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A Snowboarder’s Unbelievable Tiny House. Photo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sadOfmkTtpw
This video features the amazing story of professional snowboarder and photographer Mike Basich and his tiny home – which he built himself. After living in abundance, he finds greater solace in his simplified dream home… close to nature… after his retirement. He bought 40 acres of land deep in the mountains near Truckee, California and built a 225 square foot home right in the middle of it.
It took Basich five years to finish the tiny house which is made out of granite, pine, and Douglas fir harvested from the surroundings. The stone walls alone took him two and a half years to build.
The home faces south and is warmed by the sun through those huge panes of glass and a wood oven keeps the place warm at night. The property has two creeks that provide water for the home. The little house is completely off the grid which means it has no internet, no indoor plumbing and no traditional electricity but the property has an outhouse and a wood-fired hot tub.
However this is the part that reveals the true “gameplan” behind this property…. Basich also put up a chairlift with a 600-foot vertical rise (which took him eight months to build with the help of his friends) so he can take-off right from his front porch, run down the mountain, and get a ride back up to do it again!
The property is truly a snowboarder’s sanctuary. “I like to think of it as getting back to the basics of humanity. I like feeling connected to the earth more than I could with a 4,000 square-foot house.” Basich said in an interview. “I go to bed with the sun and wake up with it. I don’t feel like I’m trying to race time. Like in a city you always feel like you are in a rat race. And here it feels like you are in sync with what is actually happening”, he added.
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If you haven't heard of Claude Davis yet do yourself a huge favor and watch this video.
One of the smartest guys I ever had the pleasure of meeting, Claude set-up a unique prepping system that changed his life forever.
I already tried it myself and let me tell... you I was completely blown away... His surprising tactics could make your life easier and give you the peace of mind you deserve.
Don't just take my word for it... watch his short video and decide for yourself.
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An amazing discovery in an abandoned house in Austin, Texas: A lost book of amazing survival knowledge, believed to have been long vanished to history, has been found in a dusty drawer in the house which belonged to a guy named Claude Davis.
Remember... back in those days, there was no electricity... no refrigerators... no law enforcement... and certainly no grocery store or supermarkets... Some of these exceptional skills are hundreds of years of old and they were learned the hard way by the early pioneers.
We've lost to history so much survival knowledge that we've become clueless compared to what our great grandfathers did or built on a daily basis to sustain their families.
Neighbors said that for the last couple of years Claude has tried to unearth and learn the forgotten ways of our great-grandparents and claimed to have found a secret of gargantuan proportions. A secret that he is about to reveal together with 3 old teachings that will change everything you think you know about preparedness:
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What REALLY Happens When You Bury a Shipping Container? (Hint: It's A Bit Crazy...)
Shipping containers are all the rage - but if you are thinking about buying one, you MUST watch this video first:
There's a general belief that if you bury a shipping container you can create an awesome root cellar / storm shelter / survival bunker.
But is a shipping container strong enough to handle the pressure?
Watch the video to see what happens: