How to Go Anywhere (and Not Get Lost): A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers

Author Hans Aschim's thoughtful, engaging and informative book for younger readers

Recently released by Workman Publishing, author (and former CH staffer) Hans Aschim‘s debut book How to Go Anywhere (and Not Get Lost): A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers imparts practical knowledge as it immerses readers in global history and tasks them with applying what they’re learning. Though it was written for readers age nine to 12, Aschim’s guide is an invaluable addition to any aspiring adventurer’s …

Blubel: A Bicycle Bell That Navigates

LED lights offer direction through this connected bike accessory

The charming chime of a bike bell has long provided one use: to alert those around that a cyclist is coming. Blubel, funding on Kickstart now, offers far more. Through LED gestures on the bell’s facade, it actually guides bike riders utilizing Bluetooth connectivity to users’ smartphones. The Blubel dedicated app also reads bike chimes across the entire network, and can re-route cyclists to avoid …

Charged: Afterguard

A heads-up display that streams live data for quick decision-making on the high seas

Racing out on the ocean, the wind can whip mercilessly and consistently, throwing an endless barrage of sea-spray and hurtling your craft faster than its sails and keel can handle. Other times, a swirling gust changes directions without notice or reason. Sometimes it fails to blow at all. The wind is just one factor in a list of constantly changing conditions that make open ocean …