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Green, Healthy, &Safe Product Ratings &Reviews

Green, Healthy, &Safe Product Ratings &Reviews

The Sakawa Boys - Motherboard | VBS.TV While Nigeria’s 401 scammers may have written the book on West African internet fraud, their shtick looks like Compuserve compared to what’s going on in Ghana. Unsatisfied with the meager winnings from emailing thousands of random Westerners in hopes of convincing one poor sap they’re the treasurer of the Ivory Coast, Ghana’s scammers decided to stack the odds in their favor the old-fashioned way—witchcraft. Taking a page from cyberpunk, traditional West African Juju priests adapted their services to the needs of the information age and started leading down-on-their-luck internet scammers through strange and costly rituals designed to increase their powers of persuasion and make their emails irresistible to greedy Americans. And so “Sakawa” was born. Now not only is Sakawa Ghana’s most popular youth activity and one of its biggest underground economies, it’s a full-blown national phenomenon. —Watch more at Motherboard.tv

10 animals with the longest life spans Interested in uplifting stories on the natural world, sustainable communities, simple food, and new thinking on how to live well? Please enter a valid email address and try again! No thanks The Ocean Sands of the Bahamas {Photo of the Day} – Planetsave.com: climate change and environmental news This image depicts actual landforms on Earth, rather than what it might look like at first glance, a new-age painting on a sidewalk somewhere. Taken by the Enhanced Thematic Mapper plus (ETM+) instrument aboard the Landsat 7 satellite on January 17, 2001, and depicts the sands and seaweed in the Bahamas. Source: NASA Goddard Tags: Bahamas, Earth, Landsat 7, Landsat program, NASA, Photos, Tassili n'Ajjer, United States, United States Geological Survey About the Author Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, a liberal left-winger, and believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket!

8 hair care treatments you can make yourself Eggs, yogurt and honey are, at first glance, all components of a tasty breakfast — but they also happen to be hair treatment ingredients, and affordable, all-natural ones at that. And they're not the only ones. Did you know, for instance, that the oils in avocados more closely resemble our own skin's oils than any product in the beauty aisle does? Or that the mild acidity in lemon is an effective — and gentler — alternative to chemical-laden products? For all hair types "The [raw] egg is really the best of all worlds," says Janice Cox, author of "Natural Beauty at Home". To use: For normal hair, use the entire egg to condition hair; use egg whites only to treat oily hair; use egg yolks only to moisturize dry, brittle hair, Cox says. For dull hair Styling products (as well as air pollution) can leave a film that both saps moisture and dulls shine — but dairy products like sour cream and plain yogurt can help reverse this damage. For itchy scalp For limp or fine hair For oily or greasy hair

Ten Amazing Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil - Health - GOOD If you've read No More Dirty Looks, or our blog, you know my co-author Alexandra and I are fond of oils, and coconut oil in particular because it’s an amazing and cost-saving multitasker that has lots of qualities to recommend it. It’s a rich moisturizer, it’s cheap, it’s versatile, it’s antimicrobial, antifungal, and antibacterial, has a decent amount of antioxidants, and it smells like baked goods. What’s not to love? You can get it at any good health food store in the cooking oil section, just be sure to spend the extra buck or two to get raw, organic, virgin coconut oil. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. What am I missing? This is part of a series inspired by No More Dirty Looks: The Truth About Your Beauty Products and the Ultimate Guide to Safe and Clean Cosmetics, by Siobhan O'Connor and her co-author Alexandra Spunt.

