Rainwater is a Valuable Resource

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Water makes up about 71 percent of the Earth’s surface. Saltwater contributes up to an estimated 97.5 percent of that volume. Freshwater accounts for approximately 2.5 percent of surface water, but only 0.003 percent of that is pure enough for human consumption. These facts alone make rainwater a valuable resource. Rainwater is responsible for depositing …

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Whey Too Much: Greek Yogurt’s Dark Side

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Greek yogurt has taken America and the world by storm. This growing industry provides a healthy, protein packed snack that tastes delicious and is low in calories. A while back I came across this article that explains a bit more about the manufacturing side of Greek style yogurt and it’s affects on US industry. This …

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Hand Sanitizer Recipe DIY

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With the shortage in stores, here is a way to make your own Hand Sanitizer! How It Works The active ingredient in this hand sanitizer recipe is the alcohol, which needs to comprise at least 60% of the product in order to be an effective disinfectant. The recipe calls for 99% isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) …

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How to Set Effective Goals You Can Achieve

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In order to set effective goals you can achieve, take some time to research the dreams you have to find out if they are even doable. You do want to challenge yourself some but you don’t want to make the goals so hard that you experience only failure. To ensure the greatest amount of success, make sure that your goals meet the following criteria.

The Reality Behind Home Energy Utilization

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“SUPER ridiculously expensive” is just one of the astute exclamations used by people to describe their own home energy debt. Doesn’t it seem like every other week, the total of your electricity bill gets higher and higher? Rightfully, because of these increasingly ridiculous and outrageous charges, many look toward alternative energy sources. The demand is …

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Amazing Concrete Planter Boxes

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Individuals who love gardening must know about concrete planter boxes. You can make an amazing garden by merely placing different shapes and sizes of these boxes. You can even use them to make your own mini kitchen garden for fresh herbs. If you want to plant a vegetable or divide the space between the trees …

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Having a Good Bug Out Plan is Essential

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Having a good bug out plan is essential. With more potential weather disasters still threatening to thrash lives and properties by smacking down mercilessly on the South East Coast during the height of ‘hurricane season’, here’s how NOT to die during the bug out itself.

Choosing the Best Vehicle for Your Homestead: 3 Things Newbies Should Know

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As the global population is expected to rise to 9.7 billion by 2050, that means homestead farms will need to produce 70% more food than what is produced now. More American families and individuals are opting to grow their own garden as a means of sustainability and survival. Thus, building a stable shed, picking up and loading …

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