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Amazingly Pretty Decorating Ideas for Tiny Balcony Spaces
If you’re seeking inspiration to spruce up your small patio or balcony space, we have some fabulous design tips to help you get started. During the warm summer months, we tend to spend a lot more time outside, so it’s time to design or re-design your veranda to create a cozy ambiance tha...
FDA has admitted chicken meat contains arsenic
After years of sweeping the issue under the rug and hoping no one would notice, the FDA has now finally admitted that chicken meat sold in the USA contains arsenic, a cancer-causing toxic chemical that’s fatal in high doses. But the real story is where this arsenic comes from: It’s added...
Homesteader Crafts A Fully Automatic Crossbow Machine-Gun
There's nothing as exciting for a diy craftsman as to design and build something unique, something useful, and especially something that's over the top!  Jorg Sprave from Northern Bavaria and the Slingshot Channel  builds and fabricates some amazing shooting devices for the backw...
Tianja's arctic love and training pack of 85 husky sled dogs
Photographer Brice Portolano‘s project No Signal is all about documenting the lives of people who have chosen to live “off-the-grid.”  The essay, titled “Arctic Love,” follows a young Finnish woman namedTinja who, after 6 years studying Biology in southern Finlan...
Year Of Firsts: Off-Grid Living In A Tiny House In Vermont
This morning, after the water chores, and after the chickens have been fed, my son and I went into our main field to check on our garden. Before we make plans for the day, I need to know what needs to be picked and canned. We had an abundance of lettuce, radishes, and peas in June and early July, bu...
$150 bike camper: DIY micro mobile home (Video and downloadable plans)
Paul Elkins fell for micro-camping in 2002 when he toured the country in his cabover “stealth camper”. Sure he could make something more affordable, this year he began building a nomadic micro-shelter based on the Airstream design. Downloadable plans are here. Using 4 recycled flu...
$2K School Bus Turned Into A Tiny Home
You won't believe this "$2k School Bus Converted into Amazing DIY Motorhome," it's an amazing tiny house space that will leave you feeling inspired. This converted school bus motorhome space has lots of touches that make it feel like home.  This school bus conversion started with a $2,000 inv...
$300 Reclaimed Pallet Greenhouse Build
This is a greenhouse we built out of almost entirely repurposed materials. The windows discarded from another home, the roof of old storm doors, the siding and trim and most other wood needs from pallets, framework/supoort from castoffs from a lumber yard, the door from a neighbor, the tin on the in...
'Big Bertha' is modern school bus conversion that's home to family of 5 (Video)
© BerthaTV Like their modified van cousins and the adventurous notion of "van life", modern bus conversions for full-time living are now emerging as a thing. Of course, they've already been around for a while, but thanks to the Internet, stylish and affordable DIY bus conversions are now ente...
'Speed Dating' For Farmers And Chefs: ISO A Perfect Local-Food Match
Farmers and chefs looking for their perfect match at Bluejacket, a restaurant and brewery in Washington, D.C. Dan Charles/NPR Last week, as official Washington obsessed over the Coming Of Trump, there was a gathering in our nation's capital that had almost nothing to do with the inauguration or p...
(Video) Case IH Autonomous Concept Tractor: The Future of Agriculture?
Would you be willing to invest in a completely autonomous tractor? With the unveiling of its Autonomous Concept Tractor, it's a question Case IH wants farmers to answer. Case IH announced “Rethink Productivity” as the new tagline for the brand to demonstrate a new focus on future innovat...
(Video) Pulling A Truck With A Flip Flop Winch.
Picture this, you are driving on a dirt road, the day before it rained cats and dogs. You go through a puddle and all of a sudden your car gets stuck in the mud, no one is there to help you, luckily you are someone who likes to be prepared and go to check on your trunk, to see what you can use to he...
1,800 tons of radioactive waste has an ocean view and nowhere to go
The massive, 150-ton turbines have stopped spinning. The mile-long cooling pipes that extend into the Pacific will likely become undersea relics. High voltage that once energized the homes of more than a million Californians is down to zero. But the San Onofre nuclear power plant will loom for a lo...
10 Different ways to be: Living off the Grid
1. Energy Basic energy without grid power lines must come from other sources.  When you set up an off-grid electrical system, you are limited by the amount of battery storage you maintain.  This can be a complex equation that is quite costly, but in the end, it is worth the trouble. &...
