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by 5 · July 31, 2014 at 12:58 PM

I just sunbathed on grass for the first time and it has been very itchy, I'm itching still. I thought earthing at the same time could be better so chose the grass but I may rethink... I also saw small bugs I could not identify, a list of... (more)

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raydawg 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Earthing is likely woo nonsense. Yeah, it might be bugs, it might be pesticides on the gress, it might be weed killer you're reacting to.

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by 982 · November 01, 2013 at 09:46 PM

It looks like those bugs I mentioned before are still there. (Quite often, I paste at the end of a post only for the entire post to disappear and I lose everything I've typed.) I've stumbled across 2 more: http://imgur.com/zNxSJrn ... (more)

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paleot 0 · October 28, 2013 at 06:03 PM

One more. When I mouseover this comment, I can like it. Whereas this one has no Like button.. it has an Edit button instead? Why can't I like that comment? (more)

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by 982 · October 12, 2013 at 06:26 AM

If I post a comment, then delete it, the post is still listed at the top of All Questions list on the front page even though there is no new content. If I do a clipboard paste into the entry space on a new post (on a Mac on Chrome), it... (more)

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DavidSinick 0 · September 18, 2013 at 07:49 PM

Weird on the textedit thing...we'll get that taken care of

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by 15 · March 24, 2013 at 04:58 PM

I want to try eating some insects. The closest thing I've had was escargot in a can about 2yrs ago. I want to actually find some good insects that are typically made in say Bangkok. Cook them to my dietary needs. But I was wondering if anyone... (more)

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greymouser 0 · March 24, 2013 at 12:19 PM

The closest thing I've had was escargot in a can about 2yrs ago. What? Snails are much closer to seafood than insects or related. Clearly, you do need to try them. :-) Sadly, beyond chocolate covered ants, you are not going to find insects... (more)

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by 813 · January 26, 2013 at 12:58 AM

I know Sisson jokes in his book about "insects optional" in his primal style diet, but on my morning walk I noticed something. There was a substantial downpour last night and it has been raining hard for several hours. I noticed that many... (more)

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DavidHill76 0 · January 25, 2013 at 11:57 PM

Well, I was thinking more of in a sense for when I go hike the Appalachian. I want to go with as little as possible and hopefully I can hunt some small game like rabbit and forage along the way. Just knowing what to eat and what not to would be... (more)

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by 4873 · January 23, 2013 at 01:39 AM

I seem to be developing a shrimp allergy :( I'm hopeful that this can be fixed as I LOVE what eating whole shrimp has done for my hair and nails - plus they are delicious little buggers. Could this slight swelling of my tongue within minutes of... (more)

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Lisa_54 0 · January 23, 2013 at 01:39 AM

Please be very careful, it sounds as though you may be starting down the road to an anaphylactic reaction. In a more severe case your throat can swell shut, making it hard to breathe. For many people, each time they subject themselves to an... (more)

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by 3737 · November 30, 2012 at 07:49 PM

CNN is calling this habit healthy. I wonder, though, is there any evidence that our ancestors ate a lot of bugs? We eat many things today that weren't eaten in Paleo times but that doesn't imply they're healthy for us. I imagine they wouldn't have... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · November 30, 2012 at 07:03 PM

Eating insects is obviously a cultural thing. What you or I might consider disgusting someone else may consider a delicacy. I find it interesting that Jewish kashrut (dietary laws), developed by a people OCD about what went in their bellies,... (more)

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by 398 · August 16, 2013 at 07:14 PM

At the risk of sounding like a big baby, here goes... I love kale and I know it's really good for you, but I get irrationally stressed over cleaning it, since at least a few leaves are usually covered with aphids. I'm tired of spending so much... (more)

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Cookie_1 0 · August 16, 2013 at 07:14 PM

I cut Kale, as well as Collards, off of the stems. Soak them a few times in water outside and then repeat the process inside a sink and soak them in salt a couple of times. Finally, I soak them in plain cold water. That does the trick.

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by 14507 · April 09, 2012 at 07:51 PM

I think that a lot of hunter-gatherers probably ate bugs with a great deal of frequency. Has anyone ever had their own bug farm and fed them organic feed and used them as food? I'm thinking like a personal cricket farm. I hear they are really... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · April 08, 2012 at 03:01 AM

We made deep fried crickets in biology class, grade 7. We all got to bring some home and report how our families liked them. They were good. I think that's a general rule of thumb with all things deep fried, but reminded me of a crunchier version... (more)

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by 1881 · April 26, 2012 at 02:54 PM

An apartment on the floor below us became infested and the building management did not inform people. I have 8 ugly hard red welts (itchiness has subsided but they look like dark red hard zits) and found and captured 2 bed bugs crawling near the... (more)

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tonnymilson 0 · April 26, 2012 at 06:27 AM

It very difficult to remove the bed bugs and for the removal bed bug cover and spray is one of the effective ways. bed bug mattress protector

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by 2923 · May 27, 2013 at 02:52 AM

Hey guys, I'm sitting here outside the public library, using the wi-fi with my iPad, and about two minutes ago something crawled under my foot, and I picked it up and popped it in my mouth. Guess what it was. Hint: it goes "chirp chirp... (more)

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January 0 · May 27, 2013 at 02:52 AM

I recently ate crickets, grasshoppers, and mealworms at a bug festival. They were all interesting. I could see getting used to them. The crickets and grasshoppers were dry roasted and didn't taste like much; kind of A dry, crunchy, popcorn-like... (more)

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by 20462 · July 05, 2011 at 12:35 PM

Before Paleo, and if bit by mosquitoes or any other biting insects, it would literally take weeks for the bites to go away. The histamines stayed close to the surface and would just slowly leach away leaving the wheals, now flattened, and then... (more)

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themobiustrip 0 · July 05, 2011 at 12:35 PM

Can't say that I have... black fly bites in June were itchy for at least 2 weeks. :(

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by 2854 · July 27, 2013 at 06:00 PM

I am going to Kenya next month- hiking thru all terrains- and I'm a bit (a lot) concerned with the bug situation. I've got an immune deficiency in which vaccines don't always work in my body, so I'm looking for the best protection from... (more)

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Cory_Collier 0 · July 02, 2011 at 09:26 PM

Something to bear in mind: Malaria kills approx 20 million people per year. Potential cancer as a result of DEET exposure is responsible for an inconceivably small fraction of that. Use the stuff that works, and don't risk getting something that... (more)

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by 794 · May 24, 2011 at 05:02 PM

This came to mind while I was cleaning the first greens from my CSA. A couple ants were hiding in the leaves, and I mumbled "go away I don't want protein on my lettuce!". It got me thinking, insects are essentially an inexhaustible food source.... (more)

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Caveman_Home_Companion 0 · May 24, 2011 at 04:25 PM

Actually I have read that insects have 10 times more protein per ounce than beef. Native hunter gatherer societies still eat insects. Go ahead, leave those ants on your lettuce!