Plants for Peace: The Top 10 Best Essential Oils for Relieving Anxiety and Stress
Jan20

Plants for Peace: The Top 10 Best Essential Oils for Relieving Anxiety and Stress

Why You Should Be Using Essential Oils for Anxiety and Stress When it comes to natural treatments for anxiety and stress, there are few things quite as powerful as essential oils when properly used. In order to understand why that is, you need to first understand how essential oils are made. Depending on the plant and oil in question, it takes fairly large—sometimes huge—amounts of raw plant material to make tiny quantities of...

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How to Build a Totally Self-Sustaining Home
Dec26

How to Build a Totally Self-Sustaining Home

More than four decades ago, a lone architect had what must have seemed at the time like an impossible dream: to build a new kind of residence that would be in complete harmony with the planet. This home would be made with recycled and sustainable materials. It would rely on clean energy and renewable resources to supply its inhabitants with the most basic and essential of needs. It would be designed to be affordable and utilize...

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This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet
Dec26

This Little Weed is one of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet

This little weed pops up in gardens, on lawns and even in driveway cracks. Those bushy green leaves and small, stalk-like buds are part of the miraculous plantain. Plantain is one of the most medicinally powerful “nuisance” plants. For hundreds of years, plantain has been used as one of nature’s most powerful medicines, and for very good reason. Its unique nutritive potential could help you clear up skin can, overcome difficult...

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Humans Just Killed Off These 15 Animal Species And You Didn’t Even Notice
Dec24

Humans Just Killed Off These 15 Animal Species And You Didn’t Even Notice

What was the last animal to go extinct? You probably don’t even know. Most people don’t because animal species are dropping like flies all over the world. It’s pretty much impossible to know how many species have disappeared over the last few years due to so much deforestation, habitat loss, pollution, poaching, etc.. But here are some of the most notable, thanks to the efforts of The International Union of Conservation of Nature and...

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The Ingenious Floating Gardens of the Ancient Aztecs
Dec24

The Ingenious Floating Gardens of the Ancient Aztecs

Discovering the Aztec Empire in the year 1519, Cortez found 200,000 people who lived on an island, in the center of a lake.  Tenochtitlan which is now better known as Mexico City, must have been the biggest, most well fed city in the world of it’s time. This fortress city was special, completely surrounded by water. The Aztecs ingeniously built chinampas or “floating gardens” to feed their once enormous population. They converted the...

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If You Ever See Your Cat Doing This, They’re Trying To Tell You Something Very Important.
Dec19

If You Ever See Your Cat Doing This, They’re Trying To Tell You Something Very Important.

Cats can be pretty quiet, and they aren’t quite as expressive as dogs when it comes to letting their owners know how they feel about them. Still, that doesn’t mean they don’t love you. Still, that doesn’t mean they don’t love you, and this article totally proves that they do. Cats have their own special ways to say “I love you”… and often in the strangest ways possible. Shall we take a look at what our furry friends do to show us some...

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