10 Home Décor Trends Coming To Your Homes in 2016
Home décor trends are always evolving. And it is imperative to keep up with these latest trends to help in the process of remodeling the home. With that objective in mind, we put forward a list of 10 upcoming trends of home décor of 2016. To give you the gist, the year 2016 is all abou...
10 Ingenious Homemade Air Conditioner Ideas
There are all kinds of DIY air conditioners you can make at home. Some are easier to make than others, but they all work quite well. The 5 we came up with will keep you cool, and they only cost a few cents per day to run. Most of them can be made for $15 or less. Here’s what one of our readers...
10 Lessons from Living Life Off the Grid
Life Off Grid is a forthcoming documentary film that explores the lives of Canadians who've made the choice to disconnect. Stay tuned to the film's website for screening details. 1. An off-grid home is not a hands-off home Our modern homes are designed to run themselves, free of our involvemen...
10 quotes from the great Sioux Indian Chief known as Standing Bear
Luther Standing Bear born December 1868, died February 20, 1939.  (Ota Kte, "Plenty Kill" or "Mochunozhin") was an Oglala Lakota chief notable in American history as an Native American author, educator, philosopher, and actor of the twentieth century. Standing Bear fought to pres...
10 Rain Water Collection Systems
The application of an appropriate rainwater harvesting technology can make possible the utilization of rainwater as a valuable and, in many cases, necessary water resource. Rainwater harvesting has been practiced for more than 4, 000 years, and, in most developing countries, is becoming essential ow...
10 Safest Countries If WW3 Breaks Out (Video)
If the end of the world comes, some countries are safer than others. We'll show you the best places to hide out in the event everything goes wrong. 10. Switzerland: With a tradition of neutrality, widespread bunkers and a heavily armed army, Switzerland has shown itself to be a safe haven during E...
10-Man-Tree Is The Name We Gave This Giant Of The Forest
Point Defiance Park is one of the most unlikely of places you'll find where it should be expected.  If you find you have landed in Sea-Tac airport for a trip to the nortwest, and you are staying with city dwellers as I like to call them, well there's a funny thing about city dwellers in th...
10-Year-Old Built Herself A Tiny House For $10 (Video)
Where there's a will, there's a way!  We live in a culture where we have influenced our children to do creative things like... build their own houses?   I know my daughter tried to open her own pet grooming service today... in the house.  She set up a room for it and posted her home-m...
100-Year-Old Box of Negatives Discovered by Conservators in Antarctica
Conservation specialists, working in expedition photographer Herbert Ponting’s darkroom at Scott’s Cape Evans base, discovered a small box of cellulose nitrate negatives clumped together. For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in...
1000 Acres at Rancho Del Sol: A Family Adventure And Time To Sell The Farm
Mexico Harvesting Cucumbers Description: Several years ago, entrepreneur George Thorn and his family took on an adventure like no other.  They left  home in the U.S. to begin an adventure in Mexico, bought 953 Acres, and began the process of converting the land into a farm!  ...
101 Reasons To Live Off Grid
Republished with permission:  Off Grid Living Magazine - October 2014 by Eric Wichman 1.  Self sufficiency  Living off grid is all about living a self sufficient lifestyle, one not dependent on outside resources because you create your own resources thereby reducing or totally elimina...
102-Year-Old Woman Asked to be Arrested to Fulfill Her Bucket List
As the police cruiser pulled up to the 5 Star Senior Center in South St. Louis, it wasn`t public enemy number one inside, but number 102. "Did you enjoy your ride this morning?" asks Patrick Clark. "Oh yes, handcuffs and all," laughs Edie Simms, 102-years young. "These types of events...
11 Building Materials That Will Make You Forget About Concrete!
Concrete is the material that literally holds all our cities together.  From homes and apartment buildings to bridges, viaducts, and sidewalks, this ubiquitous gray material's importance to modern urban life is undeniable. But you might have heard that it also has a dirty secret: the production...
11 Lost Gardening Tips From 100 Years Ago
While many things improve with age and advanced technology, there are some things that stand the test of time. What worked perfectly a century ago is still just as effective and useful today as it was then. Here are some great gardening tips from the early 1900’s. 100 years ago Gallaher Ltd pr...
13 Year old MIT Student Builds Free Energy Device for $15 (video)
13 year old MIT student, Max Lochin contemplates free energy and builds a $14 invention that captures some of it!  Watch this:   "Max isn't in it for the money or the recognition."  Max is taking online college courses from MIT where he hopes to attend full time in a few more yea...
