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10 Of The World's Geekiest Outdoor Sports Gadgets And Garments

Not all athletes were jocks in high school. Anyone who uses any one of these products was definitely a nerd.

10 Outdoorsy Gifts for Hikers, Campers and Other Outdoor Adventurers

Have a trail-cutting backpacker or first-tracks-etching skier on your holiday shopping list? Our list of holiday gifts includes unique ideas for water, land, snow and air. Get it done right this year.

Panoramic, Igloo-Like Tents: Kinda Cool, Kinda Weird, Kinda Ridiculous

An odd solution for tent camping that provides seamlessly integrated shelter.

The Pagani Huayra: A $1.3 Million, 700-HP Road-Jet

One of the hottest cars of the year (possibly the decade), the million-dollar Pagani Huayra made its debut in anticipation of the Geneva Motor Show.

Part Boat, Part Car, All Awesome: The HydroCar

The Dobbertin HydroCar is one of the coolest boat-cars/car-boats we've ever seen. But it still isn't quite greater than the sum of its parts.

Portable, Disposable Grill With Coconut (!?) Smoke

The grill has finally gotten as portable (or at least close to as portable) as the backpacking stove. Grilled meat wherever you wander--that's an advancement. 

Spin, Flip, Grab--Bounceboard Does It Trampoline-Style

A safer, more intuitive way of bouncing and boarding.

Sbyke--Easier To Ride Than To Say

Between the awkward name and poor marketing, the Sbyke probably won't be seen in many neighborhoods.

Do Work, Kid: Upper Body Aerobic Exerciser

Yet one more way to work your upper body. You can do this one sitting down, so it might be just right.

World's First Solar-Powered, Underwater Ocean Golf Course

I can tell it, but you still may not believe it--a golf course built on the surface of the sea. What will rich dudes think of next?

 


Prosthetic Ice Axes Help Disabled Climber Get Back On The Wall

Scary looking, scary functional. After a life-altering accident more than a decade ago, one British climber is back thanks to an innovative prosthetic device.

Pitchers May One Day Join Catchers and Batters In Wearing Helmets

Easton-Bell pulls the helmet out from behind the plate and onto the mound.

Inflatable Snowshoes Becoming a Market

Never get stranded in the snow again. The Airlite inflatable snowshoes are easy to carry and let you hike out of deep snow in an emergency.

Lobster Shells Used To Make Biodegradable Golf Balls

A group of researchers have discovered a way of making golf balls from lobster shells.

Wheeled Art: Unique, Handcarved Skateboards

These skateboards belong in an antique store or fine furniture shop rather than a skate shop.

Adidas Builds "Lightest Basketball Shoes" Ever

The world's alleged lightest basketball shoe drops just in time for NBA playoffs. And it doesn't even have air in it.

Motorized Roller Skates: Skataz Take The Legwork Out

Watch and learn how you make something bad much, much worse.

No Bike Lock? Use Your Handlebars

The Handlebar Bike Lock is built right into your bike, meaning no lugging a lock around in your backpack or on your frame.

Smart Surfboard Helps You Rip Waves Better

Its like a ridable computer; this new surfboard promises to take wave-riding to the next level.

$160K Gold-And-Diamond Golf Putter

This golf putter may just be worth more than your house.