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Meet the Russian Hobbit: This Man Left a Life in the City to Build an Underground House in the Woods

By | 2017-02-04T19:28:37+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

There are some significant advantages you will have if you decide to build you own underground house. We often hear of people around the world choosing to live off the grid, which means living in a house that is not connected to basic services, especially electricity. These homes are often found in beautiful surroundings and are constructed using entirely natural resources. But one Russian man has taken this one step further and has built his underground house. The Russian, Yury, was once a successful lawyer

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Minimalist Life: 4 Projects to Help You Live Small

By | 2017-09-19T00:47:42+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

Perhaps in response to the rampant consumerism of the ‘80s and ‘90s or perhaps as a coping mechanism during and after the recent economic recession, minimalism has become one of the trendiest lifestyles of late. Minimalist life preaches a few simple and attractive philosophies: Less is more: Having fewer possessions grants more individual freedom. The inessential can be eliminated: It is possible to rid oneself of the detrimental, including both items and emotions. It’s important to be present: Everyone must have a purpose, but it

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How to Make Sure Your Heating and Cooling Systems Are Running Efficiently

By | 2017-01-12T15:27:41+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Heating and cooling systems can typically be free from trouble and easy to maintain. When you do your due diligence and keep up with the maintenance, you get them functioning efficiently. Regardless of the type of system you have, there are a number of things that you will be able to do in order to keep your system in tip-top shape. Also, keeping your heating and cooling systems running efficiently means that you will be keeping your energy bills down because inefficient operation uses more

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How to Make a Homemade Water Filter to Turn Dirty Water into Drinkable One

By | 2017-07-11T17:06:55+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Are you looking for ways to make your own homemade water filter? If so, you're at the right place! There are many ways to make the water drinkable even if we cannot be sure of its purity. Ιf we are getting the water from an unknown source, we can still purify it. In order to purify the water, we need to process it through filters. If there is no way to determine if the water is drinkable, you will need to boil it. There

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6 Things That Contain Cancer Causing Chemicals (and You Probably Use Them Every Day)

By | 2017-09-19T00:42:02+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Did you know that there are some things that contain cancer causing chemicals and you use them almost every day? Let's see and analyze them. Recently, we have been bombed about the dangers of formaldehyde, nitrobenzene, and PVC. These carcinogens can be found in everyday items such as paints, perfumes, shampoos, plastics, and rubber. But there are more dangerous items that we use in our homes every day. By simply throwing or quitting using these six items that contain cancer causing chemicals, you might save

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Natural Ways to Get Rid of Ants to Keep Them Away from Your Home for Good

By | 2017-01-26T00:55:56+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks|Tags: , , , , |

Are you looking for natural ways to get rid of ants? This article will provide you some useful information. Ants are one of the biggest pests we can encounter in our homes, am I right? Once they’re in, it’s extremely hard to get rid of them, too. But who wants to be spraying tons of chemicals around their home in hopes that the family dog won’t lick it up or small children won’t get into it? Now, that’s not to dis non-natural solutions of pest

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Do We Live in a World Where the Tap Water Is Not Safe to Drink Anymore?

By | 2017-08-29T00:56:14+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Categories: Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , , , |

The water is the essence of life. Some would call it an elixir of life. More than 65% of our body consists of water. Water is a necessary component of all human tissues and crucial for all brain functions and biochemical processes. Every day we are drinking tap water and cooking with it. Is that water safe or is harmful? Many people have noticed that the tap water has sometimes unpleasant taste or even that it contains some particles which may be dirt, sand or

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How to Make Homemade Sunscreen Using Natural Ingredients Only

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:40+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Why not try making your own homemade sunscreen this summer? We have a natural and easy recipe for you! Everyone knows how much vitamin D is vital to our bodies. Well, this is the vitamin that is responsible for building your immune system, strong bones, hormone system and teeth. In other words, never run away from the sun! That said, too much exposure to the sun may cause burning of the skin or what is otherwise known as sunburns. Of course, the effects of prolonged

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