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Will the Extinction of Bees Really Mean the End of Humanity?

Will the Extinction of Bees Really Mean the End of Humanity?

Feared at best and considered a useless, disposable nuisance at worst, bees are among the most underappreciated creatures on the planet. That’s a shame, because our very existence relies on the tiny buzzing creatures.

The Basics on Making Herbal Aids for Pets

The Basics on Making Herbal Aids for Pets

Herbs can be very beneficial for your pets for the same reasons they can help you: they are not as invasive nor addictive as pharmacological medications, and they have less side effects when administered properly and correctly.

Colloidal Silver vs. Ionic Silver And Why It Matters

Colloidal Silver vs. Ionic Silver And Why It Matters

Colloidal silver is often confused with ionic silver, and although both are very similar, their differences should be noted especially when considering whether or not colloidal silver is a supplement that’s right for you or your family. Many products claiming to be colloidal silver or angstrom size silver particle colloids are in fact mostly ionic silver solutions.

10 Expert Tips To Help You Create Your Dream Garden

10 Expert Tips To Help You Create Your Dream Garden

To help you make your dream garden a reality, here 10 tips and tricks master gardeners have shared to help your garden grow.

Could Baking Soda Be Used to Treat Autoimmune Disease? Study Suggests it is Possible

Could Baking Soda Be Used to Treat Autoimmune Disease? Study Suggests it is Possible

Yet another possible purpose for baking soda has been discovered, and it is quite incredible.

Colloidal Silver: Myths And Truths About Side Effects

Colloidal Silver: Myths And Truths About Side Effects

Colloidal silver is often a topic of controversy. Mentioning it to those who are strict believers in only Western medicine can often make you feel like an insane witch doctor. But we’ll break down the myths and deliver some truths about the side effects, so you can make an informed decision for yourself.

The Rise Of Superbugs And 'Nightmare Bacteria' And How You Can Stay Healthy

The Rise Of Superbugs And ‘Nightmare Bacteria’ And How You Can Stay Healthy

“Nightmare bacteria” with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found more than 200 times in the United States last year in a first-of-its-kind hunt to see how much of a threat these rare cases have become. It’s also important to realize that there are steps that can be taken to help stem the evolution of these superbugs and remain healthy.

Why Every Prepper Needs Non-GMO Seeds in Their Long-Term Supplies

Why Every Prepper Needs Non-GMO Seeds in Their Long-Term Supplies

Oftentimes in the interests of economics and financial necessity, people will abandon quality in the interests of price. Nothing could be more telling than the current battle being waged with GMO foods and crops.

5 Ways To Avoid Approaching Attackers

5 Ways To Avoid Approaching Attackers

People are unpredictable and for whatever reason may be inclined to want to attack you. Your top priority in this situation is to escape and get to safety. Use this common sense approach to escaping dangerous situations combined with tactical awareness to keep you safe when you are in danger.

Everything You Need to Know To Grow a Big Crop of Cucumbers

Everything You Need to Know To Grow a Big Crop of Cucumbers

Nothing beats the summer heat like a fresh cucumber from the garden. These sun-loving vegetables are great for first-time gardeners and easy to grow, and these tips can make them even greater!

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