Open Air Urban

Glamping innovations that bring city luxe to the great outdoors
Implications - More people are showing a desire to commune with nature and experience raw wilderness, yet are unable to detach themselves from technology and other urban luxuries. To build on last year’s Glamping feature, we add new innovations like canned fast food and outdoor excursion-ready shampoo.
SCORE: 4.6
Warm Top 6 Examples: 79,080 Total Clicks Jan 08 - Sep 08
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Canned Cheeseburger - Junk Food With 12 Month Shelf Life
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot 17,014 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 08
Canned Cheeseburger
Junk Food With 12 Month Shelf Life
To me thinking of camping food brings on images of dehydrated space style food with ice cream being the most exciting thing on offer. However, Swiss-based company Katadyn have begun to change all of that… [More]
11 Kinetic Energy Innovations, Free Green Energy
SCORE: 5.8
Hot 13,555 Clicks Pub: Jun 15, 08
11 Kinetic Energy Innovations, Free Green Energy
In the quest for eco-friendly gadgets and toys, we are seeing more and more designs that utilize kinetic energy. In addition to helping the planet, kinetic charging provides a convenient and free energy… [More]
Ultimate Outdoors Juice - Solar Powered Digital Survival Kit
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 6,565 Clicks Pub: Feb 26, 08
Ultimate Outdoors Juice
Solar Powered Digital Survival Kit
We have seen some solar charging docks before, but they did not come cheap. For $33 you can now have a features-packed digital kit that keeps your mobile phone, media player and all your gadget juices… [More]
Bottled Dinners - MEATwater
SCORE: 3.1
Warm 6,884 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 08
Bottled Dinners
MEATwater
Embracing your inner carnivore? Check out the pig tattoo, severed arm holding the bottle. From Beef Jerky to Teriyaki Chicken to Wiener Schnitzel -- yes, Wiener Schnitzel ewwww and it's pink -- dinner… [More]
Camping Rafts - Floating Cabins
SCORE: 4.5
Mild 29,264 Clicks Pub: Jul 18, 08
Camping Rafts
Floating Cabins
People have camped near water bodies since the beginning of time, but camping directly on the water is now possible thanks to floating cabins. The pointed roof cabins are built on log rafts made of tree… [More]
Paper Shampoo - Airport Security Safe Hygiene Innovations
SCORE: 4
Mild 5,798 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 08
Paper Shampoo
Airport Security Safe Hygiene Innovations
No more excuses for dirty hair! Paper Shampoo is the answer to the recent airline security restrictions on liquids. In addition to traveling, this ultra compact unique shampoo can be great for camping… [More]
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