Outdoors

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.

Mobile Treadmill Sounds (and Looks) Ridiculous, Could Be Interesting

On its face, the term "walking treadmill" sounds like a bad punchline. But some researchers in Japan are taking this one seriously.

Australian Ultrarunner Takes On Pole-To-Pole Run

Pat Farmer is preparing to take on what's being called the "longest run on earth," an epic voyage from the North Pole to the South Pole.

Extreme Employment: 1,768-Foot Free Climb Up Radio Tower

An intimate, POV voyage up to the top of one of the world's tallest structures provides a glimpse into one of the scarier, more extreme jobs out there.

Garia Golf Cart Goes From the Links to the Road

Fatigued by the trip from your Bimmer to the golf cart at your country club of choice? Make it one seamless journey with the Garia LSV.

X-Scooter Takes Scootering to the NeXt Level

The X-Scooter brings a new angle to the traditional scooter. And it looks like a seriously fun ride.

Solar Breeze Pool Robot: More Time Skinny Dipping, Less Time Cleaning

A robot that cleans your pool while you splash around, gawk at the ladies and drink a cold one. What could be better?

Greenasium: Green Fitness Studio Turns Human Power To Electricity

A new 2,600 square foot gym is harnessing human power to power their gym as well as the grid. This smart eco-friendly people-healthy business, called Greenasium, wants to make positive difference on people as well as the environment. Can they do it?

Black Diamond Z-Poles: Ultralight AND Collapsible Hiking Poles

Black Diamond recently introduced an ultralight, ultra-stowable line of hiking poles it calls Z-poles.

5 More Wacky, Unusual Extreme Sports

Five of the oddest, scariest and least recommended activities that you could ever subject life and limb to.

Bug Pesky Mosquitoes With The Golden Lucky Mosquito Coil Cover

This jumbo-sized golden mosquito coil cover looks as if might attract flies but its real purpose is to repel mosquitoes... and bring the owner some good luck in the bargain

Swimming With Crocs: Exciting Or Insane

Want to stare in the eyes of a hungry, 1,000-lb. reptile as he licks his lips fantasizing about feasting on your doughy body? Croc Cage Diving it is.