Some earth homes take advantage of something called thermal mass, which basically means that the mass of a structure has some capacity to store heat. So the mass of a home can stay at a more constant temperature than temperatures outside the home due to the presence and absence of sunlight in a 24-hour period. Obviously, […]
OFF THE GRID
- DOWNSIZE + RIGHT SIZE
- FOOD + FARMING
- KEEP YOUR TECH ALIVE
- OFF THE GRID
- URBAN SURVIVAL
- ZOMBIES, ETC.
Living off the grid might seem like a dream come true for some of us. No longer tied to electricity or natural gas coming for a utility, we have greater choices for locations and saving money over the long-term. If you are someone who wants to set down roots away from the traffic and bustle of a city, […]
Many Americans dream of owning a tiny, off the grid cabin in the woods- but it seems too expensive, right? This one was built for just $300!
Part 1 of the first “What’s in My BugOut Bag” series of articles focuses on the books that will help us get through the tough times.
We tend to think that living off the grid is always a good thing, but our sister site Planetsave wants us to think it through better. What do you think?
A new series on Insteading from Glenn Meyers that covers the philosophical side of gardens and gardening. It starts today, and it’s gonna be great!
Hiking in Tennessee‘s Great Smoky Mountains Park last year, Jordan Liles stumbled on a creepy, forest abandoned town that is sure to give you nightmares.
Environmental science professor Jeff Wilson believes that American homes have gotten too big. To prove it, he’ll be living in a dumpster. For a year.