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10 Accessories You Really Need For Way Better Tailgating

There's drinking a few beers before a game, and then there's tailgating. Here are 10 items to get you set-up for the ultimate football tailgate.

Pedaled, Not Driven: BOND Bike Is The Coolest Cycle Ever

You know a bicycle that bears James Bond's name is bound to be intriguing. And this one doesn't disappoint. Up until you find out it's not for sale.

A Backpack For Bears: Granite Gear Nimbus Core

The new Granite Gear Nimbus Core is an innovative backpack that turns the traditional backpack on its ear to accommodate some rather large, bulky cargo.

Hauntingly Beautiful Growing Green Sculptures

Take a look at these hauntingly beautiful growing sculptures by Mathilde Roussel-Giraudy, a talented French artist from New York. She calls them Ça pousse! The name is French for, it's growing.

Magnetic Bike Water Bottle Holder Cuts Weight, Keeps Your Water Planted

Ultralight cycling fanatics looking to shave every ounce should love this new water bottle holder from Vincero Design. An innovative twist on a standard, timeless piece of equipment, Vincero's answer uses magnets rather than a metal/composite cage to hold your water.

Roughing Up The Little Guys Helps Solar Power Capture

Stanford researchers have found a way to increase light energy absorption in solar cells – by taking off the kid gloves.

Zeal Optics Solar-Powered Backpack

Known for award-winning sunglasses and goggles, Zeal Optics is increasingly pushing toward technological sports gear. Joining its GPS-integrated snow goggles is the new Reliant charging backpack.

Driving Safely Gets All Touchy-Feely

Researchers at the University of Utah have been busily discovering a way to make directionally-assisted driving more effective - through touch.

Human Birds Take Flight In The Great White North

Canadians have proven their usefulness once again, with students from the University of Toronto devising the world’s first continuously flying ornithopter.


SEIL Bag: The LED Billboard For Your Back

A new backpack helps you communicate your intentions and emotions on the street.

GearBurger Is A Personal Sales Shopper For Sports Equipment

Love outdoor sports, but hate paying thousands for gear? GearBurger can help you find the best deals on the gear that you need most. 

Machines Of The Game: Best Tailgating Vehicles Of 2010/11

Usually considerations like safety, fuel economy, power, interior space and options dictate your choice of automobile. But if you'r a huge fan of college or NFL football, now is the ultimate time to upgrade your garage with your tailgating dream car.

California’s Solar Electric Generating System Controversial

In Ivanpah California, BrightSource is developing its first solar power complex. When constructed it will be the largest in the world and will produce enough energy to power more than 140,000 homes while reducing 400,000 tons of CO2 per year. Still, environmentalists are protesting the location where the solar complex will be built.

Concept Bike Loses The Chain, Uses Cables

The bike just got a little simpler. Or more complicated? An interesting new design in bicycles takes away one of the most basic pieces: the chain, and replaces it with a new system.

Social Bookmarking Replaces Digg With Foursquare, News With Location

The excitement of Digg recently reinventing itself to resurrect social bookmarking as a viable news service dissipated as fast as it was introduced. Folks have found Twitter and Facebook more reliable resources for gathering and saving real-time news.