There are hundreds of portable camp stoves out there that get the job done, but backpackers everywhere are getting excited for the BioLite CampStove for its USB-charging capabilities. No matter how far into the wild you go, digital technology is now a staple for backpackers everywhere, making the BioLite CampStove an attractive option for the digital camper.
While the USB port is a major breakthrough for campers, the actual stove is quite impressive as well. BioLite designed this product to burn compact fires using small plant matter instead of logs. A thermoelectric generator captures heat energy from the flames, charging a battery, which powers a fan that increases combustion by feeding more oxygen into the fire. The result is a clean, efficient fire with minimal smoke powerful enough to boil water and cook. Tests have shown the stove can boil a liter of water in seven to 14 minutes, on par with most wood burners on the market.
The USB-charging port utilizes the battery charged by the fire. If there is a surplus of energy, you can charge your device while the fire is burning. Unfortunately, this isn’t a replacement for your battery packs, as you can only charge while you are burning a fire, and only if it is powerful enough to create more energy than is needed to power the fan. Tests have shown an hour of charging will increase an iPhone’s charge by about 15 percent, so this device is better suited for topping off your already charged devices.
It’s time for a celebration as we announce the winners of our 2022 The Trazees, in their eighth year. Congratulations to all the amazing winners!
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
Cape Cod’s Chatham Bars Inn partnered with Lexus to offer the Lexus Ultimate Beach Drive Experience. The luxurious off-road beach experience allows guests access to Cape Cod beaches from behind the wheel of a Lexus GX460. Chatham Bars Inn is the only resort on Cape Cod to secure the necessary permits to drive on to some of the area beaches.
Whether you prefer an ultra-luxe resort or a cozy villa on the beach, you’ll find balance again in Los Cabos.
Atlantis Paradise Island in the Bahamas and Tipsy Scoop, a liquor-infused ice cream company based in New York, teamed up for a delicious rum-infused ice cream. The Banana Rum Chocolate Swirl Ice Cream is infused with white rum, banana rum cream and swirls of chocolate fudge.