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New 'Moon Parka' Made From Artificial Spider Silk

Japanese startup Spiber and the company behind The North Face products, Goldwin, have teamed up to create a prototype jacket they're calling the Moon Parka. It's cold-weather gear whose outer shell is made entirely from synthetic spider silk called QMONOS, courtesy of Spiber.

Munkyboards Electric Skateboards Will Satisfy Your Need For Speed

If you're a skateboarder and have a need for speed, you've probably considered buying an electric skateboard. More and more electric skateboards are making their debut on the market, so shopping around may be hard. Let me make it simple--if you want speed and durability, then Munkyboards Electric Skateboards are what you need.

Build Your Own Kayak: The O Six Hundred Kayak

The kayak has been around for thousands of years. Since the Bronze Age, Inuit hunters have been using the kayak to hunt on lakes, rivers and coastal waters. The O Six Hundred Kayak borrows the original Inuit design and employs modern materials to make a tough, lightweight kayak. And just like the Inuits, you build it yourself.

Get Noticed With On The Glo Knitwear That "Light Up"

Want to look merry and bright for the holiday season? Then try On The Glo's scarves and beanies on for size. These knitted goods also come with some feel goods. Read more to learn how you can give and receive!

Hydro Flask's Vacuum Insulated Technology Keeps Your Hots Hot and Your Colds Cold

Thermoses have been using vacuum insulated technology since the 1890s to keep your beverages the temperature at which they're meant to be consumed. However, as with anything, someone will eventually do it better, and Hydro Flask is the "do it better" product of the thermos world.

XYN Bike Was Inspired By The Wings Of A Butterfly

XYN Bike is certainly a unique design. This conceptual electric bike, designed by Ishaan Bharat, borrows its shape and soft flowing lines from the butterfly. Not only is it nice to look at, it is solar powered and environmentally friendly.

LEO Helps You Optimize Your Workout And Reduce Injury Risk

What do you look for in a fitness tracker? All of the basics--step counting, sleep monitoring, heart rate tracking, etc? What if your fitness tracker could monitor lactic acid build up, tell you when you're not pushing yourself and help to prevent injury? The LEO Fitness Tracker can do all of these things and more.

Burnie Is A Portable Self-Burning Camping Grill

When you're camping, simple tasks, like bathing and cooking, are harder since you don't have amenities like a shower and traditional kitchen equipment. Burnie Self-Burning Grill makes cooking easier and more convenient. It is a small, portable grill that burns itself for fuel.

Montanara Volta Is The World's Lightest Electric Bike

Electric bikes are becoming more and more popular, and as they are, the technology that goes into their making is improving. The motors are getting more powerful and smaller. The bikes are being fitted with more "smart" features. They are also getting lighter, and the lightest of them all is the Montanara Volta.

Hold On Tightly And SEABOB Cayago Will Take You For A Ride Under Or Over Water

Remember the underwater tow sled from the James Bond movie, Thunderball? SPECTRE forces used the sleds, equipped with twin-mounted spear guns, to propel them underwater and guard a nuclear bomb. If you want to get your hands on that same technology, the SEABOB Cayago is the personal watercraft for you.