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6 Car Parts That Double As Survival Items When You’re Stranded

Image source: Intothesmoke.wordpress.com<p>Let’s say your car has broken down or run out of gasoline and you are miles away from civilization.<p>You have …

Snowshoeing

5 house plants that will clean your stale office air

Are you an indoor gardener? Keeping house plants is a hobby that really gives back, making spaces look, feel and even smell fresh.<p>Certain house …

Sig Sauer introduces the SEAGle, the final word in offensive handguns

EXETER, NH (January 18, 2015) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is proud to announce its collaboration with renowned manufacturer Magnum Research to create a first …

BBQ

Making a 32-Piece Every Day Carry (EDC) Survival Kit

My wallet isn’t thick and it’s certainly not lined with credit cards, but I do carry something with me every day that is much more important than any …

Get Lost in These Outdoor Mazes

The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, once hosted Stephen King and inspired him to write <i>The Shining</i>. But one of the book (and film's) most memorable hotel scenes—murderous, ax-brandishing Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) stalking his son Danny (Dan Lloyd) through a sprawling hedge maze—never …

Stephen King

Kalisaya KaliPAK 401 Mobile Solar Panel

Admit it: There are plenty of times when your into-the-wild adventures involve electronic devices. For car campers to preppers, the Kalisaya KaliPAK 401 provides portable solar power to keep those devices running at a full charge.<p>Designed by Israeli-American startup Kalisaya, the KaliPAK 401 uses a …

Sub-Saharan Africa

This New Fuel Cell Fits In Your Pocket, For Carbon-Neutral Charging Off The Grid

Next time your smartphone drains too quickly, recharge it with this fuel cell that only weighs as much as a cup of sugar.<p>In theory, our electronic gadgets keep getting more portable. In reality, most of us are still tethered to the nearest wall outlet–and to whatever conventional energy sources, …

BBQ Beef Short Ribs on a Kettle Grill

BBQ short ribs are taunting me, popping up all over the Internet.<p>I don’t know how I missed barbecued beef short ribs on my last trip to Austin. Maybe …

Camping
Special Forces

How To Pack A Backpack

Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on …

A Better Bag for a Quick Trip to the Range

It hardly qualifies as any kind of dilemma, but sometimes I long for a simple range bag that’s more than, say, a plastic grocery bag but not a …

Ammunition

11 Boutique Motorcycle Builders

Custom and small-batch bike building are back. These rides are retro, minimalist, and very cool. Here are 11 of our favorite boutique bike builders.<p>Custom and small-batch bike building are back. These rides are retro, minimalist, and very cool. Here are 11 of our favorite boutique bike builders.

Motorcycles

See Comet Tails Flap In Solar Wind

Or, giant space sperm swim toward Planet Ova.<p>Last Thursday, NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) captured images of two comets passing through solar wind. At the center is Comet Encke, and emerging later is Comet ISON.<p>STEREO consists of two sun-orbiting observatories, one ahead …

Astronomy

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

Archives

The 20 Greatest Driving Roads in the World

If you're gonna hit the road, hit some of the best roads on Earth.<p>A great road challenges everyday notions, replacing the familiar–the dull grind of everyday commuting–with the epic: turns, terrain and landscape that adjust our perception of the world. But most of all, it elicits a thrill. These 20 …

Roads

2014-2015 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

Quick Reviews of Every Car You Can Buy<p>Despite generally booming sales so far this year, the auto industry continues to find itself in a state of transition. Fuel economy is on the rise, as are the capability, popularity, and affordability of alternative fuel vehicles like electric cars and plug-in …

Alfa Romeo

$1.35M buys a Mercedes G63 6x6 that's bulletproof

Unstoppable. That's what comes to mind when images of the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 cross our screen, as it's usually annihilating some barren stretch of desert. In reality, though, the über-G-Wagen isn't all that unstoppable - it may have six-wheel drive, but it's a car, more or less like any …

Citroën WTCC C-Elysee Racecar leaves the dirt behind

On top of the funktastic Cactus Concept, Citroën showed its new C-Elysée racecar, which will campaign the World Touring Car Championship with Sebastian Loeb and Yvan Muller at the helm. The C-Elysée racer debuted back in July packing a 1.6-liter, turbocharged four with 380 horsepower and 295 …

Top 13 Outdoor Camping Tent Designs We Love

Sometimes it’s fun to give up the comfort of staying at a hotel and to just use a tent instead. It’s adventurous and it can be a great experience. …

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

See photos of the Church Trap, the Hug Deli and other temporary attractions<p>24<p>Among the most talked-about installations at Burning Man 2013 was …

Burning Man

Nike SB Dunk Low Pro "Midnight Navy"

Choosing a more subtle approach to its latest sneaker creation, Nike SB reveals the Dunk Low Pro<p>Choosing a more subtle approach to its latest sneaker creation, Nike SB reveals the Dunk Low Pro “Midnight Navy.” Complete with a tonal midnight navy suede upper, this release is brought to life with …

The BMW M1 wails the holiest of screams

Wear earplugs, they said. It'll be fun, they said.<p>"Wear earplugs," they told me before I strapped into a 1979 race-prepped BMW M1. But then I heard the mechanics warming the engine before practice. <i>Braaaap</i>, <i>braaap.</i> The motor wailed with each prod of the throttle. My goosebumps turned to hives. I made …

Supercars

Kia heard you like Lamborghini-like doors, so it went and built the Niro Concept for the Frankfurt Auto Show. More -> http://bit.ly/14bWoec

No Time for Coffee? Spray Caffeine On Your Skin

Patent-pending Sprayable Energy is now available and itwillmakeyoutypelikethis.<p>Caffeine is America’s favorite drug, bar none. And while we’ve extolled the culinary and social aspects of coffee over the years, sometimes people don’t have time for a leisurely cup of joe and just want a quick …

Coffee

Back to the Schuylkill

So you've survived another summer, and the kids are getting ready to head back to school. Before they do you still have time to cross the "Take a …

South Philadelphia