Tag Archives: energy

The Balloon Boat (video)

Build a fun balloon-powered boat for your pond or pool.

4 Energy Saving Tips from Paul Wheaton

(1) Compact Fluorescent bulbs do not save energy (most of the time) (2) 57% of home energy use comes from natural gas (29% electricity, 9% oil, 5% Propane). Energy used for heat is more than 1/2 of home energy use. (3) 3 types of heat: (a) Convective heat (we heat air and the air heats […]

“Kennie’s in the Kitchen”

“Kennie’s in the Kitchen” Almond meal crust Quiche  (VIDEO) Kennie D. makes a delicious almond meal crust quiche.

“The Plant Washer” by Kennie DeLoatch (Video)

“The plant washer” is a video from Kennie D’s “How to do it Yourself”  series of video’s. These videos are produced in the hopes of promoting and enhancing our understanding of the intimate relationship, between us and the environment. The projects are beneficial to plants and fun to do.  The road between us and our […]

The Submersible Dome (Video) by Kennie DeLoatch

The Submersible Dome is a fun and exciting way to introduce live insects to your aquaponic system without them escaping into your living environment. In this video, using recycled materials I will show you how to make a Live Insect Fish Feeder for your fish tank or aquarium. The Submersible Dome VIDEO

Urban Survival Machines

A Pagan Chant: “Earth My Body, Water My Blood, Air My Breath, and Fire My Spirit”  Imagine there will come a time when you experience a sense of harmony with these elements every day of your life. Harmony with the earth, the water, the air and the fire that burns within. Imagine in this state, […]

Under the Microscope: Aphids & How to Get Rid of Them Organically

An organic way to get rid of aphids

Aquaponic Harvest

Aquaponic Growing Systems Updated

Aquaponic Growing Systems Updated

Fuel: A Review of the Movie on Biofuels

This film, Fuel (2009), was recommended by a friend and new father (M.J.). I just watched it online here. Very well done, inspiring. Great history of fossil fuels, discussion of peak oil, the relationship between oil and our entire economy, our political system, and our way of life…and then, it goes beyond that to a […]