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Coin-shaped pocket knife snaps into action

The Eclipse knife might be small, but it's actually made up of 24 individual parts. Leading the charge is the Wharncliffe-style blade made from …

Coin Collecting

Wheel-less telescoping camping trailer grows to sleep two

Hitch Hotel originally conceived its design as a way for downhill mountain bikers to safely carry their bikes to the trail and have an overnight …

Outdoors Gear

Whatever it is, electric JackRabbit is made to move you

First of all, Piszkin claims that the vehicle is "not a bike, not a scooter," but we don't know what else to call it.<p>Featuring a powder-coated …

Car Hammock turns your automobile into a suspended camping lounge

With the hammock explosion that's been going on across the US, the market has branched out into all kinds of weird hammock and hammock-related …

Mylo e-scooter folds in under a second

The Mylo electric scooter takes less than a second to fold up to 15 x 20 x 41 in (38 x 51 x 104 cm) for transit on the train or bus, or the trunk of …

Cinq choses à faire en cas de morsure de tique 

Ces acariens qui peuvent transmettre la maladie de Lyme doivent être retirés rapidement et correctement pour limiter le risque d’infection. Voici les …

Clever keychain multitool packs a ratchet and firestarter

Dubbed EverRatchet, the keychain multi-tool actually has 20 tools in its arsenal. On it you'll find a box opener, bottle opener, scraper, flathead …

Multi-tools

Off-grid cabin opens up to the elements

The Cabin on the Border has a total floorspace of 18 sq m (193 sq ft) and is raised slightly on stilts in a rural spot near Edirne, Turkey. It has a …

Cube Haus aims to disrupt housing market with architect-designed prefabs

Cube Haus is well-placed to source suitable land for its projects as company directors Paul Tully and Philip Bueno de Mesquita also set up Land …

Camper vans and tiny homes collide in gorgeous home on the range

Tiny homes and camper vans have both been on fire in recent years, so it's never particularly surprisingly to see the two like worlds converge. In …

Coastal Craftsman tiny house doesn't break the bank

If the Coastal Craftsman looks rather familiar, it's probably because the exterior of the home is very similar to Handcrafted Movement's previous …

Tiny prefabricated cabin has a Scottish Highlands flavor

In 2011, artist Bobby Niven and architect Iain MacLeod installed an artist residence in the Scottish Highlands that's based on the bothy, a …

Highlands

The best telescopes for beginners

<i>By Colin Rosemont</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>Few things are as awe-inspiring as being …

Telescopes

Motor-equipped rear rack electrifies your bike

We've already seen quite a few motorized wheels that let you convert your existing bike into an e-bike. The Alizeti 300C system, however, takes a …

Lithium Ion

Tiny cabin in the woods built for a tiny price

Trailer is clad in corrugated fiberglass and steel, while its insulation and doors were scavenged. The skylights were purchased as seconds and …

tinyhouses

Compact tiny house serves as full-time home for two

The Utopia is accessed by a small porch and visitors enter into the main living area, which includes a couch placed in front of a large 2.7 m (8.85 …

Washing Machines

Yin & Yang house features an elaborate rooftop garden

"The Yin & Yang house is designed for a small family, that wants to live off-grid, independent and self-sufficient," says Penda. "At the same time we …

Green Roofs

Towable shipping container-based tiny house runs on or off-the-grid

The City model pictured was built with another firm called A2U Container Living and is based on a standard used shipping container, so it measures 8 …

Budget-friendly Plús Hús prefab tiny dwelling goes up in a few days

Santa Monica-based architectural firm Minarc has created an energy-efficient modular home that won't break the bank. Plús Hús, meaning "plus house" …

Prefab Homes

The WyzeCam gets a smarter sequel that still costs only $20

That the $20 WyzeCam worked as well as it did is still kind of a surprise. It's no wonder then that the Amazon alums who created it have been working on a sequel: the WyzeCam v2. It'll still cost $20 when it starts shipping at the end of February, but don't let yourself be fooled by its …

Ultra-sleek Mini Walk smart treadmill tucks away where others can't

The typical treadmill tends to be a heavy combination of a chunky running base topped with an armrest frame and large digital display. Even folding …

Treadmills

N-Tech is a cheap, all-in-one, portable, wireless, stackable, smart 4K projector

Just a few short years ago, we marveled at the release of the first 4K home theater projector from Sony that carried a retail price of US$26,000. …

This micro-house makes other tiny houses look big in comparison

Designed by Terraform Tiny Houses owner Richard Ward, the Terraform Three measures just 6 x 10 ft (1.8 x 3 m) and reaches a maximum height of around …

How one couple adapted a 204-square-foot tiny house for their new baby

What’s it like to live in a 204-square-foot space with a baby? Samantha and Robert Garlow of SHEDsistence know, and they’re sharing their story. …

Student Finance

The 50 Best Life-Improving Things for Less Than $10 on Amazon Prime

A perfect list for if you have anywhere between $9.99 and $500 handy.<p>Solutions abound on Amazon. Sure, there are obvious solutions like getting a …

Shopping

Used shipping containers turned into passively-cooled homes

Located in Santa Ana, Costa Rica, the Contenedores Franceschi project is made up of three 40 ft (12 m)-long shipping containers. The containers are …

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the past 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.<p>Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next …

2017's best sustainable, innovative and interesting houses

We've tried to be selective with our choice here and not just focus on enviable luxury houses (though to be fair there's at least one of those, too). …

Living Rooms

Reflective glass goes clear – just add methyl salicylate

Imagine if your car's windshield glass could turn from being clear to reflective, when the car was parked in the hot sun. Or perhaps if there were …

Sustainable small home has designs on retirement

"All favor a retiree on a fixed income who is inevitably going to have changing needs through the course of ownership," Wynne says. He dubbed what he …