There is no doubt that antibiotics are truly a wonder of modern medicine. Beginning with the discovery of penicillin in 1928, the rapid resolution of bacterial infections from antibiotics caused many in the medical profession to become completely enamored with the drug based approach to illness erroneously thinking that the
Image source: gransforsbruk.com I will be the first to admit I am a through and through firearms nut. Like many fellow firearms “nuts,” I frequently cruise online rifle forums where just about everyone with a keyboard, an ego, and an AR-15 likes to gently and quietly share opinions about just
The modern, industrialized world revolves around a myriad of electrical and electronic gadgets. Little is done anymore which doesn’t require electrical power. We’ve harnessed this power for tasks to make our lives easier, as well as more interesting. The electric motor is at the core of many of these devices.
There are literally hundreds of chicken breeds in the world, with about 65 varieties being recognized by the American Poultry Association, split between bantams and standards. You can find chickens of various colors and with extravagant combs or no combs at all. There’s those with feathers resembling fur and others
We have a hard time even thinking about living without electrical power. We use it for everything, from powering our cell phones to running our factories. Without it, modern life, as we know it, would cease to exist. That’s why the loss of the electrical grid is one of the
Off gridders and homesteaders need tools! Period. Hand tools, power tools, and equipment all make off grid living easier and more productive. Without these tools it’s impossible to build and maintain your homestead. Being off grid means being prepared and being 100% self sufficient. Without the right tools for the
My rudimentary grasp of mathematics tells me I have done the homesteading world a big favor. According to the law of averages, high numbers are offset by equally low numbers. When it comes to mistakes made in buying rural property, I have made enough to allow for a lot of