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The Art of Organic Coasting

Coasting is less a sport than art and those who wander under sail spend a good deal of energy seeking an elusive balance of mind, body, boat, sea and …

Go-to Islands Destinations: Santa Catalina Island

By Zuzana Prochazka <b>33.3879° N, 118.4163° W</b><p>Sailing here is like stepping back in time. Just 26 miles off the Southern California Coast, Catalina …

Best Black Friday Deals For Cyclists​​

About this time of year, the internet gets very in-your-face with its never-ending barrage of popup deals and dropdown bargains.<p>We know you kind of hate it. The necessary evil of holiday shopping.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>And honestly, you've got better, far more fun things to do around …

How to Build the Ultimate Trail Mix

Trail mix is perhaps the ideal outdoor snack. But the packaged stuff tends to be loaded with unhealthy added ingredients like sugar, salt, and oil.<p>To keep the fuel nutrient-dense, skip the stuff wrapped in plastic and make your own instead. It’s an easy way to avoid junk calories and unnecessary …

26 of the Best Trips to Take Right Now

Whether you’re looking to push your physical limits with freediving in British Columbia or just lean back and cast on Montana's greatest river, these trips are guaranteed to help you make the most of summer.<p>26. North Central Minnesota<p>Once scarred by a series of open-pit taconite mines, this region …

Bikepacking Routes, Gear, Inspiration - BIKEPACKING.com

BIKEPACKING<p>.com is the resource for the latest bikepacking routes, gear reviews, inspiration, planning insight, adventure stories, news, and events. …

How Leftover Turkey Launched The TV Dinner

The Plate<p>In the fall of 1953, the frozen-food company of C.A. Swanson & Sons of Omaha, Nebraska, was left with what must be a record in turkey leftovers: ten railroad cars packed with 520,000 pounds of turkey.<p>Swanson had massively overestimated the number of birds Americans planned to purchase for …

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Fantic serves up electric fat bikes two ways

Cold, snowy cities and soft, sandy trails are two logical destinations for the fat-tired electric bike, but they are very different environments with …

Xterrain500 All-Terrain Electric Bike Can Ride Over Beach Sand, Snow, Grass and More

We have featured several nice electric bikes, but if you want to ride it over beach sand, snow ground, grass and various terrains, the Xterrain500 …

Colorado Town Debates Bounty On Drones

If the bill passes, it's open season on government drones.<p>In the small Colorado town of Deer Trail, residents may soon be allowed to shoot down flying robots. The town board is considering an ordinance that would not only permit people with hunting licenses to fire bullets at drones, but would also …

5 Amazing Antarctic Research Buildings

New designs make suffering through freezing desolation in the name of research actually look okay.<p>It's not easy designing buildings for the harsh conditions of Antarctica: architects have to account for ever-piling snow, freezing cold, and violent winds. A new touring exhibition opening next week,</i> …

10 Electric Race Cars, From The Dragstrip To Pikes Peak

<i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>Electric cars are certainly becoming a more familiar sight on the roads these days, but in the ultra-competitive world of professional motor sport they're also beginning to get a foot-hold.<br>Regular readers will be no stranger to many of these vehicles, tackling …

Machine Squeezes Drinking Water From Your Sweaty T-Shirt

Tasty<p>I think the question here isn't whether you'd drink your own, but whether you'd drink someone else's. One company has designed a system, called Sweat Machine, to wring sweat out of clothes and turn it into potable water.<p>The Sweat Machine heats and spins clothes to extract the liquid from them, …

Miracle Stain Removal

Often when cleaning our boat, we have to remove stubborn stains and marks from the fiberglass. My girlfriend has discovered that Mr. Clean Magic …

Ask Sail: Low Revs and Soot

<b>Andrew Gardner of Long Island, New York, asks:</b><p>I own a 1987 Catalina 27 with a Universal M18 diesel engine. I’ve had the boat for just over two years, …

Paul's Cape Dory 25, just doing it!

<b>Written by Ben Ellison on Mar 26, 2013 for Panbo, The Marine Electronics Hub</b><p>What the heck? This morning In Myrtle Beach it was the same frosty 36 …

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Ten classic games you can actually beat, but probably won’t

From Snake to Pac-Man to Tetris, these games don't actually go on forever.<p>Sure, every game has an ending of sorts. For a certain class of classic …

Apple eyes future devices with flexible displays

A flexible-display iPhone or iWatch may be on Apple's to-do list after all.<p>The company has already shown interest in flexible devices by filing a few patent applications aimed in that direction. A recent job ad and still more patent filings provide further hints that the technology is on Apple's …

First Alleged Part Leaks Surface for Apple’s ‘Budget’ iPhone

- Apr 11, 2013<p>While supposed leaked parts have already surfaced for Apple’s next-gen iPhone 5S, and even the claimed “redesigned” 5th-gen iPad, …

More Efficient LED Backlighting May Lead to Thinner, Lighter iPad 5

Improvements to the iPad's LED backlighting will allow Apple to create a thinner iPad 5, NPD DisplaySearch's Paul Semenza told <i>CNET</i>.<p>"It's likely that part of the thinner/lighter design will be reducing the size of the LED backlight, partly by making the display more efficient and partly by using …