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17 Ways To Make Money While Living Off Grid
While living off the grid the question to "How will I earn a living" always comes to mind. This article will show you and give an answer that question on "how you can make money while living off grid?" This list is designed to give you some ideas and inspire some creative thinking on ways to make a ...
21 Amazing She-Sheds: A Woman's Answer To The Man Cave
#1  A Sweet Shop Good Enough To Eat! Belinda Brown, 43, lives with husband Andrew, 47, and their two children in Epsom, Surrey, where she runs a business from home. When we moved into our house ten years ago, the shed at the end of the garden was rather ramshackle. I had always wanted to t...
A 6,000 Year Old Tree, And You Can Come On Inside For A Treat!
The baobab tree, otherwise known as an adansonia, is a large species of tree that is native to parts of Africa and the surrounding areas. The Sunland Baobab is one of the most famous baobab trees (and there is something awesome hiding inside of it). It’s located in South Africa in the Limpopo ...
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An Off The Grid Plan And How It Came To This
The Plan Shared on January 19, 2014 by Krystal Newton Netflix ruined our lives. We were perfectly content eating GMOs, drinking from PET bottles, washing clothes in formaldehyde, and living in a world of waste. Then Netflix came along and we watched documentaries that shed a little light on o...
Angel Oak Tree At 1500 Years Old Stands In South Carolina
Angel Oak (John's Island, South Carolina) Reportedly the oldest thing -- living or man-made -- east of the Rockies, Angel Oak is a live oak tree aged approximately 1,500 years. Some locals simply call it The Tree. It stands in a wooded area along Bohicket Road of John's Island outside Charleston, S...
Birds Nest Restaurant in Thailand Among the Trees
Tree Pod dining could very easily become one of the most new ways to take pleasure in an intimate dinner or a lengthy care-free lunch amongst the tree tops, and that’s simply what visitors at the Six Senses’ Soneva Kiri will be accomplishing. Situated on the far off Thai island of Kood, ...
City says Huntsville couple can't live 'off the grid'
A Huntsville man joined the military to fight for our rights, but now he says his own rights are being threatened.  Tyler Truitt and his girlfriend Soraya Hamar are currently living within city limits but without city utilities.  Huntsville officials said that's not allowed. The city fil...
Desperate For Outdoors - Why So Many Kids Can't Sit Still In School Today
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control tells us that in recent years there has been a jump in the percentage of young people diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly known as ADHD: 7.8 percent in 2003 to 9.5 percent in 2007 and to 11 percent in 2011. The reasons for the ri...
Dream Job To Get paid $20,000 to travel and camp across Canada Inspires Many; 2 Couples Chosen
Two couples will backpack across the country this summer using all the latest hiking, climbing and canoeing gear from Woods Canada – and they'll be getting paid to do it. Woods Canada announced on Tuesday it has selected two couples for a cross-country excursion this summer to test and promot...
Earthing - Are You Grounded? This Might Be One Of The Greatest Health Discoveries Of Modern Day
By Dr. Mercola Do you notice you feel better when you walk barefoot on the Earth? Recent research has explained why this happens. Your immune system functions optimally when your body has an adequate supply of electrons, which are easily and naturally obtained by barefoot contact with the Earth. ...
Have You Ever Heard Of The Blue Grotto Before? This Is Fantabluelous!
The Blue Grotto is one of several sea caves, worldwide, that is flooded with a brilliant blue or emerald light. The quality and nature of the color in each cave is determined by the particular lighting conditions in that particular cave. In the case of the Blue Grotto, the light comes from two sour...
Heineken Building Brick Bottles
Today, the shed at the Heineken estate and a wall made of WOBO at the Heineken Museum in Amsterdam are the only structures where the 'beer brick' was used. As to the remaining WOBO’s it’s not clear how many exist, or where, but the idea, even some four decades later, remains a lasting ex...
How Do You Feel When Someone Calls You Beautiful?
Whether you're walking down the street, or in a restaurant, on the dance floor, or in a coffee shop looking at your phone, how do you feel when someone corners you on camera and tells you that you're beautiful?..... I conducted an independent project, which evidently turned into a social experiment...
How I downsized my life to 100 possessions
by KIT ANDERSON on OCTOBER 10, 2013 IT WAS SEVEN years ago and I was tired when it happened. I don’t remember what put me on tilt. I had spent too much time in one place. All the stuff I had collected was holding me down. No person needs three George Foreman Grills. Eight p...
Is Homesteading Really That Simple?
Living simply doesn’t always mean it’s easy going. On the contrary, living simply often means more work, especially on your homestead. My idea of living simply is to use every day modern conveniences that allow me to have more control over my responsibilities and be less dependent on thi...
It's Amazing To Watch As This Whole Community Works Together To Save This Baby
In NEW DELHI - Foresters and villagers worked together in this difficult elephant rescue operation in the Indian village of Kerala. This young elephant fell into the water and could not get himself out. The young elephant unfortunately fell into the well in the woods during a walk with his mother ...
It's Time For A Clean Up - 31 Backyard Showers - Rustic And Beautiful
What better way to start your day than clean.  If it looks right, and feels warm, there's nother better!  Spending a little time to create the shower of your dreams can't be a bad thing!  Here's a little bamboo and jungle shower time!    Here's a littl...
