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ThinkTank Rain Cover Saves Your Camera From A Moist End

Monsoon season is just around the corner. And you know what that means. Massive rainfall in a short amount of time. For a photographer, just the mention of rain can cause your anxiety level to rise. That’s why something like the ThinkTank Hydrophobia Rain Cover can come in such handy if you’re in a heavily moist climate. Zipping right around ...

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Weather Sensors Mounted on Commercial Airplanes to Provide Ultra-Accurate Weather Forecasts

Up until recently, meteorologists used a combo of ground weather sensors, weather balloons, satellite imagery and computer calculations to determine the current weather conditions and future forecast for your location. AirDat uses wallet-sized sensors, attached to commercial jets, to deliver some of the most accurate weather forecasts ever presented. Covering more ground than ever before, AirDat can deliver specific local ...

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Polite Umbrella Avoids Sidewalk Collisions

Rainy days usually mean crashing into other people brandishing massive umbrellas, large enough to fit an entire obese family under, yet being used by only one person. These collisions usually cause droplets of water to fall everywhere, often splashing onto your clothes and skin. Kind of defeats the purpose. The Polite Umbrella accounts for other people’s ostentatious overly large umbrellas. ...

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Banksy Gets Hit By Hurricane Gustav

Internationally acclaimed graffiti artist Banksy recently visited New Orleans to make some street art. When Hurricane Gustav hit the city last week, at least one of Banksy’s pieces was buried by the floodwaters. We’ll have to wait for the water to recede to see whether or not the artwork was damaged in the storm. At least one of Banksy’s other ...

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Umbrella Offers Pre-Emptive Weather Reports

How many times have you walked out of your house in the morning without checking the weather, only to be stuck in the rain later that day, sans an umbrella? You really suck at life sometimes. Hell, we all do. But our hands are full. Smelling like wet dog is so unappealing, and you can only wish you look as ...

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For The Love Of God, Let It Be Summer Weather

With this gadget, I think we have a case of the AMX Thermostat mixed with the Undress Me Mug. Some people plan for the weather by watching the news and planning complex and ornate alternate plans for each possible weather condition, including an assortment of outfits laid out for the morning. I, on the other hand, just take a look ...

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Conference Bike is a ride for seven

[ev type=”youtube” data=”4cDDBM9gJts”][/ev] Not even your boss enjoys having a conference inside a dull office room when the weather is nice outside. If you know that your boss would much rather be doing something outdoors, you might want to suggest the Conference Bike, a bicycle that takes 7 people for a pleasant ride. This is also good for those who ...

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Icebreaker Robot to record polar data, makes us cold just thinking about it

The Cool Robot is a real icebreaker. And you might be picturing some suave cyborg who walks around picking up chicks and mouthing innuendos, but in actuality, this thing is built for cold polar weather. The Cool Robot’s job is to carry testing instruments across long spans of seas and oceans to make observations and measurements of snow levels relating ...

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SENZ umbrella doesn’t take any crap from the wind

Damn, Disney tricked us. We all thought that Mary Poppins was using a regular umbrella when she flew around, turns out they were doing green screens and replacing this SENZ umbrella with the normal one. Well, maybe that didn’t happen, but the SENZ umbrella solves a problem we have had since umbrellas came around: the wind turing them inside-out. Not ...

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