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How to Grow a Lotus Plant at Home

The lotus is a plant that grows in aquatic conditions like ponds, rivers, and lakes. There are more than 100 species of lotuses. They have been used in Indian and…

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How to Make Natural Perfumes at Home

Since synthetic perfumes contain chemicals, they can trigger allergic reactions and even chronic headaches in people. Some perfumes even have toxicity levels that are enough to cause cancer or thyroid…

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5 Financial Tips for Christmas

With Christmas coming up, keeping your spending habits in check is necessary to ensure that you don’t start off the New Year financially strapped. Some people even rack up debt…

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6 Reasons Why Walking in the Rain Is Beneficial

Rain brings out various emotions in human beings. While some people absolutely love the environment created by rain and joyfully look forward to it, others completely dislike it and choose…

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Turning (More) Fat and Sewage Into Natural Gas

North Carolina State University researchers have developed what is, to date, the most efficient means of converting sewage sludge and restaurant grease into methane. After treating sewage, wastewater treatment plants…

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Useful Tips for Daily Life

Here are a number of useful tips and hacks that you can use in your daily life to help overcome some common issues you may run into.

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How the Aztecs Could Improve Modern Urban Farming

Roland Ebel of the Sustainable Food Systems Program at Montana State University conducted a research project to determine the extent to which an ancient Aztec agricultural technique could benefit 21st…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Read Self-Help Books

For some people, reading self-help books is like therapy. One Irish journalist who read a new self-help book every month for a year realized that it had positive effects on her life. If…

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How-to: Dyeing Your Clothes the Natural Way

There is a growing trend of people opting to dye their clothes using natural, plant-based dyes. Not only does it provide natural-looking colors for the fabric, but the process also…