• The Key To Understanding Rock Art May Be Hallucinogenic Plants

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    Recently, several dozen rock art sites have been documented in Southern New Mexico, and the discovery of this rock art comes with a botanical discovery as well: These rock art sites are also home to hallucinogenic plants. At one site, wild tobacco, which is a highly hallucinogenic plant, was found growing beneath a panel of […]

  • Help Prevent Stroke With This Heart-Healthy Beet-Apple-Carrot Juice


    A study by researchers at the Wolfson Gastrointestinal Laboratory in Edinburgh, Scotland shows that consuming seven ounces of raw carrot juice daily for three weeks will decrease your cholesterol levels by 11%, and those who ate more carrots had a reduced chance of having a heart attack or stroke. Not bad for something as easy […]

  • Think You Don’t Have The Space For A Garden? This Family Proves You Wrong


    This is absolutely amazing. I hear a lot of people making the claim that they can’t grow a garden because they have a small yard. Hooey I say! And so says the Dervaes family, who have successfully grown 6,000 pounds of food on 1/10th of an acre of land. This suburban family grows 400 different […]

  • Cold And Flu Season Is Here. Time For A Preventative Cold-Killing Juice


    You know what sucks about getting a cold? Getting a cold. Hah! Bad attempt at humor. The great thing about cold and flu season is that you don’t have to get sick. Eating good foods, staying active, and washing your hands routinely can help make sure you don’t get sick. This juice is perfect for […]

  • Bottled Water Sucks, But There’s Fluoride In The Tap. What Can We Do?


    There’s a lot of debate about whether fluoride is harmful, but there’s not much to talk about when it comes to its usefulness in water. But who is in charge of putting fluoride in your water? Why do they get to decide? This video, made by Dr. Paul Connett of www.fluoridealert.org explains how individuals in […]

  • Planning To Build A Tiny Home? The Political Game Is Rigged Against You


    Let no issue go unpoliticized, right? If you’re planning to build that tiny home, or are just a supporter of tiny homes, this is a good video to watch. It discusses in-depth the nature of the politics of tiny houses. It explores why building and zoning codes are stacked in opposition of the tiny home […]

  • The Importance Of Teaching Kids How To Grow Food


    Some of my 20-something friends and I have been noticing an interesting trend: there are almost no kids playing outside anymore. Nine times out of ten, I see the parks around my neighborhood completely empty. I feel more likely to see adults playing basketball at the courts than kids. Why is this? Probably a number […]

  • What’s The Deal With Net Neutrality? A Simple Primer


    So what is net neutrality? Why is it important? Why should it matter to me? All incredibly valid questions. Net neutrality isn’t the sexiest political issue, like same sex marriage or foreign wars, but it is an important one nonetheless. Telecommunication companies like Comcast want the FCC to push for two (or more) different speeds […]

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