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backpacking

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Backpack self-inflates into pillow, sleeping pad, chair cushion

The Windcatcher Air Pakk is not nearly as odd as the popular Ostrich Pillow, making it an ideal alternative for people who want to lay low.

By August 6, 2014

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Fruit flies fitted with tiny backpacks to save farms

The CSIRO is putting RFID sensors on Queensland fruit flies to study their behaviour in the hopes of saving Queensland's crops.

By April 3, 2014

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Scientists put backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

Australian scientists are fitting bees with tiny sensors so they can monitor and study the insects' drastically diminishing populations.

By January 14, 2014

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CSIRO puts backpacks on bees to study colony collapse

The CSIRO is fitting bees with tiny sensors so that it can monitor and study the drastically diminishing bee population.

By January 14, 2014

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Intel stuffs its backpack with high-tech textbooks in Kno deal

Bolstering its mission to expand technology in the classroom, the chipmaker acquires educational-software company Kno.

By November 9, 2013

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Motion-powered bird backpacks take flight

Scientists develop lightweight, sensor-filled bird backpacks to track changes in migratory patterns.

By July 29, 2013

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Get a Powerbag backpack for $48.97

This student-friendly bag can recharge mobile devices on the run thanks to its built-in battery and connectors.

By July 10, 2013

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Explore the great outdoors with these apps

Celebrate summer's arrival by strapping on some hiking boots and hitting the trail. Whether you're exploring a local state park or doing some serious backpacking, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best hiking apps to point you in the right direction.

By June 10, 2014

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Street View backpack cams take on winter in Canada's Iqaluit

Trekker cameras go for a freezing stroll in the capital of Nunavut, home to igloos and polar bears.

By March 21, 2013

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Tylt Energi backpack charges gadgets on the go

Power up to three gadgets at the same time with this piece of luggage.

By January 9, 2013