Simple Living

The New Ark Shelter Lets You Sleep Under The Stars, Anywhere You Want

The new version of the Ark Shelter is even more amazing than the previous ones if that’s even possible. Completed in may 2018 this all-includive …

Newark

Indonesia still has too much corruption, says Suharto's son

SENTUL, Indonesia (Reuters) - The youngest son of former Indonesian President Suharto, Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra, said on Monday he is leading a party into elections next year because two decades of reform have failed to move the country on from corruption, collusion and nepotism.<p>"The Berkarya …

Asia

Off-grid capable tiny house will suit regular road trippers

The Boomer, by Build Tiny, does without the novel space-saving ideas of the firm's Millennial tiny house in favor of an unfussy open-plan layout. The …

Off-grid

An Off-the-grid Messaging Device for Peace of Mind

Going into remote areas demands preparation. When there are major risks involved, having a communication option without cell phone service is crucial.<p>…

Off-grid

How Genrefication Makes School Libraries More Like Bookstores

For 12 years Jennifer Taylor watched kids come into the library at McCaffrey Middle School in Galt, California and struggle: “We’d have rows and rows …

Middle School

Cabin on the Border is an off-grid shelter with walls that open on pulleys

A system of pulleys are used to raise and lower sections of the walls of this prefabricated cabin on the border between Turkey and Greece, allowing …

Architecture

A spectacular country house on the South Downs with stables and a picture-perfect pool

One of the most beautiful properties in Sussex has come to the market this summer: the sublime Findon Place. Penny Churchill reports.<p>The strength of …

Lifestyle (UK)

Liberal war on work

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Once upon a time, work for welfare was a pretty accepted notion. In 1996, Bill Clinton signed a strict workfare bill that was so …

Self-sufficiency

From Gun Control To Migration, Harry Styles' $1.2 Million Donation Makes Statement On U.S. Society

In a world where authenticity is a prized asset, celebrities often find a challenge to provide it as they are directed towards supporting uncontroversial global charities. Harry Styles has bucked the trend however by announcing his support of a series of local organizations and, in the midst of …

Gun Control

Latin America Looks Past the U.S. on Trade

This weekend a beleaguered Argentina hosted the G-20 finance ministers to work out the agenda for their leaders’ December conclave in Buenos Aires. While officially focused on infrastructure and the future of work, these more technical discussions were overshadowed by U.S. tariff threats and …

Opinion

Here are the 22 African Startups participating in the Startupbootcamp Accelerator

Azuri Technologies Ltd, a commercial provider of pay-as-you-go solar home solutions to rural off-grid communities, welcomes Steve Haigh to the …

Startups

Farmers’ collective opens safe fish stall at Cheranalloor

Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma said here on Sunday that the government would make fish feed available at affordable rates to aqua farmers.<p>She …

Aquaponics

20 life-hacks for sustainable living

Most of us want to do the right thing by the environment but simply don’t know where to start. If you want to lead a greener life, here are 20 ways …

Sustainability

3 Strength Training Hacks for Women

Listen up ladies – it’s time to stop pretending that you like the elliptical machine! Yes, we know that a lot of women are dying to replace their …

Exercise

10 Tips for the Overwhelmed Beginner Prepper

Beginner preppers often feel overwhelmed when they first begin walking down that path of prepping and self-sufficiency. There is so much information …

Survivalism

IN PICTURES | This holiday home in the Klein Karoo is romantically rustic

This young family’s off-the-grid bush escape in the Klein Karoo blends a modern campaign style with Provençal sensibility

Off-grid

Food Forest Design (Sustainable Design Series #2)

Event Details<p><b>Start:</b> 22 July 2018 1:00 pm• <b><br>End:</b> 22 July 2018 4:00 pm• <b><br>Categories:</b> Workshops<p>Description<p>Interested in learning more about how exactly food …

Sustainable Design

The disappearing story of black homesteaders who pioneered the West

Ever heard of Blackdom in New Mexico? Dearfield in Colorado? What about DeWitty in Nebraska? Didn't think so. Neither had I several years ago. But …

Civil Rights

pioneer

​<p>Glamping Cabins<p>Pioneer Organic Farm & Glamping is located on the sun-bathed hills just above Grand Forks. Offering Chalets and Canvas Wall Tents for …

Off-grid

Elon Musk Believes Artificial Intelligence And Weaponized Robots Will Start World War III

World War III? Even Putin believes the dangers associated with artificial intelligence and weaponized robots are real.Elon Musk now believes …

Artificial Intelligence

Phitsanulok villages reject B2.8m tourism promotion budget

A rough road to three villages in Chattrakan district in Phitsanulok province needs repairs, but the tourism budget does not address the problem for …

Tourism

Asia-Pacific may meet only one out of 17 SDGs by 2030, warns UN official

He noted that the success on the Millennium Development Goals, to some degree, could be attributed to China's poverty reduction and its efforts in …

Asia Pacific

‘Rice import dependence compromising Philippine food security’

A consumer group claimed the country’s continuing dependence on rice importation as well as the proposed rice tariff would only place the Filipino …

Agriculture

Tehachapi Sawmill House

Utilizing off-grid systems and sustainable materials, the Tehachapi Sawmill House is a refreshing approach to desert living. The home is modeled …

Architecture

Bryce Visits Doug at his Off-Grid Tiny Home

Bryce Langston visits with Doug, an architect in Wanaka, New Zealand, designed and built his own tiny home. Wanaka is a popular ski and summer resort …

New Zealand

Which Survival Rifle Would Be Best For Your Own Self-Defense?

A survival rifle is a weapon that you can easily carry in your bug out bag and use with limited defensive capabilities.Let’s talk about these …

Off-grid

5 Mistakes Beginners Make When Booking a Surf Trip

We’ve ask the experts to highlight the most common blunders, so that your next trip is nothing but good vibes and waves for days.<p>Salt water can cure …

Aquatic Sports

Living off the land becoming popular in Newfoundland and Labrador

When the price of milk in Newfoundland and Labrador increased by 50 cents several years ago, Lisa McBride’s husband, Steve, joked that they should …

Farming

Nebraska tribe becomes solar power leader in Midwest

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska already boasts 400 kilowatts of installed solar panels, more than nearly any other Midwestern American Indian …

Business

Why the Cook Islands fears rich-country status

MOST political leaders play up their country’s economic performance. Those on the Cook Islands, a collection of 15 islets spread over 2m square …

New Zealand