How to build an Off Grid Hydraulic Ram Pump that uses no electricity to pump water

Water is one of the most important resources you can have and to get water to the highest point on your property, so that you can store it and water your gardens and your animals and your orchards are incredibly…

France’s First Public Hempcrete Building Makes Case for Hemp Replacing Concrete

Hempcrete bricks are lighter, stronger, more sustainable, fire-proof, and far more insulating than concrete. They’ll be cheaper too, when governments stop limiting the number of growers. The new 4000-square-foot Pierre Chevet Sports Center, just outside Paris, is France’s first government-sponsored…

How To Turn A Busted Refrigerator Into The Coolest Outdoor Bar Ever

Summer is on it’s way and we are all looking forward to those long, warm, summer nights that summer brings. The backyard turns into a gathering place for friends and family and when there are gatherings, there must be food…

These Foldable Tiny Homes Are So Popular That There Is A 100,000 Unit Plus Waitlist

Tiny homes have become increasingly popular and as the prices of them keep falling – the purchase orders keep rising! Yahoo News reported that Boxabl is one of the most popular tiny home manufacturers and with 47,000 customers waiting in line for…

80 Amish people use their strength to lift house and move it to a different spot

It’s amazing watching them do this all together. Moving is horrible. Getting all of your belongings to fit through doorways and into a hot truck, driving that truck, and then repeating that process in reverse is tough! If you don’t…

Man shares video of his 12-year-old terrarium and earns over 23 million views

I never thought all the beauty life holds could be summed up and demonstrated in a jar but that’s exactly what this video does. Gardening has become a more popular hobby and therapy tool over the last few years. Lots…

How To Use A Dollar Store Umbrella To Create A Mini Greenhouse

I think most of us avid gardeners would feel like we’d died and gone to heaven if we could have a greenhouse on our property. I know I would! Unfortunately, traditional greenhouses require a fair amount of space and money…

Woman Turns Old Railway Carriage Into Beautiful Off-Grid Tiny Home

I’ve seen tiny homes made from school buses and sea cans, but I can safely say that this is the first time I’ve ever seen a tiny home made from an old railway carriage. Mandy and her ex-husband completed an…

Inside Elon Musk’s Famous $50,000 Tiny Home

As strange as it may seem, especially for a man who’s currently the world’s richest person alive, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk loves the idea of downsizing. He’s already sold most of his real estate portfolio and, in June…

Soak Up Your Bacon Grease With Rolled Oats and Feed it to the Birds

Birds love bacon fat! Don’t pour it down the sink or waste paper towels putting it in the trash! My family loves bacon (pasture-raised and organic, of course), so we always have tons of bacon grease leftover in our pans.…