian medicine appears to be effective against Covid-19. Read Full Article at ... read more

Keep Your Dog In Top Health With These 3 Tips

( education / news / rss )
Awareness Junkie Your dog is your best friend, and you want them to be happy and healthy if possible. Staying in optimal health as a dog is like a ... read more

6 Hacks For Leading A Healthier Life

( education / news / rss )
Awareness Junkie Leading a healthier life doesnt come naturally or easily, at first. It takes active steps and a conscious effort to make the right changes. Once you get ... read more

Small Trees Could Form The Basis Of More Drought-resistant Rainforests

( life / health / environment / trees )
UK scientists found that small trees in a water-deprived area of the rainforest showed increased capacity for photosynthesis and leaf ... read more

Study: Exercising With Mask Induces A "Hypercapnic Hypoxia Environment" — Not Good

( life / health / fitness )
What Happened:A recent study published in the JournalMedical Hypothesis titled “Exercise with facemask; Are we handling a devil&#'s sword? – A physiological hypothesis”claims the following: Exercising with facemasks may reduce available ... read more

World's Oldest Trees Are NOT Immortal But Just Ageing Very Slowly, Study Finds

( life / health / environment / trees )
Inevitable hormonal changes eventually leads to mechanical constraints and death in even 5,000-year-old trees, a plant scientist ... read more

The 'urban Forests' Of New York Revealed: New Study Finds The City Has Five MILLION Trees

( life / health / environment / trees )
Most visitors think of New York's Parks as the only place to find trees. However, a new study found New York City has over 5 million 'forested natural areas' along with 666,000 street ... read more

Texas Has Lowered Its Diagnostic Standards In Order To Inflate Covid Numbers

( education / research / conspiracies / health )
Texas has lowered their diagnostics standards to inflate the covid numbers. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?vYYPhZGbvnT8... read more

Coronavirus - 1970s Public Information Film

( life / health / conspiracies )
Hilarious! It's in the air, and if you sense corona virus in the air, drop to the ground face-first! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v5q7HkxNhnXA&fbclidIwAR1hfwEuHCBgf7n0rl55F-BWXCAdg4Gd8Oegzip4VOz2tUFmVXRKXi9fFnc ... read more

Posts Removed As False

( life / health / conspiracies )
I am very glad Trump made that order. See below. Here is something the WHO article I just got. Many of my posts were removed as false which means, obviously, this WHO article is fake, right? So I hop ... read more

Ineffective CBD Oil

( life / health )
I've wasted a few hundred dollars on ineffective CBD oil, but this is good. It lowers my blood pressure at least 10 points if I take a dropper full (under the tongue and hold it for 30 seconds before swallowing) every morning. It's made in TN. I get it from an independent ... read more

Some Interesting Facts From Europe

( life / health / conspiracies )
Some interesting facts from Europe To what do they attribute the higher mortality in migrant neighborhoods? Nutrition? The 93 page scientific report by a combination of several German universities showed clearly that the total of deaths involving influenza like illnesses in Germany this year are 20% LESS than last year. ... read more

How To Shop Without A Mask

( life / health / conspiracies )
This is one of the most common questions I get -- so I want to make sure you know my EXACT steps!. Click here to watch HOW TO SHOP WITHOUT A MASK ... read more

Wasp Spray

( life / health / crime )
I got ten wasp spray bottles for 2.99 each from here 2 days ago ... read more

High Profile European Pathologist Says They Haven't Identified Any Antibodies Specific For SARS-CoV-2

( life / health / conspiracies )
The president of the Bulgarian Pathology Association, Dr. Stoian Alexov, has called the World Health Organization (WHO) a “criminal medical organization” for creating fear and hysteria without providing any actual verifiable proof a pandemic, ... read more

Two Best Friends Are Making Homemade Dog Treats To Raise Money For A Food Pantry

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How Global Masking Is Like 'Global Warming

( life / health / environment )
Global warming proponents have always claimed that CO2 gas emissions from human activity cause the conditions of Global Warming. Global Warming is described as a Greenhouse Effect, or warming, that happens when certain gases in Earth's atmosphere (CO2) trap ... read more

Our Assumptions Are Wrong

( life / health / conspiracies )
This is an amazing biological discussion that will affect the health of all people - MUST SEE Zach Bush MD is a physician specialising in internal medicine, endocrinology and hospice care. He is an internationally recognised educator and thought leader on the microbiome as it relates to health, disease and food systems. D ... read more

