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Is Uber planning to put its self-driving tech into bikes and scooters?

Uber reportedly has its eye on building autonomous electric bikes and scooters that ride to a user when summoned by an app. The technology could also be used to make its two-wheelers safer with obstacle avoidance systems. The post Is Uber planning to put its self-driving tech into bikes and scooters? appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Uber, News, Cars, Trends, Autonomous Bikes, Autonomous Scooters


Hot chocolate or cocoa in Poland?

There is nothing better than winter storm (like the one happening right now as I’m writing in New England!), fireplace, comfortable couch, a blanket…and of course a cup of hot chocolate:)) I love the home atmosphere and having my hot chocolate in my living room. However, there are plenty of places in the world, where amazing hot chocolate is served. And Poland is no different – great cafes and restaurants to choose from to satisfy your cravings! We hear some people talking about hot cocoa (gorąc...
Tags: Cooking, Outdoors, Winter, Culture, Linguistics, Poland, New England


A 2019 Guide to Outdoor Partying

With the new year comes a new calendar of events to celebrate in style. There are plenty of beautiful venues out there, but nothing turns heads quite like an outdoor party. Once you decide on that direction, you’ll find that every patch of grass or waterside stretch is fair game. Here’s what you need to consider before you throw an outdoor party. Get a marquee The elements are not as predictable as we would like them to be, particularly in Melbourne. Your daytime or evening event h...
Tags: Outdoors, Fashion, Entertainment, Melbourne, Rsvp, Party Ideas, Party Planning, Summer Party, Outdoor Party


Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: camera with A.I. director, robot arm assistant appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Crowdfunding, Cars, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Kickstarter, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech, Awesome tech you can't buy yet


Heading to the backcountry this weekend? Watch out for hazards left by this week’s storms

Santiago Creek in the foothills of Santa Ana Mountains turns into a small river after this week’s series of rains. (Photo by David Whiting) Rushing water and slippery boulders make for dangerous stream crossing in the Cleveland National Forest following rains this week. (Photo by David Whiting) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Before: Photo of Trabuco Creek a few weeks ago shows a smaller stream. (Photo by David Whiting) After:: Rains this week caused Trabuco Creek an...
Tags: Outdoors, Utah, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Alaska, Orange County, Orange, Malibu, Andes, Los Angeles County, Riverside, Mason, Hollywood Hills


Storms leave Southern California relatively intact, but remind us to play safe in the backcountry

Santiago Creek in the foothills of Santa Ana Mountains turns into a small river after this week’s series of rains. (Photo by David Whiting) Rushing water and slippery boulders make for dangerous stream crossing in the Cleveland National Forest following rains this week. (Photo by David Whiting) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Before: Photo of Trabuco Creek a few weeks ago shows a smaller stream. (Photo by David Whiting) After:: Rains this week caused Trabuco Creek an...
Tags: Outdoors, Utah, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Soccer, Alaska, Orange County, Orange, Malibu, Southern California, Andes, Los Angeles County, Riverside, Mason


REI drops prices on North Face and Columbia during its winter sale

Looking to shop top brands like North Face, Columbia, and more? REI is offering up to 50 percent off during a winter sale so you can save big on new jackets and hoodies. This deal will last until January 22, so take advantage on this huge clearance and shop new winter staples to upgrade your […] The post REI drops prices on North Face and Columbia during its winter sale appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Trends, Columbia, North Face, North Face Columbia


How to Make Pine Needle Tea

Packed with antioxidants and vitamins A and C (in fact 4-5 times that of orange juice), sworn by as an immune booster and reliever of congestion, pine needle tea has been used for centuries as both a refreshing beverage and a medicinal drink. In the winter of 1536, the crew of French explorer Jacques Cartier was saved from a disastrous bout of scurvy by drinking this tea. Later, Cartier would describe the source of the tea as the “tree of life.” The yew tree (top) looks like a pine, but isn’...
Tags: Outdoors, Nutrition, Life, Food & Drink, North America, Norfolk Island, Cartier, Manly Skills, Jacques Cartier


Get ready for the “Super Blood Wolf Moon” … or not

There is, however, a legitimately interesting lunar event coming: a total eclipse.
Tags: Outdoors, Science, News, Education, Life, Lifestyle, Local News, Puget Sound


