Everything you need to know to get started with hammock camping
Everything you need to know to get started with hammock camping

If you're looking to give hammock camping a try we have helpful tips and hints on how to get started, what to expect in the field, and the gear you'll need to completely replace your tent and still get a good night sleep.

Uber’s first electric-scooter service takes on Lyft in Santa Monica
Uber’s first electric-scooter service takes on Lyft in Santa Monica

Uber and Lyft are expanding their rivalry to services with two wheels, not just four. Both companies now operate scooter- and bike-sharing services in the U.S., with Uber launching its very first scooter scheme on Wednesday.

October 3rd, 10:45 PM
The best rain jackets for fall, winter, and beyond (updated for 2018)
The best rain jackets for fall, winter, and beyond (updated for 2018)

Spring is here which means it's officially raincoat season. From high-tech, lightweight shells to modern-looking, waterproof trench coats, check out our list of the best rain jackets built to keep you dry.

October 10th, 2:27 PM
The best action cameras of 2018
The best action cameras of 2018

Action cameras are great tools for capturing videos of your everyday activities, whether it's a birthday party or the steepest slope you've ever descended on your snowboard. These are the best money can buy.

October 2nd, 8:17 AM
Magic of physics makes this fridge chill food without fans or electricity
Magic of physics makes this fridge chill food without fans or electricity

Looking for your next cooler? The Fenik Yuma is a portable food preserver that never needs ice or electricity. Here's how you can get your hands on this miraculous refrigeration device.

October 2nd, 8:17 AM
Inspired by origami, Oru’s newest foldable kayak is built for you and a friend
Inspired by origami, Oru’s newest foldable kayak is built for you and a friend

Oru Kayaks has launched the Haven, its first-ever tandem model that offers enough capacity for two paddlers without compromising the company's origami-inspired folding design that makes its products so unique.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
BioLite’s HeadLamp gives off tons of light, weighs in at just 3 ounces
BioLite’s HeadLamp gives off tons of light, weighs in at just 3 ounces

BioLite's innovative new Headlamp is perfect for hikers, runners, and campers. It delivers 330 lumens of light, while weighing less than 3 ounces, and comes with a headband that is breathable and comfortable to wear.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
The best water purifiers
The best water purifiers

Looking for reliable water purification? Staying hydrated is important, especially when you are hiking or camping far from civilization. Check out our picks of the best water purifiers for your camp, backpack, or pocket.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
The 10 best windproof umbrellas to help you weather the storm
The 10 best windproof umbrellas to help you weather the storm

The rains have come and they have no mercy. Can your current umbrella handle everything nature can throw at it? Here are 10 of the best windproof umbrella deals available now to help keep you safe and dry.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
Stay up-to-date on Hurricane Florence’s path with these apps and websites
Stay up-to-date on Hurricane Florence’s path with these apps and websites

Looking to track Hurricane Florence's path towards the U.S. coast? This list of the best hurricane apps and websites with help you stay ahead of this or any future storm, and stay safe.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
Polar improves heart rate tracking with its new Vantage wearables
Polar improves heart rate tracking with its new Vantage wearables

Polar launched its latest lineup of devices. Known as the Polar Vantage V and the Polar Vantage M, both provide a new optical heart rate sensor, additional tracking metrics, and more.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
Take your workout up a notch with two new fitness watches from Polar
Take your workout up a notch with two new fitness watches from Polar

The new Polar Vantage V and M fitness watches include improved heart rate tracking, better battery life, onboard virtual coaching, and connectivity to allow sharing workouts through social media.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
ZenBivy’s new hybrid sleeping bag makes mummy bags look downright primitive
ZenBivy’s new hybrid sleeping bag makes mummy bags look downright primitive

Ditch your traditional sleeping bag in favor of the new ZenBivy Light Bed, a versatile sleep system that combines a quilt, fitted sheet, and a sleeping pad to create a zipper-less option for campers and backpackers.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
Withings reclaims its brand with the new Steel HR Sport hybrid watch
Withings reclaims its brand with the new Steel HR Sport hybrid watch

After repurchasing itself from Nokia, Withings is back with the new Steel HR Sport fitness tracker. The hybrid sports watch may look familiar, but any resemblances to Nokia's Steel HR are only skin-deep.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
Alexa can now tell you the odds of the next big football game
Alexa can now tell you the odds of the next big football game

Alexa can now answer questions about your favorite NFL teams and players, such as what team is favored to win the upcoming game or what player has racked up the most distance over the course of their career.

October 2nd, 8:18 AM
7 Ambitious DARPA projects that could revolutionize the armed forces
7 Ambitious DARPA projects that could revolutionize the armed forces

With a multibillion dollar annual budget and access to some of the sharpest minds around, few research labs can dream of matching DARPA. Here are 7 of the amazing projects they're creating.

October 2nd, 8:17 AM
The Jaybird X4 wireless in-ears are even tougher than previous models
The Jaybird X4 wireless in-ears are even tougher than previous models

We liked the Jaybird X3 wireless earbuds enough that they are still among our favorites, but with the new X4, the company has taken in-ears that already had a reputation for being tough and made them even tougher.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
Walmart slashes prices on TVs, Apple Watches, and more for Labor Day
Walmart slashes prices on TVs, Apple Watches, and more for Labor Day

There are a lot of Labor Day sales to choose from, but nothing quite as expansive as what Walmart has going on right now. Brands like Vizio, Coleman, Apple, Acer, and Dell are all receiving discounts during the Walmart...

