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The Easy Low-Cost Rabbit Feed You Can Grow At Home

The Easy Low-Cost Rabbit Feed You Can Grow At Home

Image source: Pixabay.com When my family decided to raise meat rabbits, we checked out several books about rabbit raising. They all urged readers to feed scientifically formulated rabbit pellets rather than trying to grow and mix their own feed. This didn’t make sense to us, for several reasons. We were...
6 Natural Ways To Keep Raccoons Off Your Property

6 Natural Ways To Keep Raccoons Off Your Property

Image source: Pixabay.com I have to admit: My problems with raccoons are an occasional occurrence. However, when they do show up, they cause a lot of damage and sometimes they don’t want to leave. I’ve found raccoons in the attic, under my deck, and in my trash cans. I also...
6 Healing Herbal Teas You Can Make From Backyard Plants

6 Healing Herbal Teas You Can Make From Backyard Plants

Image source: Pixabay.com Our ancient ancestors developed remarkable medicinal solutions from nature. One of those was herbal teas. Herbal teas involve an infusion of certain leaves, roots or bark in hot water to leach out certain chemicals and nutrients that have curative or medicinal value. The symptoms and benefits we’ll...
The Homestead Rabbit That Can Make You $240 Per Year

The Homestead Rabbit That Can Make You $240 Per Year

Image source: Betty Chu Angora rabbits can be loyal and loving pets with an added bonus: valuable angora fiber. Angora is highly sought-after by hand spinners and can fetch as much as $10 per ounce. A single rabbit can produce 16-24 ounces of fiber per year ($160-240 per rabbit), which...
Deadly Fugitives Were On The Loose. Until A Homeowner Grabbed His AR-15

Deadly Fugitives Were On The Loose. Until A Homeowner Grabbed His AR-15.

Image source: Wilson Combat Two of America’s most wanted and dangerous armed fugitives were captured by a homeowner with an AR-15. Killers and escaped convicts Ricky Dubose and Donnie Russell “Whisky” Rowe had stolen two Glocks and murdered Corrections Officers Sergeant Curtis Billue and Sergeant Christopher Monica on a prison...
Bankrupt State Doesn’t Have Money For Ambulances, School Buses Or The Lottery; Governor Calls It A ‘Banana Republic

Bankrupt: State Doesn’t Have Money For Ambulances, School Buses Or The Lottery; Governor Calls It A ‘Banana Republic’

Image source: Pixabay.com The fifth most populous state in the U.S. is out of money, unable to pay its bills and essentially close to bankruptcy. Things are so bad that Illinois governor Bruce Rauner called the state a “banana republic” and the state comptroller sent state officials a letter warning...
The Only EDC Fire Starter That Works In The Wind And Rain

The Only EDC Fire Starter That Works In The Wind And Rain

Image source: Pixabay.com Ask any survival instructor for their favorite fire-starting method, and you may get an answer that’s pretty far out there. By “far out there,” I mean that it’s going to be something that most people won’t know about. Somehow, survival instructors tend to collect fire-starting techniques and...
The Overlooked Plant That Keeps Bugs Out Of Your Pantry

The Overlooked Plant That Keeps Bugs Out Of Your Pantry

Image source: Pixabay.com Did you know you may have an effective natural insect repellent in your kitchen right now? Often used fresh or dry as a way to add flavor and aroma to soups, stews and sauces, bay leaves can be your secret weapon against a variety of household pests....
Uh Oh Yellowstone Super Volcano Has Experienced 464 Earthquakes The Past Week

Uh Oh: Yellowstone Super Volcano Has Experienced 464 Earthquakes The Past Week

Image source: Pixabay.com The Yellowstone super volcano has been hit by 464 earthquakes since June 12, according to the United States Geological Service’s (USGS) Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Some of the quakes were relatively high on the Richter scale. One, on June 15, was 4.5. “The epicenter of the shock was...
Keindahan panorama Gunung Tambora yang berada di Pulau Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara Barat, beberapa waktu yang lalu). Gunung Tambora merupakan gunung api strato (kerucut) aktif yang memiliki kawah berbentuk danau (kaldera). Letusan dahsyat Tambora pada April 1815 tercatat gemuruhnya terdengar hingga Pulau Sumatera dan dampaknya turut mempengaruhi perubahan iklim saat itu.Kompas/Iwan Setiyawan (SET)19-10-2010

The Crop-Killing, Snow-In-June American Disaster You’ve Never Heard Of

Image source: new englandhistoricalsociety.com The Germans called it “The Year of the Beggar.” The New Englanders called it “Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death.” From his home in Monticello, Thomas Jefferson wrote, “Never were such hard times.” Writer Mary Shelley described a June outing that year to Lake Geneva this...
Tensions Mount Russian Armed Jet Flies 5 Feet From U.S. Military Plane; Called ‘Provocative; ‘Nervous Fingers On Many Buttons’

Tensions Mount: Russian Armed Jet Flies 5 Feet From U.S. Military Plane; Called ‘Provocative’; ‘Nervous Fingers On Many Buttons’

An armed Russian jet flew within five feet of a U.S. Air Force plane Monday over the Baltic Sea, shortly after the Russian Defense Ministry criticized the United States for shooting down a Syrian jet. The Russian SU-27 jet advanced toward the U.S. Air Force RC-135 recon plane “rapidly” and...
Detective Laura Lomeli of Anaheim Police Department’s Sexual Assault Detail, knocks on a door, with her partner standing nearby, looking to check on a registered sex offender.
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‘Welfare Check’ – Police Now Can Enter Your Home Without Warrant, Judge Rules

A federal judge has ruled that police have the right to enter homes without a warrant as long as they claim to be conducting a “welfare check.” Lieutenant Joseph Buccilli did not violate the Fourth Amendment when he forced his way into the home of Timothy, LuAnn and Joseph Batt...