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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The Giant Paper Airplane

On March 21, 2012 a paper airplane measuring 45 feet long was flown high above the Arizona desert (video below). The flight- and crash landing- is believed to be the largest paper airplane ever flown.

The Great Paper Airplane Project was sponsored by the Pima Air & Space Museum, one of the largest aviation museums in the world.

The design of Arturo Valdenegro’s was chosen from hundreds of entries. According to the website…

Arturo won the Great Paper Airplane Fly-Off on January 14, 2012, and since then, he’s been involved in the build and design of the giant plane, even consulting with Art Thompson. At 12 years old, Arturo has always been into creating things with paper. He’s an avid origami and paper figurine builder, and he learned to fold paper airplanes from videos on YouTube. Arturo says he wants to be a mechanical engineer when he grows up. We have a feeling that’ll work out for him.

The following video shows the flight…

Photos from Great Paper Airplane Project

Instant Video

Shoot and Share Camcorders

Flip Video MinoHD Video Camera with Advanced Accessory Kit (Black, 2 Hours)It’s never been easier to share video with the world. New video cameras that fit in the palm of your hand allow bloggers and newshounds to publish HD video immediately– almost as it happens.

These cameras allow you to easily move footage without the need for disks or media, and some even do the uploading for you. Here’s a helpful video primer from our friends at B & H on some of the standout products available in this product niche.

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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.


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.