Here's a blog I found today while researching Rocket Mass Stoves. I liked it and thought you might too. Permies.Com
Paul Wheaton has put a lot of work into finding the most creative yet practical methods of living well, and leaving a small foot print.
I highly recommend watching his many videos which are often conducted like an interview to extract the most valuable information. He does a wonderful job of editing and creates inspiring documentaries on a wide range of topics helping to create a better world.