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Goats And Toxic Plants Separating Fact From Fiction

Goats And Toxic Plants: Separating Fact From Fiction

Image source: Pixabay.com Despite the fact that goats have a reputation of being able to digest anything, there are plenty of plants that are potentially toxic to them, and savvy goat owners do well to stay informed about possible poisons that might be available to their animals. To that end,...
4 Reasons The 16-Gauge Shotgun Is NOT Obsolete

4 Reasons The 16-Gauge Shotgun Is NOT Obsolete

Image source: HoneyKnivesOfChina The phrase “16-gauge shotgun” often sparks memories of yesteryear: the dusty old single shot from the 50s you inherited from your grandfather, or the quirky old pump you once eyed in the gun store. The 16-gauge shotgun is a strange gun, especially in the Western U.S. I...
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Uncovered FEMA Report Warns: 4-10 Years WITHOUT ELECTRICITY After Major Solar Storm

June 28, 2017 A perfect solar storm similar to one that slammed into Earth in 1859 would knock out the United States electric grid for four to 10 years if it hit today, an unpublished report from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) indicates. The 36-page report was posted this...
Innocent Man Spends 90 Days In Jail After Police Mistake Drywall Powder For

Innocent Man Spends 90 Days In Jail After Police Mistake Drywall Powder For …

Image source: Wikimedia Handyman Karlos Cashe spent three months in jail because police were unable to tell the difference between drywall powder and cocaine. Cashe was arrested after Oviedo, Fla., police conducted a field test on white powder in his vehicle and determined it was crack. “I sat there 90...
8 Tomato-Growing Mistakes Even Smart Gardeners Make

8 Tomato-Growing Mistakes Even Smart Gardeners Make

Image source: Pixabay.com Tomatoes aren’t difficult to grow. No matter how little care I give my plants, I always get some fruit. However, with a little extra care, tomato plants will reward you with a more bountiful — and tastier — crop. To max out your tomato production, avoid making...
New Ransomware Shutting Down Banks, ATMs, Computers Worldwide

New Ransomware Shutting Down Banks, ATMs, Computers Worldwide

Image source: Pixabay.com A new variant of the WannaCry ransomware that may have originated in North Korea was attacking banks and other vital infrastructure around the world Tuesday – and it has yet to stop. The cyber weapon had hit Russia, the Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States...
5 Outdoor Survival Skills Every Child Should Know

5 Outdoor Survival Skills Every Child Should Know

Image source: Pixabay.com Knowing how to survive without basic amenities is a skill everyone – even children – should know. Children are like sponges, and can quickly pick up things we want them to know (and don’t want to know!). Simply make it fun. 1. Foraging skills There are thousands...
5 Forgotten Ways To Keep Food Cold Without Electricity

5 Forgotten Ways To Keep Food Cold Without Electricity

We have a hard time even thinking about living without electrical power. We use it for everything, from powering our cell phones to running our factories. Without it, modern life, as we know it, would cease to exist. That’s why the loss of the electrical grid is one of the...
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I Never Wanted An AK. Until I Found This Rock-Solid, Flaw-Free Model

Image source: VEPR.org It took me a long time to buy my first AK. Put off by stories of inconsistent construction, even among higher-priced brands, I hesitated for years. But in the fall of 2016 I had the opportunity to test a Molot VEPR FM-AK47, and came to find room...
5 All-Natural Tricks To Save Your Garden From Fungus

5 All-Natural Tricks To Save Your Garden From Fungus

Image source: University of Minnesota I’ve been gardening for more than 40 years. I’m particularly fond of vegetable gardening, although my wife is an avid gardener with flowers and decorative plants. Both of us, though, have confronted the challenge of various forms of fungus growing on leaves, and we’re both...
My Parents Survived The Great Depression. Here’s 4 Things They Taught Me.

My Parents Survived The Great Depression. Here’s 4 Things They Taught Me.

Image source: University of Illinois No matter how many times I heard my parents talk about their lives during the Great Depression, I didn’t come to a full understanding of just how much wisdom they had until they passed on — and I could no longer ask them. Still, I...
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Forest Mountain Home with a View in Foresthill Ca for Sale

Outstanding View across the mountains. Come home to this private country setting right next to the WESTERN STATES TRAIL. You'll love the cabin feel. Enjoy your morning breakfast out on the deck and watch nature go by. Your new home features granite counters, new cabinets, tile in the extra large...