Outdoors

Brightkite's Augmented Reality Adds New Dimension To Your Holiday Shopping!

A new wrinkle in Holiday Shopping. One the hottest location-based social networks on the market today just added Augmented Reality to one's holiday shopping experience. Just point your smartphone's camera toward any shopping area and view more than you bargained for.

Finis Introduces Waterproof XtreaMP3 For Outdoor Sports

Designed for your most "Xtream" endeavors this new MP3 player offers waterproof, shockproof construction.

Will Google Purchase Yelp To Create Its Own Foursquare?

Rumors are running rampant that Google is closing in on a potential acquisition of Yelp. Why would the Search Engine Giant consider such a move? Might a small savvy start-up like Foursquare be in its cross-hairs?

Gyroscopic Golf Trainer Boosts Your Swing

Get his game on track this holiday season with this helpful golf tool.

Social Media Makes "Mr.Splashypants" Internet Famous!

In a very humorous rapid-fire delivery on YouTube, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of the popular social voting news Web site Reddit tells a story how one humpback whale became Internet famous. See how "Greenpeace," became the Captain Ahab in pursuit of a new name for Moby Dick on the Social Media High Seas!

Motorized Knee For The Bionic Jogger

For those that just can't muster all the power and energy they need to run or jog, a group of Japanese researchers is working on a motorized knee.

The Alpine Racer: Take Sledding to the Next Level

A far cry from the plastic saucers of your youth, the Alpine Racing Sled is the perfect gift for those that have an intense, unnatural love for sledding.

The Fashionable Solution To A Dreary Winter: Squid London Color Changing Umbrellas

When it's a dreary winter or spring day out there, and you're hiding under the cover of an umbrella - there's little else to demonstrate you're fashion personality. Brighten up a dismal day with an accessory the adds a little pop of color in response to in climate weather.


Top 8 Holiday 2009 Gifts For Crazed Sports Fans

While the standard T-shirt or ball cap may seem like a great gift for the rabid sports fan, chances are he already has more of those than he can handle. Consider something more original this holiday season.

ClimateGate, Hot Air, Copenhagen Summit...Oh My!

Its almost as if a 'perfect storm' is about to hit Copenhagen on the eve of world leaders coming together to solve the age-old global issue that continues to pit science against politics.

Pedal Powered Christmas Tree Slimming and Eco-friendly

As part of the Cop15 campaign this year, Copenhagen's City Hall Square Christmas tree could help inspire people not only to be more eco-conscious, but also to stay in shape as they pedal to light up the tree

Gryphon Wingsuit Would Make For a Great Saturday Afternoon

The next level of wingsuit looks like a small, personal aircraft. It provides just one more reason not to screw with the military.

Kangaroo Liquor Goes Down Well In Japan's Outback

Kangaroos? In my Japan? It's more likely than you think and now it's inspired a drink! A flurry of 'roo views has inspired one local brewer to hop to it & jump start their sales.

Solar Hats & Mittens Combine Style And Warmth For Winter Accessories

The cooler weather is rolling in, and it's time to start hunting for fashionable accessories that are also warm. Let's face it, those two things are usually at odds with each other, but there's one set of hats and mitts that might finally make them a reality.

$40K Awarded To The Best Social Networking Sleuths To Find Balloons

No, its not the return of Balloon Boy, nor a refrain from a 60s pop tune. Its a legitimate challenge to mark the the 40th anniversary of the Internet and it's open to all World Wide Webizens. Sponsored by DARPA, the competition requires participants to locate and submit the locations of 10 moored, 8-foot, red weather balloons at 10 fixed locations in the continental United States.