Vanishing Point: How to disappear in America without a trace Where there's water, life is possible. True, it may be very difficult and very hard to live, depending, but anyone who's driven, hiked, or camped in the American South West will have noticed that cities and ranches crop up where there's surface water or where there's been a well dug. Within the state of California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado, there are deserts, mesas, mountains, and forests where normally people never or rarely visit; not-so-secret places where there's water, access to a road within a day's hike, and where a fairly rugged individual may hide while remaining basically healthy, marginally well fed, and reasonably sane. In this section I'll look at two such environments, neither of which I would recommend, but one of which I'd suggest is a reasonable way to live in basic health while either on the run, hiding out from the law, old girl friends, the draft for an illegal war, putative wives and such. Where exactly? How I Would Do It Some Other Areas
27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space Playful as kids are, accidents happen. And the accident that befallen me at 7 years old was the feeling of the hot exhaust pipe of a motorcycle kissing the skin of my leg. Grandma was around and saw it. Immediately, she took out a knife and slice the thick lower part of the aloe vera plant by the garden and rubbed the exposed end on the burn. Looking back, I realized that it was important to have medicinal plants around the house cause you never know when you might need them. Aloe Vera The aloe vera grows only under the sun with well drained dry or moist soil. woundscutsburnseczemareducing inflammation Apart from its external use on the skin, aloe vera is also taken internally in the treatment of : ulcerative colitis (drinking aloe vera juice)chronic constipationpoor appetitedigestive problems Marsh Mallow The plant of which marshmallows were once made of. inflammations and irritations of the urinary and respiratory mucus membranescounter excess stomach acidpeptic ulcerationgastritis Camomile
Too beautiful to be real? 16 surreal landscapes found on Earth These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself. Photo: Greg Mote/Flickr The Wave, Arizona, U.S. Photo: Shutterstock Travertines, Pamukkale, Turkey Photo: Shutterstock Photo: Shutterstock Red beach, Panjin, China Photo: Shutterstock Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia Photo: HopeHill/Flickr Dragon's blood trees, Socotra, Yemen Photo: Shutterstock Sossusvlei, Namibia Photo: Shutterstock Rice terraces, Bali, Indonesia Photo: Shutterstock Cappadocia, Anatolia, Turkey Photo: Tormod Sandtorv/Flickr Photo: Wenxiang Zheng/Flickr Giant's Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland, U.K. Photo: kobaken/Flickr Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Japan Photo: Shutterstock Giant Buddha, Leshan, China Photo: Shutterstock Tunnel of Love, Klevan, Ukraine Photo: Shutterstock Antelope Canyon, Arizona, U.S. Photo: Shutterstock Odle Mountains, Italy
Amazing Places To Experience Around the Globe (Part 3) Devetashkata Cave - Bulgaria Ben Bulben at County Sligo, Ireland Shark Island - Sydney Baatara Gorge Waterfall, Tannourine - Lebanon Abel Tasman National Park - New Zealand Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia - Greece Sichuan - China In The Gardens of Prague Castle Neist Point, Isle of Skye - Scotland Aiguill e du midi, Chamonix, France The Hamilton Pool Nature Preserve in Texas, USA 4 Hands - Etretat, France Río Tampaón in San Luis Potosí -México Madeira, Portugal Six Senses Evason Ma’In Hot Springs, Jordan Méandre - En-Vau - Marseille (Bouches-du-Rhône) More Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1 - click here) More Amazing Places to Experience Around The Globe (Part 2 - click here ) Discovered a place we should include in Part 4 of Amazing Places? We'll be publishing Amazing Places as a book in late 2012
Workaway.info the site for free work exchange. Gap year volunteer for food and accommodation whilst travelling abroad. Einstein's Puzzle # Copyright (C) 2004 Lauri Karttunen # # This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify # it under the terms of GNU General Public License as published by # the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or # (at your option) any later version. # This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, # but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of # MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the # GNU General Public License for more details. Einstein's Puzzle Variations of this riddle appear on the net from time to time. It is sometimes attributed to Albert Einstein and it is claimed that 98% of the people are incapable of solving it. Let us assume that there are five houses of different colors next to each other on the same road. The Englishman lives in the red house. The question to be answered is: Who keeps fish? This is a simple constraint satisfaction problem. The result is a network with five paths.
Scientists discover new species of blind snake in Brazilian river (and please stop sniggering at the back) By Eddie Wrenn Published: 15:46 GMT, 1 August 2012 | Updated: 19:05 GMT, 1 August 2012 Forgive us if this puts you off your dinner because, as snakes go, this is not much of a charmer. The unique creature, atretochoana eiselti, was found after engineers drained a hydroelectric dam which spans a river connected to the Amazon. Biologists discovered six of the unusual-looking creatures - each about a metre long - at the bottom of the river-bed on the Madeira river in Rondonia, in Brazil. This blind snake might look a little disgusting, but it is an exciting discovery for scientists, who believe it is closely related to salamanders and frogs Atretochoana eiselti is blind and has been spotted near the mouth of the Amazon river, in warm and fast-flowing water The creatures were discovered in November, however it took until today for scientists to correctly classify the snake's genus - confirming it is a rare creature which has only been spotted sporadically since first spotted in 1968.
