Outdoors

Protect yourself and your animals against tick-borne illness with the TickEase tick remover

NEWS – Well, that title just said it all, didn’t it?  The TickEase Tick Removal Tool was created by Dan Wolff, also known as Tick Man Dan.  He’s a tick-prevention specialist who has been bitten over 200 times and who has been educating people about tick removal and prevention for more than 20 years.  He’s now …

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These mosquito repellers conjure an anti-bug force field

NEWS – We’re heading into the middle of summer, and that means cookouts, pool parties, and naturally, mosquitos. There are methods of curbing those pesky bloodsuckers, but bug sprays are smelly and oily and may not mix well with sunscreen, and open flame candles can be messy or dangerous. Thermacell may have that problem licked. …

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Your home is smart – now with Elgato Eve Aqua, your lawn can be smart, too

Elgato Eve products can be used inside to automate your home.  The Gadgeteer has even reviewed some of them.  Now Elgato adds the Eve Aqua to turn your outdoor faucet into an “intelligent water outlet” to make watering your yard as easy as set-it-and-forget it scheduling or to allow you to water your lawn while …

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There’s nothing kinky about the Bernini Pro Series garden hose

Are you tired of those traditional, green rubber-pipe garden hoses that get kinked up so badly water won’t pass through or spring so many leaks your yard looks like a water feature?  Replace that old hose with a Bernini Pro Series hose and you won’t have to deal with kinks again. The Bernini hose is …

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Roast a perfect marshmallow with this fishing pole

You’d never know it with this heat wave we’re having in the south this week, but it’s autumn now and time for sitting around a campfire or the fire pit in the backyard.  You’ll be able to roast hot dogs or marshmallows without having to hunt for the perfect stick, and without worrying about splinters …

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This metal detector folds up after you’re done searching for treasure

Every year when Jeanne and I go to Florida for vacation, we talk about taking along one of our metal detectors to hunt the beaches for “treasure”. So far we’ve never actually taken one with us because we’d have to dismantle it to put in our luggage. That wouldn’t be a huge hardship, but we’ve …

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Kahtoola adds traction to your running and hiking shoes

Casual and not so casual runners and hikers don’t have to let bad weather keep them indoors. Kahtoola MICROspikes and NANOspikes will have you running and hiking like a mountain goat with no fear of slips and skids. MICROspikes have been designed for hiking boots and feature a low profile elastomer harness that should be …

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Life-Saved Sunblock Umbrella offers layers of safety

The Life-Saved Sunblock Umbrella could save your life. The Life-Saved Sunblock Umbrella features a new coating technology and a sunblock surface to shield you from rain and sun. In an emergency, though, you can use the umbrella handle as a hammer to break a car window and as a seat-belt cutter to help you get …

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Carry a complete set of cookware when you enjoy the great outdoors

We recently told you about the Stanley Mountain Vacuum Coffee System that lets you make fresh coffee while camping or hiking.  Today we have the Stanley Adventure Two Pot Prep and Cook Set that contains all the cookware you’ll need at your campsite.  The Set contains a folding cutting board, two 20oz bowls with lids, one melt-resistant nylon …

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Wine glass or weapon, you be the judge

If you like to enjoy a nice glass of wine in the great outdoors, but feel very unsophisticated using plastic cups or mugs, Parqer wine glasses have been designed especially for you. What are they? They are long-stemmed wine glasses made of glass – duh! But the reason why they are unique is that they …

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Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee when you’re in the great outdoors

If you camp or work outdoors, you may find yourself without a cup of coffee when you really want one.  With this compact kit, you’ll be able to have coffee whenever you have a fire or a camp stove to heat some water.  The Stanley Mountain Vacuum Coffee System packs up to look like a …

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