Lifestyle / Self-Reliance
The Technology Behind an Energy Efficient Home and Farm
How one couple built a 21st-century energy efficient home with high-tech equipment that was engeineered to save money and energy.
12 Lifesaving Survival Knots You Need to Know Now
he art tying functional knots has been around forever, as survival knots can be an expression of both personal artwork and a necessary lifesaving skill.
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Survival Rides Video: Kit Up Your Bug-Out Vehicle
In conjunction with the newest column in Survivor’s Edge magazine, “Rides” we show you some of the gear in our bug-out rig.
How-To: A Simple DIY Coffee Can Heater Can Keep Out the Chill
Whether you’re in a secluded location or one where an open fire would be unwise, having a small flame can ad warmth to a freezing situation.
Which Wood is Best for Building a Fire (and which isn’t)?
There are thousands of types of trees in the world but only a few that produce a wood that is perfect for building a fire.
This 22-Year-Old Nomad Has Traveled the US For 3 Years in a Repurposed Ambulance
Toby Carleton has spent the last three years embracing the lifestyle of a nomad while traveling across the country with basic necessities and living in a repurposed ambulance.
Bug Control with 10 Fragrant Plants That Will Keep the Pests Away
Mosquitoes will be with us forever, and you’re not going to change the ecosystem. You have to protect yourself from their bites through bug control.
Solid Tips for Buying an Old Truck for the Farm or Field
Automobiles depreciate quickly and can lose half their value within the first three years. A little work, some know-how and a minimal investment can make buying an old truck a...
10 Lifesaving Plants That You Need to Know
The historical record sheds much light on how plants were used, but there is no substitute for actual experience in using the plant resources of an area to help fill...