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I'm an internet content writer and enthusiast of many things. Some of my favorite topics include gardening, health, nutrition, sustainability, politics, and entertainment.

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  • How do you motivate your stay-at-home wife to do more cleaning?
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    How do you motivate your stay-at-home wife to do more cleaning?

    5 years ago

    This hub was written in response to a question by Nefarious_Misery, who wrote: I understand we have four children, and I am in no way expecting an immaculate house, but there has to be SOME effort. It seems to me...

  • The Ultimate List of Recipe Software
    13

    The Ultimate List of Recipe Software

    5 years ago

    Whether you're a professional chef or a total beginner in the kitchen, recipe software can save you time, space, and money in the kitchen. In addition to storing and organizing your recipes, many recipe software...

  • The Best Delicious Alternatives: Social Bookmarking, Social Curation, and More
    18

    The Best Delicious Alternatives: Social Bookmarking, Social Curation, and More

    3 years ago

    Delicious.com (formerly known as del.icio.us) has had a turbulent history. One of the pioneers of both Web 2.0 and social bookmarking, Delicious was founded by Joshua Schachter in 2003 and acquired by Yahoo! in 2005....

  • List of Small Business Ideas For People Who Love Children
    4

    List of Small Business Ideas For People Who Love Children

    5 years ago

    Gisela Giardino The average US family has about 2 children and will spend an average of $120,000 - 240,000 each to raise them to the age of 18. Many parents are constantly searching for ways to save money while...

  • List of Seasonal Small Business Ideas
    11

    List of Seasonal Small Business Ideas

    5 years ago

    Starting a seasonal small business is a flexible way to earn extra money when you need it. You can run a business a few months of the year and take the rest of the year off to to relax or pursue other career goals or...

  • Review Books Online: How To Make Money Reviewing Books on HubPages
    17

    Review Books Online: How To Make Money Reviewing Books on HubPages

    3 years ago

    Learn how you can earn money for your book reviews on HubPages.

  • List of Small Business Ideas for Auto Enthusiasts, Bikers, Boaters, and Other Vehicle Lovers
    1

    List of Small Business Ideas for Auto Enthusiasts, Bikers, Boaters, and Other Vehicle Lovers

    5 years ago

    If you love cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, ATVs, bikes, carriages, or other vehicles, there are many small business opportunities you can start to make money doing something you love. Whether you've always wanted to...

  • The Ultimate List of Small Business Ideas
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    The Ultimate List of Small Business Ideas

    4 weeks ago

    Rego Korosi Whether you've always dreamed of starting a business of your own, or you've become frustrated after a long and unsuccessful job hunt and decided to go independent, deciding what kind of small business to...

  • Why Hunting Is Bad For the Environment
    34

    Why Hunting Is Bad For the Environment

    5 years ago

    Hunters often cloak themselves in environmental rhetoric, but all too often, they are responsible for destroying nature, not protecting it.

  • Five Reasons To Watch Hawaii Five-0
    9

    Five Reasons To Watch Hawaii Five-0

    4 years ago

    The biggest hit show of the fall 2010 primetime season is Hawaii Five-0, a remake of the popular 70's show starring Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Zulu Kauhi, and Kam Fong. The modern reboot is a slicker, sexier show,...

  • Top Ten Environmental Concerns of the 21st Century
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    Top Ten Environmental Concerns of the 21st Century

    5 years ago

    What are the top ten environmental problems facing the world today? A recent scientific paper published in Nature attempted to answer this question, with a twist. The Earth has spent roughly the last 12,000 years in a...

  • Inspirational Tree Quotes
    24

    Inspirational Tree Quotes

    6 years ago

    Enjoy more than 50 inspirational quotes about trees

  • Are Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Better For Plants?
    13

    Are Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Better For Plants?

    5 years ago

    One common argument by people who don't think we should be doing anything about carbon dioxide emissions is that rising levels of carbon dioxide will benefit plants. They are right. An increase in atmospheric carbon...

