The basis for much of modern wind power technology dates back to ancient times. Wind power was first used as an aid to process grain and pump water into Persia between 500 and 900 AD. These early windmills were based ...Read More »
Articles Written By Andrew
What Has a Bee Done for Me Lately?
Reasons for keeping bees range from the mercenary to the altruistic. Bees are valued both for their direct products (honey, beeswax and others) and their activity (pollination). The most obvious and traditional reason to keep bees is that they produce ...Read More »
Heating Options for Your Home
All sorts of people, for any number of reasons can be interested in getting “off the grid” of dependence on utility companies. Indeed, if it could be done by flipping a switch, it is hard to imagine choosing to stay ...Read More »
Political Activism Can Be Harmful to Your Privacy
In another attempt to expand its reach into the private lives of American citizens, the Department of Homeland Security spent $125,000 to spy on Tea Party activists in Pennsylvania. Using an Israeli-based research firm, DHS set out to track and ...Read More »
Is Silver’s Shine Worth Your Time?
Silver is often treated as a second-class metal when compared to gold, but lately, the smart money is giving silver the first-class treatment. Highly flattering articles are being published in the major financial dailies, and brokers are recommending that clients ...Read More »
A History Rewritten
Is it any surprise that with the shredding of the American Constitution and the removal of our Christian heritage in the public sphere that even now tour guides for important historical artifacts can’t get it right? It’s rather disheartening, especially ...Read More »
Is Free Thinking A Mental Illness?
Is nonconformity and freethinking a mental illness? According to the newest edition of the DSM-IV (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), it certainly is. The manual identifies a new mental illness called “oppositional defiant disorder” or ODD. Defined as ...Read More »
The Ultimate Bug Out Book
Book Review of Scott Williams’ Bug Out: The Complete Plan for Escaping a Catastrophic Disaster Before It’s Too Late Going to a bug-out location takes much more than just hitting the road. A new book by lifelong wilderness explorer and ...Read More »
The Time is Now to Sow Your Seeds
“There’s something happening here, and what it is, ain’t exactly clear…” Those subtle words of warning from the old Buffalo Springfield song are ringing again in the mind of anyone with the least bit of concern over the government’s steady ...Read More »
Senate Bill S510 and the Relentless Pursuit of Economic Control
There has been a cry in the wilderness for years, the voices of “alarmists” and “conspiracy theorists” begging us to see with our own eyes. It has been dismissed as crazy talk by government and media institutions, while stealthily, but ...Read More »