Most Beautiful Villages Around The World photo Popeye Village, is a group of rustic and ramshackle wooden buildings located at Anchor Bay in the north-west corner of the Mediterranean island of Malta. Photo by: Mosin Village on the bank of the Niger river, Mali. Photo by: Yann Arthus-Bertrand Hidden mountain village in Southern China. Photo by: Christian Ortiz Mist over countryside in Southwest England. Hobbiton village – “Lord of the Rings” movie location in New Zealand. Riomaggiore is a village and comune in the province of La Spezia, situated in a small valley in the Liguria region of Italy. Mountain Village, Iran. Beautiful African sea side village. Hallstatt, Upper Austria, is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria with 946 inhabitants. Gásadalur village, Faroe Islands. Village located in Himalayas, Tibet. Fort Bourtange is a star fort located in the village of Bourtange, Groningen, Netherlands.
Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities Not Situated in Europe Yes, we all heard it; the most beautiful cities are found in Europe. You could hardly find someone who will deny Europe is the home for some of the most beautiful cities in the world. For this reason, the cities listed here are not found in Europe but rather in other continents of the world. Join us now as we explore the top ten most beautiful cities outside of Europe. You might remember San Francisco because of its Golden Gate Bridge but there is much more to San Francisco than that. There are many parks filled in San Francisco such as the Golden Gate Park.
10 of the best Greek islands for travel snobs 2012 Posted on: July 31st in Europe, Travel, Travel Snobs by Scott Balaam. Like this Post? The Greek islands are undoubtedly some of the most beautiful islands in Europe. 1. This is a very interesting island, offering both history and beautiful unspoilt scenery. 2. Photo Gavdos can definitely be considered one of the best Greek Islands. 3. Icaria (also known as Ikaria) is one of the most beautiful Greek islands. 4. Photo The remote and small tranquil island of Tilos can be found in the Aegean Sea nestled between Kos and Rhodes. 5. Photo Santorini -a favourite of honeymooners – is known for being romantic and photogenic. 6. Photo Zakynthos is an island where you’ll find hundreds of photograph opportunities. 7. Photo I wanted to include a more faster pace island destination for those who want a mixture of beauty and hedonism. 8. For those who prefer a quieter island, definitely consider the comparatively untouched Skopelos. 9. Photo 10. Photo You might also enjoy these...
Top 10 Homemade Remedies for What Ails You If you're prone to cold sores, you likely know that feeling you get where the blister is going to appear. Something I read about years ago almost always "short circuits" the attack: direct heat! When you're pretty sure a sore is about to appear, or you already have the first tiny blisters, try the following: - dampen a face cloth in water - put it in the microwave for about a minute (CAREFUL it'll be very very HOT) - when the cloth is just cool enough to be handled, apply a portion of the cloth to the lip where the sore is appearing. - when that section of the cloth starts to cool, use a warmer section Repeat the nuke, cool slightly and heat up the lip process 3-4 times. The key is to use at much heat as you can stand. That hasn't failed me yet. If you try this please, please remember the two cautions above: the microwaved cloth will be largely untouchable for at least a couple of minutes and be very careful touching it to your lips.
Human Useless Facts Men fart an average of 17 times a day, and women fart an average of 9 times a day. If you fart constantly for 6 years, 9 months and 23 days you would produce enough gas to explode an atomic bomb. The longest ever penis recorded by scientists is 13.5 inches. Humans are only second to cats for having the dirtiest mouths. It takes about 40 muscles to smile, but only 4 to pull the trigger of a decent rifle. Beard hair grows at twice its usual rate when you're in a plane. Around 15 men each year have their penises chopped off by their wives and the highest proportion of men who suffer this are Italians. You use more calories eating celery than there are in celery itself. More than 2,500 left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products. Semen is one of the most fattening substances known to man. An average of 76 people a year die playing twister, and about 23 of which are through playing the nude version! The shortest war in history was between England and Zanzibar in 1896.
Places That Are Actually Real But Don't Look So | Art Ideas - Graphic Designs and Arts These places look so unreal, but they are real! Maybe some of you were on one of these beautiful place, and if one of you did, you are than really happy person who live on this planet! Just look how this photos are cool and so sweet. 10 Best Hiking Trails in the World If everyone placing personal ads who claimed the hobby of “hiking” really did it with any regularity, the earth would have been trampled flat decades ago. But those who really do enjoy this peaceful outdoor activity have plenty of incredible choices in every corner of the world. Here are the ten best hikes on the planet, each with a combination of scenery and special extras that make them well worth going out of your way to enjoy. You can use Indie, BootsnAll’s multi-country flight finder, to search and book flights for your trip. Tongariro Northern Circuit, North Island, New Zealand It is certainly no secret that New Zealand boasts some of the world’s most beautiful and dramatic scenery, which is why it’s not surprising that one of the world’s most spectacular hikes is located on these mountainous islands. >> Read about New Zealand adventure sports Zion Narrows, Utah, United States >> Discover the best US cities for visiting a National Park Annapurna Circuit, Nepal Inca Trail, Peru