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  • There are millions of dollars out there! Californian growers terrified about wildfires destroying their pot plants

    09/28/2020 4:28:08 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 34 replies
    ss ^ | 9/28/20 | ss
    Smoking weed is the newest worry for California firefighters as the state’s biggest wildfire races toward the nation’s biggest marijuana-producing region. The wildfire is headed for Post Mountain and Trinity Pines, two small communities northwest of Sacramento that lie in the heart of cannabis country. And many of the locals — up to 1,000 — are refusing to evacuate because they want to protect their pot. Law enforcement officials went knocking on doors, but can’t make anybody go, Trinity County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Nate Trujillo told the AP. “It’s mainly growers,” Trujillo said. “And a lot of them, they don’t...
  • The Rose Garden is Decorated As It Was On Ginsburg’s Nomination

    09/26/2020 2:06:59 PM PDT · by wrrock · 38 replies
    TG ^ | 9/26/2020 | Evan
    For the Supreme Court announcement today, the Rose Garden is made to look similar to June 14, 1993 — the day Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s nomination to the high court. SEE...
  • Feral swine bomb could wreak havoc on large swaths of the US if wild boar population continues to explode

    09/25/2020 12:26:18 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 51 replies
    SS ^ | 9/23/20 | ss
    A population explosion among wild boars in the US has led experts to warn that a “feral swine bomb,” if left unchecked, could wreak havoc on large swaths of the country. Undark Magazine reported on the explosion of the pig population, which has caused an estimated $2.5bn worth of damages every year. Feral hogs trample and tear-up crops, attack livestock, and can destroy sensitive habitats. The pigs also act as disease carriers. They can host more than 30 viral and bacterial diseases as well as scores of parasites. here are approximately 9 million feral hogs in the US, and their...
  • Historic August 2020 derecho destroyed over 1 million acres of crops, U.S.

    08/18/2020 9:58:54 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 64 replies
    watchers.com ^ | 8/17/2020 | Teo Blaskovic
    A devastating derecho ripped through several Midwest states on August 10, 2020, leaving a path of destruction, more than 1.5 million customers without power, and more than 404 600 hectares (1 million acres) of destroyed or damaged crops. Northern Illinois University meteorology professor Victor Gensini described the event as one of the worst weather events of 2020 in the United States. The storm ripped through the heart of the Corn Belt - a region of the Midwestern United States that has dominated corn production in the country since the 1850s, with winds gusts up to 180 km/h (112 mph), causing...
  • Your Rundown Of What Happened In The Latest Court Hearing On Michael Flynn’s Case

    08/11/2020 3:08:41 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 11, 2020 | Margot Cleveland
    ...Powell began with a short opening statement and then responded to questions posed by the 10 active judges hearing the appeal. (Judge Gregory Katsas did not participate in the en banc proceedings.) Jeff Wall, the acting solicitor general, argued next on behalf of the government, followed by Beth Wilkinson, the private attorney retained to represent Sullivan. Powell and Wall concluded with short, two-minute rebuttals. The questions posed focused mainly on the propriety of mandamus in the Flynn case given that Sullivan has not yet ruled on the government’s motion to dismiss. Mandamus is an extremely rare remedy, appropriate only when...
  • 20 year lurker here

    07/20/2020 8:42:57 PM PDT · by ValleyofHope · 53 replies
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  • What did the Pilgrims think of thunder and lightning?

