Of the many slogans that have been socially adopted by some as a banner, and others as the new evil to kill, the line, “Don’t tread on me” is easily among the top ten over the past few years. To find out what it means today we need to look at where it came from, and why.It is a flag, as well as a slogan, and I hope to help you understand it better.Rattlesnakes, in this … [Read more...] about Don’t Tread on Me – What It Means Today
This, That, and The Other
Here you will find articles that don't fall into another category (or that I forgot to assign a category to), so look out you might find anything here!
by J. CirerolFor over a year, I slept and lived in my car in Los Angeles, California. I moved to Los Angeles for a dream and did not realize how expensive it was to live there.So I began planning in my head and thinking about how I might save money and how I might get out of the frustrating living situation I was in at the time. I decided living and sleeping in my car … [Read more...] about Living in Your Car to Save Money or Out of Necessity
by Tia G.Growing up, I had the pleasure of never seeing a roach, except on T.V. I grew up with the assumption that only dirty people had roaches. When I moved to Texas, I found out how wrong that assumption was. Even the cleanest of homes can get infested with roaches and it doesn't take much.My first apartment in Texas appeared to be clean. Nice neighborhood, clean … [Read more...] about How To Get Rid Of Cockroaches Without An Exterminator
by Arthur T. Bradley, Ph.D.A surgeon recently wrote to ask whether a modern pacemaker would survive an EMP. It would have been easy to provide a gut reaction and say, “No way!” After all, an EMP might generate fields on the order of 50 kV/m. But is that answer correct?The surgeon went so far as to ask the pacemaker manufacturer (Medtronic) if they thought the device … [Read more...] about Will Pacemakers Survive an EMP?
by Krystal BrownMaking your own soap is an enjoyable and useful activity. Homemade soaps are also better for the skin because they contain glycerin. Glycerin is a natural product of the soap making process. But, with many commercial soaps, the glycerin is removed and used to make lotions and other cosmetics.With self-made soaps, the glycerin is not removed and you will … [Read more...] about How to Make Homemade Soap Bars for Beginners