Sonoma County, CA: 3 itineraries

3 travel itineraries that take in the best of Sonoma County Sonoma and Petaluma Heart of Wine Country Westward into Nature Photo: Wildly Simple/Sonoma County Tourism #wedge-0 { background-image: url('https://d36tnp772eyphs.cloudfront.net/blogs/1/2018/12/Sonoma-vineyard-Wildly-Simple-Sonoma-County-Tourism-560x420.jpg') }@media(min-width:560px){ #wedge-0 { background-image: url('https://d36tnp772eyphs.cloudfront.net/blogs/1/2018/12/Sonoma-vineyard-Wildly-Simple-Sonoma-County-Touri...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, California, Nature, Michelin, Mission, Sonoma, Pacific, City Hall, All, Wine Country, Northern California, Santé, Francis Ford Coppola, Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park


Women’s Patagonia Hyper Puff Hoody Review

This is a jacket built for belays, frigid camps, and the moments when the weather just doesn’t want to cooperate. Patagonia paid close attention to the details when making a cold weather hoody that will offer protection from a myriad of undesirable weather conditions. Their new HyperDAS insulation utilizes a vertical orientation for the synthetic insulating fibers, instead of horizontal. The result? A highly durable synthetic puffy that retains its loft after rigorous use. Women’s Patagonia Hype...
Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Cycling, Arizona, Patagonia, Jackets, Pacific Northwest, North Cascades, DWR, Gear Reviews, Pertex Quantum, Nalgene, Pertex, Patagonia Hyper Puff Hoody Review, Outdoor Research Floodlight Parka, North Face Ventrix Hoody


Nike’s Adapt BB shoes let you tighten your laces with an iPhone

The new Nike Adapt BB shoe comes with smartphone connectivity that allows the user to tighten the laces using a smartphone while providing the ability to adjust tension throughout the game. The post Nike’s Adapt BB shoes let you tighten your laces with an iPhone appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, News, Fitness, Trends, Nike, Basketball, Health & Fitness, Self-lacing Shoes, Nike Adapt BB


Reader’s Lens | Under the bridge

Seattle Times reader Michael Uschold captured a quiet moment under the I-90 bridge.
Tags: Outdoors, Photography, News, Life, Seattle Times, Photo & Video, Michael Uschold


Yamaha’s new app lets you tune your motorcycle with a smartphone

It used to be that if you wanted to tune your motorcycle’s engine and tweak its performance, you needed specialized tools and even more specialized knowledge. Yamaha’s new Power Tuner app changes that. The post Yamaha’s new app lets you tune your motorcycle with a smartphone appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Trends, Features, Emerging Tech, Yamaha, Power Tuner


Dense fog from SeaTac to Olympia for Tuesday morning commute; clouds to follow, then rain

Goodbye, goodbye to those clear skies. After Tuesday morning's fog, rain is expected to return Wednesday or Thursday.
Tags: Outdoors, Weather, News, Local News, Puget Sound, Olympia, SEATAC, Traffic Lab


Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: heat-powered watches, phone cases with reflexes

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk! The post Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: heat-powered watches, phone cases with reflexes appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, Gaming, Wearables, Photography, Crowdfunding, Cars, Trends, Computing, Home Theater, Kickstarter, Smart Home, Health & Fitness, Emerging Tech, Awesome tech you can't buy yet


The best rain jackets for fall, winter, and beyond (updated for 2019)

From high-tech, lightweight shells to modern-looking, waterproof trench coats, check out our list of the best rain jackets built to keep you dry and looking stylish in any season. The post The best rain jackets for fall, winter, and beyond (updated for 2019) appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Trends, Waterproof, Buying Guides, Rain Jackets, Rain Coats, Winter Guide 2019


Furrion’s luxurious smart yacht looks like the perfect vessel for a Bond villain

Forget smart watches and the like: when it comes to the biggest smart technology at CES 2019, the literal answer can be nothing other than the 78-foot, high-tech luxury smart yacht, Adonis. The post Furrion’s luxurious smart yacht looks like the perfect vessel for a Bond villain appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Trends, Yacht, Smart Home, Emerging Tech, Furrion, CES 2019


Learn to cross-country ski in Washington’s Methow Valley

Curious about cross-country skiing? There’s no better place to try it than Washington's Methow Valley.
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, News, Washington, Life, Methow Valley


