FDA approves genetically engineered pigs for food and medicine

Genetically engineered pigs will soon be introduced into the American food supply. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just approved the first-of-its-kind, intentional genomic alteration for domestic pigs. The experiment takes animal farming to an entirely new level, introducing genetic alterations that could cause genetic ripple effects for decades to come. The genetically engineered GalSafe pigs will … Continue reading FDA approves genetically engineered pigs for food and medicine

An even greater danger: China claims to have launched world’s first 6G satellite

China recently launched what it claimed was “the world’s first 6G satellite” to test the technology. The launch, however, has raised questions on both the actual nature of “6G” and the possible dangers that it brings. At the moment, it is still unclear what 6G – short of sixth-generation – wireless communications will be. The telecom industry … Continue reading An even greater danger: China claims to have launched world’s first 6G satellite

Still think 5G is harmless? Scientific American issues warnings about the confirmed and UNKNOWN DANGERS of 5G tech

The oldest magazine in the United States, Scientific American, has issued a strong warning about the dangers of 5G technology. Their concerns about both the known and the potential dangers of 5G carry a lot of weight because the magazine is so influential and known for its rigorous scientific standards. In print since 1845, Scientific American is widely … Continue reading Still think 5G is harmless? Scientific American issues warnings about the confirmed and UNKNOWN DANGERS of 5G tech

Hygiene 101: Hand sanitizers work, but handwashing gets rid of more germs, explain scientists

While hand sanitizers work, handwashing is still the gold standard for hygiene as it kills more germs. According to Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center physician Dr. Roland Newman II, while there’s truth in the claims saying that hand sanitizers can kill 99 percent of germs, some pathogens can still sneak through. Handwashing is still the best According … Continue reading Hygiene 101: Hand sanitizers work, but handwashing gets rid of more germs, explain scientists

Medicinal plants: 15 Must-have herbs in your survival garden

When SHTF, medicinal plants and herbs on hand become indispensable. But instead of foraging for them in the wild when disaster strikes, it’s better to grow them in an outdoor or indoor garden for a more sufficient and stable source of herbal remedies. (h/t to SurvivalSullivan.com) Potent medicinal herbs to have in your survival garden Here … Continue reading Medicinal plants: 15 Must-have herbs in your survival garden

Chemicals found in tap water could be responsible for more than 100,000 cases of cancer

Diet, genetics and environmental factors all have a hand in determining one’s risk for cancer, one of the deadliest chronic diseases around the globe. But a recent report from an environmental advocacy group cautions that millions across the US could be facing a greater risk of cancer due to contaminated tap water. In a major breakthrough, scientists … Continue reading Chemicals found in tap water could be responsible for more than 100,000 cases of cancer

Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits and vegetables in buckets

Gardening is a crucial survival skill, and this activity can be pursued whether you live in a spacious homestead or a cramped apartment. You just need to be creative. This is where bucket gardening comes in, which is a lifesaver for most urban preppers who wish to grow their own food. (h/t to HomesteadSurvivalSite.com) Bucket gardening basics … Continue reading Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits and vegetables in buckets

Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits in buckets

Putting that green thumb to good use is easier said than done if there is no outdoor space for a garden in the first place–or so people think. Little to no access to an outdoor area shouldn’t rule out the idea of starting a garden. Megan Falk, a gardening enthusiast and an editorial assistant at Shape magazine, explains that … Continue reading Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits in buckets

How safe are urban gardening crops?

As more people learn about their benefits, urban gardens have increased in number across the United States. However, there are several issues surrounding food production in urban areas, like soil contamination, that are thought to pose risks to human health. In a recent breakthrough, a team of researchers from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM) in Spain conducted a probabilistic risk assessment … Continue reading How safe are urban gardening crops?

10 Best herbs to plant on your kitchen windowsill

Despite its health and economical benefits, gardening might be neither practical nor doable for most people in cities and urban neighborhoods. These places just offer little to no space for green gardens – or so people think. Lack of outdoor space shouldn’t rule out a garden, at least not in the traditional sense. Old plant … Continue reading 10 Best herbs to plant on your kitchen windowsill