  • Xeriscaping Basics For Midwestern Gardeners
    3

    Xeriscaping Basics For Midwestern Gardeners

    6 years ago

    Many people associate the term xeriscaping with desert landscapes, but the principles of xeriscaping are just as useful in the Midwest as they are in the drier Southwest. Using the principles of xeriscaping,...

  • List of Small Business Ideas for Pet Lovers
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    List of Small Business Ideas for Pet Lovers

    5 years ago

    Americans love pets, and there are more than 150 million owned dogs and cats alone in this country. In 2009, Americans spent about $45.5 billion dollars on pets, food, supplies, boarding, training, grooming, veterinary...

  • Raising Snails for Food or Pets
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    Raising Snails for Food or Pets

    6 years ago

    In some European countries, snails (in the form of escargot) are considered a delicacy, and there is a small market for them in the United States and other countries as well. Edible snails can be sold live, steamed,...

  • St. Petersburg, Russia Travel Tips
    6

    St. Petersburg, Russia Travel Tips

    2 years ago

    St. Petersburg, Russia is one of the world's most beautiful and historic cities. It is the home of several of the finest art collections in the world, legendary ballet and opera companies, sumptuous palaces, a rich...

  • Famous Nebraska Authors: A Literary Tour of Nebraska
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    Famous Nebraska Authors: A Literary Tour of Nebraska

    5 years ago

    The beautiful scenery and fascinating culture and history of Nebraska have inspired many great authors. Red Cloud, Nebraska We'll start our tour of literary Nebraska in south-central Nebraska in the small town of Red...

  • The Dumbest Things People Say To Vegetarians and Vegans
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    The Dumbest Things People Say To Vegetarians and Vegans

    5 years ago

    Most vegetarians and vegans have to put up with a lot of questions about their diets from curious omnivores. Some of these questions are the result of legitimate (if perhaps ignorant) curiosity, such as "Do you...

  • Types of Vegetarianism: Which Is Right For You?
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    Types of Vegetarianism: Which Is Right For You?

    4 weeks ago

    The vegetarian lifestyle is more popular than ever, but there are still many misconceptions about what vegetarians and vegans do and do not eat. Whether you're thinking about becoming a vegetarian or vegan, or you're...

  • Lose Weight With PCOS
    2

    Lose Weight With PCOS

    5 years ago

    For many women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, more commonly known as PCOS, maintaining a healthy weight is a constant struggle. An estimated 5-10% of women of reproductive age have PCOS and of those, 50-60% are...

  • Is the existence of homosexuality incompatible with the theory of evolution?
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    Is the existence of homosexuality incompatible with the theory of evolution?

    5 years ago

    This article is in response to a recent topic on the HubPages forum that argued that a biological basis for homosexuality is incompatible with the theory of evolution because homosexual do not produce offspring and the...

  • The Benefits of Rubber Sidewalks
    7

    The Benefits of Rubber Sidewalks

    5 years ago

    Rubber sidewalks are made from recycled rubber tires and consist of interlocking modules of rubber pavement. They have been attracting a lot of attention in cities around the country lately due to their many benefits,...

  • Getting Started With Green Smoothies
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    Getting Started With Green Smoothies

    7 years ago

    Green smoothies are not only one of the most healthy drinks around, they are also one of the most delicious! Leafy green vegetables are rightly considered one of the world's best "superfoods" for their...

  • Partitioning America: A Bioregional Approach
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    Partitioning America: A Bioregional Approach

    5 years ago

    Earlier today I was reading a hub called Partition America, by James A Watkins, who proposed dividing the United States of America into two separate countries based on Red/Blue political divisions. I disagree vehemently...

  • The Best Operas for Beginners
    13

    The Best Operas for Beginners

    2 years ago

    Nowadays, when a lot of people think of opera as something stuffy and old-fashioned and vaguely silly - a fat lady in a horned helmet screeching at the top of her lungs for four hours in a foreign language? I'll pass,...

