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A Map of Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

A Map of Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

There's an underlying theme of transformation when it comes to the great American road trip. That's why it makes such a great vehicle for wisdom and change in literature. The team over at Atlas Obscura are helping you recreate some of the epic journeys from your favorite reads ...

The Casper Pillow Is Designed for Every Sleeping Position

The Casper Pillow Is Designed for Every Sleeping Position

How do you sleep? On your back? Side? Whatever position you land in after a long day? No matter how you rest your head, Casper has your perfect pillow. The Casper Pillow stays supportive, cool, and comfortable all night long—no matter what position you wind up in. Every aspect of the unique pillow-in-pillow design has been meticulously engineered for perfect sleep. It provides the perfect balance of squish and support, stays cool so you never need to flip it, and can even be tried out for 100 nights. Don’t get the best sleep ever? Send it back for a full refund. It’s time for better sleep.

Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

When people and groups buy up land to keep it from being developed, they have good intentions at heart. But those good intentions also come with a downside: that land becomes private property, and you never get to touch it. Hipcamp wants to open up those spaces to you. By working...

Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag

Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag

Even if your next trip isn't behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer, this Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag is a pretty sweet way to bring your bathroom essentials along for your travels. Crafted from upcycled truck inner tubes, this compact dopp kit even comes with a zipper pull m...

Hobo Eat Kit

Hobo Eat Kit

Call it the Swiss Army knife of the dinner table or Voltron of the flatware world because regardless of how you look at it, the Hobo Eat Kit is going to revolutionize how you dine on the run. It’s for all those times when that cheap plastic shit fails you (always) or you're wit...

Leather Cord Wraps

Leather Cord Wraps

Crafted from premium soft leather, the Leather Cord Wrap is the perfect way to pay some attention to all your cords and cables when you’re on the go. It holds three cables and two plugs and has a button-sealed pouch for other random accessories. Perfect for not having your cord...

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter

You know the Jetsetter, he’s the guy who could fly to the moon on frequent flyer miles. Always traveling for business and a little pleasure, he navigates airports like they’re his second home. When you need a gift for the Jetsetter, think of something that would make his trav...

101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die

Nothing against Fodor's or TripAdvisor, but sometimes we want a travel guide that isn't so focused on museums, churches, and where to buy locally-made wicker. 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die is your booze-heavy guidebook and party bucket list in one. And while it soun...

Vintage Style Fantasy Travel Posters

Vintage Style Fantasy Travel Posters

At some point, you've probably thought of visiting locales from Westeros, Middle Earth or just about any of the hundreds of inhabited worlds from the Star Wars universe. We don't have any delusions about the fact that it's fantasy, but how cool would it be to plan a trip to any o...

The Booyah Belt Makes Airport Security Easy

The Booyah Belt Makes Airport Security Easy

There's an odd sense of anxiety that comes over you when you hit airport security. You feel rushed to get everything into the bins as quickly as possible while the line waits behind you tapping their watches. The Booyah Belt won't change the process, but it will make dealing with...

Kentucky's First Indoor Throwing Star Range

Kentucky's First Indoor Throwing Star Range

Aspiring U.S. ninjas have so few places to train these days. Luckily, this coming spring, you'll finally have a spot to hone your throwing star skills. Ninjas Throwing Star Range, which will open in Spring 2014, is Kentucky's first indoor throwing star range, and a new beacon of ...

Tour the Lamborghini Museum

Tour the Lamborghini Museum

Take a break from looking for random naked people on Google Maps and take a little virtual tour of the Lamborghini Museum in Italy. Google Street View lets you see the rides, and snoop around all while giving you an insane fit of jealousy. You can even get yourself inside the car...

Austrian Beer Swimming Pools

Austrian Beer Swimming Pools

They say Disneyland is the happiest place on Earth. That may be true if you still wear footed pajamas, but for grown men, even Space Mountain leaves a little to be desired. Taking the top spot on our list of happiest places on earth is Strakenberger's Castle in Austria. Why? Beca...