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This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

Budget-conscious camper gets you van life for $60K

Price includes both a new van and the conversion<p>The current popularity of camper vans can’t be overstated. There are months-long waiting lists for popular models like the 4x4 Mercedes Sprinter, and new van conversion companies popping up every week. But two factors make fancy adventure vans out of …

The 11 Best Pieces of Gear for Bike Commuters

It’s hard out there for a bike commuter. Whether you’re new to active commuting or a seasoned cyclist, you know gear can be difference between great …

100 Essential Skills Every Backpacker Should Know

Before the TripMake a firestarterEasy Dryer lint and candle wax in a cardboard egg carton compartment (poke a bit of lint out of the wax for a wick). …

Save on this roll-top commuter backpack that will keep your tech dry

These days, backpacks seem to cram every imaginable feature into their designs, creating a bulky abomination. But you're the simple kind: You don't …

15 Incredible American Campsites That Should Be on Your Bucket List

There’s no better way to appreciate the awesome splendor of our national and state parks than by spending a night under the stars.<p>1. Arches National …

How to Get Your Friends Hooked on Camping

Let’s face it, I love the outdoors. If you’re reading this, you probably love the outdoors, too, and we want to share that love with our friends. …

10 Sleep Solutions to Sweeten Your Wild Slumbers This Summer

Sleeping bags, pads, and blankets to suit adventurers, kids, dogs, and more<p>While much of camping's allure is about leaving the trappings of modern …

Deal of the Week: Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600

You won't lose any sleep over the price on this versatile bag.If you’ve ever dreamed of sleeping better on the trail, you’ll love the Sierra Designs …

How To Clean Your Car's Interior

Most people spend a significant amount of time in their vehicles. If you are one of those that live in your car and, especially those with kids, you know how dirty your car can get. Follow along as we show how to clean common automotive fabrics and stains<p>Interior work gets expensive in a hurry. …

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25 Essential Drives for a U.S. Road Trip

As you make your way across mainland America, be sure to look into these worthy roads.<p>These compelling drives will enhance any road trip across the lower 48 states. Whether you're looking for the best highways for foodies, seeking scenic landscapes, or trying to explore America's most historic …

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Group Camping: What to Know and Where to Go

For many of us, there are few things more fun than being outside with our best friends. Who wouldn’t want to spend their days in search of new trails …

Family Camping Kit Checklist

Never forget another thing on your camping trips. Download and print off our ultimate checklist ...<br>(RSS generated with FetchRss)

10 Things You'll Need to Get into Packrafting

If you’ve ever paddled a long distance, you’ll know that there is no better feeling than being on the water in control of your own boat. Whether …

Car-Friendly Camp Trailer Triples in Size

Meet the modular, mobile, lightweight pod that goes from tow mode to camp mode at the push of a button.<b>Whether you like simple camping or luxury</b> …

TekFire LED Fuel-Free Lighter

It can start fires anywhere, regardless of wind, rain, or altitude. And it doesn't have a flame. Instead, the TekFire Fuel-Free Lighter uses a …

I Can’t Believe I Didn’t Invent This Simple Backpacking Chair

I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited, so pleasantly surprised by a chair before, that I actually let out a “yew!” when I sat down until I …

Osprey Atmos 65 AG - Our Classic Pick for the Wilderness Backpacker

Osprey Atmos 65 AG Overview<p>The Osprey Atmos 65 AG is both revolutionary and stalwart. It fits every requirement of an excellent wilderness backpack, …

Hatchet-spade multi-tool looks perfect for bush people, survivalists and lumberjacks

When packed up, the 3.2-lb (1.5-kg) Combar Pro looks like a simple club or baton. Aclim8 promises it has manipulated the aluminum, stainless steel …

Inexpensive and Lightweight Sleeping System

This interesting inexpensive and lightweight sleeping system comes from Reg Lake. He is using inexpensive, quilted throws from Costco. When Costco …

Bored Over the Holiday Break? These 10 Auto Museums Are Worth a Visit

Bored over the holiday break? Pay a visit to one of these ten excellent automotive museums.<p>Petersen Automotive Museum – Los Angeles, CA<p>The recently reopened Petersen Museum might just be the premiere automotive museum in the U.S. It’s probably the only place in the world where you can see both …

One-pound backpack becomes a bivy tent in 30 seconds

The 1-lb (450-g) BivyPack was dreamt up by Flannery after more than a decade of non-stop travel, and is actually a more compact, lighter and refined …

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Backpacking Gear List Beginners

Top 10 Backpacking Gear List Beginners<p>Inventory planning is a really important process, you must never underestimate it if you want to have …

This portable power station can keep a mini-fridge running for up to 2 days

As more and more companies release portable power stations for use in the outdoors, the ability to keep our electronic devices charged and …

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The Best Canoeing Gear

Long canoeing trips are like any kind of trek: The degree of fun is directly proportional to the quality of preparation. Bring the right gear and you’ll have a great time, regardless of conditions.<p>Long canoeing trips are like any kind of trek: The degree of fun is directly proportional to the …

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This Silicon Valley sleeper hit app just got $52 million to do for spreadsheets what Microsoft did for computers

Airtable, a spreadsheet app that has become one of Silicon Valley's sleeper hits, has raised $52 million in new funding in a round led by Caffeinated Capital and CRV to bring its total to $62.6 million.<p>When it was founded in 2012, Airtable was a small, business-focused spreadsheet program. It has …

This is where fat goes when you lose weight, according to scientists — and research suggests doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong

With the rise of the wellness movement, countless people are focused on burning calories and getting lean.<p>But have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your body?<p>As part of a study on the topic, scientists from the University of New South Wales posed a simple question to health …

The Best Cooking Gear for Car Camping and Backpacking

Lodge Cast Iron/Facebook<p>Whether it’s whipping together some quick grub for your climbing buddies or a romantic getaway to woo your lady, camp food is …

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Nest's long-awaited temperature sensor is here at last

Nest now has a temperature sensor to accompany its Learning Thermostat and Thermostat E.<p>Nest just introduced a temperature sensor accessory to accompany its Learning Thermostat and Thermostat E. The new Nest Temperature Sensor is available for pre-order starting today on Nest's online store -- a …

The Ultimate Camping Gear Guide

Enjoying the outdoors has never been easier.<p>It's time to get back outside, and we've got the gear to help you do it.

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