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Home Remedies for Toothaches, Gingivitis and More

Natural dental care
Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 5:09 PM

A wonderful discussion of some natural and effective ways to ease pain, fight bacteria, and prevent inflammation.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/natural-health/home-remedies-for-toothaches-gingivitis-zbcz1412.aspx#axzz3MBpwiCXP

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(Original artwork & Radiolab logo by Lucy Engelman)

60 Words

An eye opening podcast
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 4:27 PM

In this one hour podcast, the Radio Lab team pull apart and explore one sentence, written in the hours after September 11th, 2001, that has led to the longest war in U.S. history. They examine how just 60 words of legal language have blurred the line between war and peace. It will also give you a bit more insight into the adoption and use of the torture techniques and programs discussed in today's Off the Cuff podcast with Chris and Mish. 

Enjoy the big red pill.

http://www.radiolab.org/story/60-words/

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9 Household Uses For Beer

An infographic
Wednesday, December 10, 2014, 3:38 PM

A fun infographic on how you can use beer in unusual ways around the home and in the garden.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/03/how-to-use-extra-beer_n_6250944.html

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Kevin Fogle

Vermicomposting with Worm Towers

Direct worm composting in the space you need it - the garden
Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:40 PM

Learn about using worm towers to produce nutrient rich compost and worm castings directly in your garden beds.

http://www.urbanfarmonline.com/blogs/garden-in-front/vermicomposting-with-worm-towers.aspx

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6 Winter Tricks That Keep Livestock Water From Freezing

More ways to provide fresh water in winter
Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 2:16 PM

A great exploration of the many ways to keep fresh water available for livestock in the winter.

http://www.offthegridnews.com/2014/12/08/6-winter-tricks-that-keep-livestock-water-from-freezing/

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KRISTIN HURLIN

Living Fences

How-To, Advantages and Tips
Monday, December 8, 2014, 1:51 PM

Durable for generations, living fence protect soil, contain livestock, provide wildlife habitat, and sometimes even provide wood. Learn about this effective use of Osage orange to make growing, living fencing.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/living-fences-zmaz10onzraw.aspx#ixzz3LKhfKcgT » Read more

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Winter Garden Tips

Info for extending your season and growing in the winter
Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:31 PM

Great tips on what to plant in fall and winter and how to make the most of your garden in the winter.

http://www.groworganic.com/organic-gardening/videos/winter-garden-tips

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Tools for Home Butchering

DIY home processing of game and meats
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 4:26 PM

If you have thought about hunting or raising animals for meat, you may have considered how to process the meat and prepare it for storage.  Below is a great article on the skills and tools needed for home butchering.

http://honest-food.net/2014/12/01/tools-for-home-butchering/

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How to Make a Winter Survival Kit

Preparing a car kit
Monday, December 1, 2014, 5:52 PM

A wonderful discussion and list of items needed for a well prepared winter survival car kit.  Be more ready for harsh winter weather and emergency situations by reviewing the following article. 

http://www.theprepperjournal.com/2014/11/08/make-winter-survival-kit/

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18 Ways to Slash Your Utility Consumption in Half

TIps for saving money and energy
Friday, November 28, 2014, 2:44 PM

18 tips and tasks you can do right now to help reduce your energy use and save on your utility bills.

http://www.thesimpledollar.com/18-ways-to-slash-your-utility-consumption-in-half/