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Our little gray kitten loves eating the greens we grew for her.
10,000 bees in their carrier, waking this Sunday morning after over-nighting on Robyn's deck. Now they're home in a hive on our roof. For more:
Here's how to sift your compost like a pro!
I call this the 1/8 Inch Method: This technique is simple and easy for cleaning brushes used with oil based paint or oil based finishes, such as Waterlox. It...
Chicago, turnip butcher to the world? A new book argues for our prominence in the history of not eating meat.

Advice to new homesteaders: What animals should I start with?…/if-i-were-homesteading-over…/

I appreciate and welcome email correspondence with readers. In fact, probably the coolest part of the blog is the people I have met through it. There are a couple of themes that most emails follow ...
Two years back, I worked for a fifth generation bee keeper who keeps bees over the 500,000 acres of wildlands that border Arizona and Mexico. Her 600 hives are located in several handfuls of bee yards scattered over the vast acreage of federal wildlife preserve and private large ranches of the Avra…

"Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book." - On the new breed of warrior cops.…/%E2%80%9Cwhy_did_you_shoot_me_i_was…/

"Coal, because strikes could cut off its supply, made modern social democracy possible. Oil, because its supply has been pretty much guaranteed, compromised democratic gains. Now that we're running out of cheap carbon fuel what happens next?"…/the_end_of_the_age_of_oil…

Electric Politics is the modern hypothesis that political ideas carry charges which interact in predictable patterns. ‘Electric’ differentials better explain political outcomes and the structure of the political landscape. What people think matters much more than is generally understood.
Subscribe to TRAILERS: Subscribe to COMING SOON: The House I Live In Official Trailer #1 (2012) Drugs Documentary ...
"Safe" levels of GM Maize and Roundup can cause tumours, multiple organ damage and premature death in laboratory rats, finds first peer-reviewed lifetime fee...

"Perhaps it is precisely because plagiarism causes a little rupture that the response against it has been so furious. In a system where the pretense of orginality must be retained at all costs so the symbols and affects of the status quo can be reproduced, it is exactly this crossing the line (plagiarism!) which cannot be tolerated. "…/repetition-without-dif…/

The following is a guest post by Elliott Prasse-Freeman. It first appeared at The New Inquiry. ‘Transform: Slit-Scan,’ from Form+Code in Design, Art, and Architecture by Casey Reas, Cha...

Fish Oil tablets, your health, and drug company sponsored clinical trials explained by my MD, David Edelberg…/should-you-keep-taking…/

The moment I saw the article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), in which a group of cholesterol research physicians from Greece tell the
New findings explain how politics, economics, and ecology can help or hurt our bodies.
As America remains embroiled in conflict overseas, a less visible war is taking place at home, costing countless lives, destroying families, and inflicting untold damage on future generations of Americans. Over the last forty years, the War on Drugs has cost $1 trillion, accounted for more than 45 m...
We're growing heirloom vegetables on our respective rooftops and gardens in Chicago using homemade sub-irrigated planter...s (SIPs) and commercially available Earthboxes™. We want to show other landless city residents how they can do the same. See more
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