To Wear In Not To Wear

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My attitude is simple: Wear a mask if you are worried, but leave the rest of us alone to breathe in peace. And anyone who fell for this pandemic probably also fell for 9/11, Obama's hope, and the Kennedy assassination official explanation. ... read more

The Effects Of Fluoride

( life / health / water )
See articles below on the effects of fluoride. Harvard Study Finds Fluoride Lowers IQ - Published in Federal Gov't Journal Building a Database of Developmental Neurotoxicants: Evidence from Human and Animal Studies ... read more

Ex Monsanto Genetic Engineer Warns About Potential Health Risks Of GMO Potatoes

( life / health / food )
According to many, there are multiple health concerns that arise from the genetic engineering of our food. On top of this are multiple massive marketing campaigns to convince the human population that genetically modified food is not only completely safe, but also ... read more

Telling Our Tree Stories

( life / health / environment / trees )
via Protecting our planet In turbulent times, being in nature among the trees can offer a vital sense of calm, solace, and inspiration. Here, we share the stories of people who've devoted their professional lives to eco-ad ... read more

Quite Possibly The Most Overblown Farce In History

( life / health / conspiracies )
via coronavirus hype The facts are: COVID-19 is a real disease that sickens some, proves fatal to others -- mostly the elderly -- and does nothing to the vast majority. That's it. The scientists le... read more

Watching TV For More Than 4 Hours A Day 'linked To Poorer Heart Health'

( culture / health )
Researchers from the University of Groningen scoured DNA of more than 400,000 Britons for genetic locations linked to sedentary behaviour,such as wa ... read more

Thought For Today

( culture / quotes / health / conspiracies )
It's easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled! -- Mark Twain ... read more

Yale's Massively Popular 'Happiness' Course Is Available Free Online

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Carrot Ginger Turmeric Drink

( life / health / food )
I just got back from Kroger where I found a new flavor of smoothie drink from Bolthouse Farms. It's called Carrot Ginger Turmeric, and I gotta tell ya, after cracking one open — not in the store, I'... read more

Raw Video Of Nashville Tornado Aftermath (2 Mins)

( life / health / environment )
See tornado video (156mb). It was taken March 11, the week after the tornado, on Eastgate Blvd. in Mt. Juliet where they have that big auto auction site you can see from I-40. If you're quick, you might notice the ... read more

Mini Ice Age Coming

( life / health / environment )
via weather warning ice age "EARTH could be braced for a 'mini ICE-AGE' as experts warn a solar minimum could last until the 2050s." ... read more

Iodine And Saline Kill Viruses

( life / health )
by anonymous - Found this. Seems you can put a cotton ball impregnated with iodine and saline in each nostril and breathe quite well: Iodine and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Dr. David Derry, MD, wrote a very interesting article entitled "Iodine: the Forgotten Weapon Against Influenza Viruses". The abstract of his article is shown b ... read more

Palacsintas

( life / health / food / recipes )
Markowitz recipe. (pronounced pah-lah-CHIN-tuhz). Makes 4 or 5. beat well 2 eggs Add a pinch of salt ½ teaspoon sugar beat/mix in blender until has a loose consistency. Add ½ cup water and some flour while mixing, until thick enough As a test, dip spoon into mix and let the mixture drip Make sure it does... read more

California State Fair Tacos

( life / health / food / recipes )
1 potato (about 4 inches long) ¼ head lettuce 3 cloves garlic 6 green onions 1 pound lean ground beef 1 cup water ½ small can green chilies Salt and pepper 12 - 14 white corn tortillas Vegetable oil... read more

Bill's Salsa Chicken & Rice

( life / health / food / recipes )
Bill's Salsa Chicken & RiceI've been making this for years, and thought I'd share it, finally. Here's my recipe and the quantity I usually make: Six chicken breasts with skin, baked in plastic cooking bags at 400°F for about an hour (depending on your oven). Six servings of rice. I prefer brown, but white ... read more

Don's "Orange Julius"

( life / health / food / recipes )
Place ½ cup orange juice concentrate in blender Fill 2 cup container ½ full with ice cubes Add water to make 2 cups and pour into blender Add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Add 8 teaspoons sugar Blend on LOW speed until ice thoroughly crushed... read more

