Fair Companies/Video screen capture The recent housing and economic crises has many people rethinking what they really need—not least those who are just starting out on their journey into adulthood and independence. Austin Hay, a high school student from Sonoma, has an alternative plan. He's been building a tiny 130-square foot home that he plans to take with him to college, and wherever he moves onto from there. 16 Year Old Builds Tiny House for a Mortgage-Free Future (Video)
The Story of Stuff, originally released in December 2007, is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It’ll teach you something, it’ll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the Stuff in your life forever.