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7 of My Favorite Ways to Use Beneficial Essential Oils

There are so many essential oils in the world... it can seem overwhelming! Don't despair! Even the most novice essential oil user can learn to incorporate oils easily into their everyday lives. …

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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9 Surprising Uses for Beer

Beer. It refreshes and relaxes, it fuels sociability and cools the burn of spicy food. It is the most-widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world, and the third most common beverage overall. It is…

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What Can We Do to Save the Bees?

Most of our favorite foods exist because of bees: Did you enjoy coffee this morning? Bees likely pollinated the coffee flowers. Eat an apple recently? You can thank a bee for that, too.  Part 1 of …

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Hold Monsanto Responsible for Killing Monarch Butterflies

Economics 101 taught us about "negative externalities" -- a negative output that affects others who did not participate in creating the outcome. A textbook example of a negative externality? Monsanto …

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How to Control Pests (Without Killing Them or Using Chemicals)

Cockroaches, mosquitoes, pantry moths, rats, and mice all have their place in the grand scheme of things. However, that place should not be inside your house. But how do you keep out these unwelcome g…

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Why Vertical Farming Might Be Our Planet’s Future

Explosive growth that will take place in the world’s urban centers as we reach 2050. To keep these people from starvation, architects and farmers have combined their talents to create Vertical Farming…

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Bat Quiz: How Well Do You Know These Fascinating Creatures?

October is the month of witches, ghouls, black cats and bats ... but bats shouldn't be seen as scary. Despite their negative reputation, bats provide a variety of amazing benefits to humans. They are …

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Animals We Love: The Fox

The Fox: Resourceful, intelligent and super cute---what more could you ask for? If you live in a semi-rural area, or really anywhere with a few trees, you've probably seen a fox at least once. M…

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5 Ways to Avoid Pesticides In & Around Your Home

When I talk about limiting pesticides, I'm often accused of sounding like a broken record. But the reason behind my rant is so important: Pesticide exposure has been linked to asthma, allergies, ne…

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Thanks for sharing - I rarely eat any of those foods anymore thank heavens.

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