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21 Most Beautiful Villages in the UK

Britain is home to some of the most charming, heart-melting villages in the world. With quaint pubs, idyllic stone cottages, and fantastic country …

Scotland

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

roll: bicycle company steps thru to new frames, new colors, & CR:1 Cafe Racer Edition

Not all that long ago, roll: bicycle company introduced their 1:Bike program. What started as a way for customers of the Columbus, OH based roll: …

Five epic Welsh road trips you'll want to start planning straight away

Pack the car, grab your other half or your best friends and get on the road.<p>With soaring mountains, sweeping views and roads where you can drive for …

Gear Classics: Danner Jag Hiking Boots

It’s hard to believe, but many of the most successful names in American business got their start during the worst economic period of the last 100 …

London's Best American BBQ Restaurants

To Brits, the word 'barbecue' doesn't mean a whole lot. Tong-wielding alpha dads warring over burnt-black sausages and shrunken supermarket burgers. …

Revolutionary glass building blocks generate their own solar energy

There’s a new building block in town, and it generates its own clean energy. Researchers from Exeter University developed new glass blocks that are …

Clean Energy

The 30 best men's fashion websites

MSR's Pocket-Sized TrailShot Water Filter - Review

Slightly bigger than the bulb used to inflate a blood pressure cuff, the TrailShot weighs a scant 159 grams, costs $49.99 USD, and can filter one …

Mountain Biking

Driftsun Transparent Kayak Now Available For $1,600 (video)

Driftsun has created a new two-person kayak which allows you to enjoy both what’s above and below the waves due to its transparent design. The …

Release Tension In The Upper Back and Injury-Proof Your Shoulders - Monthly Yoga With Abi

This month, I’m going to focus on how yoga can help with the most common issues that arise in the shoulders, upper back, and neck.<p>What causes the …

Yoga

12 Solar Gadgets You Need in Your Life Right Now

Over the years, the solar industry has been booming like never before. If you look at it closely, people are switching to solar gadgets more easily …

$200 Scorkl offers 10 minutes of underwater breathing

The Scorkl compact breathing device launches today on Kickstarter, with pledges starting at US$200. If you don't have a compressor to recharge the …

Most Scenic Bike Routes in the World Photos

Casual bikers love to go for a spin because the activity is a perfect blend of exercise and scenery. Added to this fact is that bike paths are typically away from busy streets, making the sport all the more serene. Yet, for those biking-enthusiasts who are not satisfied with simply hoping on their …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

Are you mild or wild? The two new tribes of camping

Camping trips: all the same, right? A long drive, spots of rain, ­nylon billowing in the wind, baked beans, compost loos, more baked beans. An ­experience familiar to us all.<p>Except things have changed in the camping world. At one end of the spectrum, it’s become easier than ever to get into …

Save big on this affordable camping gear for modern outdoor lovers

Spring is finally here, and now is a great time to score some deals on camping essentials in preparation for the warmer weather. Before you head into …

The ultimate places in the United Kingdom to visit as a couple

ad feature <br>and<p>With the sun making a triumphant return to British shores, some of you will be thinking about disappearing for a few days to make the …

12 awesome things to do under London's archways

<i>You can eat, drink, rave, shop, sweat and more in London’s railway arches. We celebrate them.</i><p>Thanks to those top-hatted Victorians and their …

12 Gorgeous Places You Have To See When Visiting Great Britain

Yup, I’m a biased Brit that loves our gorgeous island! We’re so fortunate to live in such a diverse cultural and natural environment that is filled …

Scientists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It’s eye-opening.

Back in 2015, the world’s governments met in Paris and agreed to keep global warming below 2°C, to avoid the worst risks of a hotter planet. See here for background on why, but that’s the goal. For context, the planet’s warmed ~1°C since the 19th century.<p>One problem with framing the goal this way, …

Fossil Fuels

Meet Skycamp, a treehouse-style tent designed for your car

One of the worst parts of car camping is dealing with the tent. You have to find room to pack it in your trunk before you go, of course, but that is …

Volta Electric Bicycle

The Volta Electric Bicycle by Pure Cycles is being dubbed as the smartest e-bike ever. Volta packs an impressive 40 mile range on a single charge, …

How a Bike With Infinite Gears Changed The Way I Commute

For the past three months, I’ve been riding the Priority Bicycles Continuum, a commuter bike outfitted with a handful of low-maintenance components …

Commuting

Britain's 50 best gastropubs 2017

Cool wheels! Here's a look at bike trends for 2017

Cycling's bigger than ever, but unfortunately, so are the near misses involving cellphone-distracted drivers. That's why safety was one of the big topics at the recent InterBike show in Las Vegas, along with urban bikes, cargo bikes, e-bikes, stand-up bikes, fatter tires and simpler, speedier …

Portable micro wind turbine prototype weighs 2 lbs and packs down to the size of an umbrella

<b>Lightweight, collapsible, and quick to deploy, this little wind generator might be a viable off-grid portable power source in places where solar</b> …

Portable hydroelectric generator lets you take your power station with you

<b>Just add moving water for clean, quiet, offgrid energy.</b><p>For outdoor adventure folks, having a portable power source that can be recharged with solar …

The Airstream BaseCamp is the Tiny Luxury Trailer You Never Knew You Wanted

4.7K<p>SHARES<p>Airstream's silver campers are legendary for both their appealing mid-century style as well as for the lavish living they make possible as …