Easy Up for the Artistic

Here’s a temporary shelter that will truly impress your friends and express your inner designer.

The BAFF Pavillion is the product of YWD Designs and at first appears to be rather baffling. The modular structure can assume a variety of shapes and provides shade with a series of interconnected bubbles.

Can a stop-action animation be far off? We think not.

Learn more at Designboom.com.

Camp, Cook & Charge

New Camp Stove Goes Off the Grid

One of the most clever camping gadgets we’ve seen since the Noah Tarp by Kelty is this awesome little camping stove from BioLite.

The stove burns wood but uses a thermoelectric generator to run a fan that makes the fire ultra efficient. Think of it like a miniature blast furnace. The electrical energy can also be used to charge small electrical appliances- like a phone or MP3 player.

Weighing only 33 ounces the makers claim a liter of water can be brought to a boil in only 4 1/2 minutes using less than 2 ounces of wood. A home version is also in the works.

New Eureka Spitfire 2 Tent

There are dozens of quality backpack tents on the market. The new Spitfire 2 from Eureka offers a durable two person tent that packs light and sets up easy.

Eureka Spitfire TentThe Eureka Spitfire 2 Tent provides all the ventilation and headroom of the Spitfire in a tent that sleeps two comfortably. Set up is fast and easy with post and grommet corner attachments and clips to attach the tent body to the Spitfire 2 frame.

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Helmet View Live

Contour POV Cam Offers Live Streaming

Contour has introduced a new live streaming feature via wired or wireless networks.

CONTOUR PLUS CAMERA

The Contour+ Helmet Camcorder just got better! Introducing live streaming with Cerevo. Cerevo LiveShell is a small, portable, battery powered, USTREAM compatible device. The Contour+ connects to the LiveShell via its HDMI port and allows you to broadcast live video to the web via wireless or wired networks.

The Cerevo LiveShell is a battery-powered USTREAM compatible device. The Contour+ connects to the LiveShell via its HDMI port and allows users to broadcast live video to the web via wireless or wired networks. This allows you to share your action shots with anyone- anywhere and everywhere.

This is the coolest feature since the mobile apps Contour offers to facilitate live preview, settings, etc. These features, along with the compact and ergonomic design, has kept the Contour at the top of our list for POV cameras. While the GoPro is the most popular in this segment, we still find the Contour easier to live with on a day-to-day basis.