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Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 3
WAKE UP, GET DRESSED & MOVE OUT The search for Truth and meaning that occasionally marked the philosophies of the ancient world, appears to be in a state of serious decline in the present day. In our institutions of psychology and philosophy, there is...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
AS THE WORM TURNS Health and well being are part of the natural birthright of the human being. With all of its organs intact, the right diet, exercise and mental focus, a human body can overcome any disease. Even so, the effects of living in this...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Egyptian Temples, part I: A Reflection of Heaven
Introduction The Egyptian religion can be seen as a system of thought, a means of structuring the world, and of maintaining it so as to make it possible for Creation to persist. It reflected both life on earth among the humans and life on a higher plane among...
Religions >> Egyptian
(Sumerian) Patron and Lord of dikes, canals, and furrows; in effect, irrigation and sedentary farming in general. He is the eternal adversary to Dumuzi....
Deities & Heros >> Mesopotamian
I can't believe I'm now starting on the Second Aett of the Elder Futhark. Time is indeed flying by! Looks like this is a highly auspicious, or at least a very fitting time for me to write this article! While Hagalaz literally means "hail" as in ice...
Divination >> Rune Stones
Welcome again to my "Rune-of-the-Month" Club! At the rate I've been going, it's been more like the "Rune-of-the-Year" Club, but I'll try to speed up the pace. This article puts the series over the halfway mark. This is the twelfth of the...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Farmers in South and Central America make a living harvesting — and smashing — the bugs that go into the dye.
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Huge piles of wool, hand-dyed with natural pigments like cochineal, logwood and indigo hung from the rafters and the industrial designer also showed off her rug-making and screen printing methods.
7 Seriously Farmed Bugs
In the dusty hills of Oaxaca, a few farmers still raise cochineal in the traditional manner, hanging little tubular cochineal incubators — which are woven from palm fibers and referred to as zapotec nests — in their nopales orchards.
These Crazy Pictures Show How They Use Bugs To Make Red Dye For Food And Cosmetics
Thousands of miles from your local grocery store, farmers in south and central America make a living harvesting — and smashing — the bugs that go into the dye.

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