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Maui Highlight Reel

Maui Highlight Reel

We just went off-roading in the new Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, but what we didn’t mention was that we flew to Hawaii to do it. Here’s a brief highlight video of some of the sights we saw on our way to Hana Ranch for the drive.

Henty CoPilot

Henty CoPilot

The CoPilot is a modular version of Henty’s patented bag-within-a-bag combo. Choose from two garment bags – messenger or backpack – and four inner bags: a single pocket tube, a dry bag, a messenger bag, or a backpack. It comes in black, navy or camo.

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The Unlinked Heritage of Snowboarding

The Unlinked Heritage of Snowboarding

The snowboard is based on the snurfer, an American invention from 1965. But Wrkshrt and Patagonia heard of Petran, a remote town in Turkey where snow surfing has been around for nearly 300 years. So they went there to check out the snowboard’s forgotten ancestor.

Our Awesome Kona Adventure

Our Awesome Kona Adventure

Our fitness expert Jamie Labriola headed to Kona, Hawaii to check out the new Oakley Radar Pace smart eyewear and the IRONMAN World Championship. While there, she took in some of the sights, from awe-inspiring beaches, to incredible marine life, to an active volcano.

goTenna Mesh

goTenna Mesh

goTenna’s new personal radio transmitter. By default, you can reach other Mesh users up to 3mi away. But the Mesh can send data beyond its range by hopping on other Mesh devices. The more Mesh users in an area, the stronger their network becomes.

Big Bull Roll-up Bag

Big Bull Roll-up Bag

Red Oxx looked to the tool roll to create this versatile and rugged travel and gear bag. The Big Bull Roll-up is made of ballistic nylon and has six zippered mesh pockets. It’s secured by a pair of buckles, which also connects to the included hanging straps.

GeeFi Wi-Fi Hotspot

GeeFi Wi-Fi Hotspot

GeeFi is a wireless hotspot that should save you from data plans and roaming fees. It supposedly works with cellular networks in over 100 countries, with more on the way. A $10 pass gets you 24 hours of unlimited data (video streaming might be throttled in the future).

Our Dude Ranch Adventure

Our Dude Ranch Adventure

Old Spice recently sent us to Colorado’s C Lazy U Ranch for a dose of cowboy living. We hung out with over 200 horses, watched fiery lasso work, shot bows, guns, threw hatchets, and hung out with the Desperado himself, Alberto Cardenas. Oh, and we smelled fantastic.

The Legends Rally

The Legends Rally

UTV Underground is offering a handful of guests the opportunity to enjoy epic off-road baja racing, accommodations, and gourmet food and drink. The first trip takes place 9/23-9/25/16 at the stunning Horsepower Ranch in Ensenada, Mexico.

Colors of New York

Colors of New York

(Flashing images) Vimeo member jansoli’s overwhelming hyperlapse video is the visual translation of “The City That Never Sleeps,” showing off the vibrant colors and movement of New York City.

Our Southern Cali Adventure

Our Southern Cali Adventure

We recently drove from San Diego to Hollywood with Toyota in their fun and vibrant Scion iM hatchback. Along the way we flew jetpacks, went kayaking, boating, hiking, enjoyed amazing food and drink, and were reminded just how awesome road trips can be.

Simple Shower

Simple Shower

A small and easy to use shower head for outdoors. Simple Shower works with 1L to 2L bottles as well as 1L to 3L collapsible bottles. The removable cap means you don’t have to take out the tube and funnel to refill the bottle.

A Week in North Korea

A Week in North Korea

Avid traveler Jacob Laukaitis shares the highlights of his seven-day trip to Pyongyang, North Korea. Like many tours, Jacob got to see only the nice parts of the capital, his every move was scrutinized. It’s a lot of risk for an experience that’s both mundane yet bizarre.

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Kosovo Kaleidoscope

Kosovo Kaleidoscope

Joerg Daiber’s wonderfully lighthearted time-lapse, tilt-shift look at the state of Kosovo. While most of what us Westerners hear of the territory are stories of war and conflict, this Little Big World clip will make you want to take a vacation there.

Cowarobot R1 Robotic Suitcase

Cowarobot R1 Robotic Suitcase

TSA-approved luggage that uses sensors and a bracelet to autonomously move and follow you at up to 4.5mph. It automatically switches to manual mode when you touch its handle and uses GPS to go back to you or send you its location via an app.

