Water conservation saves a ton of resources and electricity even in areas with abundant sources of water, so it is a good idea to be careful in your water use wherever you live.
If you liked my recent post on parasites that give their hosts a death wish, you'll want to check out Parasite of the Day.
Here are some things that I learned from my grandmother (who never had air conditioning in her Dover, PA house) and during 6 years living without AC at home in Ithaca, NY.
Want to survive in today’s “red in tooth and claw” world? If so, consider diversifying your portfolio of nutrient acquisition strategies by giving carnivory a try.
This aquaponics set-up is the most basic sort: a passive system where the plants’ roots are constantly bathed in liquid rather than pumping water to the roots.
My new favorite companion for wild edible foraging, syrup recipes, and creative preserves is a website called Punk Domestics.
Energy.gov suggests that eliminating phantom draws by disconnecting electronics while not in use could save households up to 10% on electricity.