Easy Deviled Eggs

( life / health / food / recipes )
Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. Seal, mash till they are all broken up. Add remainder of ingredients, reseal keep mashing it up mixing thoroughly cut the tip of the baggy, squeeze mixture into egg.... read more

How To Exercise Without Moving Your Body

( life / health / fitness )
Good news! See... how-to-exercise-without-moving-your-body/ "Wouldn't it be nice if we lived in a magical world where we could simply imagine whatever we wanted to happen and poof it would appear? For thousands of year... read more

Essential Oil Uses

( life / health )
Here's an interesting (and hopefully useful) article someone sent us. ... read more

Time For Trees

( life / health / environment / trees )
Time for Trees. Another worthy cause. Humankind is All organic lifeforms are facing a crisis: our ability to survive and thrive is at risk. Air and water pollution is rampant. Weather patterns are shifting at an alarming rate. Poverty is widespread. The entire globe is ... read more

Atlanta Food Forest

( life / health / food )
Such a great idea! " Atlanta's City Council just voted in favor of transforming over 7 acres of vacant property into the state of Georgia's first food forest. The measure... read more

Sacred Chocolate

( life / health )
See Food of the gods "... drinking a homemade cacao hot chocolate in the mornings instead of coffee ... unleashes such beautiful creative energies while also giving you a subtle morning boost" ... read more

Attract Butterflies And Bees To Your Garden By Reducing Wi-fi

( life / health / environment / garden )
Attract butterflies and bees to your garden, reduce wi-fivia attract-butterflies-and-bees-to-your-g... read more

Chlorine Dioxide Breaks Down Glyphosate In Body (allegedly)

( life / health )
"I should say something about bleach, as a number of critics insist MMS (chlorine dioxide) is a bleach and, thus, a poison. Chlorine dioxide, the chemical that is MMS, has never been used domestically as a bleach for cleaning toilets. It is an industrial bleach when used FOUR THOUSAND times more concentrated than MMS. It is never ... read more

Wildlife Bridges

( life / health / environment )
I love this! See wildlife bridges " Bridges for bears and tunnels for tortoises have significantly reduced the number of wildlife-car collisions worldwide. "... read more

How To Lose Hundreds Of Pounds

( life / health / fitness )
See every-breath-you-take. "... contrary to intuition, over 90% of lost weight leaves the body as carbon dioxide exhaled from the lungs, disappearing into thin air."... read more

Shungite

( life / health )
Did you know about this rock from Russia? It's supposed to neutralize wireless signals. I perceive a difference when I put it on my wifi-router, which I rarely ... read more

More Than Half Using Prescription Drugs Quit After Using Cannabis And CBD

( life / health / drugs )
Interesting article here: more-than-half-quit-using-prescription-drugs "A survey on cannabidoil (CBD) usage found that women are more likely than men to use CBD; and once ... read more

Manufactured Crisis: HPV

( life / health )
HPV, a manufactured crisisHPV vaccines are touted as a safe and effective cure for cervical cancer, but the evidence tells a different story.See http://anh-usa.org/... read more

Panera Favorites

( life / health / food / restaurants )
Insider favorites at Panera Bread. Via panera-bread-employee-favorites... read more

Merck Accused Of Fraud Re Gardasil

( life / health / crime )
They failed to clearly state... "... the minimal risk that, even once the individual was infected with the HPV virus, the infection would result in precancerous lesions..." via greenmedi ... read more

Ordering A Sandwich

( life / health / food / restaurants )
Man behind the counter: What kind of meat? Me: Tuna. Man: Ham? Me: If by "ham" you mean "tuna," then yes.... read more

HPV, A Manufactured Crisis

( life / health )
HPVa manufactured crisisHPV vaccines are touted as a safe and effective cure for cervical cancer, but the evidence tells a different story.See http://anh-usa.org/... read more

Lingmo Language Translator

( education / health / tech )
Wow, I want one of these! Real-time language translation device whispers into your ear in real time as it's listening to the person speaking.... read more

Mosquito Anti-itch Cream

( life / health )
FYI: Aileen's Instagram page "I don't know about you but mosquitoes are crazy for me! Made some anti-itch cream. :) we shall see if it works! #herbal #apothecary #herbalremedies #handmade #kitchenwitch" Not to be confused with ... read more

Signs Of A Stroke

( life / health / advice )
STROKE: Remember The 1st Three Letters... S.T.R. A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke... totally . He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed, and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours, which is tough. The stroke vi... read more

Good Food, Bad Packaging

( life / health / food )
Feedback I sent to Luvo: I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging. Your microwave cooking instructions basically say "look elsewhere on package."Why not put the instructions right... read more

Easiest Container-friendly Food Plants

( life / health / food / garden )
"We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus fruits to tomatoes, cucumbers, and just about anything else that you would normally plant in a larger garden." via ... read more

Actual Environmental Issues

( life / health / environment )
Here are some actual environmental issues that we should be addressing instead of "climate change" (or screaming about the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate treaty).FYI, pollution is caused by humans... read more

Tornadoes

( life / health / environment / blog )
Had to park under an overpass this morning to avoid tornadoes. No problems for me but one did touch down right near work. Someone said it hit Macy's (just across the Interstate).... read more

Leave The Trees, Please

( life / health / environment / trees )
Another reason for short-sighted land developers to leave as many trees as possible when destroying/preparing the site for the next new neighborhood. See Watching birds near your home is good for your mental health "People living i... read more

Wild Lettuce To Help Pain

( life / help / health / food )
This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce "I'm surprised I haven't come across wild lettuce as an alternative to toxic pain, migraine and anxiety pills, bu... read more

Extra Recess Time Alleviates ADHD

( life / health / drugs )
Interesting "The most common sense, natural solution to inattentive behavior in school children, however, may be the basic idea of giving children more time to free play and to engage their bodies in physical activity. It's such a simple notion in such unusual times that it actually sounds revolutionary, and several schools in Tex... read more

Farm Of The Future?

( life / health / food )
Cool! But I also like one of the commenters' idea about forest gardens. Via forest gardens ... read more

Dumbing Yourself Down

( life / health )
Be careful when dumbing yourself down. Before you know it, you will "succeed." #dumbingusdown... read more

You Know You're Lazy When...

( life / health / environment / weather )
You know you're lazy when you check weather.com instead of getting up and going outside to see what the weather is doing! I (eventually) went outside. ... read more

Steroid Level So High In Beef Its Causing Players To Fail Drug Tests

( life / health / food / drugs )
Steroid level so high in beef it's causing players to fail drug testspharmaceutical.pngI'm sure it's just a coincidence! :) Five months after Congress voted to remove country-of-origin labelin... read more

Antibiotics Can Have Severe Lasting Effects

( life / health / drugs )
Choose raw horseradish or these natural remedies instead from Antibiotics can have severe lasting effects "(NaturalNews) Antibiotics should really be a last resort when you are feeling unwell, and the misuse of them i ... read more

Never Combine These Over-the-counter Drugs

( life / health / advice )
Never combine these over-the-counter drugs - your life may be endangered via NaturalNews.com Good to know! ... read more

Russia Completely Bans GMOs In Food Production

( life / health / food )
That's it! We're moving to Russia! Just kidding (because it kinda sucks over there unless you're rich ... like almost everywhere else, actually). Still, this is good news for humans: "This is a bold move by the Russian government, and it sits in unison with the newly-ignited global debate on GMOs and the presence of ... read more

Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

( life / health / environment / garden )
Looks like a worthwhile project. Click the link/badge below for more info ... read more

Six Exercises For Happiness

( life / health / mental )
"These six daily happiness exercises are proven to make anyone, from a 4-year old to an 84-year old, happy, or simply happier. Achor says in just 21 days, the exercises can transform a pessimist into an optimist. Gratitude Exercises. Write down three things you're grateful for that occurred over the last 24 hou ... read more

Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete

( life / health / environment )
Cool! ... someday. From Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete? "Researchers with the California NanoSystems Institute recently developed a new battery-like supercapacitor, a device that s ... read more

Being Overweight Means You Live Longer

( life / health / fitness / research )
Why being 'overweight' means you live longer: The way scientists twist the facts I guess the only diet most of us need to be o... read more

How To Stop Bleeding

( life / health )
FYI, the I in this story is not me. The author wanted to share this info without being identified. Can you blame him? :) I looked online and it's hard to find direct, simple instructions, they tend to get academic or theoretical about it. It's very simple: APPLY HARD PRESSURE! Once, I cut myself on the job trying to free a pi ... read more

The Real Reason Wheat Is Toxic

( life / health / food )
"Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields because withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the farm equipment and allows for an earlier, easier and bigger harvest" via ... read more

Alzheimer's Reversal

( life / health )
Wow! All you need to do is ... Eliminate all simple carbohydrates and gluten Eliminate processed food (wait, is that even possible?) Eat more vegetables and fruits Eat wild-caught fish Meditate twice a day Start yoga Get seven to eight h ... read more

List Of Common Meds Which Destroy Your Brain

( life / health / drugs )
List of Culprit Drugs (according to them): Excedrin PM, Tylenol PM, Nytol, Sominex, Unisom, Benadryl, Dramamine, Paxil, Detrol, Demerol, Elavil "You wouldn't think that taking a little pain pill would cause long term ... read more

Just 'cuz You Cut Off Its Head...