Crumpler Vis-A-Vis Clear Trunk

Crumpler Vis-A-Vis Clear Trunk

Talk about being TSA-approved. The Vis-A-Vis Clear is a transparent version of Crumpler’s hardcase luggage. It has a TSA-approved lock, safety straps to prevent the outside zippers from opening while in transit and a clothes compression system.

Amazing Nerdcations

Amazing Nerdcations

Mental Floss’ List Show points out some of the world’s most intellectuallly stimulating tourist destinations, including the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Atacama Desert in Chile and its starry night skies, and the otaku paradise known as Akihabara in Tokyo.

The Kazakhstan Triangle

The Kazakhstan Triangle

Filmmaker Patrik Wallner and a team of skateboarders take us inside a land most Westerners are unfamiliar with. Independent since 1991, the world’s 9th largest country (by area) is a fascinating blend of modernity, Soviet era relics, and daunting desert landscapes.

Fairy Tale Castles

Fairy Tale Castles

YouTube channel WeWannaGo TV captured 4K footage of some of Europe’s most beautiful castles using DJI’s Phantom 3 and Phantom 4 quadcopters. Find the list of locations in the video’s description.

Patience

Patience

Photographer Paul Richardson combined moments from his numerous time-lapse projects to create this awesome highlight reel of some of his best work. Despite being just over 2 minutes long, the footage seen here is the result of countless days of painstaking effort.

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How Waze Works

How Waze Works

Despite its cluttered interface, Waze is a shining example of crowdsourcing – it turns parts of a problem into parts of a solution. Google employees Nat and Lo visited their co-workers to learn more about the community-based interactive map app.

Sailing with Land Rover BAR

Sailing with Land Rover BAR

During their recent trip to the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Chicago, we had a chance to visit with the Land Rover BAR team, and got see what goes into hydrofoil racing, from the engineering of the boats to the sheer fortitude of each crew member.

How Tennessee Whisky Is Made

How Tennessee Whisky Is Made

We recently had the privilege of visiting George Dickel Tennessee Whisky’s famous Cascade Hollow Distillery, and went behind the scenes to see how grains, water, and yeast are transformed into wonderful whiskies for us to enjoy. Here, we share our tour in photos.

Arctic Icebreaker Expedition

Arctic Icebreaker Expedition

Not only will a lucky few adventurers get to set sail to explore the Canadian Arctic on an 18- to 75-day journey, those who cruise on the Kapitan Khlebnikov from 8/22-9/8/16 will meet astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is going along for this awe-inspiring trip from Quark Expeditions.

Robot Restaurant

Robot Restaurant

Beatdown Boogie takes us inside one of Tokyo’s most over-the-top destinations. Robot Restaurant offers brighter and more colorful lights than Las Vegas, combined with crazy robots and costumed performers for some major sensory overload. Best watched in 4K.

Gotthard 360°

Gotthard 360°

Start out with a 360º ride through Switzerland’s Gothard Base Tunnel, then take a tour of the myriad platforms, elevators, and walkways that surround the 35.5 mile long tunnel that runs through the base of the Alps. The video is narrated in German, but it’s self-explanatory.

TMNT Manhattan Lair

TMNT Manhattan Lair

As part of its marketing campaign for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: Out of the Shadows, Paramount turned a three-bedroom apartment in Manhattan into the TMNT’s pad. Then they put it on Airbnb for overnight stays, with free pizza included.

Slatewood Club

Slatewood Club

Slatewood Club was founded to offer the ultimate guys’ weekend, combining great food, drink, adventures, and lodging. Their inaugural trip (8/25-28/16) includes a dream car drive, a survival hike, shooting guns, poker and more. Save 10% with code “THEAWESOMER”.

Miniature Madras

Miniature Madras

A wonderful tilt-shifted, time-lapse video which provides a glimpse into the spectacle which is the Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple Festival, which takes place in Mylapore, Chennai, India every April. Here we see colorful parade floats moving through throngs of onlookers.

BlackFin Camper Box

BlackFin Camper Box

The BlackFin Camper Box is a hard shell rooftop tent that fits on most cars and racks. You can install it in around 15 min and pop it open in just 30 seconds. It fits 2 adults or up to 550lb, and comes with a memory foam mattress and an aluminum telescoping ladder.

Holiday in Poland

Holiday in Poland

Polish film company Ujecia lotnicze (Aerial Shots) encourage us to visit its country with this breathtaking chronological montage of some of Poland’s most beautiful locations. Available in 4K.

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