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The world’s smallest washing machine

The Scrubba wash bag provides a quick and effective means of washing your clothes on the move. Its design incorporates a highly flexible washboard within a waterproof, sealable bag, and can be rolled up to fit easily inside a rucksack or suitcase. To use you simply add water, cleaning liquid and clothes to the wash bag before sealing it, deflating it…

Six caravans that will change your mind about caravanning

We British have a love/hate relationship with the caravan. Even those who hate them, love to hate them. It’s not altogether clear why caravans polarize opinion in this way, but their image problem isn’t helped by anodyne styling and paint schemes – a design trait that prompted Ray Mears to brand them ‘mobile bread bins’.

Driverless cars and the equitable, safe and slow roads of the future

It’s always risky putting too much faith in technology, but the prospect of driverless cars becoming the ultimate traffic calming measure is hard to resist. Motorists are teased with visions of driverless cars as luxurious and relaxing private retreats clever enough to take over menial tasks, but ready to relinquish control at a moment’s notice. However, the reality of networked…

FS260-Pro Jetstream jacket up for grabs

This week’s unseasonable weather has prompted us to give away this Endura FS260-Pro Jetstream jacket. The design features a windproof front and an insulating and breathable ‘Roubaix rear’ –   a lightweight thermal fabric that stays comfortable when wet and is quick drying. And as if that wasn’t enough, the jacket boasts triple rear pockets with reflective piping and a zipped rear…