( life / health )
... don't assume it's harmless.Chef dies after spitting cobra he was cooking bit him on the hand ... 20 minutes after he had cut its head off.See Chef-dies-spi... read more

Nutty Grain And Oat Bars

( life / health / food / recipes )
I need to try this. Too bad I hate cooking so much. I eat way too many snacks at work, but at least these are healthy. The snack ... read more

Farmers Use Social Media To Stop Food Waste

( life / health / food )
. So far, CropMobster has managed to distribute nearly half a million kilograms of food, which has brought in close to a million dollars in revenue for small producers.... read more

Staying Healthy On The Job

( life / health / employment )
Good article on staying healthy on the job, plus just plain staying at that job. "... you can't smoke cigarettes fast enough to match the damage that today's workplace is doing to you. And not just you, but everyone from the newest hire to your CEO. Your company is unknowingly dragging the life from all of you.&qu... read more

10 Ways To Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices

( life / health / food )
Good to know. from 10 Ways to Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices "Food prices are getting out of control. As meats, dairy, and eggs climb to record high prices and over 50 million Americans are now... read more

Garden Thieves

( life / health / food / garden )
Just finished putting up chicken wire around my strawberries. Elizabeth picked one last night, turned it around to look at it, and discovered that it had been bitten into. We can only assume it was rabbits.How many were ruined? I asked.Four, she said.In my garden, that's a LOT. :) Anyway, hopefully the wire (not to mention the old ... read more

52 Plants In The Wild You Can Eat

( life / health / food / plants )
You should NEVER eat unripe elderberries. An important comment, above. That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard! :) via ... read more

Bee-friendly Plants? Think Again.

( life / health / environment / plants )
Good info. I wonder if Ace Hardware stores are any better? Probably need to buy my plants from the farmer's market.via Bee-friendly plants? Think again.... read more

Contributing Factors To Happiness

( life / health / mental )
What a great experiment ... and website!Scientists Discover One Of The Greatest Contributing Factors To Happiness — You'll Thank Me Later. See also ... read more

Why Your Brain Craves Junk Food And What You Can Do About It

( life / health / food )
The good news is that the research shows the less junk food you eat, the less you crave it. In other words, self-control! What a concept!via ... read more

Anti-inflammatory Smoothie To Heal You From The Inside Out

( life / health / food )
I think I'll try this. " If you are battling an aliment or just want to feel good - this smoothie rocks. The addition of cranberries helps reduce water weight too - a little aesthetically pleasing ... read more

The Anti-inflammatory Smoothie That Will Heal You

( life / health )
The Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie That Will Heal You From The Inside Out.I think I'll try this. Click above. ... read more

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain?

( culture / writing / health )
How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? infographic.Interesting ... to me, anyway. "Most of us write a little something everyday. It might be a grocery list, a poem, or a write-up on the infographic of the day. As we go th... read more

Dinner And A Show

( life / health / food / restaurants )
After stopping at Tara's sister Stephanie's house in Smyrna to pick up a newly-refurbished Kindle Fire that Todd had put ... read more

Some Non-organic Foods Contain Upwards Of 180 Times Fluoride Level Of Tap Water

( life / health / food )
via Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert. "... the average person's cumulative exposure to fluoride from food, beverages, personal care products, and water i ... read more

What Happens In Your Brain When You Get Mad And How To Control It

( life / health / mental )
What happens in your brain when you get mad, and how to control itI love this! Especially after my last post. "By using one of his strategies, projecting peace, you can activate a different set of mirror neurons and begin to defuse the other's anger. You can get them to mi ... read more

Angry People

( life / health / mental )
Funny how the day after commenting on Facebook (see below) about driving past a local rich neighborhood, this morning in that same neighborhood I ticked off the driver behind me by having the gall to use a turn lane properly. You do realize you're ... read more

