Food/Water

The privateers of the Crown have turned our food and water into subtle poisons, making us vulnerable in mind and body. Therefore it is essential to cultivate our own heirloom nutrition and our own healthful water.

Green thumb in space: NASA has decided that gardening in space is crucial for the ...

next generation of explorers...(Natural News) Aside from having to adjust to an environment that's vastly different from Earth's, future explorers will have to learn how to grow their own food so they can have access to vegetables while they're

Ways to Make Your Small Farm Profitable

Many people with a pioneering spirit are looking for ways to live on their land and make their small farm profitable. You can make money on your homestead, but you have to be willing to work.

What you Need to Know About Water: Collect, Purify, Store

Clean water is important for life and there are many scenarios that can threaten your drinking and cooking supply.

8 Best Essential Oils for Disinfecting and Cleaning

Essential oils offer more than just a pleasant smell. You are probably used to using them for relaxing massages, but, did you know that they can be used as a natural substitute for chemical cleaners and disinfectants as well?

America's Largest Supermarket Chain To Test Driverless Grocery Deliveries

The Kroger Co. could soon unleash a fleet of autonomous grocery delivery vehicles across the United States if its on-road, fully autonomous pilot program is successful.

Kroger to bring driverless cars to grocery delivery

Kroger is partnering with autonomous car company Nuro to introduce driverless cars to its grocery delivery. Kroger has made a number of investments toward expanding its digital and online delivery business. "Last mile delivery" is one o

A Venezuelan prepper reveals how he made his own self-sufficient water supply

(Natural News) When SHTF, you'll need a steady source of food and potable water. Food is easy to stockpile, especially if you're familiar with the basics of short- and long-term food storage.

Using a Greenhouse for Food Self-Sufficiency

This Greenhouse Invention from Purdue Could Help Address the Global Food Crisis

A Self Reliant Guide To Edible Landscaping

When it comes to landscaping there is a lot to consider. I have put a lot of thought into thinking about landscaping. While it may seem amazing, after building a house with my husband I have never got around to landscaping around my house. There has

A Real World 'Star Trek' Replicator Is Now Possible Thanks To New Breakthrough

A startup with alumni from MIT and Yale says it's made a breakthrough in creating a next-generation material that should make it possible to 3-d print literally anything out of thin air.

How to cook inside, with no smoke, without gas or electricity

(Natural News) Preppers know that it's important to have options for various survival scenarios.

System extracts quarter-liter of water per day per kilogram of MOF from desert air

A system, based on relatively new high-surface-area materials called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), can extract potable water from even the driest of desert air, the researchers say, with relative humidities as low as 10 percent.

Meet the Charity 'eat BCH' - the P2P Electronic Cash-to-Food System

Over the past few months of 2018 flying under the radar, there's a new charity aimed at feeding Venezuelan citizens and their children -- a group called 'eat BCH.' The group has been getting a lot of bitcoin cash (BCH) donations towards feedi

Nanoscale "supersoap" allows liquid 3D structures to be printed within other liquids

Scientists at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) have found a way to "print" narrow tubes of water within liquid-state silicon oil.

Move over, fog nets – fog harp is better at drawing water from the air

For a number of years now, people living in arid regions have acquired drinking water by using nets to capture the microscopic airborne water droplets that make up fog.

New Flow Hive 2 makes getting honey on tap even easier

n 2015, a magnificently clever invention by two Australian beekeepers turned into a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign, raising over US$2 million dollars in just its first 24 hours. The genius idea was to design a beehive with a tap system that ca

Water and Energy are tightly linked

* Billions of gallons of water are used each day in the United States for energy production * huge amounts of energy are consumed in pumping, treating, heating, and delivering water. * More than 12 percent of the energy used in the U.S. is for wate

'Cryptomatoes' Using Excess Mining Heat to Grow Produce

Over the past couple of years, there's been a lot of discussions concerning the energy consumed by cryptocurrency mining. However, more recently mining operations have been using environmentally friendly methods and some of them are channeling the

Satellites reveal extent of global fishing

The dataset provides greater detail than previously possible about fishing activity on the high seas, beyond national jurisdictions, according to a press release from Global Fishing Watch. While most nations appear to fish predominantly within their

A different view every week: The self-elevating, off-grid, luxury floating home

Florida-based company Arkup has floated the concept of an off-grid, liveable luxury yacht.

How to Make Homemade Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is one of those things that has far more ingredients than it should when you buy it at the store. Homemade cottage cheese is creamy, fluffy, and delicious, and it's made with only 3 simple ingredients:

Artificial floating islands could expand liveable space at sea

The Netherlands is a fairly small country, so to support a growing population, the Dutch people have historically expanded out to sea.

New desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

Seawater is a complex cocktail of useful minerals, but it's hard to separate out the specific ones we need.

