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The chief medicinal property of horsetail is its high silica content. The best dietary source of silica is whole grains-meaning much of our dietary silica is lost in the refining process. In addition to silica, horsetail contains large amounts of potassium as well as aconitic acid, equiaitinee, starch and many fatty acids. Horsetail is often used for mending broken bones. Our hair, skin, nails, and bones all need silica. Silica gives our cells strength, durability, and flexibility.

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Hexayurt - Math2033 From Math2033 Asa King Rachel Myers Michael Hall Autumn Lewis David Church Researchers Link Syrian Conflict to a Drought Made Worse by Climate Change Photo Drawing one of the strongest links yet between global warming and human conflict, researchers said Monday that an extreme drought in between 2006 and 2009 was most likely due to , and that the drought was a factor in the violent uprising that began there in 2011. The drought was the worst in the country in modern times, and in a study published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists laid the blame for it on a century-long trend toward warmer and drier conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean, rather than on natural climate variability. The researchers said this trend matched computer simulations of how the region responds to increases in greenhouse-gas emissions, and appeared to be due to two factors: a weakening of winds that bring moisture-laden air from the Mediterranean and hotter temperatures that cause more evaporation.

10 simple ways to save yourself from messing up your life - Stepcase Lifehack Stop taking so much notice of how you feel. How you feel is how you feel. It’ll pass soon. What you’re thinking is what you’re thinking. This Guy Stopped Charging Clients And He Has Zero Regrets That guy there, with the incredibly cute baby, is a Philadelphia web designer named Adrian Hoppel. A couple of years ago, he decided that working a traditional job was "toxic." This, of course, can be an inconvenient realization for an adult with a family. But Hoppel had given it a lot of thought, and decided to make a specific sort of change: he stopped charging money for his work, and instead began to operate within the "gift economy." There are various societies and groups in which "gifting" is already commonplace, like the yearly Burning Man festival.

Men's Sheds provide unexpected benefits Across Australia, Men's Sheds give men of all ages a place to come together, to tinker with things and talk. While the Sheds’ main aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of our communities, a Shed in Victoria is demonstrating they can also help improve the environment and raise awareness about climate change. The Koo Wee Rup Men’s Shed is located at Kooweerup Regional Health Service (KRHS), about an hour south east of Melbourne. Despite its name, the shed acts like a community hub - numerous men, women, young people, school groups and disability groups visit the Shed each week. I've been working at KRHS since the middle of 2015 and have witnessed first-hand the environmental benefits of the Shed. Activities - such as recycling and re-using old items for art, metalwork and woodwork; growing organic vegetables in the community garden; protecting native wildlife like bandicoots and worm farming - have helped put people back in touch with the environment.

How to Build an Earthbag Dome Note: If you’re new to earthbag building, first read the introductory Step-by-Step Earthbag Building Instructable and How to Build an Earthbag Roundhouse . Also, my new Earthbag Building Guide and Earthbag Building DVD are now available. We built this earthbag dome at our home in Thailand for Mother Earth News Magazine in 2007. The article that describes the complete building process in detail was published August/September 2009. It is now free on the Internet: Low-Cost Multipurpose Minibuilding Made With Earthbags , by Owen Geiger.

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13 Things to Avoid When Changing Habits “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.” - Mark Twain Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. I’ve learned a lot about changing habits in the last 2 1/2 years, from quitting smoking to taking up running and GTD and vegetarianism and waking early and all that. I could go on, of course, but you get the picture.

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