Science

How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

In an ongoing effort to take our health into our own hands, we have begun to add some basic monitoring tools to our home health and first aid kit. For under $20, we found a blood pressure cuff that runs on battery. We use it […]

Spider Races: Halloween Science

Spider Races: Halloween Science

Gravity! Simple, fun, and the foundation of so many science concepts. This science game uses things from around the house. Kids can experiment with the speed of the spiders by raising or lowering their end of the string. First cut the pipe cleaners for the […]

Low Fat, Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

Low Fat, Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

This vanilla cupcake is fluffy, sweet, and so much lighter than traditional vegan cupcake recipes. Pair this with my No-Melt Fluffy Vegan Frosting and you are ready for any celebration! There are many fabulous vegan cupcake recipes, but they are so high in processed fats. […]

Modifying our Genes with CRISPR

Modifying our Genes with CRISPR

This is our future. And this video explains how CRISPR will change our world. Do you want to understand it?

Fasting – is it worth it?

Fasting – is it worth it?

Before starting my fast, I considered how I might respond. There is the mental challenge and the curiosity about how I will handle it. There is the physical challenge of resisting the body’s screaming urge to eat. And why do this to myself? Well, for science. Or rather, because of science.

Best Hydroponic System, Cheap & DIY

Best Hydroponic System, Cheap & DIY

In this post, I will show you how to make a $600 Hydroponic system for less than $275. Take a video tour of our system setup!

Cancer Reversal through Diet?

Cancer Reversal through Diet?

I often talk about a whole foods, plant based diet and how it can prevent western illnesses like cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Studies on real cancer patients are revealing how cutting out animal flesh and secretions from our diet can reverse cancer growth. Dr. […]

Plant Strong

Plant Strong

Rip Esselstyn gave a TEDx talk that introduces the Plant Strong diet. Because of his age and background as a firefighter, his message seems to be welcomed by a different demographic than some other voices in the vegan movement. He also wrote a book about the Plant Strong diet: “Engine 2 Diet”.

Anti-aging treatment coming soon

Anti-aging treatment coming soon

This is really happening. Telomere therapy is the holy grail of aging gracefully, and it seems someone has cracked the code. Elizabeth Parrish, CEO of Bioviva USA Inc. has become the first human being to be successfully rejuvenated by gene therapy, after her own company‚Äôs […]

Map Love

Map Love

  I did not know I was a maphead until halfway through college. While double majoring in music performance, I took an elective course in “Human Geography.” The course brushed the surface of the “where” of history; geopolitical studies paired with a few brief hands-on […]