14 Reasons To Own A Motorhome
1.  Vacationing:  Though vacationing is the number one reason motorhomes are marketed for sale, it's not necessarily the only good use for one.  The fact that it's a self contained water jug with a kitchen, bathroom, beds and bedrooms with TVs and entertainment built-in... the fa...
15 Year Old Student Discovers A Lost Ancient Mayan City Using Stars And Google Maps. (Video)
A Quebec teen’s interest in ancient Mayans has led to an incredible discovery. William Gadoury, 15, is credited with finding an ancient lost city in the Yucatan jungle in Mexico. He’s decided to name it K’aak Chi, which means Mouth of Fire, according to the Journal de Montreal. I...
150 Homesteading Skills To Learn
Homesteading requires skills.  Some of those skills will come by practice and learning, some by upbringing and where or how we were raised.  Others taught by necessity... so if your cow gets pregnant and the baby is on the way, just like having a human baby, the biological timeline ki...
17 Ozark Acres for $290 per month
Have you been dreaming of owning your own piece of land to begin your own homestead, only to be stopped by endless hurdles?  In the Ozark Mountains of Missouri, a "little" piece of heaven is available for sale, and the owner is financing! Located in Shannon County, is 17.03 acres of land fre...
18.9 Acres Of Missouri Wilderness US$33,600
This gorgeous property is located in southern Missouri just a short drive away from the beautiful Ozarks, and a world of fun at Branson is nearby. Springfield and St. Louis are just a couple hours away.   This property is absolutely perfect for a vacation getaway or building a permanent reside...
1800 Watts of Freedom (Part 2)
Go back to Part 1 I had taken a week off from work to give us time to do our real-estate closing, and initial move in and hoping to get things functioning enough for us to be comfortable. We had put most of our camping gear, portable generator and anything else we though we might need to get started...
1800 Watts Of Freedom - The Story part 1
After my recent posting of a picture of my solar panels and woodshed, it seems that there is at least some interest in a "write-up" on our system. While I love to talk about our "off grid" home, I feel it's just as important, if not more important to provide some idea/backstory about how we arrived ...
1950's Willys M38 Jeep: Ready for Anything!
It’s likely that the team at Willys-Overland, the Toledo, Ohio based car manufacturer, had no idea the level of impact that their government contracted general purpose vehicle would eventually have. Not only did it help win WWII, but it became a stateside sensation once the war was over.  ...
1959 CHEVROLET VIKING SHORT BUS RETRO
When you think of the perfect adventure mobile, we can’t imagine that a mid-century short bus comes to mind. But we imagine after you see the Short Bus Retro, you’ll have a whole new perspective on the matter. What started out as an old, beat up 1959 Chevrolet Viking short bus has been...
19TH CENTURY SEA FORT NOW A LUXURY HOTEL
Located off the coast of Portsmouth, drop anchor in the Solent and experience our genuinely unique venues. Each of our three forts offers a distinct experience, so for the ultimate hotel stay, an unusual exclusive use venue for weddings and events, or a historical tour, set sail for Solent Forts. ...
1st Airport In World Goes 100% Solar Is In India
Cochin International Airport Limited in Kochi, Kerala (India) has become the first airport in the world to be powered entirely by solar power. A 12 MW solar PV plant, spread over 50 acres, was inaugurated two days back near the airport’s cargo complex. The power plant took 6 months ...
2 moose found frozen mid-fight near a remote Alaskan village
Two moose were recently discovered frozen in battle and encased in ice near a remote village on Alaska’s unforgiving western coast. Jeff Erickson, the student activities director of Bering Strait School District in Unalakleet, captured the stark image of the massive animals poking through the ...
20 Locations Now Authorized to Sell Solar Tiles To Generate Power
If you've been looking for a location that is a distributor of solar tile roofs, here's a list of some that are raring for business!  Check it out!  UNITED STATES FLORIDAwww.solardirect.com MICHIGANwww.lumaresources.com. NEW YORK & CALIFORNIAwww.suntegrasolar.com PHILADELPHIAwww.certa...
20 million mosquitoes will be released in Fresno (Video)
Twenty-million mosquitoes are set to be released into the air in and around Fresno.This may not sound like a great idea, but the goal is to reduce the mosquito population and the threat of West Nile Virus and Zika, which the insects carry. The mosquitoes being released are sterile males. They will ...