It's Yours, It's Free, And All You Have To Do Is Come And Get It
This awesome playhouse goes to whoever can pick it up and take it: I'm looking for someone who has the tools and the friends to take it away, and who really wants it.  There's a lot of good lumber here, or a great playhouse.  Either way, it's pretty awesome! Some of you may remember me p...
Modern Secret Garden House Brings Nature Inside
Modern Secret Garden House Features Private Courtyard     Fusing modern function and aesthetics with traditional Korean style, this stunning residence in Gangnam features a vast interior courtyard partially covered by a cantilevered roof. The secret garden feel satisfies...
Off-Grid? No Way - I LOVE Technology!
The majority of us that read this page, are here because we either love the idea of an off the grid life, and dream of living this life, or we are actually already on this path and living the dream. This article tackles the question that now days has become that elephant in the room "Technolog...
Okay, So This Has Got To Be The Coolest Thing I've Seen Lately: Bug-A-Salt
Simple table salt has a spicy new application! And when those pesky flies come buggin' around...     Take up arms with this all new toy / weapon to attack this foul nemesis!   The hunter's dream.....  with no regulations or season on this varment hunting indoors has neve...
One Man Found A Secret Room Behind His Walls Which Lead To This Discovery
This secret room lead to a tunnel... You may have heard stories about people renovating their homes, only to stumble upon a secret room. Perhaps it’s a play room? A cellar? A place to stash sensitive documents and treasures? All that mystery can be pretty scary yet exciting. But back in 1963,...
Rainy Day Food Storage Dry Pre-Measured Meals In Jars
These are really great ready-to-make meals in jars! You simply assemble the dry ingredients in a jar, and then when you want to make up a meal you just add water and cook. You can make Sloppy Joe’s, Chili, Chicken Stir Fry, Mac and Cheese and many more that you can find in the pages below: ...
Rooftop Rain Collection Helps Rural Sonoma County Residents And Salmon
Rainwater harvesting should be something that is done in every household, especially in drought stricken parts of the country. Taking advantage of the water that falls from the sky and either saving it in containers like in the story below or by having a water management plan for our ...
Severe Geomagnetic Storm & Flares Causing Widespread Sleep Disturbances & Other Human Health Effects
Last week on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 the Sun blasted us with a direct hit from a powerful solar flare that wiped out a huge amount of radio communication, according to NOAA’s Space Weather Prediction Center. Mike Wall of Space.com writes: “The Wednesday flare registered as an X2.2...
Sometimes People Go Over The Top...
What is this guy up to? Watch this and see...  I hope it puts a hop in your step!  ...
Steven Tyler's New Country Song With Off The Grid, Gypsy, Hippie Music Video Goes Viral
In this great new music video, Steven Tyler is no stranger to the trends sweeping our planet.  It is a return to Hippie with an Off The Grid twist.  It is loving nature, home and family grown. With the addition of the Gypsy wagon, a drum circle in the field, and the shot of him standing i...
Taking The Plunge - Off The Grid
For those who have built a life in city life, the thought of being off the grid is somehow tremendously daunting.  You look at the computer every day and are tempted and taunted at the ideal of being in the great outdoors, of having space, of spending just one minute of the day without the roar...
The Beauty Of A Wood Fired Hot Tub
For a while my friend Doug and I had discussed how best to create a simple wood-fired hot tub. Stressful jobs require drastic measures to help maintain one's health and happiness. Doug took action and created a truly wonderful soaking tub. Conventional acrylic hot tubs work fine but, frankly, I find...
The worlds greatest treehouse? You decide...
Escape to Bilpin in the Blue Mountains for a getaway experience like no other. There are a few things that happen to you when you sleep inside a house that’s built 12 metres off the ground. For one, you sway with the breeze to the tune of a thousand creaks and screeches of the branches around ...
Thousands Witness Huge ‘Floating City’ In The Sky Over China
Even Chinese TV news reports have told how thousands of residents in two different areas reported seeing a huge city form in the clouds. On October 7th, residents in the Guangdong province of China witnessed what appeared to be a huge floating city in the sky which mysteriously disappeared after a f...
Traceable Explores Growing Disconnects With How Clothes Are Made
Looking for some food for thought?  Traceable is a documentary about the first world’s growing disconnect with the hands that make our clothes. Filmed in the aftermath of the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh, a devastating event that killed 1,138 workers ...
What can be done with a surfboard and fifty bucks worth of musical toys?
Like they always say, if you can sing, you can sing the phone book.  It's not about how sophistocated your instruments are.  When you've got rhythm, and you've got skills, and you put all those people in a room together, they can always figure out a way to make fantastic music.  In th...
What Do You Do For Fun On The Weekend? Watch What These Ducks Do...
// Post by Tom Swoon. It's Saturday! Oh Happy Weekend! Time To Go Play!...
What's In A Tree House?
So what's in a treehouse you say? Nostalgia, fun, excitement, code free in most instances. It's not til you start wiring up electrical and heat and air that you get much trouble, but if you manage to run it off solar panels, it's not likely to get much regulation there anyhow since you're not tied i...
Wild Fox Comes Up To Russian Men Across Frozen Lake
In the cold of winter, this Fox finds the food in short supply, and smells it coming from..... this way...  Meanwhile... also in Russia......
Wouldn't living off the grid mean not having access to Facebook?
Wouldn't living off the grid mean not having access to Facebook? ~Question asked by a number of readers and those first exposed to the off Grid Movement  On the Lighter Side:  Not at all. That would be off the grid in the 1800s, in technologically deprived nations, or Amish. Though technic...