Outdoors

Dog Poop Lights 'Eternal Lamp' For The Park Spark Project

Instead of trying to identifying the culprits of that poop on the grass, dog poop is actually a welcome sight to the residents of Cambridge, Massachusetts, who are happily participating in the Park Spark Project.  The objective of the project is to turn dog poop into methane gas and use it for energy.  A relatively small amount of dog poop is already lighting one of the city's lamps - an eternal light from the power of dog poop.

 

 

Icy iPad? Touch Gloves Keep Hands Warm When Touchscreens Are Cold

Touchscreen devices like Apple's popular iPad won't work well when wearing gloves because the screen responds to the electric charge of the user's fingers. Touch Gloves from Alta address that issue, keeping your fingers warm when using iPads and other tablets outdoors in cold weather.

Take The Party Wherever You Go With The Cruzin Cooler

Have you ever been on your way to a picnic or backyard barbeque and realized that you forgot the cooler?  You know, the one with all of your special cocktails, mocktails and outdoor snacks.  To keep yourself out of this type of sticky predicament you could invest in a Cruzin Cooler.

Water-loving Robot Cuts The Cord, Gets Its Own Moist Apartment

A triumvirate of Universities has pooled their collective knowledge to create AQUA, an amphibious robot, as well as the AQUATablet – a way for the robot to get out and live underwater life on its own.


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.