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Want To Move Off The Grid? Here's How It's Done.

Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Patrick J. Kiger

So you're enamored with the dream of living "off the grid": dropping out of modern civilization completely and becoming a self-sufficient iconoclast, free of utility bills, government intrusion and other pressures of the modern world. But even for the most resourceful and determined people, it's a challenge to supply all of life's needs.

Want To Move Off The Grid? Here's How It's Done.

Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Patrick J. Kiger

So you're enamored with the dream of living "off the grid": dropping out of modern civilization completely and becoming a self-sufficient iconoclast, free of utility bills, government intrusion and other pressures of the modern world. But even for the most resourceful and determined people, it's a challenge to supply all of life's needs.

LOOK: Survivalists Gather In Maryland

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Courtney Mabeus | Posted 10.20.2013 | DC

BOONSBORO -- Chuck Acker stocks enough food to feed his family of four for three months if disaster were to strike. "It's common sense insurance," sa...

Against Apocalypticism

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Most people probably took the Mayan Apocalypse as light-heartedly as I did, though clearly there were some who really thought the end was nigh. What worries me, however, is that this story is symptomatic of a more pathological apocalypticism that has begun to permeate American culture.

David Moye

Countdown To Armageddon: Will End Of Mayan Calendar Bring Doomsday?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.21.2011 | Weird News

No one knows exactly what will happen on Dec. 21, 2012 -- the day that the Mayan calendar runs out -- but it's safe to say there will be a lot of hype...