Lisa Shoemaker

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What Disney Characters Look Like in Real Life

Have you ever wondered what Cruella DeVille, Prince Eric or Cinderella would look like if you spotted them in the flesh? DeviantARTist Karen Graw, …

“Time Capsule” Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

quiet night of quiet stars, so many stars

Snow + a rainbow = this amazing photo from Yosemite National Park. Photo: Leasha Hooker #california #publiclands #yosemite #nationalpark #snow #rainbow #rainbows #nature #landscape #nationalparks #naturelovers #instanature #instacool #instagood #instawow #bestoftheday #photooftheday #photography #instalike #love #like #hiking #travel #stunning #amazing

A&E declares war on 'Duck Dynasty's' Christian values

Duck Dynasty has been sacrificed on the altar of political correctness.<p>By now you probably know that A&E indefinitely suspended Phil Robertson, the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty family, for following the teachings of the Holy Bible. Nothing says tolerance and diversity by silencing the Christians …

Phil Robertson's Christian Community Supports Him After 'Duck Dynasty' Patriarch's A&E Suspension

(RNS) The pastor to “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson rushed to his defense Thursday (Dec. 19) after the reality TV star came under heavy criticism for his graphic comments about homosexuality and the Bible.<p>Robertson, who leads a clan that revels in Southern Christian stereotypes, was …

The World's War on Christianity

Last spring, I was having supper with Christian workers who had devoted their lives to North Africa. They were retired missionaries. I left the table to take a call from a reporter. He wanted my opinion on the subject of the persecution of Christians, claiming many of his sources in the media and …

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Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

Past and Present: Route 66

Over the years, I have traveled down various segments of Route 66 that, taken together, have covered or paralleled nearly the entire length of “the …

Exploring Caves in the Valley of Fire

Careful Composition<p>Some of these spots are Extremely Difficult to get into. I’m not kidding. I have to get my body in positions that are not only …

Trees on the Pond

Buying things when you travel<p>If you buy stuff when you travel, do you usually send it back via mail or take it back? I’ve taken to just getting …

Road Trip: Los Angeles

Travel<p>Explore the back roads and ocean drives of Los Angeles and beyond.<p>Los Angeles is far too sprawling a metropolis to visit like a traditional city, and its notorious traffic can make even short distances seem oceans apart. (Remember “Carmageddon”? Last July, a planned weekend shutdown of a …

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Free Live Streaming of Bill Nye/Ken Ham Debate

The debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham February 4, 2014, at the Creation Museum has generated tremendous interest across America. Online debate …

Yes, That’s a Tampon in My Mouth: The Swiss Army Survival Tampon -- 10 Survival Uses | The Art of Manliness

Do me a favor for the next five minutes. Try to forget everything you know about tampons. I know, it’s hard. But pretend that this is the first time …

How To Make Your Own Laundry Detergent

Until nontoxic, biodegradable, single-use, disposable socks become a reality, everyone has to do the laundry. And for many this is a pain. Besides the obvious time sink, laundry can be fairly resource intensive.<p>However, with this simple DIY project, you can dramatically cut down the cost of …

Bufalino 3 Wheeled Mobile Home

We are constantly looking for ways to simplify our daily lives, eliminating the stress that comes with all of the stuff we don’t really need. German …

General Delivery: How to Receive Mail While Traveling

Did you know that you can receive mail at any post office, almost anywhere in the world by having it sent General Delivery?<p>This has been incredibly …

Essential Wilderness Equipment

If you were stranded in the middle of nowhere, your chances of survival would be significantly higher if you had this equipment with you. To me, …

Make a Battery Out of a Cola Can and a Penny

While it won't power your home or anything requiring a ton of electricity, you can use a cola can and a penny to create a battery. It might get you …

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Meet The Man Who Lives Without Any Form Of Money

Mark Boyle was once just like you and me. He had a bank account, lived in a house, had access to electricity, clean water and a virtually continuous …

How To Turn A Beer Can Into The Only Camping Stove You'll Ever Need

You can whip one of these up in a matter of minutes. They’re so easy to make and they work really well. First find yourself some scissors and a …

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video)

<b>Can't afford a glass greenhouse? Check out how to build your own underground greenhouse for cheaper and for growing veggies 365 days a year, even in</b> …

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7 Tips to Survive Cold-Weather Camping

Winter camping can be fun, but it can also be just plain cold. Plan ahead to make your cold-weather camping trip comfortable and memorable.<p>It's cold. It's snowing. And it's a great time for a camping trip.<p>The moon makes the snow-draped forest glow, and the retreat of the summertime campers means …

Rocket Mass Stove Burns Tiny Amounts of Wood, Heats for Well Over 12 Hours

From ingenious strategies to cut your heating bill in half to video instructions on how to kill a chicken, Paul Wheaton has produced some wonderful …

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