​Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Outdoor Sleeping Pads

As important for keeping you warm at night as a sleeping bag and the difference between a good night's sleep and no sleep at all, sleeping pads are one of the most important things you can take with you outdoors. And, the latest generation is better than ever. Here's everything we learned about them while conducting… » 11/14/14 1:45pm 11/14/14 1:45pm

Indian company wants to kill Nemo and destroy the Great Barrier Reef

Nemo survived an ordeal in the movie but, according to Greenpeace and UNESCO, he won't be able to survive human greed: Indian coal giant Adani wants to dredge and dump 3 million cubic meters of sea-floor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area to make way for a new coal terminal. » 7/23/14 10:36pm 7/23/14 10:36pm

The secret anatomy of toys and animated movie characters

I love the work artist/designer/mad doctor Jason Freeny. His Moist Productions shop has been showing us the fascinating humanoid anatomy of toys, animated characters and other objects for years. His new creations have reached new awesomely gross heights. Here's a collection of some of his masterworks: » 1/14/14 6:56am 1/14/14 6:56am

Scientifically Accurate Finding Nemo Would Be Horrifyingly Incestual

Okay, so, um, here's your perception warping, good times stomping news of the day: Finding Nemo is a damn lie. Not in a oh fish can talk sort of harmless lie but in an oh my god Nemo would grow up to bone his dad sort of awful lie. The Fisheries Blog broke down the science of Finding Nemo and pretty much exposed that… » 8/19/13 10:36pm 8/19/13 10:36pm

A Simple Design Tweak Makes Sleeping Bags Less Like Straitjackets

A tapering mummy-style sleeping bag is easier to travel with since they can be compressed extremely compact. But if you suffer from even a smidgen of claustrophobia, spending a night in one can be like sleeping in a straitjacket. To make them more comfortable and compatible with those of us who toss and turn, Nemo has… » 6/07/13 2:20pm 6/07/13 2:20pm

Bury Yourself Under This Avalanche Of Winter Storm Nemo Timelapses

Winter storm Nemo's triumphant entrance has come and gone by this point, and there's no shortage of documentation to show for it. After all, any aspiring snowpocalypse worth its (road) salt inspires an army of time timelapses that speed the storm's once fluttering bounty into a straight-up dump. Here are a couple of… » 2/09/13 9:00pm 2/09/13 9:00pm

Why Some AT&T Users Didn't Receive Yesterday's Emergency Alert

If you were anywhere near the East Coast yesterday, you might have received an emergency storm alert on your phone telling you it's time to to break into mass hysteria. Or maybe you didn't! While it was nice to know that someone cared for those that got it, the emergency alert was hitting people's phones pretty… » 2/08/13 3:14pm 2/08/13 3:14pm