Let’s face reality, not very many people enjoy cleaning up their house when it looks like there’s too much work that’s needed for them to clean it. It’s even harder to start when you know that you would have to clean every part of the house. It’s even harder to finish once you’ve started when…


‘Zero Carbon’ is an abstract concept for most people, but we have lived energy-profligate lifestyles for too long on finite fossil-fuel resources. We now face potential environmental catastrophe from climate change and global warming, with a continuing exponentially expanding global population that doubles every four decades. The capacity of the planet to reabsorb carbon dioxide…


The City Homesteader is the handbook for the world of self-sufficient living. It’s about living tangibly in a virtual world. It’s about being resourceful, saving money, reducing consumption, and increasing self-reliance. Join the many who are raising backyard chickens in the city and tilling their side yards: tapping into natural energy, managing homes more efficiently,…


Break out of the white-walled world of first apartments and tap in to your blue-sky decorating dreams with star designer Kyle Schuneman’s smart, bold ideas for any budget. First apartments are so exciting because you can finally do what you want with your own space, but they can be tricky to decorate. Kyle Schuneman knows…


For the past few years, Grant Thompson has spent his weekends starting fires, building cannons, and experimenting with dry ice and liquid nitrogen. Hes made pumpkins explode, defied gravity, and discovered countless ways to make everyday life easier using ordinary items such as butter, suntan lotion, cupcake wrappers, and aluminum foil. His discoveries and experiments,…


“Gun Trader’s Guide” is the original reference guide for gun values. For more than half a century, this book has been the standard reference for collectors, curators, dealers, shooters, and gun enthusiasts. Now in a completely updated edition, it remains the definitive source for making informed decisions on used firearms purchases. Included are extensive listings…