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Arthropod(Bugs) Armageddon!

While most of us are aware of the extinction threats to various large mammals, fish, and even bees, there are other species that get little attention also in serious decline! Insects across the world are showing declines in population, sometimes steep declines, that are pushing these overlooked insects towards extinction. It is hard to say how long this has...

The Primitive Building Trend Is Sparking Imaginations!

There is no shortage of “primitive” building videos online these days, and for good reason, they are fascinating to watch, and even if you don’t have all the same resources near you, they can help spark some ideas of your own for projects you might want to attempt. Some of the most interesting are the ones that deal with...

The Future Of Solar Energy Is Bright As Costs Continue to Drop For Consumers!

Just over 8 years ago, the solar industry employed under 100,000 people in the U.S. and the price per watt to the consumer was over $6. Since then, the solar industry has surpassed 240,000 jobs, and the price per watt has plummeted to just $2.89 and still falling with some estimating that the overall cost of renewable energies, including...

Amazingly Simple DIY Solar Charging Station!

Planning to go off the grid or already made the move? Then I’m sure you’ve either started, or already done, a good amount of research into what you’ll need, what type of home you’d like to have built or build yourself, as well as various other skills, tools, etc, that can help you along the way. These are not...

Science And Facts Shouldn’t Be Political, But The Politicians Have Made It So.

While some want to keep politics out of places like this, our politicians can’t seem to help themselves and insist on telling outright lies about renewable energy. From the absurd claim that solar farms would somehow absorb all the sunlight and somehow kill off crops or increase climate change, to the more recent, and extremely asinine claim that windmill...

No Dig Gardening Can Save You Hours of Time With Great Results!

One of the problems some people have with starting their own garden is simply the amount of work, time, and effort that can go into it, especially if you feel you have to spend a good deal of your time digging before you can get started. There is an alternative, and it is called "no dig" gardening. Essentially you lay...

Leaf Republic Makes Plates That Biodegrade In Less Than A Month!

Plastic waste is a growing concern around the globe, and most of us can see discarded cups, plates, straws, and bottles while out and about for our daily business and activities. It is a huge concern when it comes to the pollution of our water supply, and a mounting issue for wildlife in pretty much any environment. This is...

Cardboard Houses? Yes, And They Are Amazing!

The idea of having to live in a cardboard box is one that probably brings to mind homelessness, or jokes about having to move into a “refrigerator box” in tough times. Of course, usually cardboard isn’t the best material, even for short term shelter. Many children have turned it into castles, forts, and various types of transportation with the...

City of 3 Million Powered by Trash!

In many parts of the developing world, they find themselves facing pollution and what to do with an ever growing amount of waste to deal with. Even those of us in the so called “developed world” face many of these same issues, but usually to a lesser degree. In Ethiopia, they have recently started to address these issues, as...

Fantastic Underground Home And Pool!

There are some really jaw droppingly amazing primitive building techniques out there, and some of the videos around the internet show what can be done with some ingenuity and knowing your own environment. Of course, many of them are based in the rainforest or similar tropical climates that have more resources than, say, the desert, but either way they...

Nissan Wants To Compete With Tesla In Home Solar?

When it comes to integrated all in one solar power systems for the home, the only major name in the game is Tesla, well, until now. Nissan is throwing their hat into the ring, at least in the UK anyway. They will be offering packages that can be just components or entire systems that can power your home and...

Professional Baseball Player Turns School Bus Into A Rolling Tiny Home!

When we think of professional baseball players, we all tend to think of those in the major leagues, making millions of dollars per year, but not all professionals are at the big league level, and they are often far from making those millions! In fact, minor league players can have a salary that varies widely based on what position...

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