Insects That Have Medicinal Uses

When people think of insects and bugs, it may make their skin “crawl.” If this is the case then it may also be disturbing to describe how these same insects and bugs can be used in medicine. This is nothing new as insects have been used throughout history to treat certain medical conditions. For many years, maggots have been used to enhance wound healing of necrotic tissue. The larvae of maggots have been shown to…

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Hurricane Survival Kit

Top Selling Preparedness Items

When trying to decide which survival supplies to start with, it might be best to remember the phrase “The people have spoken“. There are items that get purchased time and time again and have great reviews but others get purchased once only for the buyer to regret the decision. Those highly-rated items have proven themselves to be both reliable and useful. They are products that you can count on to deliver exactly what they promise…

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Food Scraps That You Can Regrow

If you do the grocery shopping for your household you will know how expensive it gets. It may be impossible to completely eliminate your grocery bill, but you can grow certain foods yourself. And, you can grow them from scraps that you would normally throw away. There are a number of fruits and vegetables that you can replant and grow yourself, ensuring that you always have these items on hand when you need them and…

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Best Emergency Car Escape Tools

Modern cars are packed with safety features and technologies that are intended to make our driving experience as safe as possible. Unfortunately, accidents can and do happen and you’ll never know when you may get in a situation where you’re stuck inside your car. Emergency services may not be near the scene and during an accident, every second counts. An inexpensive but very handy option is to always keep an emergency car escape tool in…

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How to Make Your Candles Last Longer

How to Make Your Candles Last Longer

Whether you only use your candles for emergency use or to add a decorative element to your living space, long-lasting candles are particularly beneficial. Below you’ll find a few easy to follow tips to ensure that your candles will last for the longest time possible. Pick the Wick The correct length for a candle wick should be exactly 1/4 of an inch long. If you have a jar candle with a longer wick you can…

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