An great edition to any homestead or survival retreat is a solar cooker. As simple as they are effective, solar cookers use the sun's energy to heat and cook food placed in the center of the cooker. The cookers...
This innovative tiny home, dubbed an Ecocapsule, will enable millions to comfortably live off the grid anywhere in the world, be it the middle of nowhere, a destination beach, or even a rooftop. The Ecocapsule is being designed by...
Think living in an RV full time is a desperate measure for folks with no other options? Rethink your priorties, mate! Here's a list of excellent reasons why living in an RV beats living in a house. 1. TRAVEL is the...
Revolutionary Toilet Technology This toilet can process human waste without the need for electricity and water! Not only is it an off the grid solution to human waste, but it actually outputs clean water that can be used in the...
An industrial design student at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna has developed a self filling water bottle that uses the movement of a bicycle to collect and condense moisture from the air and turn it in to water....
Check out this amazing video of an IKEA-style home that can be built in a matter of weeks using only a screw driver. Contrast that with a traditional home which takes around six months to build and needs...
Many gardeners and even your typical home owners view the dandelion as something that causes great trouble or suffering, when it actually provides many great benefits. Dandelions improve your soil’s health by helping break up the soil, creating...
The BioLite Campstove is a revolutionary camping tool that brings you a portable stove that doubles as USB charging device. This means on your next camping adventure, you can boil a full liter of water in less than five...
Think living off the grid is cool? Try living off the grid and generating twice as much energy as you need while doing it in all in high class style. And when we say style, we mean style. Aktivhaus, or...
Kristen Dirksen makes some of the most amazing mini documentaries about alternative homes. She travels all over the world visiting people who live to create alternative homes. From Treehouses to Spaceship homes, she covers it all. Recently she visited a...
When a Congressman goes off grid Meet Representative Roscoe Bartlett, a former US Congressman (Maryland), who now lives off the grid in his own mountain sanctuary. During his tenure in congress he was known as the most "green" republican on the...
Nestled in the New Mexico Mountains, this quaint geodesic earthen home is compact yet incredibly spacious.  In all it is 30 feet across.  The property surrounding the home is covered with gardens and there is close access to hiking and...