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Natural Pest Control

How 2,4-D Hurts Pets & Wildlife

Dow’s Enlist Duo threatens household pets and other animals. Pets, farm animals and wild animals don’t know when and where a weed killer has been applied.  They wander into 2,4-D-sprayed corn and soyb…

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15 Brilliant Uses for Vegetable Oil

From cleaning jewelry to perfectly-measured ingredients, read on for some of the most interesting ways to use this pantry staple. Have a favorite use of your own? Let us know in the comments! Earli…

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Rabid Cat Attacks Woman and Children

Earlier this month, in Pittsburgh's Spring Hill neighborhood, local authorities warned residents about a rabid cat that not only attacked a woman and two children but was still loose in the neighborho…

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WARNING: Do NOT Plant This. Ever!

Japanese barberry. Whether or not you know its name, you've probably seen it before. After all, it's one of the most widely used ornamental plants in the U.S. If you have a yard, there's a good chance…

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The Alarming Impact of Pesticides on Our Children’s Brains

In Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, journalist Susan Freinkel concludes that we have reached a crisis point---and that we're starting to realize our love affair with plastic isn't such a healthy one. In…

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10 Surprising Uses for Charcoal

Barbecue season is just around the corner, and, no doubt, you're dusting off last year's bag of charcoal. But don't light up that grill just yet -- there are plenty of other uses for charcoal. From pr…

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The Weed that Beats Superbugs

Looking out my office window, I see a beautiful natural setting and a small lawn covered in bright yellow flowers and I wonder:  "Why do so many people despise dandelions?"  While they think up new an…

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25+ Beneficial Plants To Grow (To Help Your Garden Thrive)

Everybody knows that good neighbors are so much better than bad ones. This is true not only at home and at work, but also in the garden. There are good plants -- companion plants -- that do a lot f…

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7 Easy Ways to Sabotage Your Garden

With spring in full gear, you may be getting an itch to start a new garden. But if you think you have a "brown" thumb and you're afraid you will kill every plant, you might be hesitant to start. Do…

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7 Surprising Ways to Use Pet Hair

Pet hair here, pet hair there, pet hair everywhere! Yep, if there's anything pet parents have plenty of, it's pet hair, so why not put some if it to good use? Read on for clever ways to reuse your ani…

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I use the vinegar & the coconut oil. I agree with RK H, what is it with the word " Hack" , r…

hi Darren- Yes, Oroeco is a web app that can be accessed from anywhere in the world, although the st…

Steve M brings up some good points...many low thyroid suffers suffer from pain intolerance and depre…