    07/01/2020 5:14:28 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 51 replies
    Granted, they got here in November, close to winter. But when spring and summer came, they must have experienced some New England thunderstorms. What did they think of that?
  • Anarchists in Seattle’s ‘Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone’ start their own victory garden, are in for the long haul

    06/11/2020 3:23:48 PM PDT · by kevcol · 83 replies
    Twitchy ^ | June 11, 2020 | Brett T.
    As Twitchy reported Wednesday, the free people barricaded inside Seattle’s “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” had sent out a plea for vegan and soy-based food after the homeless ate everything they had. It looks like the anarchists and Antifa members are in for the long haul, as they’ve started farming inside the autonomous zone. Lol the Antifa people in the “autonomous zone” are taking up farming. They poured some top soil onto the grass, seem to have simply placed some of the plants onto the soil rather than digging holes, and are expecting to keep the plot sufficiently watered with a...
  • Weather or Not looks at the Weatherbell Saturday Summary

    05/24/2020 8:02:57 AM PDT · by ocrp1982 · 8 replies
    Weatherbell Analytics ^ | 5-24-2020 | Joe Bastrsi
    Summary of upcoming weather with a detailed explanation.
  • Extend the Range of .22 Shotshells with Reverse Paradox Tubes for a Garden Gun

    05/19/2020 5:42:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 77 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 19 May, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    In a previous article, I commented on the usefulness of .22 LR shotshells and their limited range. Their use is severely hampered by the poor patterns produced by these shotshells out of rifled barrels. The effective range of these shells can be doubled or tripled with the use of a reverse paradox tube. The Ball and Shot gun, more commonly known as the Paradox gun, was invented by Col. George Fosbery, VC, and patented in England in 1885. The patent was sold to Holland and Holland who marketed the guns under the Paradox name.  The idea was simple: put...
  • COVID-19 Cytokine Storm Is a Metaphor for How a Society, Fearing the Unknown, Can Destroy Itself

    05/17/2020 7:31:54 AM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 2 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 7, 2020 | Richard Fernandez
    One of the ways the Coronavirus kills is by stimulating an overreaction of a patient’s own immune system. “Diseases such as covid-19 and influenza can be fatal due to an overreaction of the body’s immune system called a cytokine storm.”...This metaphor can also describe how society can harm itself when measures taken to control a disease do more harm than good. Perhaps the most forceful and controversial reaction to the coronavirus epidemic has been the lockdown, which believe it or not, did not exist in the American context as a bureaucratic concept before 2006. As Jeffrey Tucker writes in the...
  • Video: A Conservative Christian Pastor Announces Massive Outdoor Easter Service ‘Like Woodstock’ After Florida Pastor Arrested

    04/01/2020 11:09:14 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 41 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 04.01.2020 | Natalie D.
    The pastor of a Tampa megachurch is facing charges after refusing to close its doors despite a “safer at home” order in effect in Hillsborough County, meant to stop the spread of COVID-19. The sheriff says up to 500 people were in attendance at Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne’s Sunday services. Howard-Browne, 58, turned himself in Monday afternoon after Sheriff Chad Chronister and State Attorney Andrew Warren on Monday announced an arrest warrant had been issued for charges of unlawful assembly and violating public health emergency rules of isolation and quarantine. Howard-Browne was released 40 minutes later after posting a $500 bond....
  • Woman Shares A Heart-Wrenching Story About How The Australian Fires Destroyed Her Home But Not Her Greenhouse

    01/08/2020 9:33:03 AM PST · by steveben · 4 replies
    Viral Mag ^ | Jan. 8, 2020 | Viral Mag Team
    Fire that almost wiped out entire Australian town is finally extinguished. The Australian bushfires seemed like an unstoppable force that was destroying everything in its path. Despite this, millions upon millions of people fought the catastrophe any way they could. Like many others in Australia, Casey Kirchhoff too had to flee her home because of the bushfires. However, in the midst of this whole chaos, a Twitter story surfaced showing that perhaps not all hope is lost. Casey Kirchhoff, a PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales and Australian alpine plant enthusiast, recently posted pictures of what was...
  • Will Liar And Leaker Andrew McCabe Carry Out Threat To Bring FBI Down With Him?

    09/17/2019 11:40:27 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 48 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 09-17-19 | DrJohn
    The GOJ’s rejection of a last ditch appeal by the legal team representing fired former FBI Director Andrew McCabe and the recommendation by federal prosecutors that charges actually be filed against the documented liar, leaker and co-conspirator in the attempted coup against a duly elected President Donald Trump puts the deep state in a face-to-face confrontation with a potential legal Armageddon. An indictment will leave McCabe with no excuse for not carrying out his threat to bring them all down with him. Before his firing former FBI Director Andrew McCabe sent a shot across the bow of his co-conspirators in...
  • Are vertical farms ready for prime time?