Sledding for grown-ups: You can now hop a recreational luge in the Methow Valley

You've seen it during the Winter Olympics, but did you know that recreational luge sledding is a thing? With a new run at the Methow Valley's Loup Loup Ski Bowl, writer Jeff Layton put it to the test. The result? A real-life game of Mario Kart that's surprisingly kid-friendly.
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, News, Life, Mario Kart, Methow Valley, Jeff Layton


You may soon be able to summon an autonomous wheelchair like an Uber

At CES 2019, autonomous wheelchair company Whill unveiled its vision for a world in which people can summon its wheelchairs by app, in locations such as museums, airports, and city centers. The post You may soon be able to summon an autonomous wheelchair like an Uber appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Trends, Wheelchair, Emerging Tech, Whill, CES 2019


Stevens Pass is under new management. Here’s what skiers and snowboarders want fixed.

Vail Resorts purchased Stevens Pass in June, bringing the local ski resort into the game-changing Epic Pass network.
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, News, Fitness, Life, Vail Resorts, Stevens Pass


Cyberfishing Smart Rod Sensor transforms normal fishing rods into data recorders

The Cyberfishing Smart Rod Sensor, on display at CES 2019, upgrades normal fishing rods into smarter versions of themselves. The device will work with a companion app to record data, including fishing hotspots and trophy fish details. The post Cyberfishing Smart Rod Sensor transforms normal fishing rods into data recorders appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Trends, Fishing, CES 2019, Cyberfishing Smart Rod Sensor


Reader’s Lens | New Year’s Day at Snow Lake

Chris Vyvyan-Robinson took a snowy hike on New Year's Day. The result is stunning.
Tags: Outdoors, Photography, News, Life, Photo & Video, Snow Lake, Chris Vyvyan Robinson


This iceless cooler looks like a Mars rover, keeps beer cold for a week

Furrion's Rova uses lithium-ion batteries and a compressor to keep beverages cold for up to a week with no ice, meaning you can skip the 7-11 run and cut straight to camping. It also charges gadgets and looks straight out of a Halo game. The post This iceless cooler looks like a Mars rover, keeps beer cold for a week appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Camping, Trends, Beer, Emerging Tech, Cooler, Rova, Furrion, CES 2019


Goal Zero Yeti Tank and Yeti Link expand home power storage options

At CES 2019, Goal Zero expands its ability to store power at home and while traveling with the introduction of the Yeti Tank and Yeti Link, as well as redesigned Sherpa battery packs and a new Nomad 5 solar panel. The post Goal Zero Yeti Tank and Yeti Link expand home power storage options appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, Mobile, News, Trends, Solar Panels, Battery Packs, Nomad, Sherpa, Goal Zero, Portable Power Stations, CES 2019, Zero Yeti Tank, Yeti Link


The North Face's New Breathable, Waterproof Fabric Might Be the Holy Grail of Outdoor Gear

Preparing to head into the great outdoors has always always been a delicate balancing act. You want to bring enough gear to be prepared for any weather, without overpacking and creating a heavy pack. With its new Futurelight material, The North Face believes it’s created the ultimate fabric for outdoor adventures: one…Read more...
Tags: Outdoors, Science, Clothing, Tech, Ces, North Face, The North Face, Fabrics, CES 2019, Ces2019, Futurelight


North Face’s new waterproof fabric makes Gore-Tex look downright primitive

Futurelight, the new high-tech fabric from The North Face, promises to be the most waterproof, breathable, and eco-friendly fabric ever created, eliminating condensation to completely change the game for outdoor pursuits. The post North Face’s new waterproof fabric makes Gore-Tex look downright primitive appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Trends, Outdoor Gear, North Face, Gore Tex, The North Face, Outdoor Apparel, CES 2019


The North Face’s new waterproof fabric makes Gore-Tex look downright primitive

Futurelight, the new high-tech fabric from The North Face, promises to be the most waterproof, breathable, and eco-friendly fabric ever created, eliminating condensation to completely change the game for outdoor pursuits. The post The North Face’s new waterproof fabric makes Gore-Tex look downright primitive appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Outdoors, News, Trends, Outdoor Gear, North Face, Gore Tex, The North Face, Outdoor Apparel, CES 2019


How to cope with January grays in the Pacific Northwest

Readers and co-workers share their favorite "recipes" for making it through Seattle's dark and rainy season.
Tags: Wellness, Outdoors, News, Fitness, Life, Lifestyle, Food & Drink, Seattle, Pacific Northwest