How to Heat and Cool Your Home without Electricity

  Electricity carried through an immense web of copper eventually makes its way into our homes, providing the endless supply we need for temperature control. It’s expensive, and in some [...]

[VIDEO] Make a portable solar generator

I’ve been out many places where a smallish solar generator would have been awesome. Funny thing is that when you’re done with the task at hand you forget about using it again. But this portable [...]

RV & Vehicle Battery Charging

The RV BATTERY CHARGING PUZZLE Written in 2004 and continuously updated since. Last extensively revised December, 2010. Make sure to look at the home page and FAQ’s for updates.  I get a lot of [...]

How To Make Your Own Survival Ration Bars

You’ll Love This Recipe for Delicious Survival Ration Bars! Often when we think of survival ration bars we think of a dry bland energy bar that does a good job in providing quick and easy food [...]

Off the Grid Living on a Self-Sustaining Floating Island

Have You Ever Imagined Living on a Half Acre Of Water Like This? When most of think about living an off-the-grid lifestyle, we picture a nice track of land, a home and some outbuildings. But it [...]

Make a Lamp from an Orange

  Orange lamps are easy to make with common kitchen ingredients and lasts for 6 to 8 hours.  This is a good technique to have handy if the power goes out and even makes a great solution for [...]

Build This DIY Wind Generator For $150

When the wind blows hard you could harness power from this mini wind generator and store the power in your battery banks. Build This Wind Generator For $150 Lately I’ve been spending a great deal [...]

25 “How To” Survival Tips Lost from 100 Years Ago

These “Old” Survival Tips May Be Just What We’ll Need During The Next Apocalypse Regardless of the current survival tips we know, if the next SHTF situation brings with it a real apocalypse [...]

Cooking With A Solar Oven

  A solar oven, (also called a solar cooker or sun oven) uses the heat and energy of direct sunlight to cook food. Solar ovens rely on four basic concepts to cook food. Once you understand [...]

Plants You Can Eat In The Wild

We all know what supermarket foods are safe to eat and in our diet, but could you actually identify and find food at its source, in nature? Here are some commonly found foods that are safe to eat [...]

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