How to Recharge Standard Alkaline Batteries

Did you know that instead of heading out and keep buying new alkaline batteries you could just recharge the ones that you already have? There are risks with doing this. Any time that you recharge a non-rechargeable battery it can cause the production of gas within the battery. This can lead to very high pressures being created inside which can potentially cause the battery to leak, or even explode. This is why it says “Do…

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How to Build a Spring Spear Trap (Be Careful)

Before I begin I just want to say that if you plan on building this spring spear trap, please be incredibly careful. They are very dangerous and you certainly don’t want to be on the wrong side of one. Use common sense and when the tension is pulled, do NOT stand in front of the spear. The spear of these traps is propelled at an incredible speed and force. Because of this, do not use…

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10 Amazing Ideas for Turning Your Trash Into Treasure

I’m sure you have heard of the saying “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” but it doesn’t have to be that way. We want to give you some ideas for turning your own trash into your own treasure. This is where upcycling is so effective. What is Upcycling? If you have never heard of upcycling, it is basically the process used to take “junk” and turn it into something of greater value. Don’t get…

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7 Easy Ways to Help the Honey Bees

Bees are rapidly declining in numbers, not just honey bees but ALL bees. Everything you enjoy such as fruits and vegetables all need pollinators which is exactly what bees are. They help the plants to reproduce. It is estimated that around 80% of the crops that we eat need a pollinator such as a bee to thrive. Without them, those crops would die and in turn, you’d starve. Why exactly are bees declining? There are…

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Using Plantain as a Healing Herb

Plantain is actually considered a weed by many gardeners but is actually a herb and it thrives in compacted soil, growing from cracks in the sidewalk and can be found in lawns around the world. What many gardeners do not seem to understand is that this so called “weed” actually has many health benefits. These “weeds” have been used for centuries for both food and as a healing herb to heal all kinds of things…

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