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Epiphany in the Pouring Rain

I have just returned from Mumbai. It is peak Monsoon season. The heavens have opened up, and the city is dripping wet. When my plane landed in Mumbai, the sky was clear. My brother, who lives in th…

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Simple Moments of Happiness

Happiness is still a mystery to most of us, but glimpses of it are to be found in simple moments like these... A fresh-from-the-farm meal, enjoyed in the garden with your family. Popcorn at the …

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Gray Water Systems: Good Idea or Bad Mistake?

By Carl Seville, Networx Most of us realize that water is a scarce resource and are looking for ways to use less of it in our homes. We need water to drink, for cooking, cleaning, flushing toilet…

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Harvest Rain with Solar Power

In theory, harvesting rain is easy: you just put out a bucket or barrel, and wait for the clouds to gather. But then you've just got...a big barrel of water. Putting the rainwater to efficient use onc…

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Water-Saving Rain Barrels

Water: that precious resource, covering three-quarters of our planet. Its easy to take it for granted, but now and then were reminded of how much we all depend on it whether by a well that is fai…

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Easy Rain Boats from Natural Materials

In our home, one is not allowed to talk nasty to the rain. In fact, I wield our rain stick with such vigor that my poor children are practically forced to race outside in hysterical glee the moment a …

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