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 Title   Date   Author   Host 

offgridquest.com

January 7, 2016

If you were put to the challenge stated below in this article, would you be able to do it? What skills do you think you would need to have, learn or sharpen before living like a 10th century farmer?

In 2013, a medieval re-enactment group set out to see what it would be like to survive a cold Russian winter in the Middle Ages. In an experiment launched in Khotkovo, 60 kilometers northeast of Moscow, they selected one of their members, Pavel Sapozhnikov, to live on a farmstead for eight months as part of a project entitled - Alone in the Past. The idea was to see if a modern person can survive in a 10th-century environment with no access to electricity, the Internet, or other modern comforts to trace the social and psychological changes in personality and learn how important the support of others is to modern humans.

trueactivist.com

by John Vibes

December 30, 2015

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan of the UK has recently voiced concerns that children are not receiving the proper brand of brainwashing and indoctrination from the government.

Morgan called for a review of homeschooling and suggested that thousands of children are being "radicalized" by their parents. "There has always been the freedom in this country for people to educate their children at home. Many people do it very well, but we need to know where the children are and to be certain that they are safe. For every parent doing a brilliant job, there may be someone filling their child's mind with poison. We just don't know. We don't have reliable figures," a Department of Education spokesman said

startribune.com

by Bill Draper

December 24, 2015

A Detroit brother and sister vanished more than two years before they were found dead in a freezer in their home, and an 11-year-old Florida girl disappeared more than a year before she, too, turned up in a family freezer.

And a 7-year-old Kansas boy hadn't been seen for more than a month before authorities found the gruesome remains of a child in a pigsty inside his family's barn. All of them were home-schooled, but despite their disappearances going unnoticed for so long, opposition from the government-wary home-schooling community means it's unlikely these states will start keeping closer tabs on home-schooled children.

startribune.com

by Bill Draper

December 24, 2015

A Detroit brother and sister vanished more than two years before they were found dead in a freezer in their home, and an 11-year-old Florida girl disappeared more than a year before she, too, turned up in a family freezer.

And a 7-year-old Kansas boy hadn't been seen for more than a month before authorities found the gruesome remains of a child in a pigsty inside his family's barn. All of them were home-schooled, but despite their disappearances going unnoticed for so long, opposition from the government-wary home-schooling community means it's unlikely these states will start keeping closer tabs on home-schooled children.

nyrnaturalnews.com

by Keeping the Site Moist It Allows the Body's Own Electrical Current to Flow More Or Less Uninterrupted. It Has Been Shown That

December 18, 2015

Cuts, grazes, wounds, and lacerations - to varying degrees we have all had to deal with them at one time or another. If you go into hospital for surgery - even the minimally invasive variety - you also have the problem of how best to help a wound heal.

Your skin is your body's largest organ and plays a major role in keeping you healthy. Given optimum conditions, the human body is remarkably efficient at repairing injuries to this important barrier. When the skin is cut complex biochemical reactions are instigated. These include the activation and/or destruction of cellular and molecular elements including white blood cells, red blood cells, endothelial cells, and platelets - all part of the initial inflammatory process. Inflammation - far from being undesirable - is what protects the site from further injury while it begins the process of tissue repair.

reason.com

by Lenore Skenazy

December 17, 2015

Remember the mom put on Illinois Child Abuse Registry for letting her kids, ages 11, 9, and 5, play at the park just outside her house?

In July 2013, the three children - then ages 11, 9 and 5 - were left under the supervision of the eldest boy. A passer-by saw the Felix boys, along with their 9-year-old cousin, playing and called the DCFS hotline, unaware that Felix was checking on them from the window of her East Ukrainian Village apartment every 10 minutes, she said.

sfglobe.com

by Jing Chen

December 9, 2015

Sometimes photographs deceive. Take this one, for example. It represents John Carlos and Tommie Smith's rebellious gesture the day they won medals for the 200 meters at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, and it certainly deceived me for a long time.

I always saw the photo as a powerful image of two barefoot black men, with their heads bowed, their black-gloved fists in the air while the US National Anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," played. It was a strong symbolic gesture - taking a stand for African American civil rights in a year of tragedies that included the death of Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy.

blogs.sas.com

by Scott McQuiggan

November 25, 2015

The FREE SAS Writing Reviser Add-on for Google Docs helps writers of all ages think like a professional writer. Improve your writing in Google Docs.

We all write-for school, for work, and for myriad other reasons. It's how we demonstrate comprehension, how we communicate knowledge, ideas, and experiences. It's how we connect with each other. But the revision process is complex. Revisers must be sensitive to your goals and reconsider the focus, meaning, and effectiveness from your perspective.

thehealthyhomeeconomist.com

by Sarah

November 16, 2015

The stories became far too frequent to ignore. Emails from folks with allergic or digestive issues to wheat in the United States experienced no symptoms whatsoever when they tried eating pasta on vacation in Italy.

Confused parents wondering why wheat consumption sometimes triggered autoimmune reactions in their children but not at other times. In my own home, I've long pondered why my husband can eat the wheat I prepare at home, but he experiences negative digestive effects eating even a single roll in a restaurant.

wnd.com

by Unruh, Bob

November 14, 2015

A number of homeschool parents in Florida have been ordered by a public school district to register their children in classes within three days or face "criminal prosecution" under state law.

A meeting within the next week likely will determine whether school officials will face a lawsuit in response to the threat. The issue is being addressed by the Home School Legal Defense Association, which said its members in the Santa Rosa County School District received letters demanding information that parents are not required to provide under state law.