Food Matters Film

( life / health / food / movies-tv )
I finally watched this Food Matters movie last night. It was great. MD's and pharmaceutical execs will hate it, of course. Anyway, I highly recommend it.... read more

Benefits Of Turmeric

( life / health / food / plants )
Turmeric's cardiovascular benefits foundJust an FYI, above. And now this, below: turmeric and black pepper together ... read more

Cinco De Mayo

( life / health / food )
It was , so we tried Moe's Southwest Grill. After ten minutes with very little movement (the line was so long), we left. Next we tried Las Palmas, ... read more

Denied Again

( life / health / insurance )
This is the second denial in as many days. Yesterday it was the life insurance company. Today, I got one of those job application denial emails: "Thank you for your interest in our recent opening. We have had a chance to review your resume ... Unfortunately, we have decided to pursue other candidates who match our requirem ... read more

Garden Improvements

( life / health / food / garden )
I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and not close enough to the garden where it's needed. I've looked into pumps, but they're expensive, which mig... read more

Insurance Companies

( life / health / insurance )
Good news: SunLife Financial sent me a refund check! Bad news: It was because they denied my policy for, according to them, failing to send all of my paperwork in on time. Um, I think faxing it in at least a couple days prior to the deadline qualifies as on time! I guess it doesn&... read more

Virtual Gym Helps Weight Loss

( life / health / fitness )
Virtual gym 'helps weight loss'Virtual gym 'helps weight loss' As my brother anonymous says, this one's for those too lazy to actually work out. :) ... read more

This Year's Vegetable Garden

( life / health / food / plants )
My checklist for this year's vegetable garden: Soil tilled? Check! Top soil added? Check! Plants bought? Check! Seeds for plants not available for purchase? Check! Plants planted? Check! Now the watering ... and waiting begins! Oh, you're wondering what I planted? Lettuce... read more

Do We Really Need Industrial Agriculture To Feed The World?

( life / health / food )
via Anna Lappé & Food MythBusters, Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world? In a word, no.... read more

Major Food Companies Consider Lobbying For GMO Labeling

( life / health / food / politics )
Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via Activist Post. "... there is talk of ... read more

Avoid The Pharmacy Fight The Flu With Remedies From The Kitchen

( life / health )
Avoid the pharmacy, fight the flu with remedies from the kitchenvia Avoid the Pharmacy: Fight the Flu with Remedies from the Kitchen. "A gargle made from salt water can relieve a sore throat. As well, it can stop a bu ... read more

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Intellect

( life / health )
Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQDr. Joseph Mercola: Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ. Maybe this will finally convince the idiots-that-be-in-power to stop adding it to our water? Just a thought. ... read more

Avocados Poisonous To Most Pets

( culture / writing / health / pets )
Did you know that avocados are poisonous to most pets? Check out these links: petpoisonhelpline.com ... read more

Cincinnati Passes Resolution Requiring GE Food Labeling

( life / health / food )
Cincinnati passes resolution requiring GE food labeling.Good!And that's where Kroger is headquartered, which might make it more interesting.... read more

Ford's Hemp-powered, Hemp-made Car

( life / health / environment / transportation )
I just thought this was interesting: youtube.com/watch?v54vDcPCQM8And here's another article on the same subject: 10 X Stronger Than Steel In The 1940sAnd... read more

Cold Day In November

( life / health / environment / weather )
It was cold today in Nashville! The high for the day was only about 45. I guess that'll feel warm if we get that in January, but still.... It's supposed to get down to the mid-20s tonight. I know, I know. You all in Chicago and ... read more

Positive Attitude Equals More Control Over Your Life, Better Health

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If you're happy, you're healthy.Or the opposite.Whatever works, right?via Positive Attitude Equals More Control, Better Health. "The bottom line: when you feel in control, you take control."... read more

Exercise Primally, Move, Lift, And Sprint!

