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danoah.com

by Dan Pearce

January 26, 2016

I feel a need to write this post after what I witnessed at Costco yesterday. Forgive me for another post written in desperation and anger. Please read all the way to the end. I know it's long, but this is something that needs to be said.

As Noah and I stood in line to make a return, I watched as a little boy (he couldn't have been older than six) looked up at his dad and asked very timidly if they could buy some ice cream when they were done. The father glared him down, and through clenched teeth, growled at the boy to "leave him alone and be quiet". The boy quickly cowered to the wall where he stood motionless and hurt for some time.

modbee.com

January 25, 2016

Photographers can enter pictures of Central Valley or Sierra Nevada wildlife in an annual contest sponsored by a Twain Harte-based group.

The Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center will award $150 for first place, $100 for second and $50 for third. Shooters 18 or younger can compete for another $100 prize.

dailymail.co.uk

by Tom Wyke

January 15, 2016

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has called for a review of home schooling amid concerns that thousands of children are being radicalised by their own parents. It is unclear how many children and young adults are being home schooled.

Parents do not have to inform their council that they are educating their children at home, leaving the government in the dark about the number of kids at risk of radicalisation through education at home. 'There has always been the freedom in this country for people to educate their children at home. Many people do it very well,' a senior government source told the Independent on Sunday.

essentialmatters.blogspot.com

January 9, 2016

Earlier this week at the Asian Pacific Economic Conference in Hawaii, President Obama said that the United States has become a "little bit lazy" when it comes to bringing new businesses into our country.

Laziness doesn't come at us all at once in a loud abrasive manner. It creeps up on us and lulls us to sleep. But there is a cure. The Bible says, "Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God (1 Corinthians 10:31)."

the-chicken-chick.com

by Kathy Shea Mormino

January 8, 2016

Dressing pet chickens in sweaters has become something of a fad in backyards recently, a trend not entirely different from the pet rock of the 1970s- silly, cute and unnecessary.

Photos of hens wearing sweaters are being shared on social media channels like the common cold in a kindergarten class, photos that no doubt fuel a practice that ought not be encouraged. The average chicken does NOT NEED a sweater. I am first in line to encourage the proper care and keeping of pet chickens and can anthropomorphize my pets with the best of 'em, but the truth is, sweaters do not help backyard chickens and if I believed they did, I would use them and advocate their use. While it's fine to engage in a little silliness with our chickens from time-to-time for a quick photo op, sweaters are not only unnecessary, they can be dangerous.

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.