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Sway in the breeze at your campsite or in the backyard in Hang-Abouts.

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Men’s underwear got an upgrade in 2015, so we tested and reviewed four pairs of “the most comfortable underwear out there.”

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Available at the end of this year, and costing $30,000, the ME20F-SH can truly capture images in the dark. It has an ISO sensitivity of over 4,000,000.

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Solar Cooker: GoSun Stove Bakes Food With Sunshine

Cook food with the sun — that’s the basic premise of GoSun Stove,

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Tiny Rider: Child Push-Bike Test

Kid push-bikes are becoming mandatory for littles ones looking to ride and learn balance. We put our tiny tester on two new models.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

‘Indian River’ Jackknife: Traditional Look, Modern Metal

The Northwoods Knives Indian River Jack looks like it fell off a time machine from the 1930s. But its steel is cutting edge.

Monday, June 1st, 2015

UNEEK Review: Footwear ‘Made Of Cord’ Put To Test

Made with an upper of cord, KEEN is hoping for another unexpected hit with the UNEEK, a sandal/shoe new this spring.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

The Future Of Food? Testing ‘Soylent’ Meal-Replacement For An Active Lifestyle

Could an active person live off Soylent alone? I would give the meal-replacement product a three-day test to start.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

‘Hobo Roll’ Ends The Dreaded Pack Explosion

You won’t have to dig out the entire contents of your backpack just to find your socks. The Hobo Roll is a new kind of gear organizer.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Cook-Off: ‘Fyre Champion’ Camp Stove Test

Coleman’s new Fyre Champion camp stove is an upgrade on a classic camp stove. We test it on a head-to-head breakfast showdown.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Apps, Navigation, Email… Next-Level Outdoors Watch

The Fenix 3 by Garmin is a versatile, handsome watch for navigation and fitness. We put it to a test.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

‘Dual-Chamber’ Design: Best Camp Pad Of 2015

Sea To Summit’s Comfort Plus sleeping pad is among the finest we have ever reviewed.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Laser Vision: ‘Blaze’ Bike Light

London-based Blaze’s flagship Laserlight offers a piercing LED glow as well as green laser shot from a small handlebar-mounted unit.

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Bears: Tips From A Controversial Expert

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by SABRE, manufacturer of Frontiersman bear spray. The interviewed expert has no affiliation with the brand.

Bears. They are big, strong, wild animals, and sometimes, they freak us out. But should they?

Bear Rogers

Probably not, according to Dr. Lynn Rogers (pictured above). He is a biologist and researcher who has spent 48 years studying black, grizzly and polar bears around the world.

We spoke with Rogers to learn what is — and isn’t — important to consider when sharing the woods with bruins.

(Editor’s note: Rogers is a controversial figure in Minnesota for his belief — contrary to many authorities — that feeding bears during research is not necessarily bad. We are not opening that can of worms; instead this article focuses on Rogers’ experience to share wisdom gleaned over decades with the animals.)

GearJunkie: Tell us about your career in bear research.

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Shoot In The Dark: $30K Camera With ISO 4 Million

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