The ravages of climate change are already being seen in extreme weather, people displaced, and average global temperatures creeping up and up every year. Fortunately, hemp has been making a serious comeback in the United States. 5 states have legalized hemp-based building materials and people are taking advantage.
One of the first homes to be built out of hempcrete, a concrete-like material made primarily of hemp, is the 3,400 square foot Push House, built in Asheville, North Carolina.
Couple spray-painted an anti-gay slur on their own garage to spin the fire as a hate crime. [...]
Buying organic food is often a little more expensive, but you can make your budget stretch farther with just a little bit of effort. Since produce is one of the most expensive items you will buy, why not grow your own at home? There are many healthy foods that you can re-grow right in your own kitchen, some with nothing but water.
Here are 21 foods to grow at home to save money and enjoy better health:
1. Almost any Leafy Green that still has the lower stalk attached will re-grow in water. Th [...]
(NaturalNews) You can make a variety of non-dairy "milks" at home by blending raw nuts, seeds, or grains with filtered water. A partial list of nuts and seeds that can be used to make milk includes: Almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, coconuts, hazelnuts, hemp seeds, flaxseeds, macadamia... [...]
Is there anything more quintessentially American in the eyes of the world than baseball and Apple Pie? Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, has made way for a new ‘American Dream’ with a roof top garden bursting with organic produce. Hopefully this will become the real American look.
Fenway Farms in Boston proper will provide organically-grown food for menu items at the EMC Club, operated by Aramark Corp., which oversees the food concessions in the park. Everything from arugula and spinach to o [...]
As many of you know, we recently moved to a small home on a farm. Our house is about 900 square feet, and I live there with my youngest daughter and all of our preps.
One of my favorite things on Pinterest is the Home Tours. I really enjoy seeing how other people live and how they meet the challenges presented by their spaces. I thought you guys might enjoy a tour of our new place so that you can see how I stash all our prepper stuff in a very small house. We like to set things up so that we ca [...]
When we think about emergency housing in the wake of a natural disaster, your mind may go to trailers, tents, or even makeshift shacks. While all reasonable solutions, the people at i-Beam Designs came up with an easy, inexpensive pallet-based emergency house. It can be built in a day with basic tools and without much construction experience.
You can upgrade the home by adding insulation, air conditioner, smoke detectors, or any other modern amenities.
These were originally designed as refugee [...]
By Brandon Turbeville On a brisk fall night in Orangeburg, SC, Joel Robinson awoke in the hours just before dawn to the sound of intruders. These intruders had burst into Robinson’s house unwelcome and unannounced, storming inside with guns drawn.Fearing for his life, Robinson did what any self-respecting and threatened individual would do – he picked up his gun and fired on the assailants, hitting one in the arm. Unfortunately for Robinson, these assailants were DEA agents, a special kind o [...]
(NaturalNews) Some of the most invasive new technology is being marketed as invaluable tools that "help" around your home or office, so-called "Internet of Everything" devices that have massive potential to serve as spy tools for snooping authorities.One such device is being marketed... [...]
1. Less environmental impact.
People are more and more concerned about the state of the world, and that’s fair. Even if you deny climate change, it’s not hard to look around and see that humans are having a negative impact. When it comes to environmental damage, it all starts at home with what we buy, how much energy we use, and other consumer choices. Tiny homes are easier on the environment because it’s less expensive to go off grid and be solar powered, you have more yard fo [...]
Astrobiologists have suggested that comet 67P may be home to live extraterrestrial micro-organisms. The potentially groundbreaking revelation is based... [...]
(NaturalNews) Over the years, I've consistently and repeatedly urged people to grow their own food, and I've explained over and over again why you need a home-grown self-reliant food supply when the food collapse arrives.That moment has now arrived for the citizens of Greece.... [...]
Maybe you’ve heard that we waste 35% of all edible food in this country. The worst part? Much of the stuff we throw away has secret uses the average person may not know about. Citrus peels are one of those wasted items that have so many uses, but often end up in the trash bin.
Here are 10 ways to use every square inch of your oranges, limes, and lemons after you’ve enjoyed their juice.
