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What To Wear In The Jungle

I just got back from a week-long camping trip in a hot, humid, torrentially rain-flooded jungle. With a few missteps, I managed to stay dry and comfortable throughout. Here’s what I learned and how you can maximise comfort and performance in this difficult environment.

Everyone Will Fill A Baseball Glove Flask With Gatorade, Right?

We haven’t solved world hunger, and peace on a global scale isn’t happening anytime soon, but if there’s one thing humanity has mastered, its finding a way to smuggle booze. So if you play baseball, or just enjoy watching America’s pastime from the stands, it’s time to upgrade your glove to the Glask which features a hidden flask inside.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Motorcycle Safety Gear

Capable of keeping you dry when it’s wet, cool when it’s hot, warm when it’s cold and alive in a crash, motorcycle safety gear is the most advanced apparel this side of a space suit.

You Can Hide This Glove Foam Dart Launcher In Plain Sight

Walk into a room carrying a toy blaster and everyone assumes you’re going to start spraying foam darts in their direction, giving them time to duck. But walk into a room wearing what looks like just a fingerless glove and everyone will assume you’re some kind of rebel, and they certainly won’t suspect a barrage of six darts is secretly waiting for them.

Gift Guide: 11 Lumbersexual Gifts For The Nostalgic Outdoorsman

Many new things suddenly look old again. Especially outdoors, where many brands have been resurrecting the simple designs and bold colours of the 1970s and 1980s and applied them to modern technology. Here’s 11 gifts that look old, but work like new.

Hashtag Gloves :(

There are gloves called Hashtag Gloves. If you make a hashtag symbol with your fingers and then speak, the gloves will tweet what you say. They are, objectively, the worst gloves.

Monster Machines: These Hard Suit Power Gloves Give You The Grip Of A Kraken

Lobsters never took over the world because their claws are terrible at grasping. It’s the same reason deep sea divers, especially those that venture so far down that they require Atmospheric Dive Suits to keep from imploding, have such difficulty manipulating their tools at depth — the suits’ conventional lobster-like “prehensor” grippers are complete rubbish. But these new robo-gloves from MIT startup Vishwa Robotics will offer divers superior, Ninja Turtle-esque grip even 20,000 leagues below the sea.

Nike's New Baseball Glove Comes Already Broken In

Nike’s new Vapor 360 fielding glove is specially designed to be used “straight out of the box,” according to Nike. Forget stashing it under your mattress for weeks until the leather loosens up — this glove is broken in from day one.

Control VR Mitts Are Like The Powerglove You Always Wanted

So let’s say you have your Oculus Rift headset on and it’s pretty awesome, but what could make it more immersive? How about looking down and seeing your hands. There are already some (sorta janky) solutions to that problem, but Control VR’s new glove controllers look like the best so far.

Are These Tear-Away Surgical Gloves Actually Safer?

Park Bomin, Jung Sumi and Chu Yeunho won a Red Dot Design Award for what they believe to be a big improvement to the surgical gloves used in hospitals. The trio’s Safe Cut Surgical Gloves feature a pull tab that not only makes the gloves easier to remove, but also prevents them from ever being reused — intentionally or not — which helps prevent the spread of disease.

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