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USB Mosquito Repellant Great for Backcountry Nerds

You already use all sorts of USB devices. Why not repel mosquitoes with one?

TV Outdoors: SunBrite Weatherproof TV

The SunBrite Weatherproof TV has nearly every feature you'd need to enjoy quality television outside. So you can get some fresh air without really lifting a finger.

Modern Day Eco-Friendly Skinny Dipping

If you have ever been brave enough to skinny dip into a body of water or showered in your birthday suit underneath a waterfall, you may just like this eco-friendly concept. It brings water, nature and you into your shower. It's eco-clean.

A Little Bit Of Paradise In Business: Japan’s Indoor Beach

We've all heard that we should stay out of the sun's rays, but that makes it difficult when we want to enjoy a day at the beach. A business in Japan offers a great alternative to fun in the sun outdoors, and is also suitable for all seasons.

Mavic Magnetic Bicycle Pedals

Mavic's EZ-Ride Evolve pedal system uses magnets to help keep your feet properly aligned while allowing for seamless entry and exit. These could be a good choice for those that aren't quite sold on platform or clipless pedals.

Conceptual Sports Watch

Far better looking than almost every sports watch actually on the market, this concept would be a great addition to your equipment bag.

Solar Power From Space by 2030 Possible?

What would it take to harness solar power from space then beam it down to earth? Money? Years? Super long cables? Solar panel maker Mitsubishi Electric Corp and IHI Corp would like to find out.

Go Girl: Company Helps Desperate Women Pee Like A Man!

We've seen female urination devices before, that allow women to pee like a man. Well, now there's another new business that offers a similar product, but it's their marketing that really helps them stand apart.

Handycooler Personal Air Conditioner

Who hasn't wanted to take their air conditioner everywhere they go when the hot, relentless sun is beating down? Traditionally, that hasn't been possible, but this Handycooler goes anywhere you want to take it.

Converse Wool Sneakers: Cool Outdoor Shoes Offer Warmth

It's back to school season and that means it's prime time to shop for fall fashions. This year, if you live in a cool climate, you don't need to shop for boots, because a much more fashionable design now offers warmth and protection from the elements.


Recycled Roof Tile Birdhouses Not Just For Clay Pigeons

Japanese designer Tomoko Azumi has found a use for previously non-recyclable ceramic roof tiles: each tile becomes the roof of a birdhouse.

Solar Roads Project Could End US Dependence on Power Plants for Electricity

Solar energy has been at the top of many people's list when it comes to renewable energy sources. While some companies have designed vehicles to run on solar energy, others are still focusing on the lack of a power grid able to handle a significant load increase. A new concept funded by the Department of Energy may be able to offer a solution to this problem.

Garmin Edge 500 Cycling Computer Is Friendly On The Wallet

Garmin's new Edge 500 is the latest addition to its cycling line. The GPS computer offers a host of performance tracking while bringing an entry level price tag.

Rocket Tent: A New Level Of Ultralight Four-Season Tent

The Brooks Range Rocket Tent redefines lightweight for winter-ready tents. Consider this one for your next backcountry skiing or mountaineering adventure.

Surf Skiing--Sport Of The Future?

A cross between skiing and stand up paddleboarding, surf skiing is a new alternative in the world of water sports. Its inventor Jason Starr is determined to make it a household sports term.

Carry Your Cargo With Bullitt

Looking like a scooter retro-fitted onto a commuter bike, the Bullitt offers generous storage space for all your gear and cargo.

Kilobike Expandable Bike

Tired of buying a bike for your child every year or two? Kilobike expands to properly fit growing children.

Marsh Mellow Festival Boutique: Novelty Festival Gear Will Have Other Burning Man Attendees Drooling

With the days of summer drawing to an unofficial close, there are summer music festivals taking place around the world to wish it adieu. Finding all of the things you need to survive roughing it in the sub-standard living conditions can be a challenge, but not with one UK business making everything easily accessible.

Burning Man Bike Camper

This sweet bicycle-pulled trailer was hand-built for self-sufficiency and then put to use at Burning Man. Nearly everything you need rolled into into a clean, portable package.

Bike Helmets of NYC

NYC Bike Helmets were commissioned by the city and offer a more fashionable alternative to the average bike helmet.