Mike Henderson

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Inside

Now available for iOS is the stunning game Inside, by the creators of the award-winning puzzle-platform video game Limbo. Everything about this …

Recon 15 Active Backpack

Our friends over at Cargo Works have introduced the Recon 15, a compact, lightweight backpack designed to carry all your daily essentials without …

Driving Australia’s Most Challenging Off-Road Trail

For most of Cape York, the remote peninsula north of Cairns that runs parallel to the Great Barrier Reef, the nearest major city isn’t even in …

Australia

This Music Video Actually Put a Vintage TV Into Space — Twice

How do you create a convincing space-based music video? By actually filming it in space, at least if you’re producer Joe Connor.<p>To create this new …

Dauntless Surfer Rides the Streets of Longport, New Jersey After a Torrential Downpour

New Jersey surfer Ben Graeff found ample opportunity to ride his board down the streets of Longport after a torrential downpour hit the area and left …

“Wire Cutters,” a wonderful short film on the rough lives of off-world robot miners

“A chance encounter proves fateful for 2 robots mining on a desolate planet.”<p>On Reddit, filmmaker Jack Anderson explains that the making of his film …

YOUR4X4 Episode 121

Winching without the Worry

I think it’s safe to say I began working with winches at an earlier age than most people, when I got a job at age nine helping to cut trees for …

Pluto is Something Way More Awesome Than a Mere Planet

Stop hoping that Pluto will regain its former designation as a planet. It isn’t going to happen. But the good news is, Pluto is something much cooler …

Solar System

An LR4 on Southern Africa’s most challenging public road – and all to prove a point.

Some years ago I fell out of favor with Land Rover South Africa when I reviewed their newly released Discovery-2. I didn’t like it one bit. And that …

Southern Africa

Porsche 944 across Africa

A metallic ping resonated from beneath the 23 year old Porsche as it made its way through the darkness. It wasn’t immediately clear as to what had …

Video: Chopping down a giant tree in an urban area is like an opera

This is basically watching a ballet of wood chopping. This video shows Seattle’s largest elm tree get carefully cut down piece by piece in an urban …

LEARNING TO DRIVE 4X4!

The Real Cost of Pure Water

<i>Ghana has plenty of water. So why do its people buy plastic pouches from street vendors? Shaun Raviv investigates.</i><p>When Johnnie Water was a schoolboy …

The Troubled History of the Foreskin

<i>Common in the US, rare in Europe and now championed in Africa, male circumcision is hotly debated. Jessica Wapner explores whether the gains are</i> …

Awesome time lapse shows the Earth turning and not the stars

This is so cool. Usually time lapses show the night sky of stars moving around Earth but we know that's not true, it's Earth that's moving and …

New study finds parallels between past and present climate change

There's an element of déjà vu in the most recent political news on climate change: UN-led talks, like the recent Lima summit, that end with …

DIY Cable Ties from Corks

I spotted this fantastic idea for cable ties floating around on Pinterest. By the looks of it, the source comes from a magazine clipping (title unknown). This is a super simple idea, and all of the instructions are written in this clipping.<p>The key to this hack is using the synthetic corks, since …

How to connect an iPhone or iPad to a TV or a computer monitor

There are moments when the screen on an iPhone or iPad just isn't big enough – when you want to show off your photos to your friends, when you want …

The High Cost of Oil

Less than a year after the end of World War II, when Celina Harpe was just seven, she sat beside her grandfather on the steps of his cabin, overlooking the Athabasca River in the northern reaches of Alberta.<p>“It was spring,” she told me recently—the time of breakup, when the ground is still packed …

Leaving Your Desk at Lunch Can Boost Your Creative Problem Solving

We've talked about how eating lunch at your desk could make you less productive, but there are other benefits to eating elsewhere. Eating away from …

A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …