Engineering Mystery Solved: How Ed Leedskalnin Built Coral Castle

This video appears to have solved how Ed Leedskalnin’s ‘free energy device’ was built and operated. This is the machine Ed, a slight 5’ tall man, used to cut and shape giant blocks of coral stone to build the Coral … Continue reading →

The Aranya story: turning barren land into a forest garden using permaculture

Padma and Narsanna Koppula have turned a barren piece of land in Telangana’s Medak district in India into a food forest by engaging the community that lives around it. Here’s their story. … Continue reading →

How to Make a Free, Super Easy Twig Stove in 5 Minutes

In this video I show how to make and use my favorite soup can camp stove. The stove in this video is an excellent little wood stove that burns fuel cleanly, and unlike DIY alcohol stoves can burn for long … Continue reading →

Natural Building | Living With The Land |

Natural buildings are an ancient tradition with a modern appeal. Creating healthy, beautiful homes from natural materials such as earth, straw and timber, building naturally is the ultimate expression of ecological design. Building isn’t ‘done’ to us – it can … Continue reading →

Few or No Residential Building Codes in Brewster County, Texas

From time to time we feature areas around the U.S. that have few or no building codes. Today we profile Brewster County, Texas. Codes typically skyrocket the cost of construction ten-fold, so we encourage natural builders to seek out rural … Continue reading →

DIY Primitive Water Filter

Learn how to make a no cost, simple water filter using three baskets made from vines. The baskets are filled with charcoal, river sand and pebbles to purify the water. … Continue reading →