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De Markis Is A Camper That Unfolds Like An Accordion

Campers are, for many, generally associated with cramped, confined, uncomfortable quarters. It’s not entirely untrue, either; you’ve got to cram a …

Small Spaces

SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend

A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 rocket will lift off out of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida a couple of minutes after sunset, at 6:10 ET. And within a half hour or so after take-off, the rocket will return from space and attempt to guide its way, using GPS tracking, onto a droneship in the …

Let's Cook Heisenberg Cutting Boards

I won't tell you what you should and shouldn't use these fine <i>Breaking Bad</i> cutting boards for, but...you might want to stick to "Let's Cook"-ing …

‘God’s tomb’ discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient structure in Sheikh Abd el-Gourna modeled after the mythical Tomb of Osiris.   Current latest …

Ancient tablets reveal daily life of exiled Jews in Babylon 2,500 years ago

"It was like hitting the jackpot," says Filip Vukosavovic, an expert in ancient Babylonia, Sumeria and Assyria after reading the tablets.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>Cuneiform …

Scientists abandon highly publicized claim about cosmic discovery; new results cast doubt

Scientists who made headlines last March by announcing that they'd found long-sought evidence about the early universe are now abandoning that claim.<p>New data show that their cosmic observations no longer back up that conclusion, they say.<p>The original announcement caused a sensation because it …

Universe

Waterproof Socks | By Dexshell

DexShell waterproof socks are ideal for adventurers, fishermen and lovers of water action sports such as downhill or kayaking. The socks are …

Camping

Gogo Elite Tent | By Nemo

The Gogo Elite Tent by Nemo is the ultimate solution for adventurers that want to pack light, perfect for bicycle or motorcycle touring, sea …

Klax Multi-tool

Klax is an ingenious solution that turns any stick into an axe or hammer. Klax clamps on to a handle or stick turning it into a functioning axe on …

Firebox 5" Folding Campfire Stove

From minimalist survival treks to broke down cars in the middle of nowhere to the squirrel I took out with my Big Bore blowgun that my mama won't let …

Giveaway: Soundwave Personal Voice Message Rings

Love letters. Tattoos. Sext messages. All valid and romantic ways to let them know you care. But none are as unique as a ring engraved with the sound …

ZeroLemon Rugged 20,000 mAh Battery

My elementary school gym teacher used to call me The Lemon. At first I thought it meant that I added a refreshing and flavorful twist to the kickball …

Modular Backyak is a sled, kayak, sailboat and backpack in one

The carbon-constructed Backyak follows Klepper's century-old history of building folding kayaks for easy transport and storage. Only the Backyak …

FailedMessiah.com

<b>A two-day, international symposium, “Jerusalem In Babylonia,” celebrating the publication of this volume, will be held February 2-3, 2015, at the</b> …

A novel proposal: ring hidden in Marriage Material helps to engage reader

Lloyd England (@lloydengland)@Sathnam I got engaged to my gf @tasnimessack yest with ur book! Don't worry - I bought another copy for her to read! pic.twitter.com/cRaTX5B446January 26, 2015<p>Hats off to Lloyd England, a new media specialist at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, west …

Books

Searching for Cervantes: Archaeologists find casket with Don Quixote author's initials

Experts searching for the remains of Miguel de Cervantes said Monday that they found wooden fragments of a casket bearing the initials "M.C." with …

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Experts examine bones as Spain hunts for Cervantes' remains

MADRID (AP) — Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones Saturday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old mystery of exactly where the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes was laid to rest.<p>The author of "Don Quixote" was buried in 1616 at the Convent of …

Archaeology

Egypt: Mummy mask found to contain 'oldest known gospel' from first century AD

Archaeologists believe they may have found the oldest copy of a gospel ever known to exist, inscribed on a fragment of papyrus used to make an …

Newly Discovered Ancient Egyptian Fortress Sheds Light on Early Warfare

In ancient Egypt, a once legendary defensive array existed known as the “Wall of the Prince,” consisting of numerous fortresses built along a line of …

Egypt’s Largest Ancient Fortress Unearthed

CAIRO, EGYPT—Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty announced that the foundations of a 3,000-year-old fortress have been found at Tell …

Archaeology

Cicret Human Touchscreen Bracelet

My new tablet? My bulging, Tom-Cruise-in-<i>The-Last-Samurai</i> forearm. Hey, if they can make a laser-powered virtual keyboard that tracks fingers for …

Tomb of unknown Egyptian queen discovered near Cairo

According to a BBC report, the tomb is located in an area called Abusir, which was used as a cemetery for the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis.<p>The tomb is believed to be that of the wife or mother of Pharaoh Neferefre, a ruler of the area around 4,500 years ago.<p>Mamdouh el-Damaty, the Egyptian …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Could Be Just 10 Years Away

Hyperloop, the ultra-fast tube transport dreamed up by SpaceX founder and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, could be ready for passengers in as few as 10 years.<p>In a 76-page report released on Dropbox on Thursday, a new startup called Hyperloop Transportation Technologies laid out plans for building …

Million Mummy Discovery Disputed In Egypt

A massive cemetery with up to 1 million mummies has reportedly been found in Egypt, but the announcement of the discovery apparently landed a U.S. research team in hot water, and possibly even kicked off the project.<p>Archaeologists from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, said the bodies date …

Dr. Dreidel is the dreidel that beats all others

<i>Well, we're peepin', and we're creepin', and we're writin'<br>Just look at what we caught: a wooden Dreidel that's just bangin'<br>Now it's time for me to have my impression read,<br>About this instrument printed with Dr. Dre's head,<br>You never seen Hannukah like this befo'<br>With Hebrew letters on sides times</i> …

Ancient rock adds evidence of King David’s existence

NEW YORK (JTA) — Dimly lit, the stone slab, or stele, doesn’t look particularly noteworthy, especially when compared to the more lavish sphinxes, …

Archaeology

Spend the Night in the Sky: Rent a Fire Tower

Jack Kerouac spent the summer of 1956 manning a fire tower on Washington’s Desolation Peak, in the northern Cascades. He didn’t do much writing there, apparently, despite being alone with pencil and paper. But he stayed for 63 days. The views were good.<p>Over the following decades, as new …

Hiking

Free Things to Do in Seattle

At once grungy and gourmet, lush and mod, the Emerald City has revitalized its best attractions while offering plenty for penny-pinchers. Pound the pavement through historic Pioneer Square, lively Pike Place Market, Seattle's compact downtown, and to its scenic waterfront—reveling in free gems …

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