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3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Gardening

This woman realized the sun’s potential long before the rest of the country

Mária Telkes lead the way in solar power development<p>In 1948, Mária Telkes, the “Sun Queen,” built a house in Dover, Massachusetts. From the outside, …

Clean Energy

What Happens When a Bad-Tempered, Distractible Doofus Runs an Empire?

One of the few things that Kaiser Wilhelm II, who ruled Germany from 1888 to 1918, had a talent for was causing outrage. A particular specialty was insulting other monarchs. He called the diminutive King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy “the dwarf” in front of the king’s own entourage. He called Prince …

World History

For Autistic Consumers, Pop Culture Can Be More Than an Escape. It Can Be a Lifeline.

In my autism support group, we were given a writing prompt: to close our eyes and take ourselves on an adventure. One otherwise very shy girl told a …

The Two Kingdoms Doctrine, Part Three: The Teaching of Scripture

<i>Editors' Note: This essay is the third of three. The first can be read here, the second here.</i><p>The fundamental biblical truth that is expressed in the …

This is The Smartest Thing I Ever Bought for My Fridge

When it comes to grocery shopping and my food budget, the worst thing that can happen isn't running out of food (although that's pretty close) — it's …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Baking Soda May Be Just What the Doctor Ordered for Rheumatoid Arthritis

An apple a day may keep the doctor away… but a new study also indicates that some baking soda each day may keep the arthritis at bay.<p>Baking soda is …

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Globalization

Capitals Of Classical Antiquity: Understand The Difference Between The 5 Orders

Whether it's to start analyzing a detail or impressing someone in conversation, understanding a classical building begins with an awareness of the …

New Photos Offer a Rare Look Inside the Vanderbilt Family Apartment at The Breakers

On March 30th, Paul and Gladys Szápáry unceremoniously vacated their family’s third-floor apartment of the Breakers, the iconic Gilded Age mansion …

The Baking Soda Cure

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Buy …

Heart failure: Destroying gut bacteria could improve outcomes

Surprisingly, a recent study reveals that wiping out a person's gut bacteria may help to improve heart function and reduce levels of cardiac damage …

Medical Research

3 things that brought this woman back from Alzheimer’s

<b>Mom and son created an action plan for dementia; a year later and she's back to her old self.</b><p>Anyone who has experienced Alzheimer’s in a loved one …

Alzheimer's Disease

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

These rich white bros started an East Coast caste system to continue their domination of America

They copied the idea from India and called themselves the “Boston Brahmins”<p>In 1860, American writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., whose …

Byzantine Emperor

The Byzantine Emperor ruled as an absolute monarch in an institution which lasted from the 4th to 15th century CE. Aided by ministers, high-ranking …

Eight of the worst popes in church history

<b>(CNN) —</b> Billed as a reformer and outsider, Pope Francis was elected five years ago.<p>He took the helm as the Catholic Church wrestled with corruption and the fallout of the child sexual abuse scandal. But this is hardly the first time that the church has been gripped by scandal.<p>Can you imagine a Pope …

Christianity

I Fasted For 16 Hours a Day For 6 Months and This Is What Happened

If you've been following my weight-loss journey, you know that I'm big into CrossFit. But after seven months of doing burpees, box jumps, and …

Fitness

Where Did the Pope Come From? The Rise of the Roman Pontiff

The <i>Catechism of the Catholic Church</i> states, “The Roman Pontiff, by reason of his office as Vicar of Christ, and as pastor of the entire Church has …

Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not …

Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper

During the Civil War, the precious document was hidden behind wallpaper in a home in Virginia to keep Union soldiers from finding it.<p>Later, it sat in …

A 24-year old got a mysterious disease where her body attacked her brain — and scientists are learning it's more common than they thought

There's a blank year in 26-year-old Caroline Walsh's once-spotless memory.<p>She's pieced parts together from stories her friends have told her and a collection of photos on Facebook. But she cannot remember the day it all began — when her father found her in the middle of a seizure, her body writhing …

The Rehabilitation of Charles I

The myths that surround the ultimately tragic rule of Charles I mask the realities of a courageous and uxorious king who fell foul of a bitter …

Myths

This simple script renders data collected by your ISP unusable

After voting last month to strip Obama administration guidelines, the Federal Communications Commission ceded control of the internet to ISPs, at least for now. Corporations like Comcast and Verizon won the right to police themselves, operating on a scheme tantamount to the honor system.<p>With a …

The Bottom of The Ocean Has Started Sinking Under The Weight of Melting Glaciers

Jeez.<p>Decades of measurements and predictions of sea level rise could have underestimated the scale of the problem, experts warn, due to scientists …

Global Warming

How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career

Slow, rational thought is the key to protecting yourself.<p>Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major …

Emotional Intelligence

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2017

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the …

Artificial Intelligence