5 Natural Cough And Sore Throat Potions You Need This Winter Photo credit: bigstock.com We have yet to get tons of snow, but there have still been plenty of cold temperatures to go around. And if it hasn’t hit your area yet, there is a nasty cold and cough that is already making the rounds. Learning to Identify Plants by Families. An article by Thomas J. Elpel, author of Botany in a Day. Are you still thumbing through hundreds of pictures to identify wildflowers?That's the way I started learning plants, but now there is a much easier way! Plants that are related to each other have similar characteristics for identification.
More Stupid Cat So there's this cat food commercial. Maybe you've seen it. A cat wanders into an empty kitchen and ambles toward a can of Friskies cat food. The Fifteen Most Fabulous Herbal Sedatives : Kitchen Table Medicine Do you ever just feel like you need to take a pill to take the edge off? Well a lot of us get extra stressed around the holiday season, and if you don’t want to take something that will totally knock you out, try a gentle relaxing cup of sedative tea instead of popping a pill. Now opinions may slightly differ amongst herbalists as to what the best herbal sedative is, but I think we can all agree that the best herb is the one that works best for the individual.
The Most Powerful But Totally Natural Antibiotic Recipe EVER! Photo credit: bigstock.com As you probably learned in history class, during Medieval times and at other periods in history, there were numerous diseases, epidemics, and viruses that took millions of lives around the world. This forced people to try different means of naturally fighting disease and improving their own immunity. (Although they were not aware that they had an immune system, they somehow instinctively knew that some people did not get sick while others did.)
Top 10 Most Dangerous Plants in the World 1. Most likely to eat a rat Giant Pitcher Plant: Nepenthes attenboroughii Discovered more than 5000 feet above sea level on Mount Victoria in the Philippines, the giant, carnivorous pitcher plant secretes a nectar-like substance to lure unsuspecting prey into a pool of enzymes and acid. A series of sticky, downward ribs makes it nearly impossible for trapped prey to escape. Mozilla Firefox Muscles are funny things. They respond to just about any type of training, as long as it's hard and as long as it's not the same damn thing you've always done. That's the beauty of density training: It's a whole lot of stuff you haven't tried yet. And best of all, it'll hit your major muscles in a fraction of the time. Instead of counting reps and sets, you'll focus on the total amount of work you can accomplish in a fixed amount of time.
Eartheasy Blog - StumbleUpon It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest. As the limitless energy of my youth gradually gave way to the physical realities of mid-life, the slow accretion of experience eventually led to an awareness that less work can result in greater crop yields. Inspired in part by Masanobu Fukuoka’s book, One Straw Revolution, my family experimented with gardening methods which could increase yields with less effort. Fukuoka spent over three decades perfecting his so-called “do-nothing” technique: commonsense, sustainable practices that all but eliminate the use of pesticides, fertilizer, tillage, and perhaps most significantly, wasteful effort.
Super Drink Recipe That Makes Migraines Disappear In 10 Minutes Or Less! Photo credit: bigstock.com Migraines. If you’ve ever had one, you know that they are not only painful, but downright debilitating. You can’t move, you can’t think, don’t turn on the lights or open the curtains for heaven’s sake, and close the door quietly, please. The exact cause of migraines is not known, and scientists do not understand it fully but it is believed that they are caused by some type of abnormal brain activity. Other causes believed to trigger migraines include: Phalaenopsis Orchid Care For Moth Orchid When the holidays approach it means orchids will soon be "Up and Coming". The main orchid crop you’ll find at this time is Phalaenopsis commonly called the Moth Orchid. Click Here For Phalaenopsis Orchid Care. The site of 100s and 100s of carefully grown and selected phals beginning to spike is a site to see. The spikes are young and the flower buds are begin to form… from December 1, through Mothers Day (plan now on that unique gift for Mom) you’ll find these beauties in the store. Orchids have a myth of being very difficult to grow.
Firefox 4 Download Stats – June 14, 2011Posted in: Archived, Retired We launched the first version of glow.mozilla.org with the Firefox 4 release in March 2011 as a way to visualize Firefox downloads and community involvement around the world. Thanks to the development skill of Matthew Claypotch and Jeff Balogh, and the design talents of Sean Martell, it was a great success, with more than 1.2 million unique visitors and frequent press mentions. (It was also a pretty nifty demo of some of the best open technology the modern web has to offer.) The first version of Glow used several technologies including SQLStream and HBase to process download request logs in real time and make them available for the site to display. If you are interested in learning the technical details behind Glow read this article from the Mozilla Metrics team, which has links to the code repositories:
Make Your Own Witch Hazel Extract Someone had dropped off a bunch of old herb magazines at the barn. We use old magazines and newspapers to light fires in the wood furnace there. Anyway, Fred grabbed a bunch of them for me and I've been enjoying reading them. This recipe for Witch Hazel Tonic is from The Herb Quarterly (Winter 1994). First, here's a few paragraphs from the accompanying article on Witch Hazel: Witch Hazel has a long history of medicinal use, primarily as an antiseptic and an astringent. 14 Epic Uses For Castor Oil For Skin, Hair & Health Castor oil is derived from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plants that grow wild in wastelands across tropical regions. It is often grown as an ornamental garden plant in milder climates, and now cultivated on a large scale for biodiesel manufacture. Castor oil has been around for a very long time, and has been widely used for medicinal purposes in its native lands spread across Africa, the Indian subcontinent and the Mediterranean basin. It is one of the first vegetable oils to be used for industrial purposes because of its high viscosity and lubricating property. In fact, the automotive lubricant company Castrol derives its name from castor oil.