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The Best Action Camera: Spring 2014 Edition

You can't just do something dangerous and insane these days without filming it for posterity. And while action cameras let us relieve these life-highlights over and over, they aren't all created equal. We decided to see for ourselves which one could handle your extreme adventures best. Read More >>

architecture
Finally, a Stadium Shaped Like a Crocodile

I'm as baffled as you are that it's taken so long, but it seems someday we still might get the stadium we've all known architecture really needs: Turkey's Burasapor football team, nicknamed the "Green Crocodiles," could soon be getting an architectural masterpiece, a structure that will rival the greatest palaces of the last 200 years, even outdoing the timeless proportions of the Acropolis. It is a coiling green crocodile with blazing spotlights in its eyes. Read More >>

power
Handheld Jet Thrusters Make Any Sport Instantly Extreme

Now that rechargeable battery technologies have developed past the point of being abysmal, they've allowed a company called Dreamscience to create this set of handheld electric jet thrusters that make everything from snowboarding to rollerblading infinitely more awesome. Read More >>

sports
RIP Ultimate Warrior: Here are the Wrestling Legend's Best Moments

Only three days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame, James Hellwig, better known as the Ultimate Warrior, has died at the age of 54. No cause of death has been revealed yet. To commemorate The Warrior's incredible career, above is a collection of some of his best moments. Read More >>

sports
150 Years Ago, People Watched Competitive Walking Instead of Football

If it was 1874, instead of hitting your local football ground, you'd be grabbing a few friends and heading to a competitive walking match. Yes, walking was an American national pastime, according to author Matthew Algeo: "Watching people walk was America's favourite spectator sport." Read More >>

sports
A Camera-Filled Football Gives Fans a Dizzying View of the Game

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup approaches, the official sponsor Adidas has customised one of its new Brazuca footballs, turning it into "the Brazucam", which provides 360-degree views of all the action on field. It might no longer be considered as suitable for regulation play, but it's as close to participating in the World Cup as most of us will ever get. Read More >>

chatroom
What's Your Favourite Piece of Fitness Technology?

We often only think of the technology that makes our lives more productive or entertaining. But what about the stuff that allows us to have the most fun outdoors? Read More >>

chatroom
Which World Cup 2014 Nation Has the Best Football Kit?

Ball, ball, ball, footie, footie, footie. Yep, it's that time once again -- a summer dominated by "the beautiful game", if not beautiful weather. The FIFA World Cup 2014 will kick off on Thursday June 12th, and today we've been given the final line up of each of the 32 participating national football teams' kits. Read More >>

sports
Under Armour's Clutchfit Shoes Conform to the Shape of Your Movement

Under Armour is about to release a new line of gear coated in a sheath of sturdy plastic, designed to provide support while also flexing with the shape of your movement. "Clutchfit" as the new tech is called, isn't aesthetics—it's science. Read More >>

sports
A Build-It-Yourself Modular Jet Ski That Fits in Your Car's Boot

As fun as a jet ski is when you get on the water, they can also be a bit of a pain to haul around if you don't pay for a permanent dock. So a team of designers in Wisconsin, US, created the BomBoard, a lightweight and highly portable personal watercraft that can be easily disassembled and tossed in the boot of a compact car. Read More >>

cars
Formula E's Futuristic Sound Puts F1 to Shame

A lot of people are not happy with the sound of the new engines in this year’s Formula One. As a result of extensive rule changes, the 2014 F1 cars are much quieter than last year’s models, with none of that ear-splitting high-pitched scream that made 2013–and earlier–cars so appealing. And now, a competitor is putting them to shame. Read More >>

sports
Watch a Mad Scientist Build and Ride a Heated Snowboard

It's easy to forget on the slopes, but your speed depends on the thin film of water created by your snowboard (or skis). So it follows that more heat below your feet would mean more speed, right? Signal Snowboards's Dave Lee just built a heated snow board to find out. Read More >>

fitmodo
The Future of Active Eyewear: An Interview With Oakley's R&D Division

The pinnacle achievement in active eyewear was once simply making a pair of sunglasses that were light and wouldn't shatter into your eyeballs. While that's still important, technology has obviously progressed. So what is the future, exactly? Heads-up displays? Augmented reality? Cybernetic retinal implants? Read More >>

science
Running Shoe Technology Won't Reduce Your Risk of Injury

When it comes to running, it seems technology won't help save you. A new study shows that whatever the technical features of the shoes you wear, you're still at the same risk of injury. Read More >>

safety
There's an Airbag Hidden Inside This Lightweight Ski Jersey

Dainese has been developing a wearable airbag system that the company hopes will help save skiers from broken bones and injuries after a wipeout on the slopes. And somehow, it's managed to fit all of the hardware into a jersey that doesn't look like it adds much bulk or weight to a skier's outfit. Because after all, safety gear doesn't work if you don't want to wear it. Read More >>

samsung
Samsung's S Circle is a Rumoured Low-Power Fitness Band

Samsung could well have another form of sporty wearable to casually frisbee into the mix, with online sources uncovering a thing called the Samsung S Circle -- a supposed Bluetooth LE activity tracker for keeping tabs on how many times you've walked to the toilet in any given period. Read More >>

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