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Folding kayaks give you a double workout—but they’re worth it
If you’re an explorer with a small apartment and a car with no roof rack, a kayak that folds up origami-style is an idea worth floating.
The Pentagon wants to upsize its naval ghost fleet
Two new ships could join the pair that are currently being tested on global waters.
The ship blocking the Suez is finally unstuck, but we could see bottlenecks like this again
The incident was a reminder of the power of choke points to disrupt our fragile global shipping systems.
A spiky flea could ruin Midwestern ecosystems and kill native fish
Anglers and boaters may be fueling the spread of invasive spiny water flea from the Great Lakes—but they can help beat it back, too.
This fast French military boat can crawl from water to land without wheels
Meet the Iguana, an amphibious craft with deployable caterpillar treads.
This motorized kayak can drive itself
Extra stabilization and a GPS-connected remote set this stand-up new model apart.
This DIY-er found a boat he liked in the PopSci archives. Then he built it.
A long-time fan shares his ideas on how to upgrade a 72-year-old design.
The 10 best canoe trips in the U.S. and Canada
Start planning your paddle through some of the most beautiful waters of the continent.
The story of the former Olympian who designed the world’s most beloved boat
In 1970, Bruce Kirby created the perfect single-person sailboat. What made the Laser so unbeatable?
Last week in tech: Look at all these new video games
E3 2018 is in the books. Catch up on all the cool new game titles and the rest of the tech news you may have missed.