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Cannabis History Lesson One

In the history of man: in ancient times to modern times the cannabis plant has been along side us. This simple weed with so many uses and only limited by the imaginations of those who use this wonderful plant. 323 more words


Did you know sunflowers could make such a big difference in saving the environment?

Speaking of sunflowers, part of my passion for growing these beautiful blooms comes from all of the uses for the seeds. When I was teaching on the East side I rode the bus home with a student on a Friday afternoon and it was the most spectacular ride anyone could imagine. 61 more words


Etiquette & superstition: use of non-human excrement

I guess I’m still on this rural kick. I’m not sure what that’s about. I fed an apple to a pit bull today. That felt kind of rural and urban at the same time. 338 more words


VIDEO: How The US Navy Creates Fuel From Seawater

This might sound like something from the far end of the sci-fi fantasy spectrum but the US Navy can now produce gasoline starting with seawater. Unfortunately this isn’t quite as exotically strange as it sounds, nor is it quite the Holy Grail of beating climate change. 34 more words