Solar Burrito Shows How to Build a Portable Solar Generator for $150

Want to build your own portable solar power generator to take with you on camping trips or for use in an emergency? I’ll show you how below, it’s easier than you think. Goal Zero’s version of this cost $400, depending on what you include yours will under cost $150 by buying inexpensive parts from Amazon.com… Continues…” – Solar Burrito

Beautiful Finnish Saunas and Sauna Culture

The Finnish sauna (pronounced ‘Sow-na’) is a substantial part of Finnish culture. There are five million inhabitants and over two million saunas in Finland – an average of one per household. For Finnish people the sauna is a place to relax with friends and family, and a place for physical and mental relaxation as well…” – Solar Burrito

See more of these Finnish Saunas…

Off Grid Rain Water Collection Upgrade

The video below is worth a million words but here goes. We finally moved the 550 gallon plastic water tank up on the hill that I bought 5 years ago. Until now we had no way to fill it so there it sat unconnected and unfilled just above the cabin, mocking us. We had be using a single 55 gallon drum that collected water from the shed for our uses, which worked but it had 2 problems…” Continues

Sun Ray Kelly – Hand Made Houses in Washington – Video

Sun Ray Kelly has been getting pretty popular in the last few years! He’s got a article in the New York Times and an episode of Cribs on MTV! His houses were pretty famous locally too while growing up in the Skagit Valley, North of Seattle but I never met the man. As high school kids we’d drive up the long gravel road to his property check out the “Wizard Houses” as we’d call them then speed away before anyone saw us.