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via Action Item #4: Exercise Primally — Move, Lift, and Sprint "Moving frequently (at a slow pace) is the foundation of Primal fitness. It's what we are meant to do most often, and what we should b... read more

People Can Be Fat And Fit

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People can be fat AND fitGood news! "It shows that some fat people manage to remain 'metabolically healthy' even though their body mass index would suggest they ... read more

Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year

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Five Tasty Ways to Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year "Hello tomato harvest time. If your garden (or farmer's market, or neighbor's garden) is suddenly overwhelming you with fresh tomatoes, don't be in... read more

Research Shows Local Honey May Halt Allergies

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For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies. "Honey has been considered an alternative allergy treatment for many years, with many allergy sufferers swearing by its anti-allergenic properties. Unti... read more

Our First Ever Ethiopian Restaurant

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With Elizabeth taken for the night by her wonderful Auntie, Tara and I took the opportunity last night to use a Groupon and go to an Ethiopian restaurant, Mesob. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food.The appetizer, sambusa, was very good. When th... read more

Millions Against Monsanto, The Food Fight Of Our Lives

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"If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it. — Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 199... read more

The Myth Of The Eight Hour Sleep

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... many sleeping problems may have roots in the human body's natural preference for segmented sleep ...via BBC News - The myth of the eight-hour sleep. "It's not just the number of references — it is the way they refer to it, as if it was ... read more

More Evidence Points To Pesticide As Cause Of Mass Bee Deaths

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So, literally, for the sake of human survival, please stop using at least this one pesticide by Bayer! via More Evidence Points to Pesticide as Cause of Mass Bee Deaths. "A new study publishe ... read more

British Town Grows All Of Its Own Vegetables, Improved Civic Life

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British town grows all of its own vegetables, witnesses improved civic life and reduced crime as a result. "When the small British mill town of Todmorden, tucked in between Yorkshire and Lancashire, first began installing fruit... read more

Naturally Reduce Your Risk Of Allergies

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Yet again, the solutions for most of the ailments that plague modern society are to be found in the natural world, not the synthetic world of establishment medicine and Big Pharma.via Activist Post: 3 Ways to Naturally Reduce Your Risk... read more

Thanks To The FDA, You Really Have No Idea What's In Your Food

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via Thanks to the FDA, You Really Have No Idea Whats In Your Food. "It's been stuck this way since the early 1990s, ... read more

Candwich, Sandwich In A Can Goes On Sale

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Not a bad idea!Candwich: Sandwich in a can goes on sale "The American makers of the Candwich, a sandwich in a can which can be dispensed by vending machines and... read more

Emergency Preparedness Food Storage

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Emergency Essentials - Be Prepared Emergency Preparedness Food Storage.That's the Boy Scout motto, isn't it? Never hurts. " BePrepared.com is the world's largest dedicated online marketplace for survival food, water, and gear. They're a complete one-stop shop for everything ... read more

Supermarket Meat Tainted With Drug-resistant Bacteria

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Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than 1 in 4. Maybe we should actually read the article? :)via 1 In 4 Supermarket Meat Sa... read more

1 In 4 Supermarket Meat Samples Tainted With Drugs

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1 in 4 supermarket meat samples tainted with drug resistant bacteriastethoscope.jpgAnother reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than 1 in 4. Maybe we should actually read the article? :) via ... read more

Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly

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via Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly. "... food additives used in hundreds of children's foods and drinks can cause temper tantrums and disruptive behavior ...&q... read more

Ways To Save Water

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Great site: Ways to save water "Graywater is the water that goes down the drains from your washing machine, bathroom sinks and showers. When you stop to think about it, the average top-loading washing machine wil... read more

Don't Take Potassium Iodide Unless You Are Exposed To Radiation

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Click below: dont-take-potassium-iodide-unlessHere's a website all about nuclear energy, courtesy of my brother: all things nuclear/ ... read more

Cool Solution To Clean Up Oil Disaster

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Don't know if they used any of this on the BP oil disaster last year, but good to know for future events.. VIDEO.... read more

Which Airports Have Body Scanning Technology

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Which airports have body-scanning technology?Airports to avoid, if at all possible: Which airports have body-scanning technology? - CNN.com At least my airport, Nashville Int'l, uses the less dangerous model: ... read more

Another Reason To Avoid Monsanto Products

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A very technical article. from GMO-Free-Europe-2010 "It is important to note that the bulk of the data provided during the evaluation stages of GBH/GMO safety were provided by the i... read more

We Did It!