  • Excessive Estrogen Cures: Preventing and Treating Estrogen Dominance Naturally
    0

    Excessive Estrogen Cures: Preventing and Treating Estrogen Dominance Naturally

    5 years ago

    Excessive levels of the hormone estrogen, also known as estrogen dominance, are tied to many health problems in both women and men, including PMS, menstrual cramps, impotency, endometriosis, PCOS, uterine fibroids, and...

  • Natural Menorrhagia Treatment: Home Remedies for Heavy Periods
    13

    Natural Menorrhagia Treatment: Home Remedies for Heavy Periods

    5 years ago

    Menorrhagia, or heavy menstrual bleeding, affects many women at some point during their lives. For some, it may be a temporary problem; others will experience heavy periods every month for many years. Menstrual...

  • Vitamin D for Menstrual Health
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    Vitamin D for Menstrual Health

    5 years ago

    Despite the fact that it is one of the few nutrients the human body can manufacture (with a little help from the sun) more than 70% of American adults are estimated to be vitamin D deficient. This is bad news, because...

  • Edible Native Plants of the Great Plains
    4

    Edible Native Plants of the Great Plains

    6 years ago

    The Plains Indian tribes of North America are best known for their reliance on the American bison for food, clothing, housing, tools, and more, but in fact they ate a varied and interesting mix of wild fruits and...

  • Estrogen Dominance in Men: Causes, Effects, and How To Avoid It
    10

    Estrogen Dominance in Men: Causes, Effects, and How To Avoid It

    5 years ago

    Estrogen dominance is a growing health concern for people around the world. Although it is more common in women than men, it can also affect men, causing such problems as infertility, erectile dysfunction, enlarged...

  • Growing Catnip Commercially: Cash Crops for Small Farms
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    Growing Catnip Commercially: Cash Crops for Small Farms

    6 years ago

    Small farmers and suburbanites alike can earn extra income by growing catnip to sell. Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is easy to grow in many areas of the United States. In fact, it's often considered a weed! Because it's so...

  • Cash Crops for Small Farms: Rabbit Manure
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    Cash Crops for Small Farms: Rabbit Manure

    5 years ago

    Family farmers, homesteaders, and even suburbanites can earn extra money with packaged rabbit manure. Rabbit manure is considered to be one of the best manures for gardens. It has one of the highest levels of...

  • How to Repel Ticks Naturally
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    How to Repel Ticks Naturally

    7 months ago

    Ticks are an annoying and potentially dangerous pest throughout most of the United States and the world. Not only do they suck your blood (and not in some sexy, sparkly vampire way either), they can carry diseases such...

  • Reduce Rabbit Hutch Maintenance With Worm Bins
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    Reduce Rabbit Hutch Maintenance With Worm Bins

    5 years ago

    Whether you keep rabbits as pets, for show, or for meat and fur, you can reduce rabbit hutch maintenance by incorporating worm bins into your hutch design. Rabbits produce a lot of manure for their size (a large doe...

  • Nebraska Historic Sites: Fort Robinson
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    Nebraska Historic Sites: Fort Robinson

    5 years ago

    Fort Robinson is one of the crown jewels of the Nebraska State Park system. Located on 22,000 in the beautiful Pine Ridge area of northwestern Nebraska, the Fort also offers some of the most fascinating history of any...

  • How To Reduce Stormwater Runoff From Your Home or Business
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    How To Reduce Stormwater Runoff From Your Home or Business

    6 years ago

    Stormwater runoff is a major problem in the United States. Stormwater runoff from rainstorms, snowmelt, and overwatering is a major source of water pollution in the United States and around the world. In fact, an...

  • How To Repel Mosquitoes Naturally
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    How To Repel Mosquitoes Naturally

    7 years ago

    Mosquitoes are one of the most annoying insect pests alive. If you live in an area with a lot of mosquitoes, it can completely destroy your summer, and prevent you from enjoying outdoor activities in the cooler and more...

