Thoreau said that if an emergency struck, a man should be able to leave his home with nothing more than the clothing on his back and feel like he left nothing behind. Self sufficiency is almost impossible to obtain in modern society. Did you know there’s a dream that still prevails now as strongly as it did in 1882 when Thoreau wrote Walden? It’s that of a return to the
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A garden you can eat, a garden you can wear, a garden you can use as your medicines, a garden you can use as fuel and to build your houses… a garden full of purposes, and a garden you can enjoy as well – that you can sit in – and a garden that doesn’t take up all your time. You can actually, for a few hours of work each week, produce the things that you need. Ten years as a
Psychic dogs, arty elephants, genius chimps and talkative dolphins steal the spotlight in Extraordinary Animals. This jaw-dropping series investigates animals with remarkable and unique abilities. From Hong, a female elephant in Northern Thailand with a special talent for painting; to Scamp, a dog with the uncanny ability
It means even on the lower levels of life, there is a profound consciousness or awareness that bonds all things together. Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as A fascinating account of the physical, emotional, and spiritual relations between plants and man. Essentially, the subject of the book
With a production budget of $25 million, the makers of The Blue Planet: Seas of Life crafted this epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, with over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, and shot entirely in high definition, Planet Earth is an unparalleled portrait of the third rock from the sun. This stunning
Although the oceans comprise two-thirds of planet Earth, much of what goes on beneath their surface remains shrouded in mystery, and most certainly soaking wet. The BBC series The Blue Planet: Seas of Life dips into the briny deep, exploring an aquatic community teeming with life. Underwater cameras reveal a capricious world where seas shift seasonally, with
With little more than the clothes on his back, survival expert Bear Grylls goes toe-to-toe with some of Earth’s toughest, most remote environments in each edge-of-your-seat episode of MAN VS. WILD. Grylls faces sweltering desert temperatures, icy, raging rivers and hungry predators as he fights for survival using techniques he learned as a British Special Forces soldier.
Created by UK independent producers Impossible Pictures, the multi award-winning creators of the Walking With … series, Prehistoric Park follows wildlife expert, Nigel Marven, and his team of zoologists as they travel back in time to rescue some of the most amazing animals who ever roamed the earth and transport them back thousands of years to the present day to be
Lurking silently beneath the ocean’s surface is one of nature’s most terrifying creatures — a powerful predator that can rip its prey apart in a matter of seconds. Now you can experience actual shark attacks and rescues captured on film. Learn why these attacks are increasing at an alarming rate, and see the awe-inspiring lengths sharks will go to when they’re on the hunt.
The award-winning Survivorman follows outdoor enthusiast and survival expert Les Stroud as he is abandoned for a week in a remote location with no supplies –no food, no fresh water, and no matches. While stranded in the middle of nowhere Les must document his experience with his unique one-person camera rig and 50 pounds of camera equipment. Each new location