Maybe you’ve heard this before, but then again maybe you haven’t: it is actually possible to generate usable electrical energy by riding a bicycle. Not by simply riding it out in the street, of course, but indoors, suspended on a ...Read More »
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How To Survive With Little Water Or Food
So you’re in a bad situation. You’re in the middle of nowhere; you don’t have much food and very little water. Maybe it’s the desert, maybe it’s a mountain or a forest. Either way, survival skills may change with your ...Read More »
Where Is Your Best Off-The-Grid Location?
Both the United States and Canada offer a lot of opportunities for off-the-grid living. There are vast rural areas in both countries, where families can easily homestead and hide from society. So which country is a better place to go ...Read More »
Are You A Target If You Live Off-The-Grid?
Living off the grid could land you behind bars in California. Government officials are using nuisance abatement teams to force property owners off their land. Some of the self-reliant Americans featured in a Reason TV expose were offered the chance ...Read More »
Teach Your Kids The Love Of Living Off-The-Grid
Living off the grid is a independent, ethical living choice that we make in and out each day. While this is a fulfilling life choice, it can be difficult to get your kids enthusiastic about self reliant living at a ...Read More »
Is That Helicopter Just For Me?
In 1980, I moved to Missouri, hoping to live off the grid and under the radar for a change. The first time I ever stepped foot in the great state, I had a rude awakening. From overzealous DEA agents to ...Read More »
The Best Places To Go Off Grid: Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage
Are you itching to get out of the city and live off the land? Are you tired of the filth and hopelessness of city and suburban living? If so, you’re not alone. The off-the-grid lifestyle was once characterized by loners, ...Read More »
The Best Places To Go Off Grid: Cedar City, Utah
Human history is dominated by stories of societal collapse. Over and over again, the narrative remains the same – a mighty empire rises, only to eventually fall, brought down by a combination of war, massive debt, resource depletion, poor leadership, ...Read More »
The Best Places To Go Off Grid: Pennsboro, West Virginia
Going off the grid is a major move, but one that few people regret later. If you are itching to get out of the city or suburbs to the safety and beauty of a plot of land to call your ...Read More »
Is The Chinese Government Targeting Our Power Grid?
The power grid is vastly over-taxed and vulnerable to collapse, not just from high volume usage or solar flares – but from Chinese hackers as well. The recent hacking attacks have been blamed on Chinese hackers, and by extension the ...Read More »