Research confirms fluoride lowers children’s IQ

September 4, 2019

The August 19, 2019, issue of JAMA Pediatrics1 delivered an unexpected bombshell: A U.S. and Canadian government-funded observational study found that drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy lowers children’s IQ. The research, led by a Canadian team of researchers at York University in Ontario, looked at 512 mother-child pairs living in six Canadian cities. Fluoride levels were measured through urine samples collected during pregnancy. They also estimated the women’s fluoride consumption…

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Don’t Do These 19 Things at Home During Severe Weather

September 2, 2019

Thunderstorms, tornadoes, and other kinds of severe weather may seem beautiful and mesmerizing, but you should never forget that they can also be an extremely dangerous phenomenon. Surely, you shouldn’t hole up every time you hear thunder, but it only makes sense to go inside when the storm starts brewing. Did you know, for example, that the electrical currents created by lightning can travel through the water pipes in your…

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How to Make Dill Pickles

June 29, 2019

Learn how to make dill pickles the “old-fashioned” way. Pickling is a great way to store excess vegetables for the winter—or just make a tasty snack for the summer! Use this simple dill pickle recipe to make easy and delicious homemade pickles. Pickled Cucumbers and Other Vegetables This dill pickle recipe is great for pickling cucumbers, as well as a variety of other vegetables. That’s right—you can make pickles out of cucumbers, cauliflower, green and red…

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20 DIY Summer Games To Entertain Kids This Weekend

May 29, 2019

Help yourself to these DIY summer games to make your outdoor activities and parties more fun and entertaining for kids and adults alike! RELATED: 51 Fun Summer Activities You Can DIY! In this article: DIY Backyard BowlingDIY Backyard Ker-Plank GameDunk BucketBean Bag Ladder TossDIY Mud RunBlanket RunDIY Yard YahtzeeWatch Your StepOutdoor ArtWater Balloon DodgeballFrozen T-Shirt RaceDIY Lawn TwisterDIY Lawn Matching GameGiant JengaRock DominoesIce Block Treasure HuntGiant Ring Toss And Pool…

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25 Ways To Get Clean Drinking Water In An Emergency

May 20, 2019

How many ways to purify water do you know? Some of these methods might help you hydrate when clean drinking water is not readily available. RELATED: Emergency Water Part 4: Resources Purify Water in Different Ways Drinking Water Purification Methods If you love the outdoors or you have gone on a trip in the wilderness you know how fast you could gulp down a bottle of water. It can be…

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Building Your First Rain Barrel

May 5, 2019

Before you get carried away with your DIY rain barrel, take these tips and ideas to avoid rain barrel mistakes! RELATED: Conquering The Cornerstones: Water – The 2nd Pillar Of Survival In this article: Build a Rain Barrel for Self-Sufficiency and Sustainable Living Sturdy Surface for the Barrels Debris Filter and Drain Pipe Cleaning the Barrels Rain Barrel Uses More on Rainwater Collection DIY Rain Barrel Tips and Ideas You…

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