Year In Review: Our Top Stories From 2016

2016 was a year for breaking records, breaking new ground, and (in some cases) breaking gear. More than 1,000 stories hit our homepage this year. These 12 were the most popular we published.

Artificial ‘Gills’ Scam Comes Clean

A week after we uncovered the Triton Gills Indiegogo scam, the company came clean and refunded nearly $900,000 to its backers. The company’s initial campaign made all but impossible claims of a mouth-size underwater breathing apparatus that, had it been legitimate, would have revolutionized underwater sports and professions.

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