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copied from Lori's email Hello Everyone!!! I am so excited to tell everyone the great news!!! We did it! Cure JM was number 1 at midnight last night! Because of all of our wonderful friends and family we were able to win the 250K grant from Pepsi! This money will directly benefit Lucas! His doctor is the head of the foundation! This is ... read more

Vets And Doctors

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I took Chandler to the vet this morning to get his teeth cleaned. I know, it sounds crazy, but it's actually very important, just like with humans. Anyway, because of r... read more

Maybe Cashiers Need To Wear Gloves

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Maybe their customers should wear gloves, too. Via ... read more

Environment

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New technique to produce hydrogen fuel from waterOld footage from BP relief well oil blow-out: bp.concerts.com ... read more

Buy Local Food

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via Using Local Organic Cooperatives To Defeat Globalists "Okay, you're awake, back among the human tribe. Now what? You are not alone in wondering what is the best way to fight the globalists.There is a vastly growing ... read more

Genetically-engineered Food Right To Know Act

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Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act "10. Almost all non-organic processed food or animal products in the U.S. today contain ingredients that come from genetically engineered crops or from animals given genetically engineered feed, vaccines or gr ... read more

Make Your Own Toothpaste

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Make your own (healthy) toothpaste here: make-your-own-safe-natural-and-healthy-tooth-pastes-and-tooth-cleansers-1955 "Virtually all commercial toothpastes contain one or both of two prob... read more

Saved A Blackberry Bush

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A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to blackberryrescue.com, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a site, but it has to do with the ubiquitous electronic device. Anyway, on a couple of recent dog walks through t... read more

Aetna Reverses Its Decision

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My insurance company, Aetna, which denied a $10,000 medical claim last year, has finally reversed its decision (after my second appeal) and decided to process the claim again.Woo-hoo!Let's see how it actually shakes out, though, before I get too excited. 1678 ... read more

Pesticides Causing ADHD

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It might explain the relatively recent phenomena. via health-kids-and-parenting/ See also Why French kids don't have ADHD and ... read more

Vegetable Garden 2010

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Hopefully, this third time is the charm!It has begun.See pictures, below.Click to zoom in (twice to zoom in 100%): The white fence in bed #1 is for the peas to cling to once they start growing.The real fence in the background of the first picture is what I eventually finished last year bu... read more

Cake Mixes & Toxins

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PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!! Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home. A high school student had pancakes and it almost became fatal. His mom, a registered nurse, made him pancakes, dropped him off at school and headed to play ten... read more

My Cousin Kenny's Book

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Scared to Life ... and Loving It!: One Man's Journey With Prostate Cancer (Paperba... read more

6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save The World

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Very cool talk given here. He talks fast, so you have to pay close attention. 6 ways mushrooms can save the world... read more

What To Plant Now

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Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was. "Broccoli.If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November."Source: What to Plant Now... read more

Too Many Doctors Lately

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I had knee surgery the other day. They removed my bursa sac that kept filling up with fluid due to an injury. The only thing I can figure is that it happened when I helped this neighbor kid stop his bike as he was coming down the hill, scared and saying, Help! I jumped in front of him and stopped him, but he and the bike were heavier, with more m ... read more

Epidural Steroid Injection

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Well, I finally had my epidural steroid injection that I seem to need every 3 or 4 years for my bulging/ ruptured/ herniated disc (between L4 and L5, for you medics out there). I just got the shot yesterday at the ... read more

Amnesty Day At The Dump

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That sounds weird, but I just returned from the dump/recycling center, in my case the one on Omohundro Drive. I dropped off the old dishwasher along with my usual recycling and household trash. Anyway, the woman there told me that today (Saturday, May 15) is an unadvertised amnesty day when you can drop off ANYTHING (other than nuclear wast... read more

Thought For The Day

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I was noticing how I'm not as good of a speller as I used be, or at least not as quick. Old age, I figured. Brain deteriorating. Oh well. Then I decided it's not necessarily that big a deal when certain brain synapses or pathways/habits die or just get worn out. It just forces me to use other mental processes, other brain routes, sendin... read more

The Starch Solution

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All about removing meat and dairy from your diet. The McDougall Newsletter - Introduction to New McDougall Book — The Starch Solution. "My recommendation for eating starches puts glazed looks on people's faces, and many dismiss me as cert... read more

Health

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This just in: turmeric and black pepper together New Alternative Newsletter! .newspaper -webkit-columns: 90px ... read more

Food

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This just in: turmeric and black pepper together Kind Earth Recipes by Anastasia ... read more

Ca Nrg Crisis

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California's energy crisis From: Steve Holmes Subject: energy crisis Date: Friday, May 11, 2001 9:13 AM Dear Mark Williams (KFBK talk show host, for those others getting this message)    You mentioned the $2,000 price of energy the other day, not paid to the power generators, but to the ... read more

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