2016 National Tiny House Jamboree
This is an Announcement and a Reminder for the 2016 National Tiny House Jamboree. It’s taking place August 5-7, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Last year, the event attracted more than 40,000 people! This year, will be another memory of a lifetime. Please enjoy, learn more, and re-share be...
23.45 Acres For Sale By Robbers Cave - One Of Oklahoma's Most Exciting Wilderness Areas
Robbers Cave State Park is an 8,246-acre park located in the scenic, hilly woodlands of the Sans Bois Mountains of southeast Oklahoma. This park is a favorite of rock climbers, equestrians, hikers and outdoor lovers. The park and adjoining wildlife management area offers acres of discovery...
25 Ways To Conserve Water
People use lots of water for drinking, cooking and washing but even more for producing things such as food, paper and cotton cloth. A water footprint is an indicator that looks at both the direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. The water footprint of an individual, community or bus...
29 Amazing And Terrifying Trails
Hiking is fun and is a great travel experience, but walking is also an awesome way to immerse yourself in nature for a day; and a super easy microadventure that you can have on the weekend, to escape the grind andrefresh the hell out of yourself for Monday morning. “It is n...
3 Acreage Tracts Left! Eastern Kentucky Wilderness Land
It's a wonder what you run into when you buy a few hundred acres of wilderness land.  This is on one of the parcels available for sale......   and if you buy this one... I want lots of good footage around here for the living off the grid page, because it's just plain awesome! ;) There's a...
3 girls, one guy, 6 weeks, and 10,000 miles = Road Trip (Video)
This is a fun video where one guy and three girls go on a 10k mile roadtrip. This trip was done over the span of 6 weeks. But before we get to the road trip, I want to hone in on this fabulous VW Transformation!  Check these out: Now this I love... the handiwork of sewing up the hole!...
3.1kW New Wind Turbine Looks Like a Tree
Republished with permission from Offgridworld.com  by Eric Witchman Wind turbines that look like trees. What an innovative and clever idea. It’s not often we see technology that could change the world, though it is becoming more common as technologies advance and people share m...
300 Sq Ft Mock-Up for adAPT NYC Dines 8, Sleeps 3
adAPT NYC, Mike Bloomberg’s initiative to bring smart, small-space living to America’s biggest city. Regardless of what the winning design looks like, the competition serves as an important milestone in bringing this type of dwelling to the forefront of American consciousness. While ther...
32 Ways to Make Money And Avoid The Typical 9 to 5
Everyone is looking for ways to make money other than the typical Monday - Friday, 9-5 ...Well, look no further. Not only are these real options, but they really work! Check them out and let us know what you think! 1. Give Your Opinion to Make $100+/Month Usually we wouldn't recommend filling out ...
35 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit
Above:  Capitola California:  A quaint surf-town. There are some tourist attractions in the US that can't be missed: Niagara Falls, Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, etc. These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go and visit, but there are plenty of places to see that ...
399 SQUARE FOOT TINY HOUSE COMPLETE WITH A WHITE PICKET FENCE
The tiny house movement is all about downsizing your lifestyle so you can live a more fulfilling life without a lot of debt or a huge mortgage hanging over your head. While you can buy a prefabricated dwelling or a customized small house on wheels, you can save a bundle if you make your tiny ho...
3D Printing Homes Out Of Mud! Sustainable, Insulated, Better!
The future of zero cost homes has taken a giant leap. WASP is a 3D printing company comprised of developers and practitioners.  WASP has unveiled the world’s largest delta-style 3D printer, which can build full-size buildings out of mud and clay for nearly zero cost. The Big Delta is 40...
3D Solar Printer Makes Glass Structures by Melting Sand
As 3D printing technology becomes more and more affordable, the possibilities for manufacturing scientific equipment and medical supplies are endless. The Solar Sinter is a solar powered, 3D Printer by inventor Markus Kayser that uses the intense heat of the sun to melt sand into liquid glass, from ...
4 Ways to Enrich Kids’ Outdoor Play
Unless you’re completely grid independent, technology plays an important role in your children's lives. Digital tech continues to evolve in the classroom and schools are embracing the advancements tech offers, such as limitless information, teacher freedom and adaptable learning styles. ...
