Plantain, A Common Driveway Weed, Cures Almost Anything That Ails You

October 19, 2017 at 7:21 pm




One of the few “gifts” English colonists brought to Native Americans was plantain, a favorite medicinal herb back in Europe.

After witnessing its power, Native Americans quickly adopted it and still use it today as a panacea or “cure-all” for almost every illness and injury brought on by civilization.

Beautiful Photography of Wild-Foraged Mushrooms

October 18, 2017 at 8:48 pm

14 mind-blowing facts about mushrooms




People are so obsessed with plants and animals, we often forget a third category of organisms that can nourish us, heal us and heal our planet — fungi.

An artist and self-proclaimed “nature nerd” is doing her part to remind us of this magical kingdom with her mostly-edible fungi arrangements.

Yoga Pants are Destroying the Planet

October 15, 2017 at 9:19 pm




With New Agey names like Awake, Enlight, Balance and Align and a $100 price tag, you’d think those $100 Lululemon yoga pants  would be made of recycled, organic hemp in a fair-trade factory under a rainbow. But, alas, they’re made of 100% petroleum-based polyester, aka plastic.

And just like all other plastics, they end up in the ocean, via your washing machine.

Amazon Now Delivers Tiny Homes

October 13, 2017 at 5:13 pm





Buying a tiny home just got easier. Amazon will now deliver one to your front door — or just about anywhere else in the world — fully furnished for $40,000.

Made from brand new shipping containers, they have everything you’d expect in a comfortable modern home — a kitchenette, bathroom, living room, bedroom, laminate floors, five windows and french doors — packed into 320 square feet. They also include heat and air conditioning, water and sewer hookups, and optional solar panels.

Couple Becomes First To Finish Appalachian Trail With Baby in Tow

October 12, 2017 at 3:16 pm




Learning to walk along the way, Ellie Quirin became the youngest person ever to all-the-way-through “hike” the Appalachian Trail last month


Bekah and Derrick Quirin sold their house, threw their baby in a backpack and began their trek in Virginia in March. They hiked down to Georgia, picked up again in Maine, and ended up back where they started in Virginia six months later, on September 30.

BREAKING: Baby Foreskins Secretly Sold to Vaccine Companies For Decades, Foreskin Cells Now Injected Back into Babies

October 5, 2017 at 3:40 pm

In case you needed another reason to not vaccinate your child, but it could save another child from being brutally tortured.

While the danger and ineffectiveness of vaccines already has a growing number of parents opting out, now they have another reason to avoid shooting their children up with pathogens and toxins.

By vaccinating your child, you are propping up the circumcision industry. Even creepier, soon you could be injecting your child with another child’s foreskin cells.

Dandelion “Weeds” Kill Cancer Cells, Leave Healthy Cells Intact

September 27, 2017 at 4:10 pm




 

Those yellow dots that “litter” your otherwise “perfectly green” lawn are more than just pesky weeds. Dandelion has been considered a valuable food and medicine in both Eastern and Western culture for thousands of years and is now being researched for it’s cancer-fighting abilities.

We’re Flushing Our Most Valuable Resource Down the Drain – Time for Compostable Toilets

September 14, 2017 at 9:48 pm




Every time we take a dump, we’re flushing more than just poop down the drain. We’re flushing money, energy and our most valuable natural resource — clean water — down it too.

The average American uses nearly 5000 gallons of potable water  per  year just to flush fecal matter down the toilet and even more than that to push it through our sewer systems. That’s over 1.5 billion gallons of water in the U.S alone.

Vegan Group Threatens Primitive Skills Teacher Over “Humane Slaughter” Class

November 16, 2016 at 10:22 pm




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Natalie Bogwalker, founder of Wild Abundance primitive skills school

Rather than focus on horrors and atrocities at factory farms, a national animal rights group is targeting the female owner of a small primitive-skills school in the Appalachian mountains for an upcoming course on the humane slaughter and butchery of animals.

Time for a Global Ban on Disposable Plastic?

October 21, 2016 at 1:21 am





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Plastic is piling up in our landfills, oceans, beaches, drinking water, food and bodies. It’s destroying our health and our planet, and it’s never going away.

“Plastic is a substance the earth cannot digest,” says actor Jeff Bridges in the video below. “Every bit of plastic that has ever been created still exists.”