Category: Outdoors

News and Reviews of outdoor accessories, sports gear, travel gear and survival equipment for adventure seeking junkies who like to spend their time outdoors

MySight360 – A hands-free, 4K VR camera with 240° fisheye lens

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A team of self-claimed tech-savvy engineers is currently inviting backers for their crowdfunding campaign. In return, they are offering the “MySight360” – a hands-free, high-definition VR camera with 240 degree frame. It can record videos on 4K quality and connect to user’s smartphone with a simple app via built-in WiFi. User can quickly edit the videos to share on social media or can go live as well. It reminds us of Frodo developed by India-based Next Gear.  Read More…

DroneGun – A scary anti-drone gun to deal with drone-nuisance

Drone GunDroneShield is already known for its line of countermeasures against unwanted drone flights over restricted or private places. After acoustic-based technology that can detect any drone entering anywhere near its 2kms radius, the company has now introduced the DroneGun. It appears to be expensive as well as bulky gun-like equipment and can bring down variety of drones using various jamming technologies including 2.4 gigahertz and 5.8 gigahertz frequency bands. It can also jam GPS and GLONASS. The DroneGun doesn’t causes damage to drones. Rather, it brings down the drone on ground or at its starting point safely. Read More…

These sleeping bags let you wear your favorite Star Wars hero

Star wars sleeping bags from Selk'bag

Star Wars is inseparably from a few of us who want to embark on the journey to planet Hoth. It’s going to be a tough survival in subzero temperatures but thank goodness Selk’bag has these wearable sleeping bags made to keep us comfy, just literally!  Priced at $109, these warm and comfortable sleeping bags that you can wear for an outing when the mercury dips, are available in four of our favorite heroes. Read More…

AirSelfie: A tiny selfie-drone that fits in your pocket

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A special, ultra-portable selfie drone is seen inviting backers on Kickstarter. The drone – the AirSelfie features a 5 megapixel camera and HD video recording, and is small enough to carry in regular smartphone case that fits in your pocket. The little drone is specifically developed to provide wider frame for group selfies or in situations where even selfie sticks are not sufficient. Read More…

Atlanta MARTA is the world’s first metro station to have soccer field

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Good news for soccer fans has just come in as they’ll be able to show-off their skills at Atlanta’s MARTA public transit system. Yes you read that right, as Atlanta United Football Club has funded the MARTA public transit system to create the world’s first soccer field inside a metro station. Just imagine the size of this transit system would be so huge that it will fit inside Atlanta’s downtown hub, Five Points. The authorities have done so because they want to encourage Atlanta’s youth to go for sports like soccer.
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Bobtail -A fun way to convert a stroller into scooter

bobtail-stroller-scooter-3To make a stroller dual purpose, a San Diego-based maker is offering to manufacture BOB-specific accessory that would convert strollers into a skateboard within a few seconds. User can attach it to the rear of the stroller and skate instead of walking while strolling. As compared to some complex concepts like self-driving strollers, the Bobtail is quite simple and doesn’t require any time-consuming assembly. Read More…

Watch what happens when a LEGO skateboard is put to test

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What would happen if you try drop-in and kick-flips on LEGO skateboard? To answer this, Braille Skateboarding has now posted a video showing some skateboarders beat a LEGO skateboard to death. Peter Brown from Shop Time made a skateboard out of LEGO bricks and epoxy only to put its endurance to a tough test. To the surprise of all, the skateboard lasted longer than they had expected. Read More…

First delivery drones commissioned to transport blood to hospitals in Rwanda

Zipline Zips delivery drones in Rwanda

We have seen drones deliver packages from Amazon and Burrito, but these delivery drones commissioned in Rwanda are for real and backed by the government for a purpose. Developed by Zipline – a San Francisco-based startup in collaboration with the government, the drones called Zips will be used to deliver blood to patients in Western Rwanda. The rural region has 21 transfusing centers but it has remained aloof of appropriate healthcare because of poor accessibility. Read More…

Zepp Play Soccer wearable sensor records stats, tracks performance

Zepp Play Soccer wearable sensor

Zepp already has sensor that helps golf, tennis and basketball players fine tune their game with on-field data that makes sense. Zepp has now taken another stride forward and has developed Play Soccer, a sensor that lets footballers track data regarding distance covered, number of times ball kicked and the time for which the player sprinted or walked in the game. An average footballer runs almost 7 miles (11km) in a single game, considering the fact this data can be valuable for a player’s fitness and training. Read More…

Stuntman Braun jumps over Snake River Canyon in steam-powered rocket

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Stuntmen are synonyms to daredevils. They tend to accomplish things that are otherwise nearly impossible. Case in point, a jump over a 1,400ft wide Snake River Canyon in Idaho by stuntman Eddie Braun. Braun achieved the feat by propelling himself in steam-powered rocket he calls the Evel Spirit. Read More…

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