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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

This camera app requires users to wait three days for pictures to ‘develop’

Thanks to the convenience of smartphones, snapping photos has become second nature. Anyone can grab a phone and take as many pics as they want. Even …

Why You Need a Fridge in Your Subaru

Forget fancy coolers. If you’re serious about keeping food and drinks refrigerated or frozen over long periods of time, then you need an in-car refrigerator.<p>Let me explain why.<p>Refrigeration vs. Insulation<p>You don’t need ice. That right there is the big advantage of a refrigerator. No ice means more …

Outdoors Gear

LA-based designers DIM SUM CLUB have mastered the six-pack...of beers

<b>college party. house party… dinner party?</b> <b>for those times you wish you could open an entire six pack of beers at once, los angeles designers tian wang</b> …

World

Maybe don't get a photo with your friends inside a crocodile trap

Please don't do this.<p>A group of four men who got photographs of themselves in a crocodile trap are being investigated by authorities, after their …

Everything you need to see from the World Air Guitar championships

Air guitar is about so much more than windmilling your arm.<p>It’s about your passion. Your drive. Getting shirtless and making faces that express …

Tiny Titanium Keychain Bottle Opener Can Hold 164,000 Times Its Own Weight

Ditch your bulky bottle opener today.<p>Don't be the guy who fumbles around the kitchen like a buffoon every time someone needs their bottle opened. Be the guy who carries a tiny yet mighty Pry.Me Bottle Opener on their keychain at all times. You can grab one for just $10.99.<p>Pry.Me, the world's …

Colorado family's Subaru stolen by a joyriding bear who promptly took a dump in it

Take this story as a lesson: get your auto insurer to guarantee <i>in writing</i> that you're covered in the event of a bear stealing your car, taking a huge …

A Goldfish-Controlled Hammer Is Scarier Than Jaws

After turning a hamster into a self-portrait artist and a bunch of inanimate rocks into a band, Neil Mendoza has created a bizarre contraption that …

Ryobi’s New Cooler Doubles as a Portable Air Conditioner

The Cooling Cooler uses all that ice to chill both your drinks and your tent.<p>By<p>Jun 02 2017, 5:33 PM<p>Nothing puts a damper on a summer camping trip …

DCI Ax Pizza Cutter, Stainless Steel Cutting Blade, Wood Handle, Red

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Features a stainless steel rolling blade and a wooden handle<p>Great for pizza parties, this Ax Pizza Cutter will …

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Growlerwerks uKeg

Craft beer has exploded, and so too has the craft-beer-container market.<p>Our favorite thing about the Growlerwerks 64oz uKeg: it keeps your beer just as bubbly as a regular keg, thanks to forced carbonation. It’s also damn pretty, with its stainless steel body and golden pressure gauge.<p>The uKeg …

Craft Beer

A Compendium of 1970s Camping Scenes

Speaking of camping, our weekend on the wild side sent me on a trip down memory lane thinking about all those fun family camping trips and my …

Big Beards Forever

An equally bearded friend of mine asked for a T-Shirt design. These should be available soon.

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Converse Unveil New Sneaker With Built-In Guitar Pedal

Converse has unveiled its new “Chuck Taylor All Wah” sneaker, which features a built-in wah pedal. After a Critical Mass-designed prototype of the shoe appeared in 2013, the finished product, designed and developed by Cute Circuit, is here. It works using micro-sensor technology that tracks the …

Dads around the Internet are trying to stack as many Cheerios as they can on their babies

In the days leading up to Father's Day, a fierce battle is being waged by dads across the Internet.<p>Called the Cheerio Challenge, this competition …

Fun on a 25 mph, electric-powered, two-wheeled cup holder — it even has a seat

You can probably come up with plenty of practical reasons for buying an electric bike. But let’s be honest — they look like a whole lot of fun. If …

Malcolm Gladwell's "10,000 Hour" Rule Is Essentially Meaningless

In his 2008 book, <i>Outliers: The Story of Success,</i> Malcolm Gladwell culled a memorable and marketable tip from a 1993 study of violinists at a music …

How To Order Delivery Without Feeling Like Shit, You Lazy Bum

Sometimes, after a long, soul-crushing day at work (or when you’re staring down an impossible hangover), the last thing you want to do is cook. You’d …

BarkerBag sleeping bag lets dog owners and man's best friend share body heat

There's nothing like snuggling up in a sleeping bag at the end of a long day's hiking. Seattle-based designer Andy Storms is extending that pleasure …

X-Wing

Daily Star Wars 11/50. Oh man, i love X-wings so much! Had a heap of fun with this one :)

Alarm clock makes you fresh coffee for when your morning sucks

Mornings are terrible for most people, and one of the few things we can enjoy while getting ready for the daily grind is a highly caffeinated sip of …

Burly Arizona Fireman Stars in Sexy, Viral Photo Shoot

When Prescott, Arizona-based photographer Chad Castigliano of Chronicker Photography and his friend Tim the firefighter set up a fun, sexy photo …

ManCan Personal Keg

Growlers, even the double-walled insulated ones, have their limits when it comes to keeping beer carbonated. That's why we like the ManCan.<p>Think of it as the love child between a keg and growler. It uses C02 to keep beer bubbly, but it comes in two packable sizes—either 64 or 128 ounces. To serve …

Alcohol

Knog Oi Bike Bell

We didn't think the bike bell needed reinventing. But we’re glad someone did.<p>Knog, known for its premium bike lights, just launched the Oi, which instead of protruding from your bars like a mushroom, wraps around them like a piece of bar tape. Made of either aluminum or titanium (the more expensive …

Cycling

Omata One

Omata One is the world´s first analog GPS speedometer, and what a good looking one it is. The sleek kit simplifies the cycling computer, showing you …