What is the American Dream?

What is the American Dream? Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness? Forty acres and a mule? A Ferrari, a mid-town condo and a blonde? According to MetLife‚Äôs Study of the American Dream, financial security is still king, but family and freedom from want are also key criteria. And the age of the person you…


How Big A Backyard Do You Need To Live Off The Land?

More and more people are turning away from grocery stores and utility companies in favor of their own back yard. The idea of becoming self-sufficient is an alluring one, but exactly how much land would you need? Assuming a family of four, here are the land requirements to sustain yourself for one year. Via