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One Year of Backpacking All Around the World In Just Five Minutes

Gizmodo reader Kien Lam just sent me this beautiful video that has made me extremely jealous: a time lapse video of his year backpacking all around the world. 343 days, 17 countries over five continents reduced to just five minutes. Read More >>

Crinkle Your Way Through the Great Outdoors with These High-Tech Backsacks

Backpacks have an inherent trade-off — the larger they are, the more they can carry. Corollary: the bigger the bag, the more it weighs. The new Quasar line from Terra Nova Equipment is both strong and light — they use the same material as yacht sails. Read More >>