  • The Basics of Living Walls, Green Walls, and Vertical Gardens
    13

    The Basics of Living Walls, Green Walls, and Vertical Gardens

    6 years ago

    When many people first hear the term "living wall," they think of ivy covered houses and other buildings. Though the appearance might be similar, the execution is very different. Ivy growing up a wall is...

  • Rare and Endangered Sheep Breeds
    9

    Rare and Endangered Sheep Breeds

    7 years ago

    Heritage sheep breeds are good choices for small flocks because they are typically hardier and more self-sufficient than many commercial breeds. Unfortunately, many heritage breeds are now rare. Keeping a flock of...

  • How To Attract Snakes To Your Garden
    11

    How To Attract Snakes To Your Garden

    7 years ago

    Despite their bad reputation, snakes can be a gardener's best friend. They will happily take care of insect and rodent pest problems for you free of charge. Garter snakes are considered especially beneficial by many...

  • How To Do Jigsaw Puzzles Like an Expert
    13

    How To Do Jigsaw Puzzles Like an Expert

    11 months ago

    Jigsaw puzzles are a fun and relatively inexpensive hobby that are also good for your brain! Jigsaw puzzles build great spatial reasoning and logic skills. They make a wonderful family activity, especially on long...

  • Attracting Frogs and Toads To Your Garden
    11

    Attracting Frogs and Toads To Your Garden

    5 years ago

    Frogs and toads are tremendously beneficial to gardeners and anyone who loves to spend any time outside. They eat thousands of insect pests, including pesky mosquitoes and flies. (A single adult toad can eat as many as...

  • Rare and Heritage Cattle Breeds
    10

    Rare and Heritage Cattle Breeds

    6 years ago

    Everybody knows that whales are endangered, but relatively few people know that there are many breeds of livestock that are endangered as well, some of them critically. The cattle industry is dominated almost entirely...

  • Native Trees of Nebraska
    10

    Native Trees of Nebraska

    5 years ago

    Planting native trees has many benefits over naturalized and exotic trees in the harsh continental climate of Nebraska. Because native trees evolved in Nebraska, they are adapted to extreme heat, extreme cold, wind,...

  • What is Your Gender Identity?
    59

    What is Your Gender Identity?

    11 days ago

    When most people think of gender identity, they are really thinking about biological sex. Actually, sex and gender are very different things. When you describe your sex, what you are really describing is your...

  • Travel the Oregon Trail: Nebraska
    12

    Travel the Oregon Trail: Nebraska

    5 years ago

    Chimney Rock, by sscornelius Between 1841 and 1869, an estimated 400,000 pioneers travelled the 2,000 mile Oregon Trail from its starting point in Independence, Missouri to the Oregon Territory. What was a difficult...

  • The Amazing Milkweed
    11

    The Amazing Milkweed

    7 years ago

    There are about 2500 species of milkweed in the world, over 100 of which are native to North America. One of the most familiar North American milkweeds is the Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca). Though Common Milkweed...

  • Spring Flowers of the North American Prairie
    15

    Spring Flowers of the North American Prairie

    5 years ago

    Crocus, bluebells, tulips, daffodils, iris... In much of the United States, these are the flowers most commonly associated with spring. However, with a few exceptions, many of the flowers commonly associated with spring...

  • The Truth About Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamps
    42

    The Truth About Himalayan Crystal Salt Lamps

    6 years ago

    Himalayan crystal salt lamps are carved from natural Himalayan salt crystals, which are prized for their purity and clarity. There are many claims of health benefits from Himalayan crystal salt lamps, but are they true?

  • Moss Lawns
    2

    Moss Lawns

    5 years ago

    Photo by nakae If moss is a problem in your lawn, consider giving up on grass and turning it into a moss garden instead. Moss thrives in shady, moist areas with soil that is acidic (a pH between 5.0 and 6.0 is ideal)...

