I'm constantly shocked by how many people don't know the basics of dressing for warmth in the outdoors. Even more people aren't equipped with the basics for sleeping warmly on a cold night. It's all simple and cheap, read this and make no more excuses.
Well, friends, we made it: Tomorrow is the longest day of the year. That's right, it's all downhill from here. But there's also one important byproduct of the start of summer: Tonight is also the shortest night of the year, which opens the door for an entirely different level of revelry and indulgence.
Few things are more refreshing than a drink of water on a hot day. The latest and greatest way Hydrapak is keeping that water extra cool is using PrimaLoft—the same fluffy material that keeps mountaineers from freezing to death in the snow.
When you're in a strange city it's easy to get lost, but you don't want to miss the sights because you're glued to a map or GPS device. German and Swedish researchers may have created a solution - a cell phone that can give you GPS directions simply by heating up or cooling down the handset.
Panasonic has released a range of electric rugs into the Japanese market that heat up to a toasty 114 degrees. At first glance this seems like an extravagant waste of power, but it's actually very green. If you're sitting in the living room watching a movie, then you only need to heat the rug to get warm, not the…