Free Thinking

New generation of Americans are rushing to the gold mines

PLYMOUTH, Vermont –  Al Davis Jr. cracks a smile as he spots a speck of gold glittering in a plastic pan full of muck pulled from a Vermont brook, revealing a gold tooth made from some earlier finds. Davis, decked in waders and wearing a hat festooned with a tiny bottle filled with gold flakes, …

A Home That Looks Like A Shipping Container?

Over the last couple of years shipping container homes have been growing in popularity; green and alternative builders from around the world have latched onto these unique containers as an easy way to build quick and somewhat custom homes. They’re often sliced, diced, stacked and sometimes converted into off-the-grid architectural masterpieces that make you forget …