40 Acre Off-Gridders Dream In The Great Northwest
Windy City Quilting - That is the name of Linda's Quilting business.  She lives off grid in a part of the world where she recently had a sunrise purging ordeal, trying to make space on her computer after all the thousands and thousands.... and thousands  of beautiful sunrises she photograp...
40 years documenting the decline of America's poorest neighborhoods
Chilean-born photographer Camilo Jose Vergara has spent four decades revisiting the same urban areas. These haunting photographs chart the steady decline of America's poorest urban areas. Shot by Chilean-born photographer Camilo Jose Vergara - who has spent four decades revisiting the same streets...
400 Sanctuary Animals Saved!!! Thanks To All Of You And Sharing This Story!!
This is one of those terrible stories that in the past would have lead to a terrible ending, but today social media has allowed stories like this to go viral and discover a solution before it's too late.  As readers saw what was going on, they reached out and made a difference!   We can ma...
44 Ways To Catch Rain
There are a lot of reasons a person might decide it's necessary to collect water from the sky.  First and foremost that comes to mind is drinking some of it.  It takes such sophisticated equipment to rapidly remove salt from the ocean, yet our planet was designed with a most amazing filtra...
4Ocean, a non profit helping clean our oceans need your support (Video)
The 4Ocean team is constantly traveling and moving from coastline to coastline both locally and internationally to help keep all beaches and oceans clean. The 4Ocean team hosts both onshore and offshore cleanups. Onshore Beach Cleanups are an effective way to prevent trash from entering the ocean wh...
5 Benefits to Living off the Grid
Since online technology has been so invasive and in a privacy grey area, the idea of living off the grid has been more popular than ever. Welcome to our Living off the Grid Web site. We offer topics ranging from solar power to tiny homes to instructions for doing projects yourself. Perhaps the follo...
5 Colorado Acres - $105 Per Month Pays It Off In 5 Years
The Rio Grande Ranchos are located in Costilla County, Colorado, 34 miles southwest of the town of Fort Garland, where stands the historic fort that was the last command of Kit Carson. Fort Garland is approximately 200 miles south of Denver and approximately 200 miles north of Albuquerque. Just 15 m...
5+ Acres In Fort Garland Area Colorado US$15,995
In the heart of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range, with Mt. Blanca at over 14,000 feet, highlighting the scenery is this 5+ acres property. To the west, the San Luis Valley is a fertile High Plains Desert, roughly 7,500 feet above sea level. The landscape consists of mostly sagebrush and Pinon at ...
5-Hour Energy creator to distribute 10,000 stationary bikes to power homes
The man who created the 5-hour Energy drink says he has more money than he needs—about $4 billion more. So he’s giving it away, spending his fortune on a quest to fix the world's biggest problems, including energy. Manoj Bhargava has built a stationary bike to power the millions of homes...
50 MILLION IN COCAINE FOUND INSIDE A COCA COLA FACTORY SHEDS LIGHT ON THE COMPANY’S PAST
Recently, 370kg of cocaine found inside of a Coca-Cola plant in France made it the largest seizure of cocaine, in history, on French soil. The drugs were discovered hidden in packages among a delivery of orange juice concentrate, arriving in a container from South America. There is currently an...
55 Gallon Poly Drums Transformed (videos)
The ability to repurpose and recycle an item into something it wasn't originally created for takes creativity and skill.  And with YouTube and blogs so easily accessible these days, those that don't have it, now have the ability to.   Here are some 55 gallon poly drums that wer...
6 Things Your Skin Says About Your Fitness
Fitness is not about having a toned, flab-free body, it is much more than that. It is a window to your health. Do you know that your skin reveals a lot about your fitness levels? Unfortunately, other people can judge it very easily. Here is a checklist of the things that your skin is telling others ...
7 Common Plants You Could Turn Into Flour And Didn't Know
Non-wheat flour is the product obtained by grinding grains, nuts, legumes, and some fruits and vegetables. Some grains contain gluten, while others do not; those that don't can be used in Gluten Free Baking. Non-wheat flour is not new at all; most have been around since ancient times, nour...
7 Manatees Rescued From Golf Course Pond By A Crowd Of Heroes
CRYSTAL RIVER , Fla., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission worked to rescue and relocate a group of six manatees that had been swept into a golf course pond during hurricane Hermine. The FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute shared video showing the rescue of the manatees th...
