7 Reasons To Hang Your Clothes To Dry

December 29, 2017 at 5:49 pm




Switching to cold water and hang drying eliminates a quarter household energy consumption, saves an average of $400 a year in electricity, and makes your clothes last longer!

With global temperatures on the rise, clothes dryers are going out of fashion, and so is using hot water to do what the sun can do to clothes hanging out to dry.

Why Millennials Need Space From Our Baby Boomer Parents

December 27, 2017 at 4:34 pm




More and more of my millennial friends are cutting ties, to various degrees, with their baby boomer parents.

Millennials –‎ those born roughly between 1981 and 2000 — see baby boomers — born between 1946 and 1964 — as behind the times, closed-minded, controlling and sometimes emotionally abusive.

Permaculture Garden Produces 7000 Pounds of Organic Food Per Year on a Tenth of an Acre

December 23, 2017 at 10:11 pm




Family grows 7000 pounds of organic food per year on a tenth of an acre, supplying 90 percent of their diet… They spend less than $2 per day per person on other kitchen staples and make over $20,000 a year selling excess produce

Fifteen minutes from downtown Los Angeles, just 100 feet away from a major freeway, a small city lot was transformed into a mini paradise.

Rat Poison is Killing Endangered Mountain Lions in California

December 21, 2017 at 11:12 pm





13 out of 14 Los Angeles-area mountain lions tested positive for rat poison, at least three have died

Mountain lion P-41 when he was first captured in May of 2015. Photo Credit: National Park Service.

A mountain lion that managed to cross a Southern California freeway and make its home in the mountains north of Los Angeles was found dead in October.

The Perfect Paleo Pan-Roasted Chicken Recipe (Video)

December 20, 2017 at 5:12 pm




I don’t know about you, but no matter how much I spend on dinner at a restaurant, it’s never quite as good as the food I cook at home. And even the fancy restaurants don’t use as high-quality, healthy and humane ingredients.

Here on Comedy Cooking, I’m going to show you how to make hundreds of to-die-for dishes that will have you and your family wanting to dine-in more often.

Santa’s Real Workshop is a Sweatshop in China

December 19, 2017 at 9:10 pm




It’s fun to tell our children fun stories about Santa and his elves merrily making all their Christmas wishes magically come true. But in 2017, maybe it’s time we tell them the real story — the story many grown-ups don’t even know, because they prefer to remain willfully ignorant.

Ward Off Winter Colds the Old-Fashioned Way, With Homemade Sauerkraut

December 19, 2017 at 4:31 pm




Before refrigeration, fermentation was a common method of preserving foods. Not only did fermenting foods keep them from going bad, it transformed them into super foods — making them more digestible, loading them with beneficial bacteria, Vitamin B12, and making other nutrients more bio-available.
Fermented foods have been making a comeback in recent years because of their health benefits.  Here’s an easy recipe for one of the most popular fermented foods — sauerkraut — that’ll keep your immune system strong for the cold months ahead.

Garlic Removes 100% of Warts in Clinical Study

December 18, 2017 at 4:48 pm




A fat-soluble extract of garlic removed 100 percent of warts and almost all corns in one to two weeks in a clinical study published in the International Journal of Dermatology.

USDA Overturns Rule Requiring Outdoor Space for Organic Hens

December 16, 2017 at 4:45 pm




“Outdoor” porch at one of America’s largest organic egg farms in Saranac, Michigan.

A rule change under the Obama Administration, required egg producers using the label “USDA Organic” to provide real outdoor space for hens, rather than enclosed porches. The Trump administration just reversed that.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has long required organic egg producers to give their hens “access” to the outdoors. Many large brands have created a loophole to this requirement by providing tiny doors leading to small, enclosed outdoor “porches.”

Mother Elephant Thanks Humans Who Rescued Her Baby From a Well (Video)

December 15, 2017 at 1:27 pm




National Geographic just released a heartwarming video (below) of a baby elephant being rescued from a well in Kerala, India.