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How To Prep Your Barbecue For Australia Day

Tomorrow’s barbecue is going to be epic, with snags, steaks and burgers for the ages. But first you’ll need to make sure your BBQ is up to the task. Here’s how to turn your fire pit up to 11 in time for the most ‘Strayan day of the year.


Beautiful Drone Footage Of Surfing In Hawaii

Check out this slick aerial drone footage of surfers hitting Pipeline in Oahu’s North Shore…


Don't Get Sucked In By The Rip This Summer

On average 21 people drown each year in rip currents on Australian surf beaches.

This value exceeds the long-term annual average of fatalities caused by bush fires, floods, cyclones and sharks combined. So how can beachgoers keep safe this summer?


This Solar Charging Tent Means You Can Never Get Away From Gadgets

Camping used to be all about getting away from the clutter of our increasingly connected lives. But then electronic devices became “mobile”, which it turns out means “magnetically attracted to our thumbs,” and solar charging was a necessity. Now Eddie Bauer (the company) is making a tent with a built in solar charger, and Eddie Bauer (the badarse) is probably screaming obscenities in his grave.


How To Make Alcoholic Ice Cream, The Greatest Dessert Of All Time

Summer is on, and it’s a punishing, sticky mess. So here’s a re-introduction to an old friend, alcoholic ice cream.


10 Lifehacks That Will Make Your Summer Even More Awesome

Summer was always great growing up because it meant no school. Summer is still great now because of barbecues, pool parties, the beach, outdoor bars, watermelon, hot dogs, chips, popsicles and the fact that we don’t have school anymore. But did you know you can make summer even GREATER by using these lifehacks from life wizard Grant Thompson. Fruit flies, sticky hands, warm water and more will be a thing of the past.


Four Easy Ways To Listen To Your Music Outdoors

The season for backyard barbecues and pool parties is upon us! But with the summer sun us Aussies on Boxing Day, who wants to crowd their ears into a pair of headphones or jam silicone buds down their ear canals? Instead, here are four easy ways to bring your playlist poolside.


12 Cool Pools You Wish You Were Swimming In Now

It’s gone from warm and pleasant seersucker weather to hot as hell outside. It’s slogging through air so thick you need a machete and a shower every time you step outside hot. In times like these, you just want to laze in a pool. Specifically, in these positively perfect specimens.


Three Isn't A Crowd When Everyone's In Conjoined Hammocks

Two’s company, three’s a crowd, but that principle does not apply when you’re talking about hammocks. Trinity Hammocks triple hammock structures give you three times the relaxation.


The Wristworn Automatic Jetpack: OK, Aquaman, Now We Get It

For all we know, the personal jetpack that will let you fly through the air like an eagle may never become a reality. So this X2 Underwater Jet Pack, from S.C.P. Marine Innovation in the UK, could very well be the next best thing. Instead of soaring like a bird, it lets you zip through the water like a human torpedo thanks to a pair of jetpacks strapped to your wrists.


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