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How To Make Bricks Out Of Dirt

Dirt-cheap bricks—just add pressure<p>Bricks are fairly easy to make, but in the developing world, traditional fired bricks are sometimes weak and crumble-prone, while cement ones are often unaffordable. The Vermeer BP714 is the first compressed-earth-block machine that makes strong air-dried bricks …

Tiny House in Milton, Delaware http://tinyhouseblog.com/small-house-feature/tiny-house-in-milton-delaware/

Minimalism to the Extreme http://tinyhouseblog.com/tiny-house/minimalism-to-the-extreme/

This tiny dwelling is located on Morgan Street in the historic district of St. Charles, Missouri. http://tinyhouseblog.com/uncategorized/tiny-house-in-a-landscape-205/

14 Bright Ideas for a Better Wood Stove

The Alliance For Green Heat recently announced the 14 finalists that will compete in the first-ever Wood Stove Design Challenge, an international competition that showcases some of the cleanest, most efficient next-generation wood stoves. Popular Mechanics takes a look at each of the finalists and …

Here are the first pictures of the new Katydid very much like her older sister Kimberly. Roger fully expects to be shipping by September 10, and fully certified by New Years! Built for a little larger home and a beauty. https://www.facebook.com/UnforgettableFireLLC

SunRocket Solar Kettle

Whether you're a hardcore survivalist, amateur woodsman, or somewhere in between, you never want to go too long without access to hot water. The …

Tuls: Flat Tools, Round World!

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>I had sworn off Kickstarter for the summer, but then along comes something completely hits my weak spot, everyday carry tools. …

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun's Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling

Many of us will be firing up our grills this weekend for some well-deserved barbecue time. After all, barbecuing is one of America’s greatest …

How to Survive Absolutely Anything

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes and other disasters can turn a region upside down in a day. And for some unlucky families the crisis may last for weeks if not months.<p>Disaster planning begins before you even choose your home, with a simple investigation of the risks that you will face. Is …

Wes shares his story on how he has been involved with Zamp Solar a company in Bend, Oregon that is bringing affordable solar options to tiny houses and small cabins. http://tinyhouseblog.com/solar/wes-zamp-solar/

Nuclear Survival Gear

Green Swag: A solar-powered backpack to charge devices

Could portable solar power liberate me from the grid?<p><i>Can you buy your way to a greener life? Probably not, but there’s no shortage of products that promise to reduce your carbon footprint and generally make your life more environmentally friendly. In a recurring series, I’ll be trying out some of</i> …

A zero-energy micro-home for off-grid living

<i>(Credit: FITS)</i><p><b>A non-profit green technology company in Romania has unveiled a prefabricated house that has the capacity to be powered entirely by</b> …

Off-grid

Your Autumn Guide To Apples [Infographic]

Apples are weird. Here are their weird names.<p>The Baldwin. The Northern Spy. Apples are almost always named after old, moneyed English people and books they would read. And now that fall is here, it's basically <i>Downton Abbey</i>.<p>Sean Seidell, an information designer who previously taught us about …

huba mountain shelter by malgorzata blachnicka + michal holcer

sep 26, 2013<p><b>huba compact mountain shelter by malgorzata blachnicka + michal holcer</b><br>all images courtesy of malgorzata blachnicka + michal</b> …

Design

Visiting Colin’s Coastal Cabin visit both of the links: http://reclaimedwoodblog.com/chat-with-the-pros/tiny-house-from-reclaimed-wood/ and http://tinyhouseblog.com/stick-built/visiting-colins-coastal-cabin/

ZipKit Homes built in Utah but ready to be delivered all over the country. http://tinyhouseblog.com/pre-fab/zipkit-homes/

Could high-end camping gear save lives around the world?

<b>When two engineers at a sleek New York design company started making an ultra-efficient cook stove, they had their own holidays and camping trips in mind. Now, they are betting their technology will save lives in rural communities across the world.</b><p>Every day about three billion people across the …

Outdoors Gear

Bill Thomas of Hobbitat Spaces in Maryland developed a passion for small spaces after 30 years of working in the historic restoration and custom home business. http://tinyhouseblog.com/stick-built/hobbitat-spaces/