Substance

This is for discussion of substances (such as minerals, elements, etc).
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
My method of making a slow-burning fire that lasts a good long time for the amount of wood is to do this: Place a surface of wood on the bottom. On top, place two pieces of wood parallel to each other with a space between. Put a firestarter there. Place two parallel pieces of wood (with a spa...read more
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So, those no-hassle firestarters (for lighting fires to keep your house warm) are getting expensive, these days (those Strike-a-fire ones). We've been dividing them up into several to make them last longer. Yes, you don't need them to light a fire, but they make the process easier. Within the...read more
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https://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/10217-easy-holiday-sugar-cookies This article talks about what they often used before baking soda and baking powder. Fascinating.
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Well, I figured out a way to make something like homemade club soda: * Mix water and citric acid * Add some baking soda * Stir for a while It will fizz and get bubbly, and be carbonated. I imagine you could do the same thing with ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and baking soda, since it rea...read more
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It is unfortunately common practice for people, businesses, and governments to spread pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, miticides, mosquitocides, pollutants, and who knows what else all over the place, often even. They seem to think that once they are no longer the pesticide or herbicide, that...read more
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• https://truthabouttalc.com/about-talcum-powder/ • https://draxe.com/health/talcum-powder/ According to the links above, talcum powder (which is in baby powder and a host of other products) can contain asbestos and can cause (or increase the risk of obtaining) ovarian cancer when used for ...read more
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So, once upon a time, I read a study about how adding extra iodine to the soil can help one get a lot more iodine from the plants that grow. My post isn't about the iodine needs of plants, however. It's just about increasing iodine consumption. Where does one get the sort of iodine that they ...read more
by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This question on BYU's 100 Hour Board is one I've probably thought about before, and the answer is great, IMO: http://100hourboard.org/questions/22782/ salt_
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