  • Merlin on NBC
    27

    Merlin on NBC

    5 years ago

    Promo picture Merlin is a new fantasy adventure tv show from NBC. Merlin premiered in the United States on June 21, 2009. Merlin was originally produced for the BBC and the first season has already been aired in full...

  • Why do guys think that all girls have a bit of lesbian in them?
    37

    Why do guys think that all girls have a bit of lesbian in them?

    5 years ago

    Us girls we are so magical, soft skin, red lips, so kissable, hard to resist, so touchable, too good to deny it! - Katy Perry, "I Kissed a Girl" Photo by yapsnaps Why do guys think that all girls have a bit...

  • Dynamic Accumulators for Better Soil
    6

    Dynamic Accumulators for Better Soil

    7 years ago

    Gardeners can reduce or eliminate fertilizer costs and improve soil naturally with a category of plant known as "dynamic accumulators." Dynamic accumulators gather nutrients from the soil and make them...

  • The Hottest Dancers in Hollywood
    16

    The Hottest Dancers in Hollywood

    4 years ago

    This hub is for Countrywomen, who asked me for suggestions about the best dance movies and hottest stars in Hollywood in exchange for advice about the Five Best Bollywood Movies for People Who've Never Seen a Bollywood...

  • The Female Gaze
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    The Female Gaze

    4 years ago

    Every few years, there's a new sensation among teenage girls, and every time a new one arrives on the scene, a lot of people seem surprised all over again that a bunch of girls can drive the highest grossing films,...

  • The High Fructose Corn Syrup Controversy
    15

    The High Fructose Corn Syrup Controversy

    6 years ago

    11/05/2010 update: Studies of foods containing high fructose corn syrup find a much higher percentage of fructose than previously reported: 65/35 instead of 55/45 as discussed below. 03/23/2010 update: Two new studies...

  • Magnesium for Menstrual Health
    11

    Magnesium for Menstrual Health

    7 years ago

    Magnesium is an extremely important nutrient in the body that is involved in more than 300 known interactions. Among the many health problems magnesium plays a role in curing are menstrual cramps and some symptoms of...

  • Early Puberty in Girls
    31

    Early Puberty in Girls

    6 years ago

    Early puberty in girls is a growing problem in the United States and around the world. In the mid-1800s, the average age of menarche (first menstrual period) was 17. By the late 1960's it had dropped to 12, with...

  • Reducing Exposure to Xenoestrogens
    16

    Reducing Exposure to Xenoestrogens

    5 years ago

    Excessive levels of the hormone estrogen, also known as estrogen dominance, are associated with many health problems. One of the most common causes of estrogen dominance is a class of compounds known as xenoestrogens. ...

  • Symptoms of Excessive Estrogen
    13

    Symptoms of Excessive Estrogen

    5 years ago

    Estrogen is an important hormone that helps regulate reproductive health, maintain healthy skin, hair, and bones, and many other functions. However, excessive levels of estrogen, also known as "estrogen...

  • Livestock Guardian Animals
    12

    Livestock Guardian Animals

    8 years ago

    Large predators such as wolves, bears, and cougars are one sign of a healthy ecosystem and their presence in a region has the potential to bring millions of dollars of revenue from tourism and other activities. One...

  • AGA Cookers
    5

    AGA Cookers

    8 years ago

    My mother wants an AGA cooker. She was introduced to the brand in a romance novel, of all places (Rosamunde Pilcher, I believe), and, intrigued, started researching the stoves. The more she read, the more she liked,...

  • Treating Heavy Periods with Vitamin K
    10

    Treating Heavy Periods with Vitamin K

    7 years ago

    Menorrhagia, excessively heavy or long-lasting periods, is a common problem among women and girls. It is commonly treated with the use of birth control pills, and in severe cases, sometimes even hysterectomy. ...

  • The Basics of Fanvids
    2

    The Basics of Fanvids

    6 years ago

    A fanvid, also sometimes called a vid or songvid, is a fan-made music video that combines music with television or film footage to tell a story or make an argument. Although fanvids are related to video remixes such as...