7.01 acres in Carroll County Tennessee US$23,999
This is a great 7.01 +/- acre parcel with nice elevation changes, much like central Tennessee is known for. There is a great amount of wildlife in this area, making this property perfect for the hunters out there.  Tree cover and vegetation is very heavy throughout Bluebird Ranch, creating bea...
74 Year Old Shoots Gator While Protecting Horses & Family -then goes to jail
BUSHNELL, Fla.  Family and friends are shocked by the arrest of a 74-year-old Sumter County man after he fired shots towards an alligator that attacked his stepson. The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office reports Reginald Blanton shot the alligator twice with a handgun he discovered his horses...
79 Year Old Man Lives Prehistorically In A Cave
High in the mountains of Argentina, 79 year old Pedro Luca lives in a cave. With no running water or electricity, he survives by living prehistorically.  When he's hungry, he goes hunting or heads on a three hour trek to the nearest mountain. The creek nearby is his source of water. Two goats ...
88 Years Old And She Still Lives Off The Grid Alone
"I feel very blessed that a friend introduced me to a wonderful 88 yr old woman who has lived "off the grid" since 1960.  Her name is Edna."  ~Transcript and photos by Jeanie Lawson  (2 pages) Sitting on her front porch with her Bible. She was raised in this house from the ...
9 Natural Ways To Keep The Spiders Out Of Your Home
The very thought of seeing a spider on my carpet, or climbing up my wall, or lurking in my bath tub sends shivers down my spine. It’s fair to say I don’t like spiders – but I know they can be very beneficial so I don’t want to kill them! Which is why this article is so great...
92 year old teaches grandson to cut down a tree (Video)
This video shows an old man cutting some wedges of wood, after this he is shown cutting a tree with a chainsaw. He skilfully cuts through the tree, after which his grandson uses those previous cut wedges into one of the sides to cut it down. I really enjoyed this video, at 92 years of age he ...
A Bike Grinder For Homemade Peanut Butter (Video)
Bicycles are not only for exercise and strolling, they can also be utilized as a mechanical tool to attach to it a blender, a food processor and in this case a grinder to make peanut butter. Watch the following video, you might have a spare bike, and maybe you can build one.   These are other...
A Black Woodchuck With A Yellow Tail In Florida??
An afternoon of golf with my friend Kevin lead to a discovery on about the 6th hole. There were very few golfers out, and we came driving down the path in the golf cart. Ahead was a cute woodchuck, black in color with a yellow belly and yellow tail. I'm very familiar with the species because I spent...
A camera was set up in the forest and fungi magic was recorded!
When I first saw this video I thought it was some kind of CGI or stop motion animation, but actually it’s one of nature’s most amazing creations. It’s a time lapse of one of the most under appreciated forms of life on Earth, the fantastic fungi. Paul Stamets spent his live explori...
A couple from Florida makes use of the sunshine by using solar,collects rainwater and just pays $1
A couple from Florida makes use of the sunshine by using solar, collects rainwater and just pays $10. Watch and listen to their story, you will learn of different ways to save energy and cost in your own home. You can start small, little by little, every bit of a change in the right direction will ...
A Day in the Life of A 7 Year Old: Off Grid Living
Stella Fouch has lived off the grid since she was four and in her perspective, it's the best thing ever!  " She took to the lifestyle immediately.  She could go exploring, turn things upside down, break things.  It was quickly her place," her parents said. For those of us living th...
A DIY Guide to Making Your Own Bucket Washing Machine (video)
Here is a complete picture tutorial on how to build a washer machine out of two buckets.   Made from a 6" washer machine pulsating base and 6" pulsator.  Also needed: 12 V DC Motor 4" Pulley Sewing Machine Belt 12" Long Iron Strips 2 20L Buckets 1" Nut Bolts 1 HB Automatic On/Off Timer ...
A First In The US ~ Bees On The Endangered Species List!
The United States is on a mission to save some of its busiest workers: bees. In a first for bees in the nation, seven bee species native to Hawaii are now protected under the Endangered Species Act.The US Fish and Wildlife Service said it added the yellow-faced bee species to the federal list o...
A fully transparent solar cell that could make every window and screen a power source
Little does he know, this technology has already been around for a few years, and the first factory will soon be under way.... Like EPowerGlass and new updates will be posted there.  Researchers at Michigan State University have created a fully transparent solar concentrator, which could t...
A fun home gym you can take anywhere
Simulate thousands of dollars of gym equipment in one concept. Pair it with our technology it's your own gym, trainer and motivator. We wanted a product that could simulate all the bulky equipment and machines you see at the gym and combine them into one revolutionary concept - so we develope...