Another 20 games that make you think about life First we gave you five. Then we gave you ten. Now we are giving you 20 games that make you think about life. If you have developed a taste for games of a philosophical nature, then you should be in for a treat - we have some seriously innovative games here, everything from Elude, a game that explores the nature of depression, to Ulitsa Dimitrova, a tale about a street-urchin in Russia. As with our previous lists, we have focused mainly on free games that you can play in your browser. But we have also thrown in the occasional downloadable game. 1 Elude Developed by Singapore-MIT Gambit Game Lab, Elude is a dark, atmospheric game that aims to shed light on the nature of depression. The forest that you start the game in represents a normal mood. This is a gloomy underground cavern, with a sticky muddy base that sucks you down. 2 Air Pressure 3 Symon Another impressive production by Singapore-MIT Gambit Game Lab, Symon is a point-and-click adventure game with a difference. 4 Ulitsa Dimitrova

Hiding the Lockheed Plant during World War II - wow this is amazing! Hidden in Plain View During WW II Lockheed (unbelievable 1940s pictures). This is a version of special effects during the 1940's. Before... After.. The person I received this from said she got back an interesting story about someone's mother who worked at Lockheed, and she as a younger child, remembers all this. Another person who lived in the area talked about as being a boy, watching it all be set up like a movie studio production. Note.... I am 85 and had much of my pilot training in Calif. Hiding the Lockheed Plant during World War II - wow this is amazing! Please visit stories, etc. for more pictures, stories, etc. Please visit Videos 2 View for a great video selection!

Find Free Kindle Books - Fevered Mutterings Disclaimer: this post is about free, legal Kindle books, of which there are shedloads (seriously, scroll downwards). It’s not sponsored by Amazon or anyone else. And if you’re reading, you probably have a Kindle. But if you were thinking of buying a Kindle for the first time, click through using the banner below – it won’t cost you anything, and this humble, pathetically modest writer gets a tiny amount of cash to help keep his silver champagne bucket full and his Ferrari well-tuned. Ta. How to fill your Kindle with oodles of stuff, legally and for free. Don’t get me started on how I fell for my Kindle in 7 minutes. Thing is…as nice as it is tracking down an e-copy of a book you suddenly find you can’t live without, it costs money. Better than the best school ever, I’m sure you’ll agree. So here’s what I do. These are the sites I’ve used to find free Kindle books. And yes, I’m after your suggestions. (click screenshots to go to their websites) More. Hold onto your hat. “What? Apple? Update:

The List Blog 10 Strange Events, People, & Locations Many strange and unexplained events have taken place in history. Peoplehave made discoveries and witnessed bizarre phenomenon. 10 Bizarre Locations & Unsolved Mysteries 10. The forest swastika was a patch of larch trees covering a 3,600 m2 (4,300sq yd) area of pine forest near Zernikow, Uckermark district, Brandenburg, innortheastern Germany. In 1995, The Brandenburg state authorities became concerned aboutdamage to the region's image and the possibility that the area wouldbecome a pilgrimage site for Nazi supporters, so they attempted to destroythe design by removing 43 of the 100 larch trees. 9. Gloria Ramirez was a Riverside, California woman dubbed "the toxic lady"by the media after several Riverside General Hospital workers became illafter exposure to her body and blood. The staff was then ordered to evacuate all emergency room patients to theparking lot outside the hospital. After the exposure, Dr. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3.

Infographic: United States of the Environment In the spirit of two popular infographics that map out the best and worst of all 50 U.S. states — the United States of Awesome and the United States of Shame — MNN decided to see how each state shines or suffers in regard to environmental and public health. Our "United States of the Environment" maps depict each state's No. 1 and No. 50 ranking for issues such as conservation, agriculture, energy efficiency, disease prevalence, pollution, natural resource availability and education, among others. Check out the two maps below, and see our list of states, stats and sources for more information. Sources for "good U.S." map:Alabama: Lowest rate of alcohol abuse or dependence (U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Alaska: Most wetlands (U.S. Geological Survey) Arizona: Most solar power potential (USA Today, National Climatic Data Center) Arkansas: Home of Buffalo River, first U.S.

Amazing Sight in the South Pacific | Ash, Ocean, Island,... A yacht was traveling in the south Pacific when the crew came across a weird sight. Look at these photos and try to imagine the thrill of experiencing this phenomenon. NO!!!!This is not a beach; it is volcanic stones floating on the water. then this was spotted, ash & steam rising from the ocean.. And, while WE were watching... A plume of black ash...HUGE CLOUD. A brand new island formed... Can you imagine the thrill of being the first & only people to see a new island being created where there was nothing before?

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