1. Skip the expensive skin creams, and use citrus peels to lighten and brighten tired skin. An orange p [...]
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that, compared to many parts of Europe, the United States is seriously lacking when it comes to protecting people from encountering harmful chemicals on a daily basis. For example, the synthetic chemical known as brominated vegetable oil (BVO) continues... [...]
(NaturalNews) As news of glyphosate's toxicity continues to spread, retailers across Europe are dropping the deadly chemical in rapid succession. Over just the last few days, Swiss supermarkets have halted sales of the hazardous chemical, with both Coop and Migros now removing glyphosate... [...]
Lawsuit alleges cops engaged in “conspiracy of silence” to cover up incident. [...]
(NaturalNews) Did a Facebook "un-friending" lead to the abduction of ten homeschooled Kentucky children by the local sheriff's department? No one knows for sure at this point, but given the fact that the family has yet to be told what prompted the Breckinridge County Sheriff's Department... [...]
By Melissa DykesJust when you think Google (read: our real-life Skynet) can’t get any creepier, they go and aspire.Now the megacorporation has patented a fun new toy that comes complete with hidden microphones and cameras, spies on your child’s activities and conversations, responds to his or her social cues, and can control smart devices in your home.Yay!The patent abstract says:An anthropomorphic device, perhaps in the form factor of a doll or toy, may be configured to control one or m [...]
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(NaturalNews) A newly filed lawsuit claims that wind energy companies bulldozed an African-American family's home because they were lone holdouts who would not sell their property to allow for the construction of a major wind farm.The suit, which was filed by Darlene Dotson and... [...]
When we say tiny, we mean tiny!
As reported by the Huffington Post, this tiny, 80 square foot home offers plenty of room for modern-day conveniences without the huge pricetag. You can absolutely build it yourself. The plans can be found online for only $29.95 and it’ll run you around $1,200, possibly less, to construct.
Check out some of the photos of the complete cabin:
The post How To Build Your Own A-Frame Tiny Home For Just $1,200 appeared first on Higher Perspective. [...]
(NaturalNews) The phrase "If you're not doing anything wrong, you have nothing to worry about" is now meaningless to most Americans as they see the true nature and purpose of our police thanks to the widespread use of camera phones and social media.Shona Banda, a woman living... [...]
Just like “America’s time-share king”, America just keeps on making the same mistakes over and over again. Prior to the financial collapse of 2008, time-share mogul David Siegel and his wife Jackie began construction on their “dream home” near Disney World in Orlando, Florida. This dream home would be approximately 90,000 square feet in size, would be worth $100 million when completed, and would be named “Versailles” after the French palace that insp [...]
(NaturalNews) A nanny police state mentality continues to rear its ugly and forceful head across the US, intimidating harmless, law-abiding American families. For some sick reason, authorities now think that they can control other people's lives, dictate their daily decisions and... [...]
(NaturalNews) In the modern, text-heavy vernacular, consider it an "OMG" moment.Facebook is at it again, using its advertisement targeting software to commit one of the most heinous acts of callousness you could think of. More on that in a moment.First, some background. According... [...]
(NaturalNews) Scientists from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, report in the journal Science that they have designed a new type of 3D printer capable of creating designer molecules from scratch. This could dramatically accelerate the process by which new industrial and... [...]
You’ve been there. You head to the dentist thinking you’ll have a clean bill of health and high praise for you oral hygiene, only to find out you have gum disease. But have no worry, treating gum disease isn’t especially difficult. In fact, there are numerous home remedies for gum disease you can utilize right here.
Also called periodontal disease, gum disease affects more than half of all Americans age 30 and older – so at least you aren’t alone. But you don’t really have to suf [...]
By Dr. Mercola
If you want a better birth experience, you may want to stay out of the hospital. Women are becoming increasingly disenchanted with their hospital birth experiences for a number of reasons.
With insurance companies forcing hospitals to herd patients in and out as quickly as possible, many women report their birth experience feels rushed, impersonal and sanitized.
The documentary “Business of Being Born,” produced by Rikki Lake, explores the home birth experience from the vantag [...]