  • Attracting Wild Turkeys, Quail, Pheasant, and Grouse
    8

    Attracting Wild Turkeys, Quail, Pheasant, and Grouse

    7 years ago

    Whether you want to watch them or hunt them, attracting gallinaceous birds - turkey, pheasant, quail, and grouse - to your yard or acreage is surprisingly easy. Gallinaceous birds need relatively large ranges, so...

  • Living Machines
    10

    Living Machines

    7 years ago

    The bathroom of the future may resemble a greenhouse more than a lavatory. As cities around the world struggle with wastewater management problems, there is growing interest in a new-old form of wastewater management...

  • Permeable Pavements for Your Driveway
    7

    Permeable Pavements for Your Driveway

    5 years ago

    If you are building a new driveway or replacing an old one, consider choosing a permeable surface. Permeable pavement is attractive, low maintenance, environmentally friendly, and relatively inexpensive. Although...

  • Adopt a Black Dog
    33

    Adopt a Black Dog

    8 years ago

    Although the problem has never been studied, there is anecdotal evidence from animal shelters and humane societies around the country that suggests that black dogs, especially big black dogs (BBDs), are the hardest dogs...

  • Health Secrets of the Plains Indians
    15

    Health Secrets of the Plains Indians

    2 years ago

    Despite the wars and hardship they experienced, and the constant threat of smallpox and other epidemics, the nutrition of the nomadic Plains Indians tribes was among the very best in the world. Average height is an...

  • Shameless Sexual Objectification of Politicians
    13

    Shameless Sexual Objectification of Politicians

    6 years ago

    Anger, intelligence, and wit are ultimately more seductive than zero percent body fat. -Maria Raha With the world in danger of its greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression, American boys and girls still...

  • Save the Karner Blue Butterfly
    19

    Save the Karner Blue Butterfly

    8 years ago

    The Karner Blue Butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) is a beautiful little blue butterfly with a problem. The only host plant for Karner Blue caterpillars, the wild blue lupine (Lupinus perennis), is declining in...

  • Prairie Plants for Heavy Clay Soil
    3

    Prairie Plants for Heavy Clay Soil

    7 years ago

    Most native prairie plants prefer well-drained, or even dry, soils. However, if you are interested in a native prairie border or restoration project on your land and are stuck with heavy clay or poorly drained soil,...

  • Each Uisge: The Scottish Water Horse
    10

    Each Uisge: The Scottish Water Horse

    8 years ago

    Today, many people think of elves as the wise, beautiful creatures of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, and fairies as cute and mischievous, but basically harmless. In the past, however, many fae were regarded with terror. ...

  • How to Care for a Pet Praying Mantis
    108

    How to Care for a Pet Praying Mantis

    6 weeks ago

    Praying mantids make beautiful and fascinating pets. In their behavior and mannerisms, they remind me something of uncuddly cats - fastidiously clean, curious, and predatory. Unlike cats, you can't really pet them;...

  • The Benefits of Pastured Pork
    3

    The Benefits of Pastured Pork

    6 years ago

    The vast majority of pork consumed in the United States today comes from huge hog confinement operations, known as CAFOs. Each building in a typical CAFO might hold 1,000 or more sows, or 10,000+ market hogs. Hog CAFOs...

  • Eat Better and Live Longer With Traditional Food Cultures
    10

    Eat Better and Live Longer With Traditional Food Cultures

    5 years ago

    French Women Don't Get Fat. Japanese Women Don't Get Old or Fat. Chinese Don't Count Calories. Traditional food cultures are hot right now, and for very good reason. People from cultures with very strong food traditions...

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Clover Lawns
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    Advantages and Disadvantages of Clover Lawns

    3 weeks ago

    As water and energy prices rise, many people are seeking alternatives to the traditional, thirsty, labor intensive American lawn. One of the most popular lawn alternatives is white clover (Trifolium repens), also known...

