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Koleliba: The tiny vacation home on wheels

The trailer-based Koleliba measures just 2.3 x 7 m (7.5 x 22 ft), and is 2.4 m (7.9 ft) at its highest point. There's only a total of 9 sq m (96 sq …

Roller Team rethinks the modern motorhome with basalt fiber-walled concept

Unlike some other concept campers, filled with fantastical ideas unlikely to travel to production lines anytime soon, the Triaca Concept 230 is …

Off-grid writer's retreat offers a tiny place to create

Functioning much like the KantoorKaravaan, the Lorraine measures 160 sq ft (14 sq m), and comes stocked with food provisions, bicycles, board games, …

Huawei Watch hands-on: The most fashionable Android Wear watch yet

If you look at the Huawei Watch's spec sheet, you'll notice that it's not doing much that its competitors aren't, with the same Snapdragon 400 chip …

Wearable Tech

Opel Surf concept van takes your crew and gear to the beach

When you do all of your van-based adventuring with one other person, you have an entire market of designs that can fit the two of you up front while …

Half/Half tiny house leaves the inside up to you

Half/Half sits on a towable trailer and measures 20 ft (6 m) long, 8.5 ft (2.5 m) wide, and 13.6 ft (4.14 m) high. Like a lot of the tiny houses …

Follow the light: One piano learning system coming to the US

"Our goal is to help people play their first song in just a few minutes," said Ben Ye, Global CEO and co-founder of the One Music Group. "Our sheet …

Piano

Garmin Varia bike headlight shines farther as you go faster

The faster you're going, the farther ahead you should be looking. With that in mind, Garmin has designed its new Varia bicycle headlight to …

Reserve Strap Promises To Extend Your Apple Watch Battery By 30 Hours

Reserve Strap just announced the final details for its Apple Watch battery band, which it claims will add an additional 30 hours of battery life to the device. The Reserve Strap will ship at the beginning of November and will cost a pretty staggering $249.99.<p>Reserve Strap<p>The “Specialized Thermoset …

iblazr 2 LED flash for iOS and Android adds Bluetooth syncing

Just like its predecessor, the iblazr 2 is launching on Kickstarter and is again a small flash and constant light which uses four powerful LEDs to …

ResisTrack monitors athletes' muscle force

The world of activity trackers has been rapidly expanding beyond just wrist and armbands that monitor a few key vital signs and movements. We're now …

Wearable Tech

Kahn Design unleashes Aston Martin Vengeance and Land Rover Defender fury

Kahn revealed the 105 Defender Pick Up Prototype at the Great British Land Rover Show last month. The latest member of its Flying Huntsman family, …

Land Rover

Researchers may have discovered fountain of youth by reversing aging in human cells

Researchers in Japan have found that human aging may be able to be delayed or even reversed, at least at the most basic level of human cell lines. In …

Genetics

How to survive a job interview with Elon Musk

Interviewing with Elon Musk is not for the faint of heart.<p>Musk, the chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, is known to appear disinterested in …

Secrets of Bombardier beetle's superheated defensive spray revealed

The bombardier beetle has a unique defensive mechanism. It induces a chemical explosion inside its shell to create a boiling, toxic liquid which it …

HC1 travel trailer combines modular convenience with vintage looks

The HC1 design incorporates an "Adaptiv" interior made up of six base components – a bench, kitchenette, table, cushion, floor panel and lid. The …

Campers

New Atlas

Ben Coxworth February 22, 2018<p>​If you're unsatisfied with the realism of computer-generated animals, then you might be interested in the latest news …

Lionel Buckett's extraordinary treehouse hotel in Australia's Blue Mountains

Click through into the gallery from any of the photos below to enjoy master builder Lionel Buckett's thoughts on his most popular work to date: the …

Blue Mountains

Scientists discover key driver of human aging: May lead to slowing or reversing aging process

A study tying the aging process to the deterioration of tightly packaged bundles of cellular DNA could lead to methods of preventing and treating …

High Camp teardrop trailers wrap fine woodwork with aluminum skin

Like many a camping trailer designer, High Camp Trailers founder Dennis Caron gradually built a business out of his own personal love of camping and …

Bruno garbage can sucks at collecting trash

Sweeping the floor can be a hassle in its own right, but for some people, having to stoop down and collect the sweepings in a dustpan is just too …

Kickstarter

DARPA tests its self-steering bullets against moving targets

DARPA has conducted a new test of its self-steering bullets, showing off their ability to hit moving targets. The testing further demonstrates the …

Freespirit rides the open road with lightweight Spitfire XT motorcycle/small car camper

The idea of overnighting in your vehicle as you travel the countryside is one that has enough timeless romanticism to appeal to everyone from high …

1927 Nobel Prize in chemistry medal up for auction

Wieland won the prize for his contributions to chemistry by investigating bile acids and related substances. Bile is the mixture of fluids produced …

Transparent butterfly wings could inspire low-reflectivity displays

Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have studied the wings of glasswing butterflies in an effort to determine …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

StabCam aims to stabilize GoPro cameras – on GoPro mounts

Motorized actioncam stabilizing rigs are becoming increasingly common, although most of them are hand-held affairs. The GoPro-specific StabCam is a …

Suntory Whisky Carved the World’s Most Incredible Ice Cubes

Advertising craft doesn't get more delicate than this. Check out the crazy ice cubes TBWA\Hakuhodo created for Japan's Suntory Whisky.<p>The agency used …

GoPro HeroCast transmitter broadcasts live HD action

Footage from live events could soon become more immersive and extreme after GoPro announced the launch of its HeroCast micro transmitter. The new …

GoPro