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6 ideas for sensible homes :: Inspiration

12 May

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Yes Magazine has a great succinct article about 6 ideas for sensible homes. It lists out a lot of the ideas we are trying to achieve. I also really like the co-op type housing ideas. I’m absolutely for communities helping one another without corporations getting involved.    

23 and 1/2 hours: What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

27 Apr

23 and 1/2 hours

This is a great video about what makes the biggest difference to your health. This particular “treatment” really single-handedly makes a large difference to multiple ailments. For me, the video was about changing perspective. You’ll see.

George Carlin – Stuff :: Inspiration

25 Apr

George Carlin Stuff

George Carlin talking about our need for stuff. Some strong language.

Honey Harvest : Inspiration

14 Feb

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Honey Harvest from Kinfolk on Vimeo. Film by Tiger in a Jar Music by Helios, “Hope Valley Hill”

One Plasic Beach : Inspiration

7 Jan


Richard Lang and Judith Selby Lang have been collecting plastic debris off one beach in Northern California for over ten years. Each piece of plastic Richard and Judith pick up comes back to their house, where it gets cleaned, categorized and stored before being used for their art. The couple make sculptures, prints, jewelry and […]

American Censorship Day

16 Nov


The video does a good job of explaining what we are raising awareness about. Check out the infographic/a> if you don’t like moving pictures.

Wisconsin Farmers Union – Renewable Energy Tour : Inspiration

20 Oct


Check out the cool things some farmers are doing in Wisconsin! I hope others take notice that these kinds of renewable ventures are viable and worthwhile.

2011 Renegade Craft Fair : Inspiration

12 Sep


Yesterday, Abby and I went to the Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago. Tons of cool indie crafts and folks. Lots of idea for future projects. Check out some of the stuff we saw.

How Big a Backyard Would You Need to Live Off the Land? : Infographic

22 Aug

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One Block Off the Grid via reddit

A 24 Room Tiny Apartment 344 sq. ft. : Inspiration

15 Aug


In Hong Kong, because of the space, apartments are small and expensive. Gary Chang, an architect, decided to design a 344 sq. ft. apartment to be able to change into 24 different designs, all by just sliding panels and walls. He calls this the “Domestic Transformer.” The design seems fine to me, but I don’t […]