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DIY Li-ion battery building kit opens door for homemade ebikes, powerwalls and even EVs

For DIY enthusiasts in the green energy community, homemade lithium-ion battery packs have long been a holy grail. For everything from home solar energy storage to garage-built electric bicycles, go-karts and full-size EVs, lithium-ion batteries were once one of the most limiting factors for …

Batteries

Field Testing Breakthrough Photography’s X4 ND and Dark CPL Filters

Neutral density filters. They are one of the mainstays of modern outdoor photographers. Look in any pro’s or serious hobbyist’s gear bag and you’re …

Landscape Photography

Here’s how to watch the epic USA vs. Japan giant robot battle to the death

It’s been years in the making, but the big event has finally arrived. The Giant Robot Duel between Eagle Prime and Kuratas will erupt on October 17, …

Adventure in Tow: 5 Lightweight Campers with All the Amenities

Aliner Ranger 10<p>Aliner created A-frame pop-up campers in the early 1970s. The unique design continues to be not only a head-turner at the campground, …

Epson’s short throw laser projector is for anyone that wants a giant screen without the bulk

Hope you like 1080p?<p>Epson has today announced a new short throw laser projector capable of producing a 10-foot display when placed just inches from the wall. Sadly, in the age of 4K, the Home Cinema LS100 is limited to a 1080p resolution unlike Sony’s 4K short throw monstrosity. But the Epson buys …

Gear & Gadgets

Super 73 Scout Electric Bicycle From Lithium Cycles Is The King Of Urban Cool

<b>Published on</b> July 29th, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>July 29th, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p><i>This article on the Super 73 electric bicycle was first published on Gas2.</i><p>…

This Electric Chopper Bike Has an Aggressive Style But a Laid Back Ride

<b>EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies</b><p>This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our …

Continental 48 Volt Electric Bicycle Products On Display At EuroBike Show

<b>Published on</b> September 3rd, 2017 | <i>by Steve Hanley</i><p>0<p>September 3rd, 2017 by <b>Steve Hanley</b><p><i>This story about electric bicycle systems from Continental first</i> …

What’s the Best Camera for Landscape Photography?

Home » Tutorials » Landscape » <b>What’s the Best Camera for Landscape Ph...</b><p>Ross Hoddinott<br>• Aug 19th, 2017<br>• Comment<p>Last updated on June 28th, 2018<p>Despite …

Eclipse Tips

Sequence showing the annular solar eclipse, May 20th, 2012, from Manzanita Lake, Lassen Volcanic NP<br>The total solar eclipse in the United States is …

How Subaru's AWD Systems Actually Work

Subaru uses four different all-wheel-drive systems on its cars. Here's how they all compare.<p>Over the years, Subaru's cars have been made famous in the northern parts of the U.S. thanks to their fantastic all-weather abilities. The company's all-wheel-drive is standard on every new car (except the …

Featured Vehicle- 2017 4XPEDITION Subaru Outback 3.6R

I think that Instagram has a lot of flaws on the whole, but I can’t deny I love browsing it. I mean, where else can you scroll through such a massive …

5 Reasons Landscape Photographers Have a Screw Loose

I’m a landscape photographer. And I’m part of a crazy lot. I had this realization during a sleep deprived afternoon. My hazy mind was trying to get …

Landscape Photography

How to Use a Real Camera

You did it. You stepped up and bought a real camera. Not just some accessory lenses for your phone—a real, honest to goodness camera with a detachable lens and manual control. Now it’s time to learn how to use the thing. We spoke to adventure photographer Krystle Wright to help you make art out of …

This app turns your Mac or PC into a super-cheap Apple TV

Use the Reflector 2 app to view your phone's media on your Mac or PC.

10 Paint Colors That Will Never, Ever, Ever Go Out of Style

Use these in your house and you'll be set for life.<p>Not one to be influenced by what's "in style"? Don't care about the Color of the Year? As much as it can be fun to try new trends, who wants to repaint her whole house every few years? "It takes the average consumer more than 100 days from starting …

New solar panels with built-in batteries make off-grid living easy

Solar might be the future, but few people and businesses can afford to invest in the technology. This is why SolPad’s latest innovation is so …

Spot faked photos using digital forensic techniques

You're not very good at recognizing faked photos, but these techniques can help.<p>We see hundreds or even thousands of images a day, and almost all of them have been digitally manipulated in some way. Some have gotten basic color corrections or simple Instagram filter effects, while others have …

No More Metal: Airstream Launches Fiberglass ‘Nest’ Camper

Airstream claims its latest offering, the Nest, is aerodynamic, lightweight, and strong.<i>Editor’s note: We updated this article, first published in</i> …

Airstream

Just 33 Hilarious Dog Memes

The goodest boys there ever were.

Who's Winning the Fight for the Best In-Car Technology?

There was a time when buyers measured the appeal of a vehicle based on such things as styling, performance or the availability of features like power windows and leather seats. But these days, shoppers are seeking out the vehicles that offer the most seamless and powerful digital technologies.<p>Next …

Car Tech

These Might Just be the Best Lake Vacations Ever

Lake vacations combine the best elements of summer – not just swimming, fishing, and boating, but also lazy days on the beach, chasing fireflies, and …

Lake Superior

Where to Find the Darkest Skies in the U.S. for Serious Stargazing

The stars are waiting.<p>Timelapse filmmakers Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan have spent three years traveling to more than 500 locations to …

National Parks

Forward Labs' new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla's - and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla gets all the attention lately when it comes to solar roofs, but start-up Forward Labs has been hammering away at their own solar roof …

The Best Sleeping Pad Ever Made

If you’ve never slept on a Paco pad while car camping, you’re doing it wrong. They’re the plushest, most durable sleeping pads around and have a longtime cult following among river guides—including me.<p>I was resistant at first. During my first year guiding, I thought sleeping on a Paco pad would …

Explore This Treasure Trove of 2 Million Images from the First 100 Years of Photography

Europeana Collections is a vast repository of art, photography, fashion, music and other objects from galleries and museums across Europe who want a …

Forget About Using Your Camera’s Base ISO Setting: ISO 50 Is Your Best Bet When Shooting Raw (VIDEO)

One of the benefits of today’s advanced digital cameras is that they offer extremely high ISO settings that deliver remarkable results under …

How to set up a DIY home security system

3 ways to protect your house<p>You don't have to invest in a multimillion dollar surveillance system to keep an eye on your property and possessions. In fact, you might be able to do the job with gadgets you already own, paired with free software. We've collected three types of systems you can pick …

Fat Tired E-Bike

<b>Full Suspension – Front and Rear</b><p>Two words, Ride and Handling. ALL Moar ebikes are equipped with both REAR and front suspensions, not just a front …