Mark Killian

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Small rocket stove makes for an efficient offgrid or camping stove

In some circles, using the term rocket stove will be met with raised eyebrows and a puzzled look, but in permaculture, prepper, and DIY communities, …

Off-grid

Afghanistan's Carpet Loomers Are Feeding Their Kids Hashish

Poverty drives both the carpet and drug business. Husbands tend to be farmers, working long hours in the fields. The only income opportunity for women, who are not able to work anywhere but their homes, is carpet making. But who takes care of the...<p>Like most women in Afghanistan’s Qalizal District, …

The Anointed One: Did Jesus Perform His Miracles with Cannabis Oil?

The plant known as <i>kaneh-bosm</i> in Aramaic is considered by most mainstream Biblical scholars to be calamus, an herb with well-known medicinal effects. But some people believe that kaneh-bosm is actually cannabis, and that Jesus used highly...<p><i>"Jesus Healing the Blind" from 12th Century</i> …

Theology

Stewart and Colbert Burn Mainstream Media Hacks Over Marijuana Hypocrisy

CANNABIS CULTURE – Late night comedy kings Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have been calling-out crooked mainstream media personalities over their …

I Left My Job in the Military to Become a Marijuana Farmer

Share this with your friends<p><b>By “Bud Doc”</b><p><i>PART ONE</i><p>This is the story of how a normal, everyday kid ended up as a farmer. Not just any farmer, a weed …

Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Rustic

How Honey Bees Point Their Way To Food

With help from light that humans can't see<p>Honey bees can give each other directions using polarized light as a landmark to find potential food. Light becomes polarized as it reaches us through the atmosphere, but the polarization is typically not seen by the naked human eye. In a new study from the …

Insects

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Outdoor Spaces