A Hotel Room With No Walls! Wait, What?
Look what I found!! Personally I love the idea, the sky is your ceiling and the beautiful mountains are your room. I might worry about peeping toms though. Walls and ceilings are overrated, especially when the weather outside is perfect. So why even bother staying in a standard hotel next time you t...
A House Truck Like No Other, And They Call It Csepellina
A unique Hungarian based guesthouse build on an old Csepel truck. Csepellina   Talk about a transformation when an old Csepel truck was stripped and transformed in to a beautiful home. The results are stunning, natural wood throughout, recycled materials and amazing attention to det...
A Killer Whale Has Never Been Seen In The Caloosahatchee ~Until Now
  The above video is the story nicely done by Adam Pinsker of Fox 4 in Fort Myers.    So yesterday, I had just brought my boat in and put it on the lift... here is that scene...         My friend Hector was helping me put my boat up, and then we went out f...
A light bulb hack that will save you money!!
A light bulb hack that will save you money!!   I'm not sure how relevant this will be to everyone but in Wales (UK) new houses get fitted with light bulb sockets which have 3 prongs. This in its self isn’t a problem. The problem arises when one of your bulbs blow and you have to buy anoth...
A new way to knit: artist recreates a Renaissance painting using a single thread, in a circular loom.
Greek artist Petros Vrellis recreates a Renaissance painting using a single thread, connecting thousands of straight lines in a circular loom. In short, this project explores a completely new way to knit. The knitting is done by hand, on a primitive circular loom; a few thousand meters of continuous...
A Rich Man Took His Son To See What It Was Like To Be Poor, And This Is What Happened
~ A Prize Possession..... One day a very wealthy father took his son on a trip to the country for the sole purpose of showing his son how it was to be poor.  They spent a few days and nights on the farm of what would be considered a very poor family. After their return from the trip, the fathe...
A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity (2016) - Full Documentary
A Simpler Way: Crisis as Opportunity is a feature-length documentary that follows a community in Australia who came together to explore and demonstrate a simpler way to live in response to global crises. Throughout the year the group build tiny houses, plant veggie gardens, practice simple living, a...
A Snow Plow Crafted From An Old Hot-Water Tank? Genius!
Dan by the sea built this fantastically creative snow plow!  An inexpensive plow might cost you $1600 or more!  ...but when you've got shapes and pieces to the puzzle laying around, some good old fashioned fabrication skills and a welder can come in handy.  Watch and see how he made t...
A Study Concludes That Women Live Longer When They Live in Nature
There's no better way to enjoy a beautiful summer's day than by heading outdoors and soaking in the sunshine. But there are plenty of reasons to explore nature aside from great weather. A new study has found that women who live in homes surrounded by trees and other greenery have lower mortality rat...
A Sustainable way of Building by Using Bamboo.
When you’re considering potential building materials for home construction as a society we tend to focus on two or three commonly utilized and widely accepted building materials: wood, stone or concrete. What you may not realize is that bamboo solutions can be used for much more than just food...
A Tiny Home & Farm In The Alaskan Bush: Full Tour (Video)
This videos are full of fantastic information as well as great motivational topics regarding off the grid life! Bob was nice enough to allow G and I onto his property and discuss his farm and lifestyle. Believe it or not, Bob was VERY nervous when we first began the videos. However, right when ...
A Village Inside A Volcano! This Really Exists!
This Village Was Built Inside An Active Volcano. The last recorded eruption killed 140 people in 1785. It was pretty quiet until about 50 years later, when people began once again to occupy the island. Aogashima can only be accessed by ferry or helicopter. Some 200 residents occupy tiny portion o...
A Young Man, A Bike And The World (Video)
His name is Jules, and in 2013 after graduating from college, he quit his job, gave his girlfriend a big hug, bought himself a used bike, picked some camping stuff from his attic, stuffed his brand new red panniers and decided to take on the world in his bike.  He went Cycling, alone, with no...
Abandoned 282-acre Girl Scouts camp in the Ohio woods is set to be auctioned off
Live out your summer camp dreams by purchasing this 282-acre spread in Loudonville, OH. The former Girl Scouts camp is set to go up for auction. Listed with Jason Miller of Mossy Oak Properties, the property includes an updated owner’s cabin, several other ca...