Tag Archives: outdoors

Making the Outdoors Truly Great — Terrific Camping Innovations

A typical life time will have at least one memory of a totally botched camping trip. Like the time your tent leaked so much you woke up with it sticking to your wet hair, or the poignancy of pouring your canvas palace forth from its tarpaulin sheath to find some crucial ingredient missing, like the tent poles. Camping was once ...

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The Suitcase Picnic Table for Impromptu Outdoor Get-Togethers

‘Tis the season for impromptu picnics and outdoor activities. The problem I have is that most of the times I throw the idea out there for a picnic, I get a lot of disgruntled people saying they’d rather be inside with a comfortable place to sit then be sitting on the dirty ground with bugs crawling all over them. OK, ...

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Eating With A Stick Was Never This Elegant

Remember the Ballpoint Eating Utensils I wrote about a few months back? This Outdoor Cutlery reminds me of that concept, though this time made for the outdoors man, rather than the cubicle man. If your out in the woods, with none of your beloved silverware at hand, it would be nice to have a set of suitable cutlery to get ...

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DIY Sprinkler For Under $5

If you have ever lived in a suburban neighborhood, you know how obsessive people can be about their lawns. You can hear your neighbors outside at 2 a.m. whispering words of encouragement to their plants. It borders on lunacy really. If you are one of these people, but you lack the funds to get a proper sprinkler, about $5 and ...

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Medusa Underwater Lamp: Trippy!

The jellyfish-like Medusa lamp is described as “a solar autonomous floating lamp for swimming pools.” If I had a pool and the product actually existed I’m sure it would look hot. Nice looking concept though. Sean Fallon Link [via]

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The IZAT Wearable Tent: Perfect For Line Camping

The next time you and your buddies decide to line camp for weeks on end in an attempt to score the latest hot product or event ticket, be prepared with the IZAT (Immediate Zip Aid Tarp) Wearable tent. Whether you are wearing it as clothing, using it as a shelter, or linking them together to form larger structures, the IZAT ...

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Dragon BBQ Grill Kicks The Foreman’s Ass

The “Guardian of The Feast” seen above is a dragon-shaped grill and smoker combination designed by Ed McBride. Not only is it a fantastic piece of artwork by a skilled sculptor, it also looks like a great place to cook up some pigs. Just be prepared to pay far out the ass for it. Sold for $65,000 (other units are ...

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Solar keyboard, oh yeah, computers are INDOORS

Solar power is going to save the world! Too bad our keyboards can’t harness it’s power. The people who made the Genius SlimStar 820 solar keyboard didn’t quite relize that we don’t use our computers outdoors. Now, you might say that your lights indoors work. No they don’t’ it’s called solar power for a reason. So now that we’ve taken ...

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