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by 0 · July 29, 2014 at 1:49 AM

Anyone tried it? It seems to be popular in Asia for it purported whitening capabilities, and is damn cheap! Just bought a package last night for about US $1.50 . My skin felt ultra smooth and almost too clean after; I feel like there must be... (more)

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by 0 · December 30, 2013 at 5:41 PM

At the beginning of the Lifestyle, I laughed at comments I had seen about DIY toothpaste, shampoo, etc. I thought - "Now that's just going TOO FAR!" But here I am, striving to DIY E-V-E-R-Y-T-H-I-N-G from deodorant to shaving cream. I love... (more)

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Paul_Mirek 0 · December 30, 2013 at 5:41 PM

I know this sounds a bit bland, but I walk places a whole lot more than I used to. Sure, it helps that my job is only a mile away from home. So there and back is a good daily 2 miles. And with my new Christmas present, I believe I'll be doing a... (more)

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by 1005 · April 11, 2013 at 10:03 PM

Since lately I haven't been able to hit the gym as much as i would like to, I was wondering if there were any inexpensive heavy lifting ideas I could do at home. I have sets of 3, 5, and 8 lb Barbie-bells but those don't cut the mustard. What do... (more)

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Christina_13 0 · April 11, 2013 at 10:03 PM

You can definitely fill a duffle bag with sand and do some sandbag cleans and squats. Also, you can get a basketball, cut into it, fill it with sand, and use that just like a medicine ball.

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by 659 · May 13, 2012 at 3:12 AM

Does anyone know of any good resources on starting and developing a vegetable garden? Just had a delicious cauliflower mash for dinner and thought hey, I should ditch the bulk farmed variety, not have to pay the exorbitant price of organic and... (more)

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Chris_27 0 · May 11, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Check your local public library. They should have a handful of regional-specific books- i.e. "Gardening in Northern Wisconsin," that sort of thing. It can help you figure out if you even live in a decent area for growing cauliflower, when to... (more)

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by 808 · July 09, 2014 at 10:40 AM

The companies that sell the grains??? and the people throughout history who have made kefir must have to make the grains without existing grains so how do you make kefir grains at home?

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Shari_Bambino 0 · April 07, 2012 at 11:22 PM

There is no way to "make" grains at home from scratch. I know what you're saying but I tried for a year to find a way and everyone told me it was not possible. I'm big on DIY and there's a way to make nearly everything at home but I turned up... (more)

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by 56596 · June 10, 2012 at 9:34 AM

Unfortunately, recently my family realized that our land is really too damaged to support our herd of cattle for the moment and we've had issues with our farm manager, so we've decided to sell off the cattle and I'd like to initiate a forestry... (more)

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Kimble_1 0 · February 24, 2012 at 1:15 AM

For permaculture reference its hard to go past Mollison's "Permaculture: A designer's manual"

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by 4258 · January 27, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Hey all, In my last run to the store, I bought a tiny bag of Deep River Rosemary & Olive Oil chips, an old favorite. Though they were pretty cheap, I think I'd have more fun making my own. Especially since I was going to make kale chips soon... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · January 27, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Hi Caleb, Here is a recipe for you to make sweet potato chips. http://paleodish.com/2010/12/18/sweet-potato-chips/

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by 7275 · January 09, 2012 at 1:53 AM

As part of a paleo lifestyle, I want to explore leather and fur clothing and footware, but I want to make sure they're sourced from humane, and preferably local, sources. I was thinking for my first project I would get leather and make my own toe... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · January 08, 2012 at 4:26 PM

You could try your local vintage store. You aren't supporting inhumane farms if the animal was killed in the 50s and it's a great testament to just how long this stuff lasts. Another option is to get to know a hunter (many don't know what to do... (more)

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by 78417 · July 08, 2011 at 11:44 PM

Lately I???ve become enamored with the idea of building one of these tiny homes. Thoughts, ideas, live in one now?

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Abe 0 · March 19, 2011 at 10:54 PM

I have built 2 homes, both were under $10K, including power and water systems (solar and rain catchment). The smallest of the 2 was 1250 square feet. Tiny houses are cute, but after living many years in buses, tents, huts, apartments, etc,... (more)

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by 4276 · March 29, 2011 at 1:41 PM

I live in the city in an apartment with an east facing balcony. I want to set up an edible garden for my own veggies as I cant seem to get through a CSA box before it goes bad, and this way I know I can get only stuff I like. Not to mention the... (more)

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dzone 0 · March 19, 2011 at 7:43 PM

Loved this idea when I read about it awhile ago. I can't put too much stuff on my balcony/fire escape or else the landlord makes me get rid of it because it blocks the the ladder:( Now I have a space in the community garden, but still love this... (more)

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by 78417 · February 08, 2011 at 10:09 PM

Are there people who dont like to spent time in fitness or crossfit studios. Rather doing natural excercise like working hard or moving a lot. Natural training. Is it clear?

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Dale_1 0 · February 07, 2011 at 10:52 AM

We're doing a Movnat clinic in March. It looks very cool. It's all about moving they way we are supposed to. "You will rediscover all the movement skills that made our species one of the most adaptable on Earth!" Some video's here... (more)

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by 898 · February 04, 2011 at 7:17 AM

Dear cavepeople, have any of you ever made a pull up bar yourself? I'm going to make a DIY pull up bar in order to save time (traveling to and from gym), money (gym membership fees) and results (am too lazy to go to the gym 2+ times per... (more)

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saikln 0 · February 04, 2011 at 2:06 AM

Once you have got your bars in place, one way to make it more versatile is to go by about 10 feet of really thick rope at your local hardware store (should be less than $10). You can start low and do horizontal pulls and work up to pull-ups on... (more)

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by 1242 · January 12, 2012 at 12:41 PM

My wife and I decided to save time and money by working out at home. In the mornings, we do WODs consisting mostly of sets and Tabatas of body weight reps (pushup, pullups, situps, burpees, etc.). With our $$ savings vs gym membership, we've... (more)

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The_Food_Lovers 0 · September 11, 2010 at 10:28 PM

This is SUCH a great blog - too good not to share! All about home-made crossfit-type gym equipment. Enjoy! HOBO GYM Enjoy! www.Primal-Palate.com (more)

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by 15 · May 07, 2013 at 5:10 PM

I know someone mentioned that HyperLipid has the procedure but I couldn't find it so if anyone has made it's own cream, do share. Also what percentage would that cream be ?

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PortlandAllan 0 · April 06, 2010 at 5:08 PM

You've heard cream rises to the top? :-) The easiest way is to get a cooler or jar that has a pour spout at the bottom. Let the milk set undisturbed overnight than drain off the (now skim) milk. The fat percentage of the cream is going to be... (more)

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by 11244 · April 21, 2011 at 7:45 PM

I've been thinking that learning how to butcher animals would make it easier and cheaper to get healthier meat. There are all the labels, like grass-fed, organic, etc..., but ideally the best animal to eat is one I've seen alive, running around... (more)

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Kim 0 · March 24, 2010 at 8:09 PM

You don't just get a quarter of a cow, as in front left, when you order a 1/4 of a cow. You get a quarter of the meat from all over. Check out eatwild.com to find a local grass-fed rancher, email them and ask if you can visit their ranch. More... (more)