Americans are more sedentary than ever, and it seems like every day brings a new study showing the health impact of sitting for long stretches. For example, research from Louisiana’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center found that people who sit for a majority of the day are 54 percent more likely to die from a heart attack.
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Despite the negative images the phrase may carry, dumpster diving is an art. What better way to find cool stuff for free, while having an adventure as well? If you don’t mind getting a little dirty and doing some spontaneous dumpster rummaging, then you may want to try your hand at a dumper dive. Of course, you’ll need the right tools and equipment to be successful and have fun. Listed below are five general tips on preparing for a night out dumpster diving. (more…)
Whether you are new to spelunking or a veteran cave explorer, it is imperative that you have a quality light source. LED flashlights come in many sizes and levels of quality; thus, there are some important factors to consider when purchasing your light source for spelunking. This article provides some suggestions on what to look for when choosing your LED flashlight.
An LED flashlight can come in handy in many situations. However, big, bulky flashlights aren’t always appropriate, especially when you’re traveling. Luckily for you, Coast has three compact LED lights that are perfect for hikers, bikers, and anyone that wants to lighten their load.
Certain occupations require certain tools. Surgeons need scalpels. Hair stylists need scissors. And many professionals, it turns out, need LED flashlights.
We all know that a good flashlight or headlamp is essential to the camping experience. But flashlights are also useful for camping games! Next time you go camping, bring three to five LED flashlights or a couple of headlamps, and try some of the following games detailed below. (more…)
An LED flashlight is not only an essential camping staple, but it’s useful in many other situations for its ability to shine a powerful, focused beam directly where it’s needed most. However, anyone who’s had to change a flat tire at night knows even the handiest LED flashlight can’t hold itself.
There are many misconceptions floating around the blogosphere regarding the government’s upcoming phase-out of incandescent light bulbs. Some media sources are reporting that the government has mandated the switch from incandescent bulbs to CFL (compact fluorescent) bulbs in everything from headlamps to lanterns to flashlights. This is simply not true, and is a misconception that ignores LED lanterns and lights which are environmentally friendly. The following is what is really happening with the Big Switch and what is just a big myth.
Here at Coast, we get a lot of letters and emails from customers all over the globe praising our high-quality LED light and knife products. Recently, we had a review pop up in a very surprising place about one of our LED headlamps– YouTube! YouTube user #qwikslvr74, an avid outdoorsman, published a 5 minute review of our H7 Focusing Headlamp with VLT. Here’s what he had to say about some of the headlamp’s features.