Category: Video

Ageless Grandmother Gets Mistaken for Husband’s Granddaughter

By Heather Callaghan Would you have guessed that the woman pictured here is now 71? She is Annette Larkins from Miami-Dade county, Florida. When she goes out with her husband of 55 years, she gets mistaken for his granddaughter! It is not mere agelessness that she desires. She has a message about health that she…

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New High Tech GrowCubes Offer Indoor Gardening Solutions

by Natural Blaze There is an Internet of farming taking shape that is relying on the same open source approach demonstrated in the Hackerspace community. First, it is important to know what a Hackerspace is. The video below is a short introduction that explains the background and benefits of open source creativity. As you will…

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Internet of Farming: Arduino-based, Backyard Aquaponics

by Tony Cartalucci Upon this man’s property is an impressive automated agricultural system he claims can be scaled easily and incrementally. While still technically a prototype, it does showcase a lot of impressive features even if many aspects of the project may seem undesirable to many prospective home-farmers. The impressive features are of course the…

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Brazil delays approving terminator seed biotech ’till Feb. 2014

by Rady Ananda Brazil’s Judicial Commission has tabled a bill allowing for genetically modified terminator seeds until February 2014, when it will again take up the topic. Terminator seeds are lab-engineered for sterility; genes are modified to switch on production of a toxin that would kill off developing plant embryos, reports Nature. Another type of…

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Big Ag Mega Farm Threatens Pristine South Carolina River

by Joe Wright Even though climate change has taken center stage in the nation’s environmental debate, the well-documented and persistent threats of factory farming continue to accumulate across the country. Whether it’s the health effects of production and run-off from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (as well as associated conditions of animal cruelty), the deadly introduction…

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70% Of All Antibiotics Used In The US Are Given To Farm-Animals

by Amy Lansky, PhD The news has been buzzing lately about a recent CDC report that confirms a link between the routine use of antibiotics for livestock and growing bacterial resistance. Surprisingly, about 70 percent of all antibiotics used in the United States are given in low prophylactic doses to farm animals in an effort…

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10 Simple, Cheap Home Gardening Innovations to Set You on the Path to Food Independence

by Alex Pietrowski The issue of food quality and food independence is of critical importance these days, and people are recognizing just how easy and fun it is to grow your own food at home. When renegade gardener Ron Finley said, “growing your own food is like printing money,” he was remarking on the revolutionary…

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Can This Spray-On Clothing Clean Up The BP Oil Disaster?

by Heather Callaghan A naked woman stands in front of a fashion designer chemist – in short time, she is wearing a beautiful flowing dress to wear on the runway. It was sprayed upon her body and crafted right there. It can be removed, washed, re-worn or dissolved and recycled into a new creation. Spanish…

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