As many of you may have heard — I believe merino wool is an optimal clothing material. But it is also useful in the bedroom: as an optimal comforter fill. The advantage of wool is that it doesn’t retain moisture.
SmartWool specializes in creating 100% merino wool activewear. I’ve worn some Smartwool clothing for a couple of years now, and it still looks new — it’s hasn’t piled or worn. The merino wool is much softer against the skin than regular wool, it feels similar to thick silk. Here’s some other reasons why I think… [Continue Reading]
The most efficient food storage bag are BioBags. These bags are similar to plastic bags, but they are composed of corn-based bioplastic. Unlike conventional plastic, the bioplastic âbreathesâ without leaking, allowing heat and moisture to evaporate, which keeps food fresh longer. They are also GMO-free, 100% biodegradable and compostable. Note: The bags are labelled “Food… [Continue Reading]
Over the years, Patagonia has been honing their use of effective materials in their clothing design. They make use of natural materials which allow the regulation of temperature and moisture — this is something that synthetic materials cannot reproduce.
Pentax is introducing a compact digital camera, called the OptioWP, that can be used to shoot underwater. The camera won’t be available until March, 2005. The seams in the camera are protected with rubber sealant and an interlocking design to resist dust, pressure and moisture. Inside, an internal 3X optical zoom captures images as close… [Continue Reading]
Most outdoors stores don’t even stock merino wool underwear these days, but it is the hypereffective choice. Pure Merino wool provides a combination of softness and thermal regulation. Wool insulates even when wet and helps regulate body temperature while absorbing and evaporating moisture to eliminate bacteria and odor. A women’s version is also available. Available… [Continue Reading]
Notes from Manufacturer: The Sun-Mar’s unique patented Bio-Drum™ tumbler optimizes mixing, oxygenation and moisture distribution. No other composting toilet includes a rotating drum. Evaporation is optimized via large surface areas, heating evaporated surfaces, and well-designed air flow. The finishing drawer collects compost from the Bio-Drum, isolating it from new compost and allowing it to dry… [Continue Reading]