Safe to human far ultraviolet C light bands can revolutionize public health...

Continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light can kill airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, according to a new study at the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).

Removing heavy metals from water: Activated charcoal from palm kernel cake is a low cost biosorbent

(Natural News) Contaminated water contains all sorts of harmful toxins that can result in dangerous diseases in humans. This has led scientists to devise various ways to decontaminate water ---so much so that decontamination has become an industry o

Properly Filter Your Water

Each year, red flags over toxic drinking water are raised across the U.S., with reasons varying from location to location. One major problem is aging water pipes, which have become an increasingly common source of toxic exposure.1 In fact, in a 2013

Flatpack Urban Farm Grows 6.6 Tons of Food in 538 Square Feet

This flatpack urban farm only takes up 538 square feet, but its creators say that it can yield as much as 6 tonnes (6.6 tons) of fresh produce per year.

Is techno-farming going to replace chemical farming? Some farmers are switching...

from herbicides to robots for their weed problems... (Natural News) Robotic weeders are growing in popularity, an expert said, to support the growth and proliferation of specialty crops, or crops that are not mass-produced, and which include vegetabl

NASA-inspired "speed breeding" boosts wheat production threefold

Our planet is expected to host an extra two billion people by 2050, but the amount of arable land we've got to work with won't be changing all that much.

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Icyball

IcyBall was a name given to two early refrigerators, one made by Australian Sir Edward Hallstrom in 1923, and the other design patented by David Forbes Keith of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (filed 1927, granted 1929), and manufactured by American Powel C

Growing Potatoes in Containers and Why You Should Do It

I have never met a potato I did not like. Seriously. There was period during the 80s that I refer to as my potato years. I shunned meats of any kind and pretty much subsisted for weeks at a time on baked potatoes, asiago cheese, and apples. That,

On Black Friday alone, Americans bought enough to equip the entire USMC.

Guns really are a key part of the fabric of American life. They're so much a part of it that on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year when people mob stores for the best deals on televisions and other consumer electronics, Americans bo

How this couple earns a six figure annual income with 1.5 acres of land

(Natural News) Can small-scale farming in the modern age really generate enough income for the average family to make an honest living?

Meet The Tiny Mobile Home That Comes Equipped With A Tiny Greenhouse

This tiny greenhouse is going to change the lives of future residents.

In Historic Result, 31-Year-Old Wins Austrian Elections, Worst Result For Establishment ...

In Historic Result, 31-Year-Old Wins Austrian Elections, Worst Result For Establishment Party Since Hitler Rule

First Ag Crop Completely Grown, Harvested Using Only Robots

The world's food chain is headed toward total automation by robotics and AI, potentially putting tens of millions of farm workers out of employment. Technocrats are planning on Universal Basic Income to mollify the unemployables from rebelling. ?

ROBOT FARMERS HAVE SUCCESSFULLY PLANTED AND HARVESTED BARLEY...

ROBOT FARMERS HAVE SUCCESSFULLY PLANTED AND HARVESTED BARLEY BY THEMSELVES

Netherlands is world number two in agricultural exports by using greenhouses and new technology

Each acre in the greenhouse yields as much lettuce as 10 outdoor acres and cuts the need for chemicals by 97 percent.

Current aquaculture tech could provide 100 times current seafood consumption

UCLA researchers found that over 11,400,000 km2 are potentially suitable for fish and over 1,500,000 km2 could be developed for bivalves. Both fish and bivalve aquaculture showed expansive potential across the globe, including both tropical and tempe

'Substantial' ocean of water beneath moon's surface could help create human colony

Scientists who retested mineral samples collected during the Apollo moon missions now believe there's a massive amount of water under the lunar surface – a discovery which may make manned missions to the moon easier than previously thought.

Gardening in Microgravity: How Space Plants Are Adapting (Video)

A new NASA video explores the science of space gardening and what researchers are learning about plants in space.

This new solar-powered device can pull water straight from the desert air

You can't squeeze blood from a stone, but wringing water from the desert sky is now possible, thanks to a new spongelike device that uses sunlight to suck water vapor from air, even in low humidity.

Revolutionary Desert Twins Can Produce Water Out Of Thin Air

The SunGlacier device successfully captured water in the hottest, driest climate on Earth.

Trail Kitchens utility boxes drive lightly for campsite cooking and cleaning

Some people prefer to buy prebuilt expedition trucks or camper vans, but others like to build their own or just camp out of a simple, everyday vehicle.

How to disinfect water in a survival situation

(Natural News) Many people take clean running water for granted, but in the event of a hurricane, earthquake, or other survival situation, this is often the first thing to go -- and the one thing you'll need to stay alive.

The Revolutionary Skyscraper Is Designed To Feed A Village

The winning architects of eVolo Magazine's 2017 Skyscraper Competition have a surprising plan to improve agriculture in Africa.

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