  • Infanticide
    18

    Infanticide

    7 years ago

    Pro-life crusaders speak of an "Abortion Holocaust" in the United States in the years since Roe vs. Wade legalized abortion on this country. But what happens in a world where abortion is illegal? The past...

  • A Simple Victorian Hairstyle
    33

    A Simple Victorian Hairstyle

    7 years ago

    The elegant and elaborate hairstyles fashionable in Victorian times are famous for their beauty, but few modern women have the time or assistance to recreate the fanciest styles of the era. However, modern women can...

  • Raising Lamb for the Muslim Market
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    Raising Lamb for the Muslim Market

    8 years ago

    There is a growing ethnic meat market in the United States, including Jewish, Muslim, Mexican, and Eastern Orthodox/Middle Eastern Christian communities. The ethnic market has very different requirements from the...

  • Bee, Wasp, or Yellow Jacket?
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    Bee, Wasp, or Yellow Jacket?

    8 months ago

    I have to confess, it's a huge pet peeve of mine when people call wasps and yellow jackets "bees." I'm not even a beekeeper, I guess it just upsets me because it gives bees a bad rap... and they're having...

  • Teaching History the Classical Way
    2

    Teaching History the Classical Way

    7 years ago

    There are two things that I have NEVER understood about the American system of history education: first, why we wait so long to introduce history in anything resembling consistent fashion, and second, why we use such...

  • Ten Reasons To Drool Over Jared Padalecki
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    Ten Reasons To Drool Over Jared Padalecki

    7 months ago

    Oh, Jared, Jared, I have to confess I was a little slower to warm up to you than your co-star, but you have long since won me over. Like Jensen, there are a lot of things we fans... appreciate about Jared Tristan...

  • Making Desktop Wallpapers in Photoshop
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    Making Desktop Wallpapers in Photoshop

    5 years ago

    There are easier ways to get a desktop wallpaper for your computer than to make your own, but making your own is, in my opinion, the most fun. If you know the basics of Photoshop, it's really easy, too. This tutorial...

  • Ten Reasons To Drool Over Jensen Ackles
    117

    Ten Reasons To Drool Over Jensen Ackles

    7 months ago

    Jensen Ackles, how do we love thee, let us count the ways.... Ahem. Okay, we're not actually crazy, and we have no intention of rewriting a perfectly good poem in his honor. We'll leave that to his wife. We are,...

  • Is Battlestar Galactica the Most Feminist Show on Television?
    2

    Is Battlestar Galactica the Most Feminist Show on Television?

    4 years ago

    For many years, the science fiction and fantasy genres had the reputation of being among the most sexist and exploitative of women. Today, a trip to the genre fiction aisles of your local bookshop or movie rental store...

  • Easy Ways To Improve Your Soil
    15

    Easy Ways To Improve Your Soil

    7 years ago

    In order to have a lush green lawn, a beautiful flower garden, or a productive vegetable garden, you need to have good soil, and sadly, it is getting harder and harder to find good soil. If the topsoil in your yard...

  • The Basics of Fanfiction
    14

    The Basics of Fanfiction

    5 years ago

    Fanfiction is a popular but often secretive and poorly understood hobby. Even the definition of fanfiction is controversial. Wikipedia offers as good a definition as any - "Fan fiction is a broadly defined term...

  • Attracting Birds With Prairie Plants
    2

    Attracting Birds With Prairie Plants

    8 years ago

    Whether you live on an acreage or the smallest city lot, attracting birds to your garden is easy with native prairie plants. The tallgrass prairie, which once covered much of the American Midwest, is one of the most...

  • Prairie Dogs: Keystone Species of the Plains
    8

    Prairie Dogs: Keystone Species of the Plains

    5 years ago

    Prairie Dogs have long been vilified by ranchers and others who believe that they damage the range and take valuable forage away from cattle and other livestock. In fact, prairie dogs are what is known as a keystone...

  • Bison Ranching for Beginners
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    Bison Ranching for Beginners

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