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MSR Trailshot Water Filter

Tiny enough to fit in your pocket, important enough to save your life. So goes the spiel for the MSR Trailshot Water Filter. This highly portable …

Steel Thumbnail

I’ve had a one of these little beauties for a couple of years now and it’s saved me from countless encounters with genuine anguish. One year I gave …

Country Luxury in Iceland: The Hotel Ranga

Iceland has quickly become one of the hottest travel destinations in the world, somewhat to the chagrin of Icelanders themselves. It may be hard to …

Homepage

The Timahawk Tool is currently in stock.<br>Hurry stock won’t last long!<p>Timahawk is everything you need in a multi-tool<p>The amazing prepper tool<p>The …

Survivalism

Withings Thermo is a Wi-Fi thermometer you don't have to disinfect

Withings, the fit tech company best known for its Wi-Fi scale and stylish line-up of activity trackers, is diving deeper into health with a high-tech …

Where to Eat, Shop, and Stay in Iceland, According to a Chef

Photo by Ben Daitz<p><b>Ben Daitz</b>, chef and co-owner of the NYC’s Cambodian sandwich shop <b>Num Pang</b>, just got back from an adventure-filled trip in Iceland. …

An Insider’s Guide to Reykjavik, Iceland

The best places to eat, drink, shop, and stay in Iceland’s pint-size capital, with expert advice from fashion designer Steinunn Sigurðardóttir, yogurt baron Siggi Hilmarsson, chef Hrefna Rósa Jóhannsdóttir Sætran and artist Olafur Eliasson<p>THE ADAGE “good things come in small packages” certainly …

Reykjavik

Pocket camera helps the visually impaired navigate the world

This might be one of the least invasive sight aids for the visually impaired that we've spotted: it's a camera that sits in the shirt pocket, <i>Her</i>-style, and uses auditory alerts to warn when the user approaches obstacles. The idea here is to help folks with loss of peripheral vision (from glaucoma, …

Absentroux Herbal Wine with Wormwood

At this year's South Beach Wine & Food Festival, we stumbled upon the rather distinct absinthe herbal wine Absentroux. The dynamic drink marries the absinthe and wine experiences, with the predominant note being the rich anise taste associated with the former, but the mellow sensations and smooth …

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Autonomy, Mastery, Purpose: The Science of What Motivates Us, Animated

The question of how to avoid meaningless labor and instead find fulfilling work brimming with a sense of purpose is an enduring but, for many, elusive cultural ideal. <b>Daniel Pink</b> tackles the conundrum in this wonderful animation by the RSA — who have previously sketch-noted such fascinating pieces …

Voyeurism Spotlight: Where and How Creators Create

Yesterday, we took a rare peek inside the sketchbooks of 26 of the world’s hottest street artists. Today, we’re turning that same voyeuristic eye to the broader world of creative professionals — designers, illustrators, writers and other exceptional creators — whose workspaces and toolboxes are …

Carry

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Wear a representation of your favourite narcotic around your neck

These necklaces by Canadian studio Ahora Silhouettes display the molecular structures of drugs, allowing the wearer to accessorise with the illicit …

Árborg House by PK Arkitektar overlooks an Icelandic glacial valley

Panoramic views of the dramatic Icelandic landscape are offered from this holiday home near Reykjavik by local studio PK Arkitektar (+ slideshow).<p>PK …

Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise

Coffee Shops

​8 Basic Life-Saving Skills Everyone Should Know

We've featured a ton of survival and MacGyver tips over the years that could help you out of a fix, but what if you're next to someone else who's …

Sri | Japan

Japan<p>Japan's blue-and-white cotton textiles are regularly associated with its traditional rural culture. In fact, they are often referred to as …

Rest Of Your Life

home

Find yourself at one of the<br>four corners of the earth.<p>In a place that has<br>Seven Seasons.<p>At the edge of the wild<br>North Atlantic.<p>There are no strangers …

Attractions

The Akureyri church is the symbol of Akureyri. It is a Lutheran church and was designed by architect Gudjon Samuelsson and consecrated in 1940.<p>The …

ICELANDIC DESIGN SHOPS

Interested in design and architecture, headed to Reykjavik?<br>Take a look at our guides to design savvy destinations in Reykjavik and beyond over in our …

Sruli Recht Store — Sruli Recht Store

Makita X2 LXT Cordless Chainsaw

It's hard to argue against the benefits of cordless, electric power tools — but sometimes batteries just don't cut it for a yard tool facing a bigger …

Chainsaws

Hexbright Flex

After an uber successful kickstarter campaign, HexBright Flex is now available. The flashlight is capable of 500 lumens of dazzling power! it is also …

Rechargeable Batteries

Hiking Down Into Pololu Valley, Big Island of Hawaii

<i>by Donald B. MacGowan</i><p>Majestic Pololu Valley on the Hamakua Coast of Hawaii: Photo by Donnie MacGowan<p>At Pololu Valley, Hamakua Coast, Big Island, …

Fruit Simple Syrups • this heart of mine

Last week when I shared the details of the ice cream party, I mentioned that I currently have a thing for fruity simple syrups. Simple syrup is a …

How to Make Almond Butter

I’m normally not a huge fan of almond butter. I mean, given the choice, peanut butter would always win over almond butter any day. But a few weeks …