Shark Attacks, 1,600-Foot Falls, 1 Million Coywolves Invade Northeast: What’s New Outside

America has a new predator, and it’s thriving in the northeast. Meanwhile, the outdoor economy is starting to throw its weight around in Washington DC (also home to coywolves) and an engineer has busted a popular survival myth with math. This is What’s New Outside. »11/09/15 5:45pm11/09/15 5:45pm


A Realistic Guide To Using Gadgets On The Beach

Headed to the beach this month? All manner of dedicated speakers, coolers and phone cases are going to be vying for your don’t-get-sand-or-water-in-it money. Do you really need to pay money to achieve that? Sometimes yes and sometimes no. Let’s look at the why and how and save you both cash and broken phones.
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Coleman FlashCell Cordless Screwdriver Charges in 90 Seconds

If you're like us, you might use a cordless screwdriver once a year, long enough for its charge to trickle away. But get this: The Coleman FlashCell Cordless Screwdriver will be ready for you in a jiffy, charging in 90 seconds or less. That's because it's not charging batteries, it's charging a large capacitor,… »10/01/07 2:04pm10/01/07 2:04pm

Battery-Powered Shower-in-a-Box Keeps You Clean, Anywhere

This shower-in-a-box is designed to go where regular showers aren't: the beach, the mountains or your next LAN party. Requiring only four AA batteries, it'll wash all the sand, dirt or nerdsweat off you with water from its tank, which has a capacity of a bit over five gallons. The water pressure isn't gonna be like… »8/30/07 11:47am8/30/07 11:47am