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Trailspace: Outdoor Gear Reviews

Trailspace: Outdoor Gear Reviews
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Kammok tarp collects rainwater for drinking Hammok manufacturer Kammok is working to bring an innovative new tarp to market. Not only does the tarp provide shelter from the rain, it funnels that rain into a gutter system and bottles it, providing a hassle-free way of procuring clean drinking water. View all Unlike other sources of water common in the wild, rainwater is inherently clean and a good option for refilling a water bottle, especially if you don't have a water purification system on hand. However, collecting water with narrow-mouthed bottles or hydration bladders can be difficult and ineffective. The Glider seeks to make rainwater collection easier with a dual-function design. The amount of water that the Glider system will collect obviously depends upon how much rain is falling. Another interesting feature of the Glider is that it's made from a new Cordura-based "Amphibiskin" fabric that includes both waterproofing and heat reflective coating. Source: Kickstarter, Kammock Share

Micrographia: A Light Microscopy Resource: Home Page and Site Directory. GearFlogger MSR rules the expedition stove world for good reason. Their XGK and WhisperLite models are far and away the most popular stoves on Denali for one simple reason: bombproof reliability. It doesn't hurt that they're intelligently designed all the way around. The XGK in particular is overkill though for anything short of expedition use, and for sheer convenience it's hard to beat canister designs. The Reactor is one of their more recent designs, although it's still been around since about 2007 or so. It's a canister design, not the most appropriate for very high altitude and very low temps - i.e. One 8oz canister of isobutane will run for at least an hour, and you can get a lot of heated water and one-pot cooking done due to the quick boil time, on the order of 3-4 minutes starting with cold water thanks to dual action convective and radiant heating.

Flippin Blog - Flippinout Slingshots Custom Axiom- Ebony And Koa This custom one off Axiom is crafted from a variety of increasingly difficult to source woods. The faces of the slingshot are made from bookmatched Black and White Ebony. read more Peerless- Canvas Micarta The Peerless™ by FlippinOut Slingshots™ is the signature through the forks (TTF) shooter in the Alpha Series™. Supernatural™- Axiom in White Oak This slingshot began it’s life as at the top of an oak tree. Axiom FlipKung Survival Slingshot The Axiom FlipKung© is slingshot minimalism with options galore. Axiom-G10 And Spectraply The Axiom still stands as the flagship model of the FlippinOut Range. Custom- Axiom One Off And Wilkins Pouch This particular Custom Axiom One-off is crafted from multiple hardwoods and camo G10 composite. Axiom Slimline- One Off This Axiom SlimLine is a one of kind.

Explore Nature& Air Resources Division-Natural Lightscapes The darker the sky, the more stars can be seen. The following simulated images depict how the constellation Orion appears under various sky conditions. Images are courtesy of GLOBE at Night. Limiting Magnitude=2. Limiting Magnitude=4. Limiting Magnitude=6. Limiting Magnitude=7.

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Yes, that’s a Tampon in my mouth : The Swiss Army Survival Tampon : 7 Survival Uses – Do me a favor for the next 5 minutes. Try to forget everything you know about a TAMPON. I know, it’s hard. All kidding aside, a TAMPON really does have a ton of uses to a survivor. The tampon is actually regulated in the US by the Food & Drug Administration as a Class II Medical Device. I’ve high-lighted a few survival uses below: Not only are these little tactical bandages packaged in a waterproof sleeve, but they are designed to be ultra absorbent – making them the perfect first aid bandage. Another excellent tampon survival use is as a Crude Water Filter. The water dripped out nearly crystal clear. Nearly everyone knows that cotton makes an excellent fire tinder. Yes, I have a tampon in my mouth – don’t laugh. Again, this filter will not PURIFY your water by removing biological, chemical or heavy metal threats but it will filter out sediments and particulates. The string attached to a tampon is a cotton twisted cord typically made up of several 4-6″ pieces of twine. Creek

Molecular Expressions Microscopy Primer: Interactive Java Tutorials - Virtual Microscopy: Magnification Interactive Java Tutorials Magnification Module This interactive Java tutorial explores the effect of increasing magnification (equivalent to changing microscope objectives) on the ability to resolve features in a sample. To operate the tutorial, first use the pull-down menu to select a sample for viewing. Next, use the radio buttons to rotate magnifications between 25X and 1000X to discover how increasing the magnification allows the microscopist to explore the details of minute features in the sample. Important Note: Once all 6 magnifications have been downloaded locally to your computer, selecting between them will become much quicker because they already exist in your browser's cache. Click Here if you need help with operation of the virtual microscope. Contributing Authors Mortimer Abramowitz - Olympus America, Inc., Two Corporate Center Drive., Melville, New York, 11747. Matthew J. Questions or comments?

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