Glenn Quanbeck

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Smart iPhone case offers all-day data roaming for just $2

Anyone who travels a lot internationally has likely been stung by roaming Internet charges at some point in other. While it is possible to buy or rent a local SIM card when you’re abroad, this requires that your iPhone be either unlocked or jailbroken — and also limits users to just one mobile …

The race is on for flying car start ups -

The race to develop and mass-produce the world's first fully functional flying car is beginning to resemble the early days of aviation more than 110 years ago when other contenders, besides the Wright brothers, were battling to get their machines off the ground. Pictured above is the Flying …

3 ways crooks attack you using public Wi-Fi

When you're on the go and running out of data on your cellular plan, finding free public Wi-Fi is like receiving a fantastic present on Christmas morning. Of course, if you're the kind of person who prefers to shop for yourself, you can scout out free Wi-Fi hotspots before you travel using an app …

Planning your first paragliding trip?

<i>Going on your first overseas trip is a real rite of passage for a new pilot. Since my first flying trip, I've flown all over the world and worked on</i> …


Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead

Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan …


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2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys

All-American Boy: Silver Star, Purple Heart.<p>View 11 Photos<p>From the July 2014 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Ford and Willys (say “will-is” not “will-eez”) built the original jeeps with which the Greatest Generation liberated Europe and the Pacific. Since 1950, when Willys finally won the right to turn the …

The 10 Cheapest Cars Sold in America for 2014 – Feature

In general, cars today are so competent that even some of the most basic rides are better than some much pricier vehicles from 20 years ago. Of course, there’s still unpleasantness residing on dealer lots—but we’re here to help. We’ve compiled the 10 cheapest cars for sale in America today, along …

Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Concept

Finally, the Golf wagon isn't called a Jetta.<p>Why Volkswagen ever called its station wagon a Jetta is something of a mystery. The Jetta SportWagen may have used those underpinnings of its namesake sedan, but those components were shared with the Golf—and the SportWagen used the Golf’s bodywork, to …

2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

Audi's Americanized A3 makes room for one very European version.<p>Everyone’s favorite Golf in fancy clothes, the Audi A3, is returning next year with its traditional hatchback garb and diesel engine, a combination that’s cannibalized more than half of all A3 sales in the U.S. Now that the new A3 has …

Paraglider Control: Catching Thermals With Both Hands

The 10 Most Fuel-Efficient Regular Cars for Sale Today

This sounds like a simple exercise—head to the EPA’s site, copy, paste, and you have a list of the most fuel-efficient vehicles for sale in America, right? Not so fast.<p>We decided we needed some ground rules. First, yes, the list is based on the 10 highest EPA-rated highway-mileage …

Audi's efficient new diesels

How low can fuel consumption go and still deliver a premium driving experience? While there is no official word yet whether U.S. versions will be available, Audi is pushing that envelope with a new line of ultra-efficient four-cylinder TDI models dubbed “ultra.” The first model, for European …

Paragliding XC Secrets: Using ridge lines on a paraglider


Paragliding XC Secrets: Getting away from a small hill on a paraglider

Paragliding - how to center thermals perfectly - upwards helico


Weekend Videos: Cloud Suck

I'm sure most of us have been there, pushing it just a little too far under a cloud which was looking so friendly ten minutes ago. Next thing you …

Paraglider Control: Strong Wind Launching (Simple Depower)

Paragliding XC Secrets: How to join a thermal

Paraglider Control: How To Improve Your Active Flying

Fifty Ways to Fly Better, by Bruce Goldsmith and friends


Improve Your Paragliding With Our Free Flying Videos

Paraglider Control: How To Improve Your Active Flying (Part 2)

Paragliding XC Secrets: How to reach cloudbase on a paraglider

Why We Fly by Blake Round

Why We Fly by Blake Round

Paragliding XC Secrets: Improve Your Flying By Setting Goals