Russian Lawyer Finds Happiness in a Hole in the Woods

January 30, 2017 at 5:10 pm




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A former Russian lawyer named Yuri Alexeev got sick of his busy, high-stress life in the city. So one day, he quit and dug himself a “rabbit hole” 60 miles outside of Moscow.

He lives there with a pet white rabbit and now refers to himself as “a human living on planetEarth.”

Free Food: How to Harvest Wild Pine Nuts (Video)

November 21, 2016 at 10:47 pm




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Most the pine nuts you buy in the store come from China, are pasteurized and cost a small fortune. Don’t you wish you could pick your own and eat them fresh for free?

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$2 an ounce! That’s $32 a pound!

You can! Anywhere there are pine trees there are pine nuts, although there are only about 20 species of pine that produce seeds large enough to be worth harvesting. In North America, these are mostly in the Southwest and along the Pacific Ocean.

HUD Wants to Outlaw Living in RVs and Tiny Homes

April 2, 2016 at 5:18 am

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – which ironically was founded to end poverty and racial injustice in housing –  proposed a law last month that would make living in a recreational vehicle – and potentially a tiny home – illegal.

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You can help prevent this proposal from becoming law by sending comments to regulations.gov by April 11!!

Aborigine Makes Fire in 30 Seconds

February 29, 2016 at 7:17 pm

 

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This aboriginal man from Papua New Guinea makes fire with only 30 seconds of friction, using nothing but a split bamboo stick, dry brush and a reed. This method appears to be even faster and easier than the primitive drill method by an Australian man Return To Now featured a few days ago.

The video was posted on FaceBook yesterday. You can view it HERE.

Hidden Cameras at Chicken Hatchery Expose Horrors of Factory Farming

February 27, 2016 at 8:12 pm


Undercover footage of baby chickens being hatched, stabbed, crushed and beheaded on conveyor belts has gone viral, shedding new light on the horrors of factory farming.

The video, produced by Animal Equality, an international animal rights organization, has gone viral with 35 million views on Facebook.

Making Fire Without a Lighter or Match

February 27, 2016 at 12:29 am

From the man who built the famous primitive mud hut, here’s another fantastic video on various methods of making fire from scratch: