Gadgets

8 Great Gifts For People Who Spoil Their Pets Rotten

Camping dog enjoying a great road trip; tongue swinging in the wind

When it comes to their pets, some people will not settle for anything but the best. They’ll be thrilled when the items on your holiday buying list include gifts for them that are really gifts for their pets. If they ...

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13 Gifts For The Hardcore Outdoor Enthusiast

Title slide 13 Gifts for the hardcore outdoor enthusiast

Hardcore outdoor enthusiasts can be the most difficult people to buy for on your holiday gift list. The problem is, since they are hardcore, they have collected most of the gear they want and need. On a few essential items ...

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The LifeStraw Universal Adaptor Kit: Review

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One thing you know for sure is that you need water to get through the day. Unfortunately, something that you don’t know is the purity of the water you’re drinking. From water fountains to bathroom sinks, to public wells in ...

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COAST A8R & A9R Rechargeable Penlights: Review

One thing I’ve learned about light and the outdoors over the last few years is that it’s possible to overdo it. Some situations don’t need 500 lumens of light. During a full moon, I find it more enjoyable to go ...

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Gear of Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

in camp putting the gear to use on Field Trip: Acadia Odyssey

Star gazing, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, white-knuckle drive up Mount Washington, camp cooking, shopping spree at L.L. Bean, hunting down the world’s best s’mores, sunrise watching, hiking, hiking and more hiking. When you schedule a week this jam-packed full ...

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weBoost : Drive 4G-X RV Signal Booster

We often hear from RV’ers that cell phone coverage can be a challenge when they’re out on the road – or even boon docking in an urban location. Combine remote locations with the fact that you’re sitting in a metal ...

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Coast PX1R Rechargeable Flashlight: Review

The rechargeable line from Coast just got a little brighter with the Coast PX1R. I put this little guy to the test while spotting alligators at night in Louisiana and it exceeded expectations. The first thing that struck me was ...

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You have to see how we captured all of these mosquitos…ALIVE!

I come home with some pretty “interesting” stuff as part of my job. When my wife sees me unpacking a new box, she’s often skeptical of whatever’s inside. It’s not that it isn’t innovative or useful, but rather the knowledge ...

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Water Filter Buying Guide for Campers and Hikers

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Water, water everywhere you go, but not a drop to drink unless your packing a quality water filter. This is a vitally important piece of gear because you are literally trusting your health — perhaps even your life — to ...

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The Perfect Bungee Cord – Review

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What can you say about bungee cords? How did we enjoy the outdoors … how did we survive … before we had them? Today bungee cords are as ubiquitous to camping as the microwave oven and the smart phone are ...

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