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Nigerian College Student Builds Awesome Solar and Wind Powered Car for $6,000

Electric vehicles are a growing share of the overall automotive market with almost every major car maker having at least one full electric vehicle to offer these days. Hybrids are also pretty popular as they offer greater range than an all electric vehicle due to utilizing both battery and traditional gas engines as power sources. Depending on the make...

Could Hemp Save The World?

Most of us are well aware that we need to make some major changes in how we treat our environment if we want to leave a better world for the generations to come after us. One way to do that is to shift away from cutting down forests as much as possible, but that also means finding another source...

Gorgeous Blasts From The Past! Geodesic Domes Make Fantastic Off Grid Homes!

Sometimes you just have to look back in order to get inspired to move forward! This idea rings true today, especially when it comes to off grid, sustainable, and energy efficient building design. Now, back in the 1960’s and 1970’s geodesic domes were popular designs among hippies, artists, futurists and others but their popularity faded in the 80’s and...

Flat Pack Cabin Could Be Your Amazing Off Grid Home!

These days there are more and more options if you want to go off grid, even if you want to do it in a remote region that isn’t ideal for more traditional buildings. One company, The Backcountry Hut Company, took some inspiration from IKEA and created flat pack cabin. Prefabricated, modular cabins that are perfect for your off grid...

Recycled Plastic Can Improve Our Roads And Clean Up Our Environment!

The world has a plastics problem. We not only use too much of it, but we also recycle far too little of it, which means that it ends up in landfills and polluting our waterways, forests, beaches, towns and cities. Even if we stopped using plastics overnight, it would leave us with all that still polluting our environment. And...

How To Go Off Grid Now…With No Money?

Dick Proenneke at his cabin in 1985. NPS photo taken by Richard Proenneke and donated by Raymond Proenneke
How To Go Off Grid Now...With No Money? Want to move off grid? Here's how to do it now. You don't have to save money for years  for a down payment. You can move off grid right now. How? Easy. Sell everything you own and pay cash for a small piece of land and MOVE! "Whoa! Wait a minute!...

Crazy Hippy Dude Builds 100 Sq Foot Tiny House For Less Than $1,500!

How much space do you need to live? It’s not as easy of a question as it may seem, and the answer can vary from person to person. Some of us feel more than comfortable in just under 500 sq feet, while others may need more, or feel great in even less. Tiny homes tend to be on the...

The World Needs a Food Revolution! Here’s How We Do it

Do you have enough food? Are you food secure? What would you do if there were an economic collapse and food became scarce? Reuters is reporting that North Korea is facing a food shortage of 1.4 million tons of food, and it could easily happen anywhere. It's not just North Korea either. Food shortages happen all over the world. 1.4 million...

Portable 100% Self Sufficient Off Grid Cabin for $35k Deployable Anywhere in the World

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"Ready-To-Go" "off the grid" home system that can be placed anywhere in the world and setup instant housing complete with water, power, and food. Many manufacturers do something similar to this, but they patent their designs and they are expensive and cost upwards of $100k or more. This Off Grid cabin unit would retail for around $35k depending on...

Transparent Solar Cell Technology Could Make Every Window Generate Power

The goal of creating transparent solar panels has been around for decades now. It is essentially one of the holy grails of the solar industry because the number of applications for see through panels is really only limited by your imagination. Think about it, virtually anything that uses glass now, could become an energy source if that glass were...

Awesome Off Grid Cabin Built in 10 Days for Only $80k!

The average price of a new home in the U.S. is around $200,000 and currently climbing, and depending on where you live, that may not even get you much of a “home” to begin with, and we’re not talking about the square footage. Typical homes in the U.S. are, well, typical. They aren’t designed with off grid living in...

Amazing Accidental Geyser Is Like An Alien Landscape!

In 1964 a well was drilled on Fly Ranch in the Nevada desert. The water that they tapped into was around 200 degrees and they sealed the well, but the seal failed and as the water sprung out from the resulting geyser, minerals started to accumulate to form mounds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywGR4KwLecE Due to the nutrient rich water, it is home to various...

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