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How To Make All-Natural Non-Toxic Herbal Citrus Cleaners: http://www.herbs-info.com/blog/how-to-make-all-natural-non-toxic-herbal-citrus-cleaners/ Save money and avoid using toxic chemicals in the home, all at the same time! Click the link to learn how. Please check our website for more - we now have a search box on the homepage so that you can find your natural remedies so much easier! :) #cleaning #citrus #lemon #orange #home

Essential Oil Of The Day: Orange http://www.herbs-info.com/essential-oils/orange-essential-oil.html Click the link to learn all about the many benefits and uses of the amazing Orange EO - and please share! Please like, comment or share to help our posts so that you continue to see them in your timeline! #orange #cold #bronchitis #stress #anxiety #painreliever

Students who scoff at lowly cafe jobs are in for a shock

Recently while working a nine-hour shift in a busy cafe in Sheffield, I jokingly offered a job to a student waiting in the queue who'd remarked on how busy we were. "Oh no," he scoffed, looking embarrassed for me. "I'm over-qualified''. Obviously, because I am a consummate professional and had my …

13 Ways to Use Honey For Your Health

Natural honey which hasn’t been heated is an excellent raw ingredient for your health: add it to bath water, use honey as a face mask or as a …

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The New Classics: 21 Writers Tell Us Which Books They’d Add to the Canon

What makes a book a classic? We’ve been revisiting the question recently thanks to a piece by Laura Miller at Salon,which explored what makes a book …

Philip Pullman's latest literary endeavour: the Twitter tale of Jeffrey the housefly

Since November, Philip Pullman has been using the social media site to tell the increasingly bizarre tale of a housefly called Jeffrey<p>One of Britain's best-loved authors, <b>Philip Pullman</b>, author of His Dark Materials, isn't like most high-profile Twitter users.<p>Instead of indulging in mindless 140 …

What is the News? Whatever Alain de Botton Thinks It Is

How do you define what appears on your TV screen and in your newspaper? Pop philosopher Alain de Botton tells us what he thinks the news should …

1% Somalia Pirates, 99% Somali People: Captured by British Ex-Marine in Pirate Hunter

As Americans queued in the early hours of November 28, 2008, in anticipation of Black Friday shopping, the chemical tanker MV Biscaglia was under attack in the Gulf of Aden.<p>With a security detail of just two unarmed men and a ship laden with tons of highly flammable palm oil, Somali pirates boarded …

Frederick Douglass, Black History and Our History

There are so many great Black History Month "must reads" on the U.S. Department of Labor's list of "Books that Shaped Work in America." So it is hard to whittle it down to just one suggestion. But if I have to, without reservation, I would suggest <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An</i> …

You Might Have Missed These 'House Of Cards' Nods To 'The West Wing'

<b>SPOILERS AHEAD!</b><p>Even though "The West Wing" and "House of Cards" both take place in Washington, D.C., their views on the political world are very different, but that doesn't mean that "House of Cards" can't tip its hat to the classic political series that came before it.<p>Here are two scenes from …

Ten Books To Survive Downton Abbey Withdrawal

Now that season 4 of <i>Downton Abbey</i> is drawing to a close, don't spend the long hiatus crying over how much you'll miss the Dowager Countess's cutting quips and Miss Patmore's savory puddings. Instead, dive into these novels (and their film and TV adaptations), which are guaranteed to keep you …

23 Fascinating Words With No Direct English Translations

The claim that Eskimos have about a trillion words for snow may be a false one -- actually, Eskimo languages have about as many synonyms for <i>snow</i> as English does -- but it remains true that the language of a culture can be fascinating and illustrative. It makes sense that Italians, whose meals …

Inspired by the Winter Olympics, learn how to figure skate the old-fashioned way: http://tpr.ly/1mx4wDP.

How Apple Went from Underdog to Cult in Six Design and Innovation Strategies from the Early Days

In 1982, Apple hired German-American industrial designer and inventor <b>Hartmut Esslinger</b> to overhaul the company’s design strategy. He created the Snow White design language, which would come to define Apple, and turned the Silicon Valley underdog not only into a global force of design and …

How Creativity Works: Neil Gaiman on Where Ideas Come From

Beneath the eternal question of what creativity is lies the mystery of where good ideas come from and how we can coax them into manifesting. It’s a conundrum that has occupied artists, inventors, and philosophers alike since the dawn of human thought, but especially so since the dawn of psychology. …

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George R. R. Martin, Author, "Game Of Thrones"

---QUOTES from George R.R. Martin • “In real life, the hardest aspect of the battle between good and evil is determining which is which.” • “I have …

Ron Paul & Ralph Nader: A Libertarian-Progressive Alliance?

How To Make Easy Homemade Antiseptic Soap http://www.healthyandnaturalworld.com/easy-homemade-antiseptic-soap-recipe/ Make your own antiseptic soap - it makes a fantastic hand wash and is also excellent to treat or prevent fungal infections. Due to Facebook changes, once you like this page you will only see about 5% to 10% of my posts in your news feed. If you want more than that, You can also get all my future updates through Pinterest - Just like my boards and you will not miss any update: http://www.pinterest.com/HealthAndNature/ - Also if you are a member of a group board, please contact me - I would love to contribute :) You can also get my future post to your email by joining to my newsletter: https://www.facebook.com/HealthyAndNaturalWorld/app_113349772082971

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photo credit: AllEin Photography ~♥~ Carry the burden smilingly and cheerfully, because patience is the key to victory. * Rumi * with love from Precious World

Fluorite twins In a recent post on twinned crystals we shared a photo of three cubes of pyrite growing together (see http://tinyurl.com/kp6nluf). In another example of interpenetrant twinning, three cubic crystals of bluey-green fluorite (see http://tinyurl.com/klcntx3) have crystallised together from the fluids in the pegmatite that gave it birth. The specimen measures 17x7.5x5cm. Loz Image credit: Rob Lavinsky/iRocks.com

Learn the true history of Cherokees at Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian

<i>Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians</i> <i>partnering on historic event</i><p>National Museum of the American Indian in Washington<p><b>WASHINGTON</b> —For the …

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Chineasy: the fun, illustrated way to learn Chinese

With over 20,000 characters in the Chinese language – with most of them looking identical to each other - you could say learning the language is a …

Sharing was spiritually beneficial to the giver. In their eyes, that was a bigger gain. They knew that they were in fact the Spirit that animates all living bodies including their own. This realization was cultivated in them from childhood. For the rest of their lives they tested this truth and found it the foundation of all life. This gave them a sense of security and great stability to live through ups and down of living. The Apaches lived in a curative society, and prayed, sang, and danced, not for themselves, but for those whom were in most need.