Outdoors

Hammacher Basketball Hoop Rolls From Pavement Court To Poolside In A Jiff

The Pool to Pavement Basketball Hoop is the ultimate summer accessory for the basketball lover. It serves for both water- and land-based balling.

Vortex Power Gets Canonized Using The Miracle Of Compressed Gas

From the green and verdant fields of Great Britain comes the ability to knock crap over using a ring of gas shot out of a cannon at a whopping 200 miles an hour. Not only does it sound cool, but its got a great super-sized space Phaser mixed with old-timey smokin' pipe look to boot.

Fast Forward Pedals Give Your Bike A Needed Boost

Tired of walking your bike up steep hills? These pedals could be just what you need.

Swimming In The Clouds: 55-Story, Edgeless Pool

The new Sands Skypark in Singapore features a lavish pool suspended high above the city.

"Anything for you..." The Sun in Advertising

Marketing firms gaze up at the Sun and get ideas.  Some are cute.  Some are scary.  Either way, that giant ball of flame has become a unique image in advertising.  Come on in for a look.  But don't forget your sunscreen.

Golfing With the Dark Knight

Until now I never had proof that Batman even liked playing golf...

Green Golf Ball Improves Your Stroke, Strains Your Vision

A green golf ball is the latest color to be released in TourStage's V10 series. The 'Super Lime' balls should sell well... if only to replace the ones you'll lose.

Portable 'Magic Umbrella' Stores In Its Handle, Keeps Clothes & Contents Dry

The 'Magic Umbrella' stores in its waterproof handle, keeping rainwater from soaking clothes and purse contents once the user comes in out of the rain.

Avoidr, The Anti-Social, Anti-Check-In Social Network

Scaling to twenty thousand users overnight, a virtual unknown Web app has arrived on the digital landscape to address our latest social media dilemma - how to avoid the many followers we've worked diligently to attract? As such, Avoidr might be labeled the first "anti-social" social network.

Band-Aid Solutions: Japanese Pattern Design Bandages Make The Cut

Japanese pattern design bandages from Nichiban put a fashionably brave face on summer's scrapes, scratches, cuts and assorted ouchies.

Greendix Integrates Solar Panels Into a Soccer Ball

Greendix a Taiwan-based solar panel company has made the world's first solar powered soccer ball with some of their innovative custom shaped solar panels. The ball is designed to show off Greendix's ability to integrate its custom shaped solar panels into anything. The announcement of the integration just happens to coincide with the World Cup soccer craze.

Converting Noise To Light No Longer Up In The Air - Is Plane As Day

Aside from ground zero of a nuclear explosion, airport runways are perhaps the noisiest place on earth. But instead of friendly a mascot, they're staffed by surly men with light-sticks and illuminated by the strong and electrically expensive glow of runway lights. Now, designer Jou Hung-Uei has come up with a way to capture that noise and fire up those lights simultaneously.

New Soccer Shoes For Tough Players Have A Soft Side

Mizuno Super Sonic Wave SP soccer shoes are designed to make The Beautiful Game less chancy and more fancy - at least where footwork comes into play.

Google Earth Gets A Little More Sport-Friendly

Google has introduced the latest update to Google Earth, which delivers new performance tools for outdoor athletes.

Rent Tent, Be First To Purchase iPhone 4G & Live To Tweet & Ustream About It

Airbnb reports iPhone mania is officially under way in front of the Apple Store on Stockton Street in San Francisco. If you can cough up $200 or be the highest bidder, you can be first in line by renting a tent from an enterprising camper who secured the spot early on the Wednesday prior to the launch on Thursday, June 24.