    09/01/2019 1:42:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Manitoba Co-Operator ^ | August 27, 2019 | Jane Lanhee Lee, Reuters
    Indoor farm companies say they're scaling up, but many question their business model Leafy salad greens grown under banks of LED lights, with mist or drips of water are having their day in the sun. Several top U.S. indoor farms say they are boosting production to a level where they can now supply hundreds of grocery stores. Plenty, Bowery, Aerofarms and 80 Acres Farms are among young companies that see a future in salad greens and other produce grown in what are called vertical farms that rely on robotics and artificial intelligence, along with LED lights. While the first versions of modern vertical farms...
  • A middle finger to Red Flag laws - do they really expect us to keep all of our guns in one place?

    08/28/2019 9:20:15 AM PDT · by Enge1934 · 55 replies
    8/28/2019
    Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love pvc. Sometimes you just have to admire the chutzpah of the Commie-Democratic party. They live in an insane fantasy world were unicorns leap over rainbow pride flags and we are all just one more law away from living in complete peace and harmony. The only thing is that one law keeps on changing, this time around it’s magic of confiscating guns with red flag laws. To hear them talk, all they need is the power to send in a SWAT team in at 3:00 AM on a no-knock warrant, kill everyone...
  • [INTERVIEW] For indoor farming, why are cargo containers more optimal than warehouses?

    08/25/2019 9:39:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Indoor farming projects have been touted for their environmental benefits, but a lack of scalability and profitability have caused smart farm startups to fail all over the world. However, Seoul-based automatic indoor farming startup n.thing is betting on a modular approach for success. The company found that shipping containers are appealing as scalable indoor vertical farming units, especially in countries that are short of fertile land. The key to its flagship Planty Cube farming facility is a cluster of multiple 12-meter cargo containers, Kim Hye-yeon, CEO and co-founder of n.thing, said in an interview with The Investor. “A stand-alone, single-unit...
  • Outdoor insecticide

    08/13/2019 10:44:22 AM PDT · by SMARTY · 46 replies
    8-13-2019 | Me
    I made the mistake of spilling some outdoor insecticide in the house. Now I need to get rid of the nasty smell Any suggestions?
  • Disruption in Fast Food Creates Prospects for New (and Lucrative) Opening for Vertical Farming

    08/07/2019 1:02:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Urban Ag News ^ | August 3, 2019 | Joel L. Cuello, Ph.D.
    U.S. fast-food customers’ growing expectations for healthier, ethical and more environmentally sustainable options directly correspond with the values and produce that the Vertical Farming industry provides. As the vertical farming industry in the United States grows, its market segments correspondingly diversify and widen. Aerofarms, Gotham Greens and Square Roots, for instance, all deliver their produce to local grocers as well as to Whole Foods Market. Plenty sells its leafy greens through the online retailer Good Eggs, San Francisco’s Faletti Foods as well as to fine-dining restaurants, including Atelier Crenn and the Michelin-starred Protege in Palo Alto, among others.
  • “Due To A Poor Harvest Season, We Are Experiencing Shortages On Many Of Our Canned Vegetable Items”

    07/19/2019 12:12:25 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 138 replies
    tecb ^ | 7/16/19 | Michael Snyder
    I know that this headline is alarming, but it is actually a direct quote from a notice that was recently posted in a Kroger supermarket. And as you will see below, similar notices are being posted in the canned vegetable sections of Wal-Mart stores nationwide. I would encourage you to examine the evidence in this article very carefully and to come to your own conclusions about what is happening. At this moment, social media is buzzing with reports of shortages of canned vegetables all around the country. But so far, the mainstream media is being eerily quiet about all of...