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Infrared Cameras, Coming to an iPhone Near You

If you’re a fan of cop shows or military dramas, you’ve no doubt seen ghostlike pictures of bright white bad guys in the night that are produced by forward looking infrared radar (FLIR) cameras.

You Should Pitch Camp on Your Car

Rooftop tents aren’t new. But they are getting a high-tech revival in the U.S. as more people take up car camping.

Pack Rafts You Shouldn't Hike Without

Once upon a time, planning an outdoor venture meant you had to make a simple choice up front: land or water? Now the wet/dry divide is starting to crumble, thanks to recent advances in lightweight...

Your Perfect Car Camping Arsenal

To answer this question, I turned to Outside’s executive editor, Mike Roberts, who spends his weekends exploring Marin County with his wife and two young boys.

5 Labor Day Toys for Grown-Ups

Slip 'N Slide. Four square. Twister. Sometimes it can seem like kids have all the fun. Here are five games and activities designed for adults looking to harness their inner child this summer.

Skip Your Run? This Band Will Shock You

If the reward-based philosophy of the fitness tracking industry hasn't kept you from skipping workouts, it might be time to try a different approach.

The Yeti Love Child We Adore

After a hiatus from the full-suspension cross-country bike market, Yeti has released a fully revised race bike, the ASR Carbon.

Everyone's Favorite Cyclist Retires

The seventh stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Sunday is Jens Voigt’s final bike race. The outspoken German, who at 42 is currently the oldest racer in the pro peloton, is hanging up his bike...

This Is How You Learn to Ride Like a Pro

Two days before the start of the fourth edition of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, which is in full throttle at the moment, I was rifling down the broad Stage 1 descent from Snowmass to Aspen at 50...

The Ultimate Hydration Pack for Women

Outside Online's Whitney Dreier had lost all hope for hydration packs, but then a friend and running expert introduced her to Nathan's race-targeted hydration systems. Enter the Nathan Zeal,...

Tiny House Couples' Therapy

A new documentary chronicles one couple's summer project: building a 124-square-foot home and downsizing their lives to fit.

4 Bike Apparel Upgrades

This is the gear we recommend for long-term, everyday rotation. After thousands of miles of riding, here are a few of our summer favorites.

The End of Drones in the Wild

As of Wednesday, pilots of hobbyist drones like the DJI Phantom will no longer be allowed to fly their gadgets in national parks.

The King of Titanium Bikes Is Back

Merlin, the original titanium bicycle manufacturer is back. In an age of carbon fiber popularity, this titanium is better than ever with a new mountain frame built around 29-inch wheels.