Outdoors

TrendHunter's Top 10 Eco Trends of November

TrendHunter.com has released their "Top 50 Eco Trends of November 2010."  I'm proud to present to you a more in-depth look at the innovations and inventions that made the list's top 10.  From trash villages to underwater, life-like structures, there's sure to be something on this list for the nature lover in us all.

Kompakt Carrier Delivers Big Potential

Designer Jane Loniak has created the Kompakt carrier – a “no passenger” carrying vehicle that can help tote just about anything a user has in mind.

 

MXB Motorcrossboard: Motocross Meets Skateboarding For Better Or Worse

A motorized, two-wheeled skateboard designed to tear up trails, fire roads and grass.

V.I.O. Action Cam Goes 1080p

Another camera that combines rugged, outdoor-specific build with full 1080p recording.

Let It Snow...Or Not: With The Year Round Sled It Doesn't Matter

Maybe you have been promising your kids a day of sledding fun as soon as it snows, but the white stuff just hasn’t cooperated yet.  Maybe you live somewhere that just doesn’t get any snow, but your kids have always wished that they could go sledding.  The Year Round Sled is perfect for such circumstances.

Swim Fins For Your Hands: Dark Fin Gloves

Divers wear fins on their feet, so why not their hands? Not only will you swim better, but you'll be able to creep people out on demand. 

Death Wish Materialized: Motorized, Off-Road Skateboard

A 65-lb. skateboard with giant tires. An electric motor. And a trail full of rocks, trees and other foreboding nasties. Sound like a fun afternoon? Get yourself a motorized off-road skateboard this holiday and find out.

Dolphin-Inspired Sonar May Be Key To Shallow Water Problem

A new breakthrough in shallow-water sonar, based on the way dolphins catch their prey, has been shown to outperform traditional sonar methods.

Clip Skins Revolutionize True Backcountry Skiing

A much easier way of climbing snowy, alpine routes, Clip Skins could prove to be the greatest skiing invention since skis themselves.

Public Air Fill Stations For Bicycles

A new solution to a non-existent problem, the Air Station is designed as a public filling point for bicycles.

Flyrad Combines Odd Sports Gear From the Past For a Crazy Ride

A unicycle, a pair of roller blades and a motor--if that combination doesn't unleash pure pain and carnage, I'm not sure what will.

Poncho Tent Keeps You Dry While Walking Or Sleeping

Whether you want to keep moving or bunker down, the poncho tent will keep you dry.

Marquette Skis: Skinless Backcountry Ascending

A innovative but irresponsible invention for the world of backcountry skiing.

Chums Turns Your iPod Nano Into a Wrist Watch

Turn your all new iPod Nano into a rugged sports watch with one inexpensive accessory.

Siphoning Roadway Heat? It’s Not Our (As)phalt!

At the University of Rhode Island, scientists are warming up to ways to capture the heat trapped in roadways.