As we see access to tools and information getting easier, more people are opting to simplify their lives and do things themselves. They are becoming increasingly wary of constantly hustling just to buy or consume, and instead, creating more self sustainable lifestyles. From growing your own food to generating power (in both urban and rural areas) it's becoming easier and more cost effective to “DIY.”

The San Fransisco Chronicle has an interesting article about a couple who scrapped their rat race lifestyle to embrace this new spirit of going it alone.

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