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Lifesaver Jerrycan

Lifesaver Jerrycan

The Lifesaver Jerrycan holds up to 5 gallons of water. It can filter all known viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi from freshwater sources. Its filter can clean up to about 5,300 gallons of water. It also has a shower attachment.

BBCo DIY Boat Kits

BBCo DIY Boat Kits

The Balmain Boat Company sells flat-packed mini rowboat and sailboat kits. Each kit has most of what you need to build the boat, including nails and screws. It takes about 30 hours to put a boat together.

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Wakeboarding Insanity

Wakeboarding Insanity

It’s officially summer and it’s like a steambath in the city, so watching all the superior wakeboarding footage in Parker Walbeck’s video for Devin Supertramp is cooling us off. And maybe making us a little jealous too.

Digital Water Simulation

Digital Water Simulation

Software developers have long struggled to incorporate realistic water into video games. As video chips become more powerful, and engineers create better digital models, we might soon be seeing water that looks this good.

Chompy the Shark

Chompy the Shark

(NSFW: language) Isaac Brumaghim was minding his own business, kayak fishing, when he received an unexpected visitor. His reaction is priceless (and way better than if Chompy had actually made contact). (Thanks everybody!)

Human Slingshot 2X

Human Slingshot 2X

Devin Graham flings summer at us as we watch these folks head 60 feet into a lake at 40mph on an inner tube. Minimal broken bones and only two people knocked unconscious – our typical Tuesday.

LifeStraw Water Filter

LifeStraw Water Filter

Made by Vestergaard Frandsen, the LifeStraw is a durable, long lasting and user friendly water filter that doesn’t use chemicals. One unit can filter 99.9% of bacteria from 264 gallons of water.

FreeStyle Cruiser

FreeStyle Cruiser

The FreeStyle Cruiser is an inflatable vinyl water slide. It’s meant to be attached to yachts or other watercraft, but it can also be installed to other structures. Head to its website to order.

Whale Jump

Whale Jump

A fishing boat off the coast of British Columbia encounters an unexpected visit from a humpback whale, as it goes flying into the air just feet from the side of their boat. Photo: Matthew Thornton.

Sports Park 60

Sports Park 60

Rope swing not enough for you? Perhaps an entire inflatable water park will suffice. Wibit’s Sports Park 60 is over 130ft long, 105 ft wide and about 10ft high and can accommodate up to 60 people.

Floating Rope Swing

Floating Rope Swing

Rave Sports’ floating rope swing lets you pull off flips on water – or at least try to – on any body of water at least 10′ deep. It can be set up on its own or attached to other Rave Sports platforms.

Unbelievable Stone Skipping

Unbelievable Stone Skipping

Our attempts to skip stones across the water usually result in a splash or two – maybe three on a really good day. But check out this guy and his epic stone skipping skills (and his magical beard.)

Candock Floating Docks

Candock Floating Docks

A modular system to replace wooden docks, these floating blocks can be interlocked to make any shape you can think of, and can float over breaking waves. You can even land a helicopter on them.

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Seabreacher Y Submarine

Seabreacher Y Submarine

The Seabreacher Y uses the same 255hp engine as the X Sharkboat, but it is modeled on killer whales and has a panoramic canopy. Goes up to 50mph on the surface and 25mph underwater.

Flying Devil Rays

Flying Devil Rays

Raise your hand if you knew that devil rays were capable of leaping from the water and flying through the air. Nope, us neither. But these ones in the Sea of Cortez seem ready to evolve into birds.

Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas

Combining awe-inspiring and humbling footage of massive waves with the dubstep remix of Clint Mansell’s dramatic Lux Aeterna, you’ll want to dim the lights and hit full screen mode for this one.

Vortex Water Fountain

Vortex Water Fountain

Located at the Seaham Hall Spa outside of Newcastle, UK, this awe-inspiring fountain by William Pye has a continuously spinning vortex in the middle of it, which can be viewed from the side or above.

Sawyer Squeeze Water Filters

Sawyer Squeeze Water Filters

Sawyer’s Squeeze filters are light and very easy to use – fill up the pouch, screw the filter on to the pouch and then squeeze the water out of the pouch. Comes with 12oz, 16oz and 32oz pouches.

Shipwreck Art Gallery

Shipwreck Art Gallery

Dive right in to see Andreas Franke’s underwater photographs of a decommissioned ship digitally enhanced with people; the waterproof gallery is located on the ship, just 93′ below the surface.

Alex Pastor’s Freeride

Alex Pastor’s Freeride

Andre Magarao’s video of Alex Pastor kiteboarding in Uruau, Brazil not only captures some cool moves by the athlete but also a tiny, compelling glimpse into what life is like in a remote, 100 person town.

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Vertigo 220 Superyacht

Vertigo 220 Superyacht

Alloy Yachts’ Vertigo 220 vessel was designed by a naval architect and combines the best of contemporary living with oceanic luxury, with sweeping teak floors and Christian Liaigre interiors.

Lowepro DryZone 200 Backpack

Lowepro DryZone 200 Backpack

Craig Pulsifier’s cool video shows the Lowepro DryZone 200 Camera Backpack protecting and keeping his gear dry in the great outdoors, while traversing waist high water and waterfalls.

Skier-Controlled Tow Boat

Skier-Controlled Tow Boat

Who says you need a friend with a boat to go water skiing? Hammacher Schlemmer certainly doesn’t think you do – offering up this remote-controlled boat that can pull you along at up to 40MPH.

World Record Waterfall Descent

World Record Waterfall Descent

Buck up and huck it – that’s exactly what Tyler Bradt did (with minor injuries) to make the insane 189′ world record waterfall descent at Palouse Falls. The drama begins at 2:30. (Thanks Nash!)

Frozen River Ice Flow

Frozen River Ice Flow

(NSFW: Language) This week, we learned that nature is awesome. Here’s more proof, as the Ammonoosuc river transforms from a still, peaceful thing to a rushing river of ice in minutes.

EGO: Semi-Submarine

EGO: Semi-Submarine

The EGO is a small electric boat that floats on the water, piloted from a see-through cabin that rides just beneath the surface, allowing a clear view of underwater life without getting wet – or the bends.

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