September 10th, 10:27 AM
This inflatable stand-up paddleboard can go anywhere with you
This inflatable stand-up paddleboard can go anywhere with you

The new Compact 9'6" SUP board from Red Paddle Co. is a full-sized model that can fold down to half the size of a normal inflatable and fit inside a backpack, making it easy to take with you anywhere.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
You can now stream the sounds of national parks wherever you happen to be
You can now stream the sounds of national parks wherever you happen to be

Looking for some soothing sounds to relax to on the morning commute? Then try this calming audio stream of recordings made at many of America's glorious parks, released to celebrate the National Park Service's 102nd birthday.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
The best headlamps
The best headlamps

Headlamps make all the difference when camping or walking the dog at night, especially when you're in need of both hands. From Black Diamond and Petzl to Coast here are some of the best headlamps on the market.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
U.S. Army wants to use laser power to keep drones airborne indefinitely
U.S. Army wants to use laser power to keep drones airborne indefinitely

Fed up with drones that run out battery too quickly? The U.S. Army is investigating a way to keep drones flying indefinitely -- by using lasers to wirelessly power them from a distance.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
App-based bikesharing takes a hit after Mobike suffers at the hands of vandals
App-based bikesharing takes a hit after Mobike suffers at the hands of vandals

The world's largest app-based bikesharing company has exited the English city of Manchester citing vandalism and theft. The departure marks the first time Mobike has been forced to leave a location in such circumstances.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
You don’t need scuba certification to use this clever crowdfunded diving system
You don’t need scuba certification to use this clever crowdfunded diving system

Nemo is a super-compact, surface-supplied-air (SSA) diving system, which will allow users to dive beneath the waves without having to worry about carrying a bulky tank on their back.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
Do we call it a roboat? An autonomous sailboat successfully crosses Atlantic Ocean
Do we call it a roboat? An autonomous sailboat successfully crosses Atlantic Ocean

An unmanned, autonomous robot sailboat has successfully crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time, completing the 1,800 mile journey between Newfoundland, Canada, and Ireland.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
Lyft’s first app-based scooter service rolls into Denver
Lyft’s first app-based scooter service rolls into Denver

If you thought there were enough electric scooters in your city, then watch out — Lyft has just joined the club. It launched its first scootershare service in Denver, Colorado, on September 6, with more cities coming soon.

September 10th, 10:27 AM
Awake’s stunning new electric surfboard promises good surfing even on flat water
Awake’s stunning new electric surfboard promises good surfing even on flat water

Awake Rävik is a stunning new electric carbon surfboard that promises to let you get in a scintillating surf session even when the water is flat and free of waves. We totally want one, like, now.

August 3rd, 12:32 PM
The Trident scooter promises to propel you through the waves like a boss
The Trident scooter promises to propel you through the waves like a boss

Trident is an 'underwater scooter' which lets scuba divers or snorkelers power themselves through the waves at speed of up to 4.3 miles per hour. Here's how you can get your hands on one.

August 3rd, 10:16 AM
The best solar chargers for your smartphone or tablet
The best solar chargers for your smartphone or tablet

Looking for a gizmo that can help you charge your phone while on the go? Here, we've outlined the best solar chargers on the market, whether you're looking to charge your phone once, twice, or three times over.

April 30th, 1:00 PM
The best sleeping pads
The best sleeping pads

Shopping for a sleeping pad for your next backpacking trip? Don't buy something that feels like a cold slab of stone. Narrow your selection with our carefully selected list of the best sleeping pads available.

June 15th, 10:27 AM
Tread lightly: Here’s the best ultralight backpacking gear in existence
Tread lightly: Here’s the best ultralight backpacking gear in existence

The very best ultralight hiking and backpacking gear for the outdoor enthusiast who wants to go light and fast on the trail using packs, tents, sleeping bags sleeping pads, and stoves that weigh next to nothing.

July 22nd, 11:26 AM
The 8 most epic outdoor yard games for endless summer fun
The 8 most epic outdoor yard games for endless summer fun

Summer is the season for fun in the sun, but you don't need to head off to the beach or the campground to enjoy the outdoors. These yard games are the perfect way to spend the summer with your friends and family.

July 27th, 3:44 PM
Sleep anywhere with this tent designed to conquer land, sea, and air
Sleep anywhere with this tent designed to conquer land, sea, and air

The Tentsile Universe is a new tent designed to bring versatility to the campsite. It can be set up like a traditional model and accommodate five campers, suspended from a tree, or converted into a floating raft.

July 18th, 2:26 PM
The Mission Workshop Radian is the one bag to rule them all
The Mission Workshop Radian is the one bag to rule them all

With durable construction, adaptability to any environment, and enough capacity for cameras, computers, and a week’s worth of clothes, the Radian is one epic adventure pack -- if you can afford it.

July 25th, 10:58 AM
The best gifts for runners
The best gifts for runners

Shopping for a runner is no easy task, especially when your idea of a workout is walking from the kitchen to the couch. To help, we've sifted through the latest gadgets and gear to find the 11 best gifts for runners.

July 22nd, 3:57 PM
Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20 sleeping bag hands-on review
Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20 sleeping bag hands-on review

We tested the Parsec 20 from of Therm-a-Rest's new line of Fast & Light sleeping bags on a two-week foray into the backcountry. The trip yielded great results due to a combination of warmth, light